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March 2023
3 Activities Using Authentic Media to Build Student Fluency
by Jaime-Erin Parry and Elka KristóNagy
Explicit instruction targeting fluency helps students speak more easily and automatically. Try these activities using authentic media with your multilingual learners of English. Read More
Family Engagement Integrating Language and Science
by May H. Lee, Jennifer L. Cody, and Megan E. Lynch
It's important not only to involve families of English learners in their education, but to engage them in collaborative creation that supports and validates. Read More
Teaching Grammar: Learning Prepositions With Corpora
by Anastasiia Kryzhanivska
Use this grammar activity to encourage your multilingual learners of English to analyze language in use while providing opportunities to practice their analytical skills.  Read More
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Quick Tip: 6 Ways to Use MOOCs to Enhance Your Teaching
by Claire Lee

MOOCs, massive open online courses, are free (or low fee) online courses that are open to anyone to join. How can we capitalize on the wealth of knowledge freely available and use these courses to enhance our teaching? Here are six ways to use MOOCs for teaching and for professional development—for all English language teachers at all levels. Read More

TESOL Board Connect: Recovery, Discovery, and Moving Forward
by Joyce Kling

TESOL President Joyce Kling (2022–2023) discusses the strategic priorities of the association and reflects on her own experiences as a volunteer leader. She reconnects with her professional past, sharing how the charge of one of her earliest leadership roles in TESOL International Association still resonates today, and how some calls to action just don't fade. Read More

Association News
Call for Authors: TESOL is partnering with Microsoft to create support guides for a variety of their online products. We are seeking English language educators who have direct experience using these products with learners to create the first support guide. Submit your expression of interest by 15 March.
Last Chance for Advance Registration Rate for 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. Register by 1 March to save.
2023 TESOL Teacher of the Year: TESOL International Association (TESOL) and National Geographic Learning are pleased to announce Drew S. Fagan as the recipient of the 2023 TESOL Teacher of the Year Award.
TESOL Statement: TESOL International Association statement on the earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria.
James E. Alatis Award for Service to TESOL: Longtime TESOL International Association member and Past President Dudley Reynolds has been named the recipient of the 2023 James E. Alatis Award for Service to TESOL.
Article: Beyond Checking Boxes: Advancing DEI in International Education (International Educator)
Blog: Top 5 EdTech Trends for 2023 (Cambridge University Press)
Blog: 4 Ways to Use AI to Build Laser-Focused Custom Content for Your Students (TESOL Blog)
Article: The English Learner Population Is Growing. Is Teacher Training Keeping Pace? (Education Week)
Article: 5 Ways to Ensure Clarity for ELLs (Edutopia)

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