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March 2013
A Lesson Plan From the TESOL Teacher of the Year
by Anne Marie Foerster Luu
The winner of the 2013 TESOL Teacher of the Year Award, presented by National Geographic Learning, shares a 3-part lesson plan for young learners on descriptive language. Read More
Profiling Excellence in Research
Interview of Andreea Cervatiuc
by Tomiko Breland

Dr. Andreea Cervatiuc, recipient of the 2013 TESOL Award for Distinguished Research, presented by ETS TOEFL, discusses her work and gives some advice to emerging researchers. Read More
Self-Assessment and the Process of ESL Writing
by Nehal Sadek
When writing, revision is a problematic area for many English language learners; integrating self-assessment can promote learning and raise students' awareness of their abilities. Read More
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TC Quick Tip: Last to First: A Fun Vocabulary Game for All
by Kent Hatashita

This vocabulary game, for adult learners of any level, is a fun warm-up game, and it's adaptable for all language abilities and varying class sizes. Get all students involved, and try using one of the many variations for an easier or more challenging spin on the game.  Read More

TESOL Launches Governance Review of Association

The TESOL International Association Board of Directors has appointed a task force charged with evaluating the current governance of TESOL International Association and—if warranted—propose changes to improve its efficiency and efficacy at meeting the needs of the membership. Read More

Free Issue of TESOL Quarterly

The March 2013 issue of TESOL Quarterly is free! In volume 47, issue 1 of TQ, read up on the latest research in English language teaching with articles such as "English Language Learners' Access to and Attainment in Postsecondary Education," by Yasuko Kanno and Jennifer G. Cromley, and "Desire in Translation: White Masculinity and TESOL," by Roslyn Appleby. Read More
Association News
Got a Grammar Question?: A pesky grammar or usage issue bothering you? Ask the grammar guru, and he'll answer your question in his quarterly column, Grammatically Speaking, complete with teaching tips!
TESOL Training of Trainers: Join this online course to help strengthen your English language programs.
TESOL Comments: TESOL welcomes U.S. President's call for expanding education, immigration reform.
Special Workshop: Still time to register! Prepare your TESOL program for NCATE/CAEP recognition—20 March 2013.
Free Lesson Plans: Free classroom resources on teaching tolerance from tolerance.org.
Migration Policy Updates: New updates available in Migration Policy Institute Language Portal.
Award Nominations Open: Nominations open for E Pluribus Unum immigrant integration award; deadline 12 April 2013.

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