Monthly Archive: November 2014

Miss the conference?

Did you miss our conference at SIT? It was fantastic! And a few of our presenters are willing to share. You can check out some of the presentations at this link while you’re thinking about coming next year when we do it all over again… Please follow and like us:

Care to help out ETS?

From our mailbox… My name is Alexis Lopez and I am a Research Scientist at Educational Testing Service (ETS) in Princeton, New Jersey.  My colleagues and I are conducting a research study to examine how teachers use their students’ home language in instruction and assessment. To collect this information, we are inviting ESL teachers in middle …

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Another year down…

NNETESOL staged a lovely conference at SIT last weekend. And now it’s over. And we’re getting the website prepped with links you can check out. But in the meantime, you can focus on other professional development opportunities. NYS TESOL will have its conference next weekend. Pre-registration has ended, but they do accept on-site registrants. And …

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Right Mindset for a Superhero

I was working with one of my newcomer students, who had never spoken or heard English prior to February of last year. as he tried to answer the question: What do you want to learn in first grade? He looked at me and very seriously said: “I want to learn to be a superhero.” I tried …

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