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July 2023
Using Social-Emotional Learning for Healing Through Language
by Özgehan Uştuk
Learn how this classroom teacher used action research to understand his students' experiences and emotions through SEL. Read More
TESOL Goes to Washington 2023
by TESOL International Association
This June, more than 50 TESOLers took their voices to Capitol Hill to meet with their members of U.S. Congress and advocate for their profession and their students. 
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Digital Multimodal Simulation for Speaking Communication
by Alexandra Serbinovskaya
Learn about a simple way to incorporate digital literacies into your teaching: This article introduces a digital multimodal simulation for ELT. Read More
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Ask a TESOL Leader: "Should I be worried about ChatGPT?"
by Cynthia Wiseman
TESOL Board of director member Cynthia Wiseman responds to the reader questions: "How is ChatGPT being used in ELT? Should I be worried about my students using it?" Find out what she's learned from her survey of the field and learn how your colleagues are already using artificial intelligence in their teaching. Read More
Quick Tip: Getting Started With Genre-Based Pedagogy
by Angela Hakim
Genre has become an increasingly important concept in second language writing, but many instructors who are unfamiliar with or new to genre-based approaches to writing instruction may lack the confidence to get started using them in their classrooms. Here are a few easy ways to get started with genre-based pedagogy. Read More
Association News
New Guide Released for Microsoft Learning Accelerators: TESOL and Microsoft have partnered to improve educational outcomes for multilingual learners of English by producing a guide to using free Microsoft Learning Accelerators. Learn more and download this new resource.
TESOL Board Expressions of Interest (EOI): Develop and share your leadership knowledge and skills! Submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) form to serve on the board and Nominating Committee by 5 July.
Call for Submissions: TESOL Press is preparing the second edition of The 6 Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners: Grades K–12 and would like to add vignettes and case studies about the implementation of The 6 Principles at the elementary and secondary levels.
Call for Technology Contributor: As part of the revision of The 6 Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners: Grades K–12, TESOL is looking for a contributor to add some best practices and update discussions of technology to enhance implementation of the principles. Deadline 15 July 2023.
TESOL Language Guide Survey: TESOL International Association aims to create a language guide that reflects current research; our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access; and our global membership. We invite you to complete a brief (7-minute) survey that aims to identify some of the key terms TESOL professionals use within their diverse working contexts. Deadline to complete the survey: 23 July 2023.
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.
TESOL Responds: U.S. Supreme Court strikes down decades of diversity admissions practice.
Article: Differentiated Learning and Technology: A Powerful Combination (Educational Leadership)
Blog: Measuring Your Research Impact (TESOL Blog)
Webinar Recordings: Inclusion in the Classroom - Mini-Event (British Council)
Video: Making Space for Native Languages in Newcomer Classrooms (4:22 minutes; Edutopia)
Report: Building Meaningful Refugee Participation into Protection Policymaking (Migration Policy Institute)
Blog: Teaching Pragmatics to Young Learners of the Digital Age (Cambridge University Press & Assessment)

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