Category Archives: TESOL Blog

TESOL 2015: Focus on Culture

Christine Uliassi
Christine Uliassi

The theme of the TESOL 2015 convention was “Crossing Borders, Building Bridges.” Here is a summary of the wonderful sessions I attended related to culture and intercultural communication; hopefully you can use some of what I learned in your own … Continue reading

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Flip Your Classroom With EDpuzzle: Video Lessons

Tara Arntsen
Tara Arntsen

As the flipped classroom approach continues to gain popularity, there are more and more sites to help teachers flip their classrooms. Delivering the content of a course to students outside the classroom usually entails the use of videos, and I … Continue reading

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ESP Giants at TESOL 2015 in Toronto!

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! If you were able to attend the conference in Toronto, I would love to hear your voice in the comments to this TESOL Blog post below! Since I was unable to attend the conference this year, I … Continue reading

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Saying Good-Bye to Toronto 2015

Barbara Gottschalk
Barbara Gottschalk

The theme of Toronto 2015 was “Crossing Borders, Building Bridges”; I literally crossed a border coming to Toronto 2015 when I drove over the Blue Water Bridge connecting Michigan to Canada. I have spent the convention figuratively building bridges by … Continue reading

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TESOL 2015: Focus on Speaking Sessions

Farrah Littlepage
Farrah Littlepage

Some days, I wish I could switch places with my students, and spend the day soaking in knowledge about language.  (Then again, I’m sure some of my IEP students would love to skip ahead in their careers and become instructors!) … Continue reading

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TESOL 2015: Tips for Successful Conference Presentations

Elena Shvidko
Elena Shvidko

Greetings from Toronto! The 2015 TESOL International Convention has been incredible so far. As always, there is a broad range of presentations and events that the convention organizers have prepared for the attendees. Earlier today, I attended a great presentation … Continue reading

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TESOL 2015: Technology Overview

Christel Broady
Christel Broady

Attending TESOL conventions is a wonderful experience for attendees from all corners of the world. It allows us to meet like-minded professionals, make new friends and network connections, and, above all, learn new skills. In addition, attendees can experience what … Continue reading

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Pre-K–5 at TESOL 2015: Four Excellent Sessions

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

Hello from TESOL 2015 in Toronto. In this blog, I’d like to share information on some of the excellent pre-K–5  sessions that I have attended at this convention so far. Beginnings: Planning and Implementing Successful Pre-K–K for English Learners was … Continue reading

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Do-It-Yourself Professional Development

Alexandra Lowe
Alexandra Lowe

If you’re reading this blog, then you already know how vital professional development is to our success as teachers. But staying abreast of developments in our field can also be a challenge.  For some, traveling to conferences may be too … Continue reading

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TESOL 2015: From the Eyes of a First-Time Attendee

Navnish Sidhu
Navnish Sidhu

As I sit down to write this blog, I realize that my brain has reached its capacity to receive or produce information. I am overwhelmed, over stimulated, and overworked, and yet I feel I have only just scratched the surface … Continue reading

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