With just a little extra planning, learn how to engage all of your students and ensure they all get what they need, regardless of their proficiency level.
This primer on The GO TO Strategies—78 research-based teaching techniques—will help you incorporate them into your classroom today.  
If you're looking for new educational technology for your classroom this year, try these five adaptable tools, recommended by a seasoned K–12 edtech coordinator.


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It's easy to fall into routines, especially when they seem to work. But the advent of a new year brings about many opportunities for growth and change, and that extends to your teaching practice, too! Here are five opportunities for you to innovate your TESOL pedagogy and make 2017 your best teaching year yet. 

Find out what trends, activities, issues, and educational technologies were hot topics for TESOLers in 2016. Learn something new or relearn something old, and see what your colleagues have been reading about to improve their practice and advance their knowedge of the field. 

Association News
New TESOL Quarterly Editors: TESOL has appointed Drs. Peter De Costa and Charlene Polio as the new coeditors of TQ; their terms will begin in 2017 as associate coeditors, and as coeditors in 2018.
TESOL Summit on the Future of the Profession: The online discussion has begun. Trending now: Futurology. Join for free today!
TESOL Convention 2017

Registration is open for the 2017 TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo in Seattle, Washington USA. Check out these professional development opportunities:

  • Pre- and Postconvention Institutes: In-depth workshops on content-based instruction, literacy development, pronunciation, writing, and more.
  • TESOL PreK–12 Day: A 1-day specialized program for mainstream and ESL teachers and administrators. Registration discounts end 1 February.
TESOL Professional Development: Take advantage of all TESOL has to offer for your professional growth; sign up for one of these online courses today!
myTESOL: Your ELT World—Connected. Collaborate with colleagues, share resources, discuss hot topics, and build your professional network.
New Ways in Teaching With Humor: New from TESOL Press, with nearly 100 activities inside! From 5-minute lessons to multiday projects, ideas for every learner.
Survey: Programme for International Student Assessment 2015 Results (OECD)
Fellowship, Call for Applications: School Ambassador Fellowship (U.S. Department of Education)
Article: Fifteen Tips for Helping ELLs Through Their First Winter (Colorín Colorado)
Report: English-language learners cut from special education (Education Week)
English Learner Tool Kit: English Learner Tool Kit Updated with ESSA references (U.S. Department of Education)
Study: No Time to Lose: How to Build a World-Class Education System State by State (National Conference of State Legislatures)
Report: Untapped Talent: The Costs of Brain Waste among Highly Skilled Immigrants in the United States (Migration Policy Institute)
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