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E ng lis h Teaching Uruguay May 2010

Professional Mothers´Day
A holiday celebrated around the world
Development
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, hundreds of countries
Workshops, Visits, and Lectures in May celebrate mothers with gifts and flowers and family
dinners. In the US it is the busiest telephone day of the
4-5 Rocha (S) year. In English she might be mother, mom, mama,
mum, mommy, momma, mum, mums, or mumsy, but
7 Rural Schools MVD Colonia 1013 Happy Mothers´Day to you all!
12-13 Rio Negro (S)
15 Salto (S&B)
17 Artigas (B)
19 Cátedra Ma Jose Neves-Webquests
20-21 Colonia (S)
Why Learn English?
English is the most widely spoken language in the
21-22 Cerro Largo (B) world. Over 1.5 billion people speak it and 1 billion
24 Rivera (B) more are learning it. 1+ billion pages on the internet
are in English.
29-30 Flores (B)
http://www.antimoon.com/other/whylearn.htm
S-Shirley B-Bonnie http://www.britishcouncil.org/new/learning/

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1 2 Critical Thinking
Teaching it; doing it
Critical thinking is currently a hot topic in education as
3 4 5 6 7 8 9 well as in society and business . How do we focus on
Rural the concept of becoming critical thinkers and teaching
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our students to think critically as well? Here is a great
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worksheet to help you include it in your classes. Look for
10 11 12 13 14 15 16 the planning sheet at
Mom´s http://www.kurwongbss.eq.edu.au/thinking/Bloom/blooms
Day .htm

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and sage suggestions
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24 25 26 27 28 29 30 In May, Shirley visits La Coronilla, Castillos,
Young, Rio Negro, Salto, and Colonia.
A reminder from Albert Einstein:
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over
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again and expecting different results.

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only. Prepared by English Language Fellow, Bonnie Wetherbee Inspeccion inglés – Montevideo, Uruguay