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Environmental Responsibility Forum @ TESOL 2014

March 19th, 2014 · No Comments

At the upcoming TESOL International Convention in Portland, we will have the inaugural sessions of the TESOL Environmental Responsibility Forum. If you’re a TESOL member and you would like to join the forum, please email me your name and member ID and I’ll add you to our e-list. Session Information Thursday, March 27th, from 10:30-11:45 […]

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Tags: blog · conferences · greening an IEP · professional organizations · TESOL 2014 · TESOL Environmental Responsibility Forum · the environment

Peace as a Global Language Conference

July 26th, 2013 · No Comments

For those of you in or near Japan, this is a great opportunity! The deadline for proposals has been extended to August 30. Kip Cates and George Jacobs (two longtime favorites of mine) are on the list of invited speakers. Peace as a Global Language Conference Dates: November 16 – 17, 2013 Venue: Rikkyo University, […]

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Tags: blog · conferences · peace and war · professional organizations

TESOL 2013

March 14th, 2013 · No Comments

For those of you going to TESOL 2013 next week, I’ll be giving two presentations. Thursday 3/21 1:00-1:45 in D163 Feeding International Students With the Language They Need Students come to IEPs with religious, environmental, and ethical values that inform their diet. Lessons about food should therefore give students the language they need to control […]

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Tags: conferences · food and hunger · global issues activities · health · presentations · TESOL 2013 · the environment · vegetarian / vegan

BART Symposium 2012 Presentation – From Awareness to Action: Engaging Students in Environmental Issues

June 2nd, 2012 · No Comments

Here is the slideshow I just gave at the third annual BART symposium. It’s a modified version of the presentation I gave a couple of months ago at TESOL. Within the slideshow, there are links to PDF versions of some of the handouts. If you’d like DOC versions to adapt for your own use, you […]

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Tags: blog · climate change · conferences · consumerism · global issues activities · lesson plans · listening · presentations · professional organizations · reading · speaking · the environment · writing

TESOL 2012 Presentation – Offering Options: Activities That Raise Awareness of Local Environmental Resources

March 29th, 2012 · No Comments

For those who both were and were not able to attend my TESOL 2012 presentation, here are the materials I referred to. The overall focus of my presentation was using local environmental resources as a way to both raise student awareness of environmental issues and to offer them opportunities for positive action. One emphasis I […]

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Tags: blog · climate change · conferences · consumerism · global issues activities · greening an IEP · lesson plans · listening · presentations · professional organizations · reading · speaking · TESOL 2012 · the environment · visual prompts · vocabulary · writing

TESOL 2012 Convention – Activities Based on Local Environmental Resources

March 21st, 2012 · No Comments

At the TESOL 2012 Convention, I’ll be presenting some ideas for ESL/EFL activities based on local environmental resources. Let me know if you’re interested and I can fill you in on the details. It’ll be my first TESOL, and I’m looking forward to putting faces to some names. I’ll post my materials after the talk.

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Tags: blog · conferences · global issues activities · greening an IEP · the environment

Developing a Global Perspective for Educators

June 2nd, 2011 · No Comments

Developing a Global Perspective for Educators (DGPE) is a website based out of the University of Ottawa that has a bunch of K-12 lesson plans created by students in the education program. These include a handful of thematic packages, which are sets of lesson plans spanning multiple grades that cover similar themes. A lot of […]

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Tags: blog · climate change · conferences · consumerism · cultural issues · fair trade · food and hunger · global issues activities · global issues resources · health · human rights · k-12 · poverty & wealth · the environment · water

IATEFL Global Issues Discussion

March 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

The 43rd annual IATEFL conference is happening in Cardiff from March 31st to April 4th. The global issues special interest group has launched an online discussion forum for all things global issues / ESL related. IATEFL’s GISIG is a good group, so I imagine the forum will be pretty active.

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Tags: blog · conferences · global issues resources · teacher tools

Reminder: TESOL EVO 2008 starts January 14th

January 8th, 2008 · No Comments

I mentioned this before and I wanted to remind you that from January 14 to February 24, TESOL is offering a free, online conference. The session are open to non-TESOL members, and are conducted through Yahoo email groups. The Electronic Village Online is run by TESOL’s computer assisted language learning (CALL) interest section, so the […]

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Tags: blog · CALL · conferences · ESL resources · professional organizations · TESOL EVO 2008 · theory

TESOL Electronic Village Online 2008

December 3rd, 2007 · No Comments

From January 14 to February 24, TESOL is offering a free, online conference. In addition to being free, the session are open to non-TESOL members. The Electronic Village Online is run by TESOL’s computer assisted language learning (CALL) interest section, so the sessions are mostly technology-focused. To participate in a session, you simply join the […]

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Tags: blog · CALL · conferences · ESL resources · listservs · professional organizations · TESOL EVO 2008 · theory