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Historic Map Works

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Based in Portland Maine, Historic Map Works, LLC is an Internet company formed to create a historic digital map database of North America and the world. Drawing on the largest physical collection of American property atlases of its type, it is our aim to be the single best online destination for map enthusiasts and researchers alike. In addition to our own atlas collection, we incorporated our scans of the antiquarian world map collection from the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education located at the University of Southern Maine. Combining these collections allows site visitors a vast amount of information spanning several centuries of cartographic information. Historic Map Works's map collection includes:United States Property AtlasesAntiquarian MapsNautical ChartsBirdseye ViewsSpecial Collections (Celestial Maps, Portraits, and other historical images)Directories and other text documentsThe vast majority of our database was created by scanning an original ma…

Ajarn Donald's Educational News

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Teaching English as a foreign language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Teaching English as a foreign language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Institutions commonly provide round-trip airfare and a rent-free apartment for a one-year contract. Note that since March 15, 2008, visarules have changed. Prospective teachers must now undergo a medical examination and a criminal background check, produce an original degree certificate, and provide sealed transcripts. On arriving in South Korea, teachers must undergo a further medical check before they receive an ARC (Alien Registration Card) card.

Introducing the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary App

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Introducing the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary App
The Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary (OALD) is a world best-seller. And it's now available as an app, with the full A-Z dictionary, real voice (not text to speech) audio, and My View to custo...

Google Puts The Dead Sea Scrolls Online (in Super High Resolution)

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Google Puts The Dead Sea Scrolls Online (in Super High Resolution)
Thanks to Google and the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, you can now fire up your browser and start taking a good, close look at The Dead Sea Scrolls, the ancient biblical texts found between 1947 and 1956, right on the shores of the Dead Sea.

Give Teachers a Break by Student Centered Learning – Thailand

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Give Teachers a Break by Student Centered Learning – Thailand

Give Thai teachers good teacher training; a decent salary; and good working conditions. Above all give teachers credit and rewards for the work they are doing day in and day out with their students .

Asia Higher Education News | Asian Correspondent

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Asia Higher Education News | Asian Correspondent
Reviews and profiles of international schools, us, uk, eu, colleges, universities, study abroad, mba, diploma and pathway programs for Asian students.

Ajarn Donald's Educational News | Scoop.it

Chrome extensions to help your school save ink and paper by Richard ByrneHere are five Chrome extensions to maximize your school's ink and paper budget, install any of these extensions on your school's computers then teach students to use them before they print from the web. Read complete original blog post here. http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2012/01/5-google-chrome-extensions-to-help-your.html via scoop.it My favorite part of this business is the people. I have met thousands of people from more than 60-countries, all ages from young-old, all colors except green (ha ha ha), male-female, fat like me and thin etc. Some are teachers while most are students/learners/parents. In this process I have been able to learn many fascinating things about different cultures.

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Happy New Year 2012

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