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LETTER FROM THE EDITORS
Noureddine Cherif, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar, & Chadia Mansour, Athabasca University, Alberta, Canada
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DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING COGNITIVE CLOSURE ACTIVITIES TO MAXIMIZE EDUCATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS
Naima Sarfraz, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar

Teachers’ efforts to cover pedagogical topics within limited class time sometimes result in abrupt ending of lessons. Despite teachers’ intention to continue next time, learners’ cognitive closures remain unaccomplished. This article will detail the importance of concluding each class powerfully and proactively using effective cognitive closure activities. Read More

LATIN AMERICA TESOL AT ITS BEST!
Grazzia María Mendoza Chirinos, HELTA Honduras TESOL, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

This year Honduras was the stage for Latin America and World representation as HELTA brought together worldwide experts who shared their expertise with close to 1000 teachers in Honduras. More than 15 Latin American countries, most TESOL affiliates came together and shared knowledge and expertise with Honduran and international participants. Read More

MEANINGFUL LESSON PLANNING STRATEGIES FOR TRANSFORMATIONAL LEARNING
Grazzia María Mendoza Chirinos, HELTA Honduras TESOL, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

As part of the first of our monthly EFLIS webinars we got the chance to learn about strategies for effective lesson planning. Ms. Rajkumar, provided tools and guidelines to make this process more effective and transformational. Read More

SUCCESS STORY: QURATUL-AIN HUSSAIN (PAKISTAN)
Quratulain Hussain

Quratulain Hussain shares her success story, which describes how applying to opportunities can lead you through important paths. From winning a scholarship, to presenting at a conference, to becoming certified and gaining access to diverse opportunities proves important to guarantee success in one’s professional journey. Read More

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