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Literacy Partnerships for Families of ELs

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

I’d like you to meet guest blogger, Kathy Perret, who is an educational consultant for Northwest AEA in Sioux City, Iowa. Her areas of interest include literacy, ESL, instructional coaching, and teacher leadership. I met Kathy on Twitter and her … Continue reading

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ESP Project Leader Profile: Barrie Roberts

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this ESP project leader profile, we will take a closer look at the work of Barrie J. Roberts, who has created mediation as a second language (MSL). Here is her bio:

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TESOL 2017: A Moment to Be Cherished

Narad Kumar Rijal
Narad Kumar Rijal

I have always dreamed of attending the TESOL convention and presenting a paper at the august gathering. It is almost a mela ( a fair) for English language professionals to engage, enrich, and empower their understandings and expertise. My dream … Continue reading

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TESOL Governance Restructuring: A Long-Term View

Dudley Reynolds
Dudley Reynolds

With the recent proposals regarding TESOL International Association’s affiliate relations and knowledge-based member communities, the association’s governance review process is moving into its final phase. I think it is appropriate therefore to summarize the findings of the Governance Review Task … Continue reading

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Just Three Months to TESOL 2017

Ahu Moser
Ahu Moser

I hope that the New Year has had a wonderful start for all of you. It is getting chilly here in Maryland, but, although I do not like cold weather, I am happy for this. This cold weather is the … Continue reading

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Making (and Keeping!) New Year’s Resolutions

Shannon Tanghe
Shannon Tanghe

Happy 2017! It’s that time of year again.  As the new year rolls around, many people are making (and breaking) New Year’s resolutions. Gym memberships significantly increase in January, spring cleaning sweeps begin, bad habits are dropped (or go on hiatus), … Continue reading

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Skills and Attributes English Learners Need in 2017

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

When educators consider what children will need to be able to do in the future, hey think of  21st-century skills. This topic has been written about copiously over the past 20 years or more. So why am I writing about … Continue reading

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Planning for an Uncertain Future in 2017

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

The theme for CATESOL 2016, held in San Diego, last month (17–20 November) was 2020 Vision: Embracing the Past, Planning the Future. In the abstract for my plenary, titled “2020: Where Hindsight and Foresight (Might) Meet,” I wrote: “Predictions about the … Continue reading

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From Reggae Reggae Sauce to Job Interview Training

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In this TESOL Blog post, I share a story of how I was able to meet the needs of Japanese adult learners in a business English class. The students asked me to start making my lessons more … Continue reading

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Visit the Electronic Village and Technology Showcase at TESOL 2017

Gilda Martinez-Alba
Gilda Martinez-Alba

Have you been to the Electronic Village and Technology Showcase at the TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo? It is a fantastic way to learn a lot of information in a very short time. People present their topics, which … Continue reading

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