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February 2023
Inspiring Equity for Vulnerable Learners
by Jana Moore and Mary Jane Boynton
Learn how to identify vulnerable learners and create an environment where they can feel valued and motivated, secure knowing that you and their school will help them. Read More
Critical Place-Based Education to Engage Students in Writing
by Caroline Torres
Critical place- (or culture-) based education focuses on taking action and investigating issues and systemic injustices within students’ communities and lives. Read More
Nonverbal Communication in Multicultural Interactions in ELT
by Zuzana Gorleku and Sherzod Amanbaev
Understand the importance of nonverbal communication and how it can affect interactions and learning.  Read More
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Top TESOL Content 2022: The Year's Most Read Articles, Blogs, and Books

Find out what trends, activities, issues, and educational technologies were ELT hot topics in 2022. Learn something new or relearn something old, and see what your colleagues have been reading about to improve their practice and advance their knowledge of the field. Read More

TESOL Board Connect: My TESOL Journey of a Thousand Steps
by Kate Mastruserio Reynolds

TESOL Board of Directors member Kate Mastruserio Reynolds reflects on her journey into TESOL leadership, from her first steps writing mini-grants to attend her first TESOL annual convention as a graduate student, through her regional and international volunteer efforts, to her most recent work on the TESOL board of directors. Read More

Association News
Call for Authors: TESOL is looking for authors who can provide brief ELT classroom tasks and activities that require little to no preparation. Submit your expression of interest by 15 February.
Register by 1 March to Save on TESOL 2023: Connect with colleagues worldwide at the 2023 TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo—the largest ELT learning and networking event. Hosted in Portland, Oregon, USA, 21–24 March and virtually 3–4 April 2023.
TESOL Comments: TESOL joins WIDA and CAL for public comments on the Writing Assessment Framework for 2030 NAEP. Read the recommendations supporting multilingual learners of English in the U.S. educational system.
Enhancing ELT Pedagogy of Uzbekistan English Language Teachers: Learn about the evaluation of the third and final phase of the English Speaking Nation: Secondary Teacher Training program in Uzbekistan.
Blog: How to Get Started in ELT Materials Writing (Cambridge University Press)
Article: How to Use English Learners’ Primary Language in the Classroom (Edutopia)
Academic Article (Open Access): “You don't actually experience it until you're actually in it”: A Translanguaging Simulation for Preservice Teachers (TESOL Journal)
Blog: 6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2023 (Cult of Pedagogy)
Article: How To Help Newly Arrived English Language Learners Thrive In The Classroom (Work It Daily)
Blog: 5 Ways to Use Zoom in the Physical Classroom (TESOL Blog)

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