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January 2019
Building Higher-Order Thinking Skills With Technology
by Becky Shiring
Learn how to plan cognitively challenging tasks using technology that teach your ELs to think critically, work collaboratively, and adapt quickly. Read More
Transforming ELT With Augmented Reality
by María Mercedes Kamijo
With the aid of augmented reality, combine digital information with your own real environment, transforming classroom tasks into highly interactive learning experiences. Read More
Starting and Sustaining an Online Teaching Career in 2019
by Jennifer Lebedev and Annemarie Fowler
Navigate the specific set of challenges that comes with building a long-term online teaching career.
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Teaching 21st-Century ELs: 5 Areas of Impact
by Silvia Breiburd

Centennials are global, visual, and digital, and they share a collective mindset that affects the way they make sense of the world—and the way English language teachers should approach their needs for academic and real-life success. Read on for five areas of strategic impact where you can expand your ELT practice with this unique demographic group. Read More

From the Executive Director: Looking Back on 2018 and Forward to the New Year
by Christopher Powers

TESOL International Association Executive Director Chris Powers highlights some of TESOL's accomplishments over the past year, including international events and professional learning opportunities, and looks forward to the association's upcoming efforts. Read More

Association News
Ps on Earth and Good Teaching for All: Help TESOL spread "World Ps" and exemplary teaching in 2019. Learn more about The 6 Principles. 
#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.

Call for Volunteers to Serve on Professional Councils: Applications now accepted for the Awards and Conferences Professional Council. (Deadline 21 January 2019)
New to TESOL Press: TESOL Press unveils second edition of New Ways in Teaching Speaking.
TESOL Comments: TESOL International Association ​recently submitted comments regarding the public charge rule changes being proposed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Blog: Specialised Vocabulary in English for Academic Purposes (Cambridge University Press)
Free Download: Creating a Welcoming Environment for English Learners (ELs) and Their Families (SupportEd)
Blog: Critical Material For Critical Thinking (British Council)
Article: A Statistically Significant Success Story (Language Magazine)
Research Brief: Understanding Many Languages Preparing Early Educators to Teach Dual Language Learners (Center for the Study of Child Care Employment)
Policy Brief: English Plus Integration: Shifting the Instructional Paradigm for Immigrant Adult Learners to Support Integration Success (Migration Policy Institute)

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TESOL Online Course. Develop a plan to strengthen your continuing professional development program. (16 January)

TESOL Symposium on World Englishes
Explore World Englishes and how they affect your practice at this symposium in Poreč, Croatia. (13 April)


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