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Book Review: 21st Century skills

About the authors Bernie Trilling is founder and CEO of 21st Century Learning Advisors and the former global director of the Oracle Education Foundation. He has participated in different organizations which work on the development of 21st-century methodologies. Charles Fadel founded the Center for Curriculum Redesign and has worked in a variety of educational projects

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Blended Learning: Using technology in and beyond the language classroom

Pete Sharma & Barney Barrett Macmillan Publishers Limited Oxford, England   Review Blended Learning introduces teachers into the use of technology inside and outside the classroom. Though there is no doubt about the role of technology in our classrooms, it is rather a challenging task to search, combine, and take advantage of all the variety

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Book Review – Give and Take

Book Title: Give and Take Author: Adam Grant Year of Publication: 2013 Publisher: Penguin Books         Review by Academic Committee Adam Grant is Professor of Management and Psychology at the Wharton School of Business. He has been recognized as Wharton’s top rated teacher for five straight years and as one of the 25 most

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Book Review – Unbroken

Book Title: Unbroken:  A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption Author: Laura Hillenbrand Year of Publication: 2010 Publisher: Random House       Review by James Cordonero Some of you may have already read many self-help books or some other type of literature intended to assist some souls in distress in finding the ever-elusive key to

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Book Review – Essential Teacher Knowledge

Book Title: Essential Teacher Knowledge Author: Jeremy Harmer Year of Publication: 2012 Publisher: Pearson       Review by Jose Tapia When you hear that Jeremy Harmer has published a new book it might feel like you have just hit the jackpot. But without sounding too biased, (though I must confess I have a few

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Book Review – An A-Z of ELT

Book Title: An A-Z of ELT Author: Scott Thurnbury Year of Publication: 2006 Publisher: Macmillan       Review by An A-Z of ELT is a fully cross-referenced, alphabetical guide to ELT that defines and explains essential language concepts and terminology from fields including grammar, linguistics, discourse analysis, phonology, etc. It describes language teaching techniques and theories and

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