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April 2023
Multimodal Writing in the English Language Classroom
by Danning Liang
Multimodal composition purposefully adopts multiple modes to create meaning. Try these two activities and two assignments with your learners today. Read More
An SEL Toolbox for the English Language Classroom
by Yevgeniya Pukalo and Kelsey DeCamillis
Discover creative solutions to address the emotional welfare of your multilingual learners of English and to focus on their social-emotional learning (SEL) needs. Read More
Spotlight on the TESOL Teacher of the Year: Drew S. Fagan
Interview by Luan T. Nguyen
Meet the 2023 TESOL Teacher of the Year and learn about his path to teaching, how he supports his learners, and his advice for early career TESOL colleagues.  Read More
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Free TESOL Journal Article: "When literacy ate language: An analysis of a research-based literacy intervention for designated English Learners"
by Trish Morita-Mullaney, Fang Gao, and Rong Zhang

In this TESOL Journal article, the authors examine a literacy intervention and how it is interpreted and implemented by elementary reading specialists. Findings and implications point to the need for reading programs to conceptualize their teaching within a framework of English language development and multilingualism, instead of defaulting to reading interventions alone. Read More

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NEW! Ask a TESOL Leader:  Do you have a question about professional development? Advocating for your students? Or anything else related to the ELT profession? TESOL leadership is here to help! Email your question to tc@tesol.org with the subject line "Ask a TESOL Leader". Selected questions will be featured in an issue of TC, with guidance from a TESOL leader with knowledge and experience pertaining to your question.
Register for the TESOL Advocacy & Public Policy Summit: Join colleagues from across the United States to learn about important U.S. federal issues that impact the English language teaching field and multilingual learners of English. Gain resources and tools to become a stronger advocate, and meet with your members of Congress!
TESOL Installs New Board Members: During the 2023 TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, TESOL International Association installed a new president, president-elect, and two directors.
TESOL Announces 2023 Awards and Scholarships Winners: Learn more about the recipients of our awards for excellence and service, travel grants and scholarships, and professional development scholarships.
TESOL Welcomes Three New Affiliates: TESOL welcomes our three newest members to the global affiliate network of dedicated organizations serving the English language teaching profession: affiliate Ho Chi Minh City TESOL Association joined in 2022, and affiliates TESOL Arabia and TESOL Oman joined in 2023.
Teachers in India to Receive TESOL English Teaching Credential: TESOL announces the TESOL Blended English Teaching Certificate Program for State Government Teachers India, sponsored by the Public Diplomacy Section of the U.S. Embassy, New Delhi.
TESOL Announces Professional Development for Honduran English Teachers: TESOL announces a series of professional learning opportunities with the Honduras English Language Teachers Association (HELTA).
Article: Content, Language, and Culture Learning Targets (Language Magazine)
Blog: 5 Short Animated Films to Build Speaking Practice (TESOL Blog)
Academic Article (Free): “It’s Like Fuel”: Igniting Rural English Learner Education Through Place-Conscious Professional Development (Journal of Research in Rural Education)
Bulletin: Teacher Perspectives Are Key to Improving Professional Learning and Instructional Materials to Support Multilingual Learners (WestEd)
Blog: Enhancing Learners’ Critical Thinking Skills With AI-Assisted Technology (Cambridge University Press)

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