Training in public speaking can yield enormous benefits. These activities help hone ELs' verbal and nonverbal presentation delivery skills. 
Provide multilingual learners with explicit preparation in expectations for attentive listening during content-based lesson interactions. 
Scaffolding writing using graphic organizers can facilitate text comprehension and help adult ELs shape key ideas. 


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This is the story of how TESOL International Association, together with George Mason University (GMU) and American Councils for International Education, designed a cascading professional development program to reach approximately 15,000 secondary English teachers across multiple regions of Uzbekistan. 

TESOL 2021–2022 President Gabriela Kleckova considers all she has gained by being an active member of TESOL, from taking on small volunteer roles over two decades ago to accepting the highest office in the association. She shares the four Es, as she's come to call them, of volunteering for TESOL: enjoyment, engagement, excitement, and education. 

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TESOL Statement on Crisis in Ukraine: The TESOL Board of Directors and staff share the world’s distress and grief regarding the events unfolding in Ukraine. Read the full statement.
Register for the Hybrid TESOL 2022 Convention & English Language Expo: Be a part of this innovative learning and networking event for English language professionals, presented in person and virtually 22–25 March 2022! Build your professional ELT network; learn from thought-provoking keynote speakers; gather research, strategies, and best practices from experts in the field; and find information on the newest ELT products and services.
Call for TJ 2023 Special Issue Proposals: TESOL Journal is seeking proposals for the 2023 special topic issue from interested guest editors. (Proposal submission due 31 March 2022)
New! TESOL Zip Guide: Essentials for Engaging Families of English Learners: This six-panel guide presents the six fundamentals for engaging, building, and sustaining lasting partnerships with families of English learners, along with valuable tips and activities for English language educators to start using right away.
New! TESOL Zip Guide: Advocating for English Learners: This six-panel guide presents the five fundamentals needed to advocate for English learners in the classroom and school, strategies and guidance for community advocacy, and much more. 
TESOL Awarded Grant: TESOL International Association awarded grant from the U.S. Embassy in India.
Congratulations, TESOL 2022 Award Recipients: TESOL offers numerous awards and grants to honor excellence in service to the field and research, and to enable TESOL members to attend the Annual TESOL Convention & English Language Expo.
TESOL Modular Education (ME): We get it. You’re busy and you need focused, practical, and flexible professional development. Introducing TESOL ME—modular education for English language professionals!
Fact Sheet: A Parent’s Guide to English Learner Assessments (Migration Policy Institute)
Article: 3 Strategies to Support English Language Learners in Social Studies (Edutopia)
Blog: Post and Reply Writing Games (TESOL Blog)
Report: A New Federal Equity Agenda for Dual Language Learners and English Learners (The Century Foundation)
Article: Empathy as a Tool for Equity (Educational Leadership)
Video Blog: 5 Fun Ways to Start English Lessons (modern English teacher)
Article: How to Better Engage Families of English Learners and Special Ed Students (District Administration)
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