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August 2016
Social Media for Teachers: Twitter for Professional Growth
by Nathan Hall
These important tips can help you make Twitter an important part of your personal learning network and ongoing professional development.
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Applying for a Position in ELT: Behind the Scenes (Part 2)
by Sigrun Biesenbach-Lucas and Deanna Wormuth
In the second part of this two-part series, experts explain how you can strengthen your interview and share practice interview questions. Read More
Better Vocabulary Acquisition: Using Class Logs
by Johanna Kim
The meaning of a word is intertwined with its use. Try this classroom activity to help your ELLs learn the nuances of their vocabulary list. Read More
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2016 TESOL Advocacy & Policy Summit: 100+ Meetings on Capitol Hill
This past June, TESOL held its 10th annual Advocacy and Policy Summit, bringing more than 75 TESOL professionals from all over the United States, including representatives from 31 affiliates, to Washington, DC. Read about the informative guest speakers, the interactive activities, and the useful advocacy resources (including a free lesson plan!). Read More
Quick Tip: Coaching vs Evaluating TESOL Teachers
by Valerie Sartor

Teacher evaluation can be daunting from both sides of the desk. Learn how approaching your evaluations as a coach can help you to ease the process and your teachers to improve their craft. Learn, too, how a clear, pragmatic, and ongoing assessment rubric is crucial to a successful evaluation. Read More

Association News
Summit on the Future of the Profession: Join your colleagues for this global conversation, hosted by TESOL in Instanbul, Turkey, February 2017. FREE online participation. Learn more.
TESOL Awards & Grants: Funding for TESOL 2017 is available, and TESOL is now accepting applications. Deadline 1 November 2016.
TESOL Core Certificate Program: Now accepting applications for Cohort 14 of the TCCP! Apply by 14 November.
TESOL Self-Study Courses: New! Enjoy a self-paced, individualized learning experience.
Article: 8 best practices for early grade reading in multilingual contexts (Global Partnership for Education)
Blog: Ideas and Resources for Teaching With an International Focus (TESOL Blog)
Publication: Newcomer Tool Kit (U.S. Department of Education)
Guide: What makes a school a learning organisation? A guide for policy makers, school leaders and teachers (The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development; OECD)
Blog: Free Online Education Conference: EdmodoCon (TESOL Blog)
Invitation to Exhibit: Submit a proposal to exhibit at MIDTESOL 2016. English language educators from Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas will attend this 2-day event. 
Report: Language and children’s learning: evidence from Eastern and Southern Africa (UNICEF)
FAQs: Transitioning to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA; U.S. Department of Education)
Report: Understanding and Addressing Public Anxiety About Immigration (Migration Policy Institute)
Article: How Will ESSA Affect Your Bottom Line? (Language Magazine)

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