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February 2014
Three Reasons to Flip Your Classroom
by Helaine W. Marshall
In flipped learning, students access course content outside of class and use class time to interact and discuss content. How can and why should flipped learning be implemented with ELLs? Read More
Simple Ways to Increase Student Talk in Your Classroom
by Amanda Hilliard
The role of student talk in the classroom has become more important than ever. Learn strategies and activities to engage your ELLs in authentic communication. Read More
Teaching Multiple Meaning Words
by En Tzu, Lin
Vocabulary learning has never been a simple task for ELs, and mulitple meaning words are especially challenging; learn why as well as how to teach them. Classroom activity included! Read More
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Quick Tip: 7 Discussion Roles for Listening Classes
by Rebecca Palmer

Assigning specific student roles for an after-reading discussion allows ELLs to focus on one part of their reading and enables them to apply academic listening skills. Use these seven discussion roles to empower students to lead their own discussions after an assignment.  Read More

Free TESOL Quarterly Article:
"New Ways of Connecting Reading and Writing"

December 2013: Volume 47, Issue 4

In this article, "New Ways of Connecting Reading and Writing,"
Mark Warschauer, Binbin Zheng, and Youngmin Park discuss digital reading and writing, and focus on how the skills and practices of reading and writing are transformed in the digital environment. Read More

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Call for Submissions: TESOL Connections is seeking poetry-related submissions for publication in our April issue. If you have a great poetry lesson plan, activity, or other article, please send it our way! Deadline: 15 February.
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Read the TESOL Blog Lately? Check out new writers and regular columns, with focuses on topics such as academic writing, adult ESL, educational technology, and now ESL games you can use in your classroom!
TESOL Resource Center: Visit the NEW TESOL Resource Center (TRC) to browse or upload lesson plans, activities, teaching tips, & more.
New From TESOL Press: New Ways in Teaching Writing, Revised. Packed with more than 100 updated English language writing activities!
Making Your Classroom Multimedia: How you can use TV series, trailers, and films in language class.
Time to Reskill: Developing a national action plan to improve the foundation skills of U.S. adults.
Supporting English Learner Achievement: What states can do.
Teachers for Global Classrooms Program: Applications now being accepted.

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