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February 2018
7 Ways to Overcome Coteaching Challenges
by Felice Atesoglu Russell
Coteaching with a mainstream content teacher involves collaboration in all aspects, including planning, instruction, and assessment. Navigate your way to success with these steps. Read More
PACE: Teaching Grammar Through Storytelling
by Randa Taftaf
Explore a communicative approach to teaching grammar. In this example activity, the PACE model contextualizes grammar using a well-known story. Read More
Teaching Pronunciation: Simplicity Is the Key
by Judy B. Gilbert
Complicated pronunciation lessons discourage students. Learn how to simplify your teaching and give your ELLs a strong pronunciation foundation. Read More
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Quick Tip: 6 Strategies for Improving Teacher Leadership
by Emma Tudor

Improving teacher leadership in your school has a direct positive effect on school effectiveness. Learn some ways to give your teachers more governance responsibility and authority in decision-making, and to foster a culture of collaboration toward shared goals. Maximize your English language teaching staff's potential and create a school environment in which they can thrive. Read More

Get Motivated: Inspirational Quotes for Students
by Elena Shvidko

Quotations are a great way to generate discussion in your class and motivate your students. Share all or some of these 50 quotes, which range from the power of education to the power of making mistakes, with your ELLs and choose one of the many suggestions for classroom activities. Read More

Association News
New TESOL Journal Co-Editors: TESOL Press has appointed new co-editors for TESOL Journal: Read about Youngjoo Yi and Peter Sayer.
Call for Reviewers: TESOL Journal is seeking reviewers to join its Editorial Review Board.
Call for Volunteers to Serve on Professional Councils: Applications are being accepted for the Awards Professional Council and Conferences Professional Council.
TESOL PreK–12 Day in Chicago: Featuring sessions on content-based instruction, multilingualism, advocacy, refugees, and 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!
New from TESOL Press:

Free Webinar:  Technology in Language Acquisition Research and Pedagogy (7 March 2018; TESOL Applied Linguistics and CALL Interest Sections)
Report: Seeing Clearly: Five Lenses to Bring English Learner Data into Focus (New America)
Article: How I Use Mobile Devices in My ESL Work (BBC TeachingEnglish)
Listening Activities: Valentine's Around the World (elllo)
Policy Brief: New Opportunities? ESSA and Its Implications for Dual Language Learners and ECEC Workforce Development (Migration Policy Institute)
Article: Some Approaches to Teaching Phrasal Verbs (EFL Magazine)
Article: English Words Borrowed From the Americas (VOA)
Free Publication: English Language and Medium of Instruction in Basic Education in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: a British Council Perspective (British Council)

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