March 2016 archive

Connect With NNETESOL at the TESOL Convention!

Going to Baltimore? Connect with NNETESOL. Our board members are attending and presenting! We hope to see you there.   When? Where? Who? What? Wed PM 4:30-5:30 NNETESOL affiliate booth Visit the booth and speak with Past President Anne Wright Shank and President-Elect Beth Evans Thurs AM 9:30 –10:15 Hilton Baltimore, Latrobe President-Elect Beth Evans …

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TESOL Talks Vermont

The 50th Annual TESOL Convention in Baltimore is right around the corner. Are you going? Northern New England TESOL (NNETESOL) is looking for 2016 TESOL conference attendees to share their new knowledge with fellow Vermonters who may not have been lucky enough to attend. We are hoping to host another “TESOL TALKS” in Burlington this April …

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Plymouth State Professional Development Opportunity

Our colleagues at Plymouth State are coordinating an excellent PD opportunity. Check out the graphic for more info. For a PDF version of the graphic, visit this link. Please follow and like us:

A Cellphone-Free 10 Minute Teaching Break

by Stephanie N. Brown Teachers seldom have time to reflect or regroup during the hectic workday. Students coming from every direction, lesson planning, and grading takes up most of the day. But, do you ever find yourself needing a quick 10 minute break? Or, do you find yourself with 10 minutes among a sea of …

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by Diana Garcia-Lavigne On 12/10/15 American educators added ESSA to their ever-expanding repertoire of acronyms. That day, President Obama signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act. It’s the latest re-authorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and will replace 2001’s No Child Left Behind Act. What are the implications of ESSA for ELLs? …

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