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March 2014
Choosing Appropriate Educational Technology Resources
by Tara Arntsen
Learn what to keep in mind when seeking out new technology tools and resources to use with your English language learners. Read More
Exploring Creative Writing and Critical Thinking With ELLs
by Patrick T. Randolph
What is one of the best methods to get students interested in writing, elicit their emotions, and improve their skills at the same time? Creative writing! Read More
Developing Awareness and Noticing Skills for Interaction
by Anna Filipi
Research shows that in authentic interaction, turn-taking is especially important. Learn how to develop your ELs' skills in this area. Read More
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Profiling Excellence:
The 2014 TESOL Teacher of the Year

Meet Ann M. Fontanella, winner of the 2014 TESOL Teacher of the Year Award, presented by National Geographic Learning. Ann shares her teaching philosophy and discusses cross-cultural communication, professional development, collaboration, and the role of reflection in her teaching practice. Read More
Quick Tip: Google Translate: An Evil With ELT Potential?
by Anna Krulatz, Vítor de Souza, & Tülay Örücü

As ESL teachers, we often warn our students not to use translation tools such as Google Translate because we want our English learners to practice writing in English, and because such translators are unreliable, at best. Learn a strategy for using Google Translate with your ESL students that improves their spelling and their focus during writing, and that increases their attention to syntax and diction.  Read More

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Technology Resource: 8 great iPad apps for ESL students.
Assessment: How to design good tests for your learners.
Higher Education: College advising for undocumented students.
English for Specific Purposes: ESP program development resources.

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