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Tag Archives: TESOL International Convention and English Language Expo
TESOL’s Convention motto, “Where the World Comes Together,” has tremendously affected the presentation I’m giving in Denver. It is a 30-minute practice/pedagogy-oriented session, “Building Transnational Classrooms: From a Testimony to Classroom Practices,” where I invited my former students to present … Continue reading
So if you’re anything like me, you’re busy—really busy—juggling lesson plans and staff meetings and research projects and grading. Meanwhile, journal articles stack up in the unread pile and emails flood in by the hundreds. Don’t even get me started … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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.