Web Version | Mobile Version | Print-Friendly Version
October 2019
Current Best Strategies for Working With Content Specialists
by Tamara Milbourn, Teresa Bruno, Quanisha Charles, Ariana Magee, and Tamara Stasik
The results from a TESOL 2019 dialogue session shed light on issues such as support and communication strategies in language–content specialist collaboration. Read More
Creating Academic Lectures to Assess Listening
by Sharon Tjaden-Glass
Writing, performing, and recording your own lectures for listening assessments can solve many issues that come with using existing materials. Read More
7 Best Practices for Teaching Pronunciation
by Martha C. Pennington
Pennington covers a variety of practices and strategies for approaching pronunciation teaching and shares an extensive array of online resources to further your expertise. Read More
Forward to a Friend  |  RSS Feeds  |  Archives  |   Follow us on TwitterLike us on FacebookFollow us on LinkedIn
More Features myTESOL TC Monthly Giveaway TESOL Blogs TESOL Bookstore
Hate Crimes on the Rise: What Can Teachers Do?
by Rita Van Dyke-Kao

With the uptick of hate crimes in the past few years, what can TESOL professionals do to prepare and equip their ELs, who are likely at a higher risk of being targeted than others? Learn what you can do in the classroom to proactively address and prepare students for the troubling reality of such crimes. Read More

Increasing Inclusivity: Diverse Voices in TESOL
by Deborah Healey, TESOL President, and Christopher Powers, TESOL Executive Director

TESOL President Deborah Healey and Executive Director Chris Powers discuss TESOL's commitment “to equity, diversity, multilingualism, multiculturalism, and individuals’ language rights,” elaborate on what it means to include diverse voices in the association and the profession, and share news about the new TESOL Diverse Voices Task Force. Read More

Association News
TESOL 2020 Election Slate: The election slate is now available. Voting will open 15 October.
TESOL 2020: Save the date for the ultimate ELT learning experience! Network with more than 6,000 English language professionals, learn from experts at 1,000+ educational sessions, attend special events and programs, and much more. Registration opens 1 October.

TESOL Statement: TESOL Supports the SPELL (Supporting Providers of English Language Learning) Act in U.S. Congress. Read the full letter of support.
Article: Building an ELL Program From Scratch (Edutopia)
Webinar: Embedding Critical Thinking Into Classroom Practice (Cambridge University Press)
Article: The 4 C's of 21st Century Learning for ELLs: Collaboration (MultiBriefs)
Blog: 5 Apps for English Learning and Teaching (The TESOL Blog)
Article: 43 Million American Adults Have 'Low' English Literacy Levels (Language Magazine)
Article: Study Shows Exposure to Multiple Languages May Make It Easier to Learn One (University of Washington News)

Want TC on the go?

Read the TC Mobile Version

Job Link
National Expert, English Learner Services; WestEd, Washington, DC, USA

English Teacher (Children and Adults); eTeachAbroad, Beijing and others, China

Associate Director; English Language Institute, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Want to post your open positions to Job Link? Click here.

To browse all of TESOL's job postings, check out the TESOL Career Center.

Advocacy Resource

Advocacy Action Center

Check out the brand-new TESOL Advocacy Action Center, a free resource for all advocates, TESOL members and nonmembers alike. Find and contact your members of U.S. Congress and state legislatures and answer action alerts from TESOL on important issues TESOL is tracking.

Take action now! Go visit the TESOL Advocacy Action Center today or download the free mobile app!


TESOL Connections is the newsletter of TESOL International Association
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

© TESOL International Association. All rights reserved. Please contact permissions@tesol.org.

Active TESOL members may read current and recent issues of TESOL Connections online at http://www.tesol.org/tc. Inclusion in TESOL Connections does not constitute an endorsement by TESOL.

For article guidelines: www.tesol.org/tc/submissions
For questions about TESOL Connections: tc@tesol.org
For questions about copyright or permission: permissions@tesol.org
For advertising: advertise@tesol.org

If you would like to unsubscribe, please click here

TESOL International Association
1925 Ballenger Avenue, Suite 550 Alexandria, VA 22314-6820 USA
Tel. +1 703.836.0774
Fax: +1 703.836.7864
E-mail: members@tesol.org (general information)