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Tag Archives: professional development
The highlight of my time at the 2017 TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo was my experience coordinating the Professional Development Travel Grant for Practicing ESL/EFL Teachers. This award is sponsored by well known author Betty Azar, who wrote … Continue reading
As part of a “Notes from the Field” series, guest bloggers and teacher educators Dr. Anna Krulatz and Dr. Mona Evelyn Flognfeldt provide some insight on L2 teacher education in multilingual Norway.
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
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
One of the real honors of being TESOL International Association President is the chance to represent the Association at conferences hosted by Affiliate associations around the world. Since being elected I have had the chance to speak at events hosted … Continue reading
Past president of TESOL Arabia (2016–2017) Naziha Ali shares her best practices as a leader in TESOL Arabia and discusses the impact of teacher professional development associations on both teachers and employers.
I am happy to introduce the first of two posts by guest blogger Raichle Farrelly, a longtime TESOL educator and advocate who is currently assistant professor of applied linguistics at St. Michael’s College in Vermont, USA. “Rai” has worked in … Continue reading
Caroline Payant, MA TESL Director and Assistant Professor of TESL at the University of Idaho and President-Elect of WAESOL, shares insights and practices of her recent study, “The Dynamic Rhetorical Structures of TESOL Conference Abstracts” (2016), coauthored with Jack A. … Continue reading
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” ―William Arthur Ward Great teachers also engage in professional development to enhance their classroom teaching, networks and opportunities for growth, both personal and professional. … Continue reading