Tag Archives: TESOL

Ten Tips to Get the Most from the Conference

Joe McVeigh
Joe McVeigh

Coming to the TESOL conference? Whether it’s your first time or your fortieth, there are always new things to learn. Here are some tips on having the best experience you can.

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Follow TESOL 2012 Conference Via Paper.li

Sandra Rogers
Sandra Rogers

Dear Readers, This year, I will be blogging about the convention remotely.  Even though I won’t be attending in person, I hope to find some online events, links, or recordings of sessions to learn from.  I’ll be posting those here … Continue reading

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The First Step in the Job Hunt: Join Your Professional Organization

Sandra Rogers
Sandra Rogers

March means that it’s time for the annual conference and time to renew my membership.  Since I won’t be attending the TESOL convention this year, I  know that with my membership, I can keep abreast of the latest research in … Continue reading

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CALL Resources on Diigo for Teacher Training

Sandra Rogers
Sandra Rogers

Do you Diigo?  To be honest, I signed up but never used the online social-bookmarking tool. Fortunately,  TESOL’s Computer-assisted Language Learning (CALL) Interest Section has been busy bookmarking some great online resources.  Dr. Elizabeth Hanson-Smith shared the Diigo CALL IS … Continue reading

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Keeping students engaged

Heidi Casper
Heidi Casper

The beginning of the school year has come and gone.  By now, teachers and students alike are mired in the day to day work of learning.  The newness of the school year with its sparkling school supplies and fresh haircuts … Continue reading

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Lesson planning

Joe McVeigh
Joe McVeigh

How much time do you spend preparing your lessons in advance? Are you a planner? Or do you like to let the lesson take its own course? As a young student teacher I learned how to carefully plan my lessons. … Continue reading

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Electronic Village Online is for Newbies and Techies Alike

Sandra Rogers
Sandra Rogers

In 2009, I was a nascent online educator studying TESOL’s Principles and Practices of Online Teaching through the certificate program at the University of Wisconsin, eager to get my proverbial “digital” feet wet when I first started volunteering for the … Continue reading

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Class Chemistry

Joe McVeigh
Joe McVeigh

Have you ever taught a class that just never seemed to come together? Or one in which the students all worked together really well? Do you think that classes have their own personalities? I first learned about the concept of … Continue reading

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