Monthly Archive: August 2011

An Opportunity for Personal & Professional Growth

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The certificate allows students to gain a deeper understanding of the intersection between a working knowledge of the attitudes, perceptions, beliefs, and values of people in diverse populations and culturally appropriate ways of responding to their needs.

The Early Bird Catches the Cookie: Language as a Door to Culture

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What parts of the background knowledge will my students know, and which parts will be totally unfamiliar to them?

Suggestions?

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Sharing is good! Life is so much better when you feel free to borrow tools from your neighbors, or resources from your colleagues. As teachers, we can focus on our students’ needs more if we can spend less time looking for resources. So let’s share. Email us your useful links, we’ll post them on our …

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Launching our New Site

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Our site has been yearning for an update for a while. So we’ve decided to jump in with both feet!  To serve you better, we’re trying to upgrade more than just our look. Be sure to let us know what you think. Write to us – We’re waiting to hear from you!       …

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Get on the list!

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In order to get the latest information about NNETESOL, we’d like to invite you to subscribe to the NNETESOL Listserv. To subscribe to the listserv: Send an email to  nnetesol@list.uvm.edu without a subject line. In the body of the email, type “Subscribe NNETESOL <your name>” (put your name between the < >). To unsubscribe from …

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Annual Conference

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Our annual conference will be on November 5, 2011 at St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont. Please consider submitting a proposal; we encourage participation from local English language professionals.  All proposals will be submitted electronically and are due by 9/1/11. Click here to complete the Call for Proposal! Registration Opens on September 1, 2011.