Tag Archives: TESOL Annual Convention & English Language Expo

It’s TESOL Convention Time Again!

Kristen Lindahl
Kristen Lindahl

It’s TESOL International Convention time again, and as an L2 teacher education blogger, I would be remiss if I did not discuss the largest professional development event in the TESOL field. According to tesol.org, the convention hosts about 6,500 participants … Continue reading

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Beyond Linguistic Borders: Language Learning Cradled in Cognition

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Dr. Jeanette Altarriba will present the James E. Alatis Plenary titled “Beyond Linguistic Borders: Language Learning Cradled in Cognition,” at the TESOL 2016 International Convention & English Language Expo, 8 am, Thursday, 7 April.   The study of bilingualism and how individuals represent and … Continue reading

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Turning 50: Looking Back, Looking Forward

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Andy Curtis will present the 2016 Presidential Keynote, titled “Reflecting Forward, Reflecting Back: Looking in the Mirror at 50,” at the TESOL 2016 International Convention & English Language Expo, 8 am, Wednesday, 6 April.  Turning 50 can be tough! Having done it myself in recent … Continue reading

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A Week After TESOL 2015: Technology Reflections

Christel Broady
Christel Broady

It has been a week since the 2015 TESOL convention concluded, and I am still sorting through all of my convention experiences. Many of my TESOL friends must feel the same way, since my social media channels and e-mail are … Continue reading

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TESOL 2015: The Takeaways From a First-Time Attendee

Navnish Sidhu
Navnish Sidhu

Every year, educators from around the world approach the TESOL convention with one single mission in mind: to learn. Some come to learn the trends of the ESL world, some come for the research, and still some others for the … Continue reading

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TESOL 2015: Focus on Teaching Listening, Part 2

Autumn Westphal
Autumn Westphal

This is a continuation of my previous post on ideas I garnered about teaching listening from the TESOL International Convention that took place in Toronto, Canada last week. I have two more sessions to share with you. Again, I hope you can use … Continue reading

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TESOL 2015: Focus on Teaching Listening, Part 1

Autumn Westphal
Autumn Westphal

This past week I attended the TESOL International Convention in Toronto, Canada. It was an amazing time filled with the sharing of new ideas, confirmation of tried-and-true ideas, and testing out of unconfirmed ideas. Now that I am back at work in New York City, … Continue reading

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TESOL 2015: Focus on Speaking

Farrah Littlepage
Farrah Littlepage

On Friday and Saturday, I attended many wonderful presentations with a focus on speaking. Here are three of them that I found most useful, and what I learned; I hope it can help you in your teaching: Replacing “Long” and … Continue reading

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TESOL 2015: Grammar and Writing in a Nutshell

Karissa Kilgore
Karissa Kilgore

To say that I was sad to not attend all the TESOL 2015 sessions I wanted would be an understatement. I was crushed. Grammar! Writing! Pronunciation! Research! Classroom strategies! Organizational involvement! I struggled to decide what sessions to attend, often … Continue reading

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TESOL 2015: Teacher of the Year’s Top 5 Highlights

Sherry Blok
Sherry Blok

Are you feeling invigorated and re-energized after the 2015 TESOL Annual Convention & English Language Expo? Here are my top five highlights from the TESOL 2015 convention in Toronto. 1. Reflection In the opening keynote, Dr. Sonia Nieto’s talk on culturally … Continue reading

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