Monthly Archive: September 2011

New WIDA Standards

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As Common Core gets closer, WIDA has come out with a draft version of the updated standards and is looking for comment. Check it out at WIDA’s website. It’s worth your while to submit comments while they are still in draft form. The committee hopes to be responsive to your concerns. So read and comment! …

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Christine Coombe, President of TESOL International Association

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We are proud to announce that Christine Coombe, president of TESOL International Association, will be the keynote speaker for the Fall 2011 Conference. The keynote address will focus on teacher effectiveness in the ever-changing world of education. Our annual conference will be on November 5, 2011 at St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont. Click here …

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From the Education Programs Department of TESOL

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A TESOL Online Discussion on Putting Research into Practice Join your colleagues worldwide for an interactive TESOL online discussion on putting research into practice, 14 September–21 October, on the TESOL Community.  This event is open to TESOL members and non-members.  Topics to be discussed: Understanding the “good language learner”, Bridging the gap between goals and …

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Fall 2011 Conference

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Our annual conference will be on November 5, 2011 at St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont. Click here to Register! Our annual conference provides professional development hours as well as an opportunity for social and intellectual interaction among people involved in teaching English to speakers of other languages. This is a terrific one-day conference that is …

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