Monthly Archive: June 2017

Check out this dual-language comic!

I just saw this on NPR’s website. If there ever is a time as an EL teacher that you try to explain what you do, this might be a good way to show… check it out at https://goo.gl/C2mtqd   Please follow and like us:

Got a great idea? Maybe you should publish!

Our neighbors in New York State are soliciting submissions to their summer edition of Idiom. Check out the information below! You are invited to submit an article for Idiom’s 2017 summer issue!  Theme: Empowering Students Deadline for Submissions: August 12, 2017 If you are interested in submitting an article to Idiom for consideration, please review the following guidelines before …

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Free online workshop!

Hello,   I’d like to share information about a free, online teacher workshop, “Immigrant Student Success: Models and Tools for K-12 and Adult Educators” on July 11 and 12, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. EDT. The online workshop will use interactive webinars, group activities and live exercises with nine experts to help educators encourage the …

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Feeling blessed by a keynote speaker

At the 2016 TESOL, my colleague Anne, who used to be president of NNETESOL, was at a session by a woman who will be our next keynote speaker. She didn’t intend to make a unilateral decision. We were both trolling sessions to find someone who might be interesting to our audience here in the Northeast …

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Need a new job? Maybe this one fits…

Project Manager- Financial Empowerment for New Americans The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity’s (CVOEO) Financial Futures Program seeks an experienced, energetic, and committed individual with a high degree of initiative to join our team as the Project Manager for the Financial Empowerment for New Americans Project. This project will support our New American neighbors …

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Nepali Open House TODAY!

The Vermont Humanities Council is sponsoring an Open House at the Nepali Hindu temple in Burlington, VT this morning! Sorry about the late notice….   When: 11:30am-1pm on Saturday June 24th Where: 20 Allen St in Burlington (St. Joseph’s School, and home of Vermont Hindu Temple) Come learn about Nepali language and culture from Nepali …

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Co-Teaching? Maybe you should write about it…

Call for Chapter Proposals (deadline: June 30, 2017) Co-Teaching for English Learners: Evidence-based Practices and Research-Informed Outcomes Edited by: Maria G. Dove, Molloy College Andrea Honigsfeld, Molloy College This edited volume will closely explore co-teaching and integrated service delivery for English learners (ELs) by (a) examining the collaborative instructional cycle—co-planning, co-instruction, co-assessment, and reflection practices— …

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Free PD in my inbox! Busy tomorrow? This looks AWESOME!

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Another chance to present at TESOL…

Dear colleagues, The Adult Education Interest Section is looking for presenters for its intersection. The call is below: …………. Call for Presenters TESOL 2018 (Chicago, IL)   Deadline: Friday, July 14th   Session Title: Action Research in the Adult Education Classroom   Academic Panel: 1 hour 45 minutes Primary IS: Adult Education Interest Section (AEIS) …

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The Writing Cycle – A Wheel Visual

By Susan Heston Simpson Of the four language domains — speaking, listening, reading and writing — writing is usually the most challenging, for native and non-native English speakers alike.  The writing process alone can be confusing, and its steps vary, depending on who is teaching it.  A  bare bones explanation is that it begins with …

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