“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.”

Schools of Thought

By Donna Krache, CNN

(CNN) Scholar, inventor, statesman, author of the Declaration of Independence … blogger?

Only in recent years has the third president of the United States added that achievement to his many credits.

To mark the 250th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s completion of studies at the College of William and Mary, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation  decided it was time to take his views on education into the blogosphere.

“We have our own Thomas Jefferson, Bill Barker, who’s been interpreting Jefferson for more than 20 years,” said Robyn Eoff, director of the Internet for Colonial Williamsburg. Barker gives visitors a chance to hear from and see this multitalented Founding Father.

Eoff told CNN that Jefferson is “so popular with visitors that we decided to put up his quotes.”

The foundation launched its first Thomas Jefferson blog ahead of the 2008 presidential election. Back then, Jefferson “blogged” about all…

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About WIL-AN

WILMA ANLOCOTAN CARO is a teacher and a life-long learner who specializes in helping students learn English language efficiently and quickly. She has been teaching English for 15 years to young and adult Asians and Middle Eastern students. She is passionate about empowering quality education to students and teachers and helping them to develop their full potential especially their self-esteem and confidence. She always believe that Learning English is fun and always incorporate a variety of hands on activities, fun manipulative and learning projects to motivate her students. She uses the CELTA approach of teaching English which she believe is the most effective technique for ESL/EFL learners. She specializes in IELTS, TOEFL, TOIEC, EIKEN, and TEPS Test taking Skills. She is so keen when it comes to Spoken Language as she has taught American Accent Training for adults and young learners for quite some time already and she believes that learning pronunciation is not difficult at all if you just learn it by heart. She is also a writer by heart.She has written Academic books for English Language schools and has written prose and poetry of which are published anonymously. She is a traveler who loves adventure and challenges in life.A woman full of life and mysteries.

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