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October 2016
Managing a Paradigm Shift in Assessment
by Isabela Villas Boas
Learn about a new formative assessment model that transformed assessment at a school in Brazil and how the administration shifted students and teachers to the new system. Read More
Successful Coteaching: ESL Teachers in Mainstream Classrooms
by Jennifer Norton
Learn about the practices of successful teacher collaborators. Read More
4 Practices for Fostering ELs' Oral Language Development
by Sydney Snyder and Diane Staehr Fenner
Try these classroom practices to support your students in engaging with challenging content. Read More
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Quick Tip: 4 Rules to Improve Classroom Games
by Leslie Barratt
Regardless of their teaching approach, language teachers often create or adapt group games for a variety of reasons, including motivating learning, providing practice, assessing student performance, and even adding an element of fun to an otherwise boring session.  Here are four principles for classroom games that can keep your students actively engaged with English. Read More
TESOL Initiates Revision of the P–12 Professional Teaching Standards
TESOL International Association is revising its P–12 Professional Teaching Standards, which are used by the Commission for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) to assess programs that will prepare and license P–12 ESL educators across the United States. Learn about the revision process and what it will mean for your teacher education program. Read More
Association News
TESOL 2017 Election Slate: TESOL Announces President-Elect, Board of Directors, and Nominating Committee Election Slate. The election opens on 17 October 2016 and ends 7 November 2016. View the complete slate with bios on the TESOL website.
TESOL Convention 2017: Registration is open for the 2017 TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo in Seattle, Washington USA. Register early and save!
What School Leaders Need to Know About ELs: New from TESOL Press. Learn strategies and best practices to ensure EL success. Includes professional development guide.
myTESOL: Your ELT World—Connected. Your new hub for peer-to-peer engagment and resource sharing is almost here! Learn more.
TESOL Professional Development: Take advantage of all TESOL has to offer for your professional growth; sign up for one of these online courses today!
Resources Suite: LINCS ESL Pro for adult education (Literacy Information and Communication System)
Blog: 90 Tech Resources for Teachers (TESOL Blog)
Report: Funding an Equitable Education for English Learners in the United States (Migration Policy Institute)
Article: Study Suggests Universal Sounds (Language Magazine)
Blog: Proposed ESSA Spending Rules Unveiled (EdWeek)
Open-Access Community: Adult Education Open Community of Resources (OER Commons)
Article: Dual Language Learners in Head Start: The Promises and Pitfalls of New Reforms (Migration Policy Institute)

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