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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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Creating TESOL 2019 Convention Goals: The Four Whys

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TESOL Ambassador

As we inch closer to the 2019 TESOL International Convention, we are starting to see more and more of the many exciting events that await us. The TESOL Convention is notorious for providing a plethora of rewarding workshops, presentations, events, … Continue reading

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The 6 Principles’ Book Club

Jennifer Lacroix
Jennifer Lacroix

One of the biggest challenges for educators is keeping abreast of current research. Empirical studies can inform and improve our practice, but it can be difficult to find time to decipher and stay up-to-date with the literature. This past summer, … Continue reading

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