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January 2015
Introducing Sherry Blok: 2015 TESOL Teacher of the Year
Interviewed by Cydny Black
Meet TESOL's 2015 Teacher of the Year, and learn about her thoughts on pedagogy, community, and professional development—and what makes her an exceptional ESL teacher. Read More
10 New Year's Resolutions For Every English Language Teacher
by Mira Malupa-Kim
What can you do in 2015 to improve your teaching? Try one (or all!) of these New Year's resolutions for English language teaching. Read More
5 Unorthodox Techniques for Motivating Learners
by Patricia Hart
Students all over the world and in all contexts have issues with motivation—at least sometimes. Try these techniques for combating student boredom and stress. Read More
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Quick Tip: 5 Ed Tech Resolutions for 2015
by Tara Arntsen

Each year, professionals in every field make New Year's resolutions to better themselves and develop professionally. This year, as an English language teacher, consider making a resolution that will finally, truly, and thoroughly integrate educational technology into your classroom or teaching repertoire. Not sure where to begin? Try these resolutions to jump start your year.  Read More

TESOL Top Content From 2014
What trends, activities, issues, and educational technologies have your ELT colleagues been brushing up on and are interested in learning more about? Check out the top 10 lists of the most-read TESOL blog posts and TESOL Connections articles for 2014. You might be surprised what you find—and what you missed! Read More
Association News
Call for CAEP Reviewers: Increase your professional expertise and help advance the field by becoming a TESOL/CAEP program reviewer! Apply today! Deadline extended: 12 Jan 2015.
TESOL 2015 Election: TESOL announces 2015 election results!
Call for Proposals: Excellence in Language Instruction, A TESOL Conference in Singapore, 3–5 December 2015.
TESOL 2015 Convention & English Language Expo:

TESOL Professional Development:
Article: Integrating ELL Students in General Education Classes
Infographic: The History of the English Language
Research Brief: Lanugage Support for Youth With a Migrant Background: Policies that Effectively Promote Inclusion
Article: When Language and Learning Get Tough. Strategies for identifying and serving the growing population of English learners with learning difficulties.
Report: Factors Influencing Success in Teaching English in State Primary Schools
Article: Literacy Through Photography for English-Language Learners

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TESOL 2015
2015 TESOL convention registration now open!

Online registration for the 2015 TESOL Convention & English Language Expo, 25–28 March, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is now open.

For the best rates, register by 15 January 2015.

Visit the convention website for complete details. 


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