Monthly Archive: March 2017

Greetings from Seattle!

Hello, NNETESOL members and friends! Every year, we try to send one of our board members—generally the past-president—to represent us at the TESOL International Conference. If you have never been, it’s a huge conference with an equally huge number of presentations, ranging from posters and papers to workshops and panels. But it’s also an opportunity …

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Got something to share? SUBMIT NOW!

NNETESOL is opening the call for proposals for the 2017 fall conference! We will be meeting at UVM, in the Waterman Building. And we have some great, new plans in store. For starters, we are changing the way we ask you to do proposals. We are aligning ourselves much more closely with TESOL, mostly because …

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Prayer Walk in Support of Refugees and Immigrants, Manchester, NH

On March 21st at 5:00 p.m. the Greater Manchester Clergy Association and the Granite State Organizing Project are hosting a procession in support of immigrants and refugees. The procession will begin at Grace Episcopal Church with a welcome and prayers. We will process to the Plaza outside of City Hall where the sacred texts of …

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TESOL CALL IS Live Online!

Greetings to you all!  I would like to invite everyone and those who may not be able to attend the TESOL conference this year to join the CALL IS community online.  As in previous years, we are continuing to webcast sessions in our Technology Showcase and EV Fair so that our web audience can participate. …

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Immigrant Rights Info Meeting in the Upper Valley

Welcoming All Nationalities Network (WANN) is hosting an information session for all who are interested in knowing more about the legal rights of non-citizens living in the US. When? Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 7pm to 8pm Where? Kilton Public Library Community Room, West Lebanon NH Who? Attorney Kate Semple Barta, Director of WANN, will speak. …

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Using Google Docs to Upgrade Co-Planning and Co-Teaching

For the few years I have been teaching ELL at JFK in Winooski, Vermont, co-teaching with two grade level teachers during math has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my educational career. Learning to teach side-by-side with a classroom teacher, while gaining new content skills and sharing my own expertise of how ELLs …

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In Manchester, NH this upcoming Monday? Here’s an event for you!

I am a Muslim Woman: Conversations with local Muslim Women Monday, March 13 at 6:45 p.m. Registration starts at 6:15 Program begins at 6:45 St. Catherine School: Auditorium (Handicap Accessible) 206 North Street, Manchester, NH 03104. enter parking lot for auditorium from Russell or Hemlock St. Our Presenters Masooma (Pakistan): Overview of Islam Munise (Turkey): Rights of …

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Help to understand the latest U.S. travel ban

People–my people–the ones I teach and advocate for–are scared. They don’t necessarily have to be included in the travel ban to be scared, either. But the ones who are are doubly scared, and I don’t blame them. So it’s important to stay informed. My supervisor just sent me this link from The Refugee Center Online, which …

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Can’t go to TESOL? Go to St. Mike’s!

Students from St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vt., are hosting the first ever student conference on April 8. And, best of all, it’s FREE! Keynote speaker will be Joe McVeigh, a longtime teacher, consultant and author. Find out more about him at this link. Registration opens at 8am with coffee, pastries Plenary from 9-9:50 Concurrent …

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Need a membership to TESOL?

Hey, NNETESOLers. As a volunteer board members, our lives get busy. And then there’s the issue of being spread across three states… Getting our act together isn’t always easy. Just look at that area that our group covers! What a crazy large piece of real estate! So there’s something we’d like to tell you that …

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