Tag Archives: TESOL International Convention and English Language Expo

What to Do in Atlanta (After Attending TESOL Convention Sessions)

TESOL Ambassador
TESOL Ambassador

Last year, I attended TESOL Convention for the first time; I had already attended other conventions, but this one exceeded my expectations completely in terms of organization, variety and selection of sessions, and, finally, the extensive opportunities for networking— which, … Continue reading

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My 3 Takeaways From TESOL 2018

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TESOL Ambassador

Throngs of individuals, some traditionally dressed, beautiful colors, and exotic fabrics all crossed before me, excited voices eagerly chattering back and forth: The energy and wonder of being at my first convention was jaw-dropping. There before me was a sea … Continue reading

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The Unapologetic Advocate in Atlanta

David Cutler
David Cutler

How time flies! It’s almost time for the 2019 TESOL Convention in Atlanta, Georgia! My fourth convention, I’m excited to once again present attendees with an update on U.S. federal policies impacting English learners and teachers on 13 March from … Continue reading

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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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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

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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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TESOL Convention Update: New Strand Models

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Guest Author

Attendees at the 2019 TESOL International Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, will be greeted with something new: a new organizational system for concurrent sessions. Following the recommendations of several task forces, and a successful pilot at the 2018 TESOL International Convention, … Continue reading

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Three Tips for First-Time Convention Attendees

TESOL Ambassador
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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