Web Version | Mobile Version | Print-Friendly Version
February 2017
Making Large Classes Work
by Anne McLellan Howard
Classes of more than 100 students are a fact of life in many parts of the world. Here are some general ideas that can help you to get the most out of your class, regardless of size. Read More
Using Content and Tasks to Address Grammar More Effectively
by Sara Gramley and Heather Mehrtens
Learn how to use content- and task-based instruction to address grammar with your ELLs. Lessons and worksheets included. Read More
Guided Research: Good Questions Inspire More Than Answers
by Wendy L. McBride
Guide students at any level through the arduous task of producing an interesting and well-written research paper. 
Read More
Forward to a Friend  |  RSS Feeds  |  Archives  |   Follow us on TwitterLike us on FacebookFollow us on LinkedIn
More Features TESOL Community TC Monthly Giveaway TESOL Blogs TESOL Bookstore
TESOL Statement on Immigration Executive Order

Last week, the President of the United States issued a series of executive orders that have a direct impact on TESOL professionals, their students, and their communities. TESOL International Association has issued a public statement strongly opposing these executive orders. Read More

Quick Tip: 10 Activities for Extra Listening Practice
by Hall Houston

Repeating listening input is one of the best ways to increase listening comprehension skills with your language students, but it's easy to get trapped using the same activities again and again. Try these short, easy-to-set-up listening activities with your ELLs today. Read More

Association News
Letter to President Trump: TESOL submits priorities to the Presidential Transition Team.
TESOL Governance Restructuring: A blog by TESOL President Dudley Reynolds cover the long-term view of the TESOL governance restructuring.
Call for Volunteers: Apply to serve on TESOL's Awards or Conferences Professional Councils.
Joint Statement on International Students and IEPs: TESOL, EnglishUSA, and UCIEP issue a statement in support of international students and intensive English programs (IEPs) in the United States.
myTESOL: Your ELT World—Connected. Grow your professional network, share resources with colleagues, & get feedback in real-time.
TESOL Convention 2017

Registration is open for the 2017 TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo in Seattle, Washington USA. Check out these professional development opportunities:

TESOL Professional Development: Take advantage of all TESOL has to offer for your professional growth; sign up for one of these online, blended, or in-person TESOL programs today!
Article: Online Activities for More Engaged Students (EFL Magazine)
Call for Papers: Research Initiative on Supporting Dual Language Learner Success in Superdiverse Early Childhood Programs (Migration Policy Institute)
Commentary: Teachers Must Be Partners in Shaping Education Policies (EdSource)
Report: Equity and ESSA: Leveraging Educational Oportunity Through the Every Student Succeeds Act (Learning Policy Institute)
Framework: Global and Cultural Competency (U.S. Department of Education)
Issue Brief: Immigration Post-Election Q & A: DACA Students, "Sanctuary Campuses," and Institutional or Community Assistance (American Council on Education)
Resource Guide: Ensuring Education for All Students (U.S. Department of Education)
Blog: U.S. Department of Labor Issues New Guidance on Serving Immigrants (National Skills Coalition)

Want TC on the go?

Read the TC Mobile Version

Job Link
English Language Instructors; Australian College of Kuwait; Kuwait

Academic Development Editor; EF Education First; Shanghai, China

ESL Instructor (Noncredit Program), Career-Track ESL 2017; MiraCosta College; Oceanside , California

Want to post your open positions to Job Link? Click here.

To browse all of TESOL's job postings, check out the TESOL Career Center.

Check out these recent TESOL Blogs:

Five ELT Trends to Watch in 2017

Skills and Attributes English Learners Need in 2017

Teaching ELT in Challenging Contexts: An Interview with Harry Kuchah Kuchah

Four Suggestions on Implementing Feedback in Writing Teacher Training Courses

Literacy Partnerships for Families of ELs


TESOL Connections is the newsletter of TESOL International Association
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

Active TESOL members may read current and recent issues of TESOL Connections online at http://www.tesol.org/tc. Inclusion in TESOL Connections does not constitute an endorsement by TESOL.

For article guidelines: www.tesol.org/tc/submissions
For questions about TESOL Connections: tc@tesol.org
For questions about copyright or permission: permissions@tesol.org
For advertising: tesol@bluehouse.us

If you would like to unsubscribe, please click here

TESOL International Association
1925 Ballenger Avenue, Suite 550 Alexandria, VA 22314-6820 USA
Tel. +1 703.836.0774
Fax: +1 703.836.7864
E-mail: info@tesol.org (general information)