Learn how this instructional framework can help your ELLs move toward learner autonomy. 
Use this fun and creative classroom activity to give your ELLs practice identifying and practicing the third-person singular present tense while producing a group text. 
Shannon Tanghe shares about collaboration, critical pedagogies, and what to keep in mind if you want to teach to diverse cultures. 

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Christel Broady offers tips for using three online platforms that will help you spice up English language reading lessons. These resources make integrating technology into your teaching a snap with functions such as precreated lesson templates, ideas on presenting content to ELLs, and strategies for differentiating instruction. 

Inadequate learner participation is a recurrent issue in many ESL/EFL settings. One way to address this problem is through establishing a classroom community, which can help invigorate teaching as a bidirectional process. The leveled strategies provided here can help you reverse your ELLs' passivity in language class. 

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Happy 50th Birthday TESOL! Join the celebration and share a birthday message with TESOL on social media using #TESOL50th
Call for Contributions: New Ways in Teaching With Music. TESOL is seeking contributors with classroom ideas specifically for how to use music in the ESL/EFL classroom. (Deadline: 30 June 2016)
TESOL 2016 Convention & English Language Expo
TESOL Press Releases Three New Books: Wordless Books: So Much to Say!; Preparing School Counselors for English Language Learners; and Perspectives on Teaching English at Colleges and Universities in China
TESOL Professional Development:Take advantage of all TESOL has to offer for your professional growth; sign up for one of these courses or events today!
  • TESOL Online Course: Training of Trainers. Learn how to build or transform a continuing professional development program. (13 April–24 May)
  • TESOL Core Certificate Program is Back! Newly aligned to TESOL's short-term certificate program standards. (Applications due 17 April)
  • TESOL Online Course: Teaching Reading and Writing Online. Special TESOL Online Course for 2016 only! (18 April–15 May)
  • TESOL Online Course: Separating Difference From Disability. Explore assessment, intervention, and identification techniques in this TESOL Online Course. (18 April–15 May)
  • Virtual Seminar: Extensive Reading and Language Learning. Free for TESOL members, US$50 for nonmembers. (27 April 2016)
  • TESOL Online Course: Foundations of Online Teaching. Learn the skills and techniques necessary to teach in an online or blended environment.
Resources
Doctoral Dissertation Grants Available: The TIRF 2016 Doctoral Dissertation Grants competition is now open. (Deadline: 20 April 2016)
Blog: Response: Building Relationships With Families of ELLs (Education Week)
Study: Study Offers Snapshot of Global English-Language-Learner Trends (Education Week)
Map: Mapping English-Taught Programmes at the Top 1,000 Universities (StudyPortal.com)
Report (PDF): If You Don't Understand, How Can You Learn? (UNESCO)
Article: After AMAOs: Defining What Progress for English Learners Means Under ESSA (EdCentral)
Report: Supporting Teacher Professionalism: Insights From the Teaching and Learning International Survey 2013 (OECD)
Research Publication (PDF): The Implications of Deeper Learning for Adolescent Immigrants and English Language Learners (Jobs for the Future)
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