Category Archives: TESOL Blog

Real Advice for Meeting With Your Members of Congress

David Cutler
David Cutler

Well, it’s almost here! No, not my annual Golden Girls marathon, but the first day of the 116th U.S. Congress. And with the new Congress comes an opportunity to meet some of the 435 people who work for you, 110 … Continue reading

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The Convention: 5 Tips for First-Time Grad Student Attendees

TESOL Ambassador
TESOL Ambassador

As a first-time graduate student attendee, it’s easy to be excited but also overwhelmed by the various sessions of TESOL 2019 International Convention & English Language Expo. I was in your place last March when I attended TESOL 2018. I … Continue reading

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Video for ELT, Episode 2: Ideas and Resources

Greg Kessler
Greg Kessler

There are so many opportunities to use video in interesting and creative ways. Last month I wrote about the various ways that TED talks can be incorporated in English teaching. If you didn’t see that blog entry, you should take … Continue reading

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5 Approaches to Professional Development for EL Educators

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

Most educators of English learners (ELs) cringe at the thought of attending district-wide professional development (PD) programs. The content of many of these programs seems unrelated to the specialized needs of teachers of  their students. It’s torture for them to … Continue reading

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Tim Murphey

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In the 50th ESP Project Leader Profile, I am honored to be able to feature a TESOL veteran and my colleague at Kanda University of International Studies (KUIS), Professor Tim Murphey. Tim’s profile is my final post … Continue reading

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