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October 2017
Flipped Learning: Does It Work?
by Evelyn Doman
So you've flipped your classroom. Did it work? Check your assumptions against the research—and learn how to make sure your flip is motivating, enjoyable, and effective. Read More
Speech Acts: Awareness, Recognition, and Production
by Jolene Jaquays, Sara Okello, and Kathrine Colpaert
Learn how to teach functional language and pragmatic knowledge using a variety of interactive activities. Read More
6 Teaching-With-Music Myths Busted
by Emily Herrick and Jean L. Arnold
Some teachers still hesitate to use music in ELT despite its reputation for being an engaging and effective approach. Here are reasons and activities they—and you—should reconsider. Read More
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Quick Tip: Finding Hidden Words
by Anna Michenko

This easy-to-use and fun classroom activity solidifies knowledge of sight words while simultaneously practicing multiple language skills. Any age audience would benefit from this game-like activity, but it is particularly useful with elementary school English language learners. Read More

2 Free Activities from New Ways in Teaching Reading, Revised
Edited by Richard R. Day

In this volume from the popular New Ways series, activities are inspired by state-of-the art trends in teaching reading to English learners. The three activities here focus on helping students identify main ideas from a text and use target vocabulary, and increase phonological awareness. Read More

Association News
TESOL Responds to Devastation Caused by Hurricane Maria: TESOL International Association expresses its heartfelt compassion for the people of Puerto Rico in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. Learn how you can contribute to relief efforts.
Call for EV Proposals Deadline Extended: The CALL-IS invites you to submit a proposal to the Electronic Village, part of the annual TESOL convention in 2018. (Deadline extension: 8 October)
Advocacy Workshops: In TESOL's new, 1-day, intensive workshops, TESOL professionals at all levels will receive valuable advocacy skills training in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. Workshops on 27 October and 4 November.
TESOL Professional Development: Take advantage of all TESOL has to offer for your professional growth; sign up for one of these online courses today!


Article: Three Policies to Improve Children's Language Development (ScienceDaily)
Article: Teaching in the Zone: Bring Your A-Game to Class (Language Magazine)
Report: English Language Learning in Latin America (The Dialogue)
Article: Supporting Families in a Time of Fear (Educational Leadership)
Study: The Impact of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program Repeal on Jobs (Center for American Progress)
Article: Is Changing Languages Effortful for Bilingual Speakers? Depends on the Situation (ScienceDaily)
Report: Brexit: A Risk Assessment for Language Provision in Manchester (The University of Manchester)
Policy Brief: Analyzing State ESSA Plans for English Learner Accountability: A Framework for Community Stakeholders (Migration Policy Institute)

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