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November 2021
Self-Regulated Pronunciation Practice
by Gail Schwartz, Dana Saito-Stehberger, and Rachel Fernandez
Learn about the importance of suprasegmentals, and then try three learning activities that use free technology, engage students, and improve pronunciation. Read More
Classroom Assessment for Academic Writing
by Ling He
Learn how to make classroom assessment an integrated part of teaching and learning academic writing by assessing before, during, and after instruction. Read More
Color, Race, and ELT: Shades of Meaning 20 Years Ago
by Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis reflects on the groundbreaking 2001 Convention session, "Linguistic Perceptions of TESOL Professionals of Color." 
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Free TESOL Journal Article: "Teacher Language Practices That Support Multilingual Learners: Classroom-Based Approaches From Multilingual Early Childhood Teachers"
by Christopher J. Wagner

In this article from the September 2021 issue of TESOL Journal, the author presents a study using teacher inquiry to examine the language practices multilingual early childhood teachers develop, implement, and refine when supported to critically examine their teaching practice. This study centers multilingual teachers’ voices and knowledge about language and culture, and highlights the critical role of teachers as producers of new knowledge and language practices. Read More

TESOL Board Connect: A Professional Background in TESOL Is a Passport to the Best Jobs in the World!
by Debra Suarez

TESOL Board Member Debra Suarez discusses the versatility of a professional background in TESOL. She hopes to spark exploration of the enormous career potential that TESOLers' experience and expertise offers them, and help them reflect on their path and discover what unexpected or uncommon career journey may lie ahead. Read More

Association News
Celebrate TESOL Week: Join us in a weeklong celebration and exploration of TESOL International Association! From 1–5 Nov, we'll be highlighting the different programs and services TESOL offers.
New! TESOL Modular Education (ME): We get it. You’re busy and you need focused, practical, and flexible professional development. Introducing TESOL ME—modular education for English language professionals!
Vote in the TESOL Election: TESOL members in good standing are invited to vote for the president-elect and members of the Board of Directors and the Nominating Committee. Voting instructions are provided directly to members via email. Voting closes 19 Nov 2021.
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.
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.
Article: Leadership for ESL Teacher Recruitment and Retention (Language Magazine)
Blog: 4 Steps to Get Started With Translanguaging (TESOL Blog)
Report: A Framework for Language Access: Key Features of U.S. State and Local Language Access Laws and Policies (Migration Policy Institute)
Article: 10 Strategies That Support English Language Learners Across All Subjects (Edutopia)
Podcasts: Primary, Secondary, and Speaking Skills (Cambridge University Press)
Article: Language Access: More Than Translation (Learning for Justice Magazine)

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