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June 2012
Writing Strategy: Dialogue Journals
by Elena Andrei
Dialogue journal writing is a great way to help students explore who they are, reflect on the world around them, and gain a love and appreciation for writing in English.
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Teaching With Glee: A Listening Log for the ESOL Classroom
by Miranda E. Wilkerson
Improve your students' listening and vocabulary, and turn them on to something new with a listening log for the hit musical comedy-drama Glee.
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Online Language Games for ELLs
by Kari Wold
The sites provided here are free to access with no registration required, so you can quickly get to games that will help your ELLs learn in fun and engaging ways.
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An “ice-breaker,” an activity to help people get to know one another, is a great activity on the first day of class or at any time during the year: Use one of these and you just might learn something new about your students. Read More
Free TESOL Quarterly Article

"Developing Academic Language in English Language Learners Through Sheltered Instruction," by Deborah J. Short, Carolyn G. Fidelman, and Mohammed Louguit, from the June 2012 issue of TESOL Quarterly.
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Association News
TESOL White Paper: TESOL releases white paper on language teaching policies and practices
Call for Proposals: TESOL Journal seeks submissions by 1 July for a Special Issue titled, "Engaged Teaching and Learning: Service-Learning, Civic Literacy, and TESOL"
Grammar Teaching Course: TESOL has two online courses in July to help you develop the metalinguistic competence necessary to discuss grammar in the classroom. Register now!
Register for PP 100: Certificate Foundation Course, starting on 2 July
TESOL Academy: Register for the 2012 TESOL Academy, California State University, Fullerton, California, 13–14 July
Register for Advocacy Day 2012: Make your voice heard. Register by 8 June!
TESOL Teacher of the Year Award: The winner presents at the 2013 convention and wins a prize package valued at more than US$3,500.
2011 TESOL International Association Annual Report: "Exploring New Waters", now available for download.
Using Instagram: The Educator’s Guide to Instagram and Other Photo Apps
Report: National Evaluation of Title III Implementation–Report on state and local implementation
Unauthorized Immigrants in the United States and Europe: The use of legalization/regularization as a policy tool
Information for IEPs: On the Accreditation of English Language Training Programs Act
Language Instruction Educational Programs (LIEPs): A review of the foundational literature

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TESOL Virtual Seminar
TESOL P-12 Professional Standards for Teacher Preparation:
Practical Applications

Get an overview of the TESOL P-12 Professional Standards and understand the need for professional standards for teachers of ELLs
Presenters: Diane Staehr Fenner and Natalie Kuhlman

Wednesday, 13 June 2012
Register by 7 June



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