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Trends in Second Language Writing: What L2 Writing Folks Are Talking About

Betsy Gilliland
Betsy Gilliland

This summer, I literally circumnavigated the globe, and in the process, I attended two conferences where scholars were talking about exciting new ideas in second language writing. While I was in Chile last year, I had the opportunity to participate … Continue reading

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Prepare for Educational Technology in 2019

Greg Kessler
Greg Kessler

Happy new year! I hope that 2019 is filled with engaging teaching and learning opportunities for everyone. I hope readers try out some of the things suggested in this blog and experiment with different ways of using technology in their … Continue reading

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Becoming a TESOL Ambassador

TESOL Ambassador
TESOL Ambassador

Let me begin with an anecdote. My teaching career started when I was 18 but without any experience. During my initial days as a teacher, I had no idea what all those teaching methods—CLT, learner-centered, task-based—meant, and, thus, chiefly employed … Continue reading

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The 5 Habits of Highly Effective TESOLers

TESOL Ambassador
TESOL Ambassador

The TESOL Annual Convention & English Language Expo is an incredible event, for teachers looking to find their ground and develop as professionals as well as for seasoned experts striving to share their knowledge and experience with others.

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Three Tips for First-Time Convention Attendees

TESOL Ambassador
TESOL Ambassador

In 2014, I was able to attend the TESOL Convention for the first time in Portland, Oregon. I had been to quite a few national and local conferences and conventions, but being part of an international convention truly exceeded my … Continue reading

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An Insider’s Guide to Attending TESOL 2018

TESOL Ambassador
TESOL Ambassador

As I look forward to attending TESOL 2018 in Chicago, I thought I would share with you an insider’s guide to participating and getting the most out of the convention.

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Making the Most of TESOL 2018

TESOL Ambassador
TESOL Ambassador

With the breadth, depth, and wealth of knowledge that goes into each TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, attending one can be among the most rewarding experiences a teacher has all year. The insights and inquiries that arise from … Continue reading

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How to Create More Engaging Conference Presentations

Joe McVeigh
Joe McVeigh

Have you had the experience of attending professional conferences where you experienced death by PowerPoint—a presentation in which the person at the front of the room has too much text on too many slides? Often, the presenter then proceeds to … Continue reading

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