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Two SLW Networking Sessions at TESOL 2018

Elena Shvidko
Elena Shvidko

In last month’s blog, I described various social and professional opportunities that the Second Language Writing Interest Section (SLWIS) has prepared for the upcoming TESOL 2018 convention. Today, I’d like to share more details on two networking sessions that I … 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

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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

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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

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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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The Betty Azar Travel Grants: Gobinda Puri at TESOL 2017

Sherry Blok
Sherry Blok

Did you know Betty Azar generously supports TESOLers in their professional development annually? This year, we are very proud to have renamed the award the Betty Azar Travel Grant for Practicing ESL ESL/EFL Teachers because she deserves that recognition. This … Continue reading

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6 Resources Offered by the TESOL Second Language Writing Interest Section

Elena Shvidko
Elena Shvidko

proSOL provides numerous resources and opportunities for teachers to develop as professionals in the field. One of my favorite resources offered is interest sections (ISs). As it says on the TESOL website, interest sections “offer members a supportive community of practice … Continue reading

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