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July 2018
4 Ways to Teach ELs About Academic Honesty
by Amy Cook
For English language educators, it's important to teach not only effective language but also the expectations of academic integrity in the classroom.
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From Phonetics to Sci Fi to the First TQ: Dr. Francis Cartier
by Tomiko Breland
After a yearlong search for the very first issue of TESOL Quarterly, TESOL was gifted the issue by Dr. Cartier, whose ELT history in the U.S. Air Force proved exciting and compelling. Read More
From Language Teacher to Language Coach With Goal Setting
by Jacqueline Foster
Learn how to partner with your language students in a relationship that helps learners articulate their language aspirations and tap into their learning potential. Read More
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Learning English Through Lyrics
by Greg Kessler

As many English language teachers know, music can be a great way to use authentic langauge to engage learners to listen extensively and intensively and to support the instruction of all language skills. Learn about a few great websites that allow learners to interact with music and lyrics in a variety of ways and through a range of difficulty levels. Read More

Free TESOL Journal Article: "Selecting and Adapting Tasks for Mixed-Level English as a Second Language Classes"
by Marilyn L. Abbott

Task-based learning is a great approach to teaching heterogeneous, mixed-level classes. In this early-view article from TESOL Journal, Abbott shares information on three task-based language teaching frameworks to guide your selection and design of classroom tasks for English learners who have divergent language skills, abilities, and learning needs, including numerous examples of task modifications and ideas for adapting authentic resources. Read More

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TESOL Awards for Excellence and Service: Now accepting applications to recognize outstanding TESOLers. Apply today.
TESOL 2019 Call for Proposals: The Conferences Professional Council has issued the Call for Proposals for the 2019 TESOL Annual Convention & English Language Expo in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 12–15 March. (DEADLINE: 2 July)
Call for Submissions: Advance your professional development! TESOL Connections is seeking feature articles and Quick Tips.
Are You the Next TESOL Teacher of the Year? Get the recognition you deserve for all of your hard work and dedication. Apply by 19 July.
Blog: 10 Creative Ways to Teach English That Deliver Outstanding Results (The Guardian)
Free Webinar: Effective Use of Video in the ELT Classroom (British Council)
Article: The Five Pillars of Equitably Grading ELLs (Colorín Colorado)
Policy Brief: A Guide to Finding and Understanding English Learner Data (Migration Policy Institute)
Article: Teaching Mixed Ability and Multicultural Classes (EFL Magazine)
White Paper: Serving English Language Learners in Higher Education: Unlocking the Potential (American Institutes for Research)

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