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November 2013
Readying ELLs for Higher Education
by Miranda E. Wilkerson
Learn to incorporate activities in your teaching that make a natural connection between your own teaching objectives and college acculturation challenges for ELLs. Read More
8 Ideas for the 8 Multiple Intelligences
by Lou McLaughlin
Not all students learn in the same way, and the incorporation of multiple intelligence (MI) allows us to explore the ways in which each child learns best. Read More
Teacher Professional Development Online: Lessons From Africa
by Andy Curtis
Walk through the process of developing an online course in Africa, including creating the classroom community online. Read More
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Quick Tip: 5 Considerations When Accepting a Position Abroad
by John C. Zinck

Securing a new teaching position abroad is an exciting proposition—experiencing a new culture, working with new students and colleagues, making new friends…but in addition to the regular considerations you would take into account before accepting a job in the United States, there are some additional matters that future expat teachers need to think about. Read More

U.S. Advocacy Update: The Quarter in Review

The past few months have been quite tumultuous in Washington, DC. After a busy June and July, and a quiet August recess, the U.S. Congress and the Department of Education returned to activity in September only to literally grind to a halt in October due to a political stalemate, leading to a partial shutdown of the U.S. government. The government returned to operations on 17 October; here is a summary of some of the developments in English language education policy over the past few months.Read More

Association News
eBooks from TESOL Press:  Read about the new TESOL Press eBooks program.
Electronic Village Call for Proposals: The TESOL CALL-IS invites you to submit a proposal for participation in the Electronic Village Special Events. Deadline: 30 November.
TESOL to Help Implement CCSS: TESOL International Association receives a grant from the Braitmayer Foundation  to help schools implement the CCSS for English learners.
Volunteer to Review Résumés: Coming to TESOL 2014? Be a resume reviewer in the Job MarketPlace.
TESOL Core Certificate Program: Accepting applications for this popular online course now through 17 November. 
TESOL Symposium in Cairo, Egypt: TESOL Unplugged: Back to Basics, 27 January 2014. Registration now open!
Call for Lesson Plans: Do you have a lesson plan that is innovative, interactive, and never fails? Submit your lesson plan to TESOL Connections today!
Free Video Series: "English Language Arts and English Language Learners."
Implementing the Common Core for English Learners: Responses to common questions.
Free Video Series: Videos about the immigrant experience in the United States: "Feel Like You Belong."
Free Publication from the British Council: English language teacher education in a diverse environment.
Webinar and Report: Leveraging Linguistic Diversity: Lessons from International Schools.

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Lecturers, Center for English as a Second Language, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky USA

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