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November 2018
Hands-On Reading Comprehension Strategies for All Learners
by Jill L. Haney
Award-winning teacher trainer and reading consultant Jill Haney shares concrete techniques to help ELs increase reading levels. Read More
Addressing Student Anxiety About High-Stakes Writing Tests
by Shelley A. Saltzman, Kirsten Schaetzel, and Charlotte Wallace
Learn about the specific reasons for exam anxiety in ELs and what you can do to better prepare your students for high-stakes written exams. Read More
Easy Strategies for Teaching Listening
by Olga Uzun
Listening is an undertaught skill that is essential for real-life communication. These listening strategies and example activities will help prepare ELs in any teaching context for authentic English listening.
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Quick Tip: 4 Steps for Designing and Implementing Project-Based Learning
by Erin Knoche Laverick

Project-based learning creates a classroom culture of creativity and collaboration. These four easy steps for designing a project and implementing it into an English language classroom lead to effective and engaging lessons that motivate students. Read More

From the Executive Director: TESOL's Global Presence
by Christopher Powers

TESOL International Association Executive Director Chris Powers discusses TESOL's global presence and connectivity, the first outcome in TESOL's new Strategic Plan. He shares personal insights from TESOL's Board of Directors on what it means for TESOL to be global. Read More

Association News
#TESOL19 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA: Don't miss the ELT event of the year! Registration is now open for the TESOL 2019 Convention, 12–15 March 2019.

TESOL 2019 Election Slate: Don't forget to vote! The voting period for TESOL International Association's election closes 5 November 2018. Read about the individual candidates on the 2019 TESOL Election Slate web page.
New to the Engaging Research Series!: Engaging Research: Transforming Practices for the Middle School Classroom is now available.
TESOL Press Book Bundles: Buy more and save with Book Bundles! Get multiple titles in the same topic area and save 15%.
Article: Sharing Immigrant Experiences in the Classroom (Edutopia)
Webinar: Can You Spot It? Encouraging Observation in Your Students (Cambridge University Press)
Study: Exploratory Study on the Identification of English Learners for Gifted and Talented Programs (National Center for Research on Gifted Education)
Article: Appreciating Individuality and Identity Through Literature (EFL Magazine)
Toolkit: Using Educational Technology—21st Century Supports for English Learners (U.S. Department of Education)
Report: Promoting the Educational Success of Children and Youth Learning English: Promising Futures (The National Academies Press)

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