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October 2021
3 Approaches to Managing Online Interactions
by Terence McLean
The near universal pivot to more online teaching in the past year has meant much change for everyone; learn a few ways to help students manage their interactions during online lessons. Read More
Smart Time Management in ELT: 21st-Century Considerations
by Victoria Dieste and Rosario Giraldez
Try these effective time management strategies and tools for language teachers to increase productivity and make more efficient use of your time. Read More
Flipped Learning Activities for Virtual Classes
by Andrés Villalba
Flipped learning can benefit virtual spaces as much as traditional ones, but it requires special considerations and planning when implemented online. Try these activities. Read More
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Quick Tip: 3 Extensive Listening Resources for Beginner English Learners
by Kelly Nelson

Finding enjoyable extensive listening materials that are at the right comprehension level for your students can be both difficult and frustrating. Try these three excellent resources, suitable for beginner level language learners, that can lead to interesting class discussions, research projects, and student presentations. 
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TESOL Board Connect: The Different Paths to Leadership
by Grazzia María Mendoza Chirinos

TESOL Board Member Grazzia María Mendoza Chirinos shares the story of her winding path to leadership in the association and the field of English language teaching, from being a teacher at a binational center to founding the Honduran English Language Teacher Association to helping others find their own leadership paths. Read More

Association News
Back-to-School Resources: We're here to help! Take some time to explore our many resources for English language teaching across our platforms!
TESOL Zip Guide: SEL for English Learners: This guide presents the six fundamentals of social-emotional learning for English learners, along with practical applications for social-emotional language and literacy learning.
Tell Us About Yourself!: TESOL has updated the demographics collected on the member profile. Log in to complete your profile.
Using Home Language as a Resource in the Classroom: This book offers English language educators practical strategies and downloadable tools to leverage the essential use of home language for learner success in the classroom.
The TESOL Election Slate Is Now Available: TESOL announces President-Elect, Board of Directors, and Nominating Committee Election Slate. The election will open on 29 October 2021 and end 19 November 2021.
Teaching Vocabulary, Revised: One size doesn’t fit all. Explore the different approaches to teaching vocabulary to second language learners. Includes two new chapters and updated references and research.
SEL in the English Language Classroom: Practical, concise, and easy-to-follow, this anticipated title will enable you to introduce and incorporate SEL into your classroom and equip students with the skills necessary to succeed in life.
The 6 Principles®: Young Learners in a Multilingual World: Adapted to meet the needs of young learners, this book guides educators in teaching 2- to 12-year-olds in an EFL setting by using The 6 Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners® as a framework.
TESOL Statement: TESOL International Association statement on the issue of masks in U.S. schools.
Article: Teaching Strategies That Support Students’ Individuality (Edutopia)
Blog: What’s Different About Teaching Second Language Reading to Adults? (TESOL Blog)
Webinar: Using Podcasts to Improve English Proficiency & Engagement (October 7; Education Week)
Article: Teaching Strategies for Multi-Level ESL Classes (EFL Magazine)
Blog: Back to School Activities With Young Learners: Positive Beginnings (Cambridge University Press)
Article: What Differentiated Instruction Really Means (ASCD Educational Leadership)

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Upcoming TESOL Dates

1 October 2021
Webinar: Experiences in ELT: The Latin American and Caribbean Role in Developing the Field

8 October 2021
Webinar: Multiculturalism and Research in Latin America (sponsored by HELTA)  

11 October–7 November 2021
Separating Difference From Disability With Students Learning EAL 

15 October 2021
Webinar: Social Responsibility and Challenges in Latin America (sponsored by HELTA)

29 October 2021
2022 TESOL Election Opens 

22–25 March 2022
TESOL 2022 International Convention & English Language Expo 

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