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LEARNING AND LEADING AT TESOL
Christel Broady, EEIS Chair
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LETTER FROM THE CHAIR-ELECT
Amy King
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FROM THE EDITOR
Janice Cate
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WHAT EDUCATORS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ENGLISH LEARNERS
Audrey F. Murphy
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CONSIDER THE TUTOR: WHO GAINS?
Donna Villareal

When teachers use peer tutors, who gains more, tutor or tutee? The author investigates this cooperative learning arrangement that is often used to provide support to new language learners. Read More

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SUCCESS STORY: REFLECTIONS FROM THE CLASSROOM

Ayanna Cooper , EdD, Adjunct Faculty Member, Department of Language & Literacy and Maria Langa , Graduate Student, Master's program, Lesley University

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FAST/SLOW: AN EFL ACTIVITY FOR FIRST GRADERS
Heidi Håvan Grosch, Norway

Young learners may have short attention spans, but there are many ways to engage their English language learning. This article is full of activities to teach verbs and opposites using reading, writing, speaking, listening, and grammar. Read More

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STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING VOCABULARY
Mitch Bobrick, NBCT
What are some ways to increase vocabulary knowledge of all learners, including English language learners (ELLs)? How can students progress from knowing words to owning them? This article outlines some methods that worked. Read More
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