Tag Archives: English language teaching

Live From TESOL 2014: Tic-Tac-Toe

Tara Arntsen
Tara Arntsen

Tara Arntsen is blogging live from Portland during the 2014 convention. Look for her posts! Blogging was not on my agenda today, but after traipsing back and forth across the Oregon Convention Center all day, I ended my day, exhausted … Continue reading

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6 Ideas for Writing in the Real World

Elena Shvidko
Elena Shvidko

Do your students feel uncomfortable writing in the real world?  This is a fair concern, and in fact, I can definitely relate to that—when I started to learn English, I was afraid of making mistakes, which oftentimes made me quite … Continue reading

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TLO 15: How to Teach Online: Review and Wrap-Up: Part 1

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

As this is the penultimate TLO blog in this 16-part series, I asked some of the readers and responders what they thought would be the most useful way to wrap things up. Many of the readers said that, as we’ve … Continue reading

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The Future of English Language Teaching and Learning Locally and Globally

Deena Boraie
Deena Boraie

Dr. Boraie will deliver the Presidential Keynote address titled, “Next Generation ELT: Voices of TESOLers” at the TESOL 2014 International Convention & English Language Expo, 8 am, Friday, 28 March 2014. With my country, Egypt, going through many changes affecting all areas … Continue reading

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Does It Matter? Possibilities in Teaching

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Anne Marie Foerster Luu

The classroom should be where “butterflies bloom” and children can teach more than you ever thought you had to learn. School can be real. It can be more than achieving a score on a test. School can be where we … Continue reading

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2013 TESOL Graduate Student Forum: A Welcome Start to TESOL

Amy Walton and Erin Todey
Amy Walton and Erin Todey

The day before the start of a conference there is a sense of excitement in the air. The long hallways await the shuffle of feet from one session to the other; the many rooms are ready to accommodate the hundreds … Continue reading

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Many Helpful Things: Online Resources and Activities

Tara Arntsen
Tara Arntsen

As a comment to one of my earlier posts about blogging, reader Diana Bermfadez mentioned a website that was new to me called ManyThings.org. This prompted me to take a look at the site, which is amazing, and think about other … Continue reading

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Prezi: It’s the new PowerPoint

Tara Arntsen
Tara Arntsen

With Prezi, you have a new way to make presentations for class. Prezis look very professional so they are great for lectures or even business presentations. This makes mastering Prezi a good idea both for you and for students, especially … Continue reading

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Speaking Homework: You can do that?

Tara Arntsen
Tara Arntsen

For a long time, I simply didn’t give homework to oral English classes because most traditional homework assignments focus on reading and writing and I want my students to develop their speaking and listening skills more than anything else. Additionally, … Continue reading

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Introducing the 2013 TESOL Teacher of the Year

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Anne Marie Foerster Luu

Anne Marie Foerster Luu is the 2013 TESOL Teacher of the Year, presented by National Geographic Learning. Read about Anne Marie in the February 2013 issue of TESOL Connections. Hello colleagues, friends, and “friends I have not yet met.” My name is Anne Marie Foerster … Continue reading

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