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Teachers as Learning Partners: Implementing TESOL’s Principle 6

Linda New Levine
Linda New Levine

Editor’s Note:  TESOL International Association has defined a core set of principles for the exemplary teaching and learning of English as a new language. The 6 Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners are foundational, universal guidelines drawn from decades … Continue reading

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English Language Learners in University Classrooms: Practical Resources for Faculty

Elena Shvidko
Elena Shvidko

As language specialists, we may be asked by colleagues from other departments how to better help international students (for the purpose of this blog, I will equate this term with English language learners) in college classrooms. Lots of resources are … 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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Attending TESOL 2018: Focus on Second Language Writing

Elena Shvidko
Elena Shvidko

The 2018 TESOL Convention in Chicago is only a few weeks away, and I am happy to see a lot of helpful suggestions on conference attendance offered by my fellow TESOL bloggers. A couple of years ago, I also wrote … Continue reading

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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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