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TESOL 2014 – Resources from the LGBTF Forum Roundtable

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Here is a list of resources discussed at the LGBTF Forum roundtable at TESOL 2014. Creating Safe Space for GLBTQ Youth: A Toolkit Gay Straight Alliance Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) National Council of Teachers of English National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Peace Learner Safe Schools Coalition Seattle and King County Dept. […]

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Tags: blog · global issues resources · LGBT Issues · listservs · professional organizations · TESOL 2014

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

ELT Dogme

October 22nd, 2007 · 2 Comments

I realize that I’m late to the party on this one, but I just became aware of the dogme approach to English language teaching. It’s a stripped down, learner-centered approach that seems to mirror my own classes in a lot of ways. A few highlights: The content most likely to engage learners and to trigger […]

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Tags: blog · ESL resources · listservs · professional organizations · theory

Ning / Global Education / EFL Classroom 2.0

October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

Ning is a site that allows users to create social networks. Each network is made up of individual pages, along with forums, group blogs and file libraries. I’m new to Ning, but there seems to be a lot of potential here for professional collaboration. I recently joined two networks: EFL Classroom 2.0 and Global Education. […]

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Tags: ESL resources · global issues resources · listservs · professional organizations

Podcast #15 – Planning the First Day of Class

September 3rd, 2007 · No Comments

mp3 I spend most of this podcast talking about my plans for the first day of class. Feel free to look at my notes if you’d like. I briefly mention roleplays, which I talked about at length in podcast #2. I then mention a couple of new email lists: Larry Ferlazzo offers a subscription to […]

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Tags: blog · lesson plans · listservs · podcasts

TEFL China / TESL-L / Wikiology

August 29th, 2007 · No Comments

TEFL China – A collection of three listservs dedicated to teaching English in China. One focuses on teaching, one on jobs and one on life in general. TESL-L – The main list has over 30,000 subscribers. There are also sublists dedicated to CALL, IEPs, jobs, young learners and ESP. Archives of each list are also […]

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Tags: blog · China · ESL resources · listservs

Podcast #14 – The New Semester, Website Updates and a New Discussion Activity

August 26th, 2007 · No Comments

mp3 This week, I begin by talking about some of my plans for the upcoming semester. While doing so, I refer to this earlier podcast about planning a project based course. I also talk about the new features on the website, including the blog, the collection of article excerpts and the page of China links. […]

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Tags: blog · ESL activity · listening · listservs · podcasts · speaking

World 727 email list /

August 23rd, 2007 · No Comments

I just found another email list for educators interested in bringing global issues into their classes. It’s called World 727, and it’s run by Merry Merryfield, a professor of social studies and global education at Ohio State University. To join, simply send an email to Professor Merryfield at She also oversees, a wonderful […]

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Tags: blog · global issues resources · listservs · professional organizations · theory