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LEADERSHIP UPDATES
AN INVITATION TO JOIN US
Amy King, EEIS Chair
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SEE YOU AT THE CONFERENCE
Ana Carolina Behel, EEIS Incoming Chair
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FROM THE EDITOR
Janice Cate, EEIS Newsletter Editor
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ARTICLES
LITTLE CHILDREN, BIG CHALLENGES: Are You Ready for the New Trend in Elementary ESL?
Karen Nemeth, Language Castle LLC, Bucks County, PA, USA

Change is brewing for ESL teachers in elementary schools. As more school districts offer preschool programs, ESL teachers are being asked to work with 3- and 4-year-olds. Yet most ESL teacher education programs offer no coursework on this age group. This article provides strategies and resources to help. Read More

TEACHNG TIP FOR ESL TEACHERS CALLED TO PRESCHOOL
Karen Nemeth,Language Castle LLC, Bucks County, PA, USA

Growing numbers of elementary ESL teachers are being asked to help with preschool students. This teaching tip will give you a great place to start. Read More

WRITING NOTEBOOKS
Emily Sabree, St. Andrews Middle School, Ridgeland, MS USA

Writing is important for all learners, especially English language learners. Emily Sabree outlines her classroom practice of using writing notebooks with third graders. Read More

USING STORYTELLING TO TEACH YOUNG LEARNERS LANGUAGE STRUCTURES
Rana Yildirim, Cukurova University, Turkey

Rana Yildirim’s lesson plan for young learners in an EFL class includes an original story to use when teaching language structures to beginning-level second graders. Read More

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EEIS OFFICERS AND LEADERS 2012-2013
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