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Interview with Dr. Jennifer Jenkins

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Andrea Giordano

It was my pleasure to sit down with Dr. Jennifer Jenkins after her plenary address entitled, “English as a Lingua Franca: Challenging the ‘Standard’.” I was able to ask her a few questions about ELF, as well as some of … Continue reading

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Navigating The Convention

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Andrea Giordano

My brother Josh worked at one of the help desks this morning and noticed that several people are having a hard time navigating the convention here in New Orleans. Well, have no fear! Here is a video explaining some of … Continue reading

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The TESOL Convention Begins

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Andrea Giordano

Although we missed the cutting of the ribbon, right as we walked up a jazz band kicked off the official opening of the Exhibit Hall. It was so exciting as we saw different convention attendees dancing along to the local … Continue reading

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New in Town

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Andrea Giordano

The convention is two weeks away! By now, you’ve hopefully completed registration, booked your hotel, and arranged transportation.  If you’re anything like me, though, you still may not know exactly what to expect. I have to admit that one of … Continue reading

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What’s Your Plan?

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Andrea Giordano

Teachers are known to be planners. We often know the final unit of the semester before we know the first. We prepare back-up plans for our back-up plans, just in case something falls through. We’re ready. That’s why an advance … Continue reading

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