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April 2018
Video Feedback for Multilingual Learners in Higher Ed
Interviewed by Lee Friederich
Research shows that written feedback may not be as helpful to students as we'd like. Video feedback can provide a powerful and communicative alternative. Read More
DIY Service-Learning in ELT
by Amy Pascucci
Service-learning allows your language learners to address genuine community needs while cultivating their language skills. Here are the steps to get your class started on a service-learning project. Read More
Planning Engaging Collaborative Writing Tasks
by Monica Farling and Nigel A. Caplan
Collaborative writing is highly beneficial for language learners at all ages and levels. Try this lesson plan (for intermediate-level learners) to produce a text with your students. Read More
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Making Lectures Comprehensible for English Language Learners
by Daniel Clausen

English language learners can struggle to follow lectures in higher education settings for a number of reasons, including the complexity of the sentences and unfamiliarity with vocabulary. Try these important scaffolds to ease the cognitive and language burdens on your students and help them understand course content. Read More

Free TESOL Quarterly Article: "Flipped Learning in the English as a Foreign Language Classroom: Outcomes and Perceptions"
by Given Lee and Amanda Wallace

In this article from the March 2018 issue of TESOL Quarterly, Lee and Wallace present a study that examines whether flipped learning can actually promote students' English learning. Findings address student achievement and student motivation and engagement. The authors discuss pedagogical implications for effective English teaching. Read More

Association News
TESOL 2018 Program Book: Download the TESOL 2018 Convention Program Book.
Do You Know The 6 Principles?: Ground your teaching in The 6 Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners.
New to the New Ways Series: Include creativity and project-based learning in grammar lessons with New Ways in Teaching Grammar.
New! Engaging Research Series: Discover what happens when practictioners and researchers collaborate in an elementary classroom.
TESOL Joint Statement: TESOL has issued a joint statement on possible limitations on U.S. student visas from China.
Resource List: ESL/ELL Interactive Websites for Learning (University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries)
Report: The Language of the Classroom: Dual Language Learners in Head Start, Public Pre-K, and Private Preschool Programs (Migration Policy Institute)
Article: 9 ESL Listening Games & Activities To Practice Language Skills (VIPKID)
Blog: Learning English Through Lyrics (TESOL Blog)
Resource List: ESL Resources (Boston University Global Programs)

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