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5 Tips for a Valuable Convention Experience

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TESOL Ambassador

So, you’re coming to TESOL! You’re excited and you’re mapping out your entire conference experience on that handy dandy app. And if you’re like me, your plan is to get as much out of the convention as possible. In fact, … Continue reading

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5 Tips for a Valuable Convention Experience

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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4 Reasons Teachers Should Attend the TESOL Convention

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TESOL Ambassador

The annual TESOL Convention is a 4-day celebration of the birth of TESOL as a professional organization, so anyone in the field of English language teaching should witness this momentous event. This special gathering of language teaching professionals and scholars … Continue reading

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The Convention: 5 Tips for First-Time Grad Student Attendees

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TESOL Ambassador

As a first-time graduate student attendee, it’s easy to be excited but also overwhelmed by the various sessions of TESOL 2019 International Convention & English Language Expo. I was in your place last March when I attended TESOL 2018. I … Continue reading

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5 Approaches to Professional Development for EL Educators

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

Most educators of English learners (ELs) cringe at the thought of attending district-wide professional development (PD) programs. The content of many of these programs seems unrelated to the specialized needs of teachers of  their students. It’s torture for them to … Continue reading

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