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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

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

Food Issues Month – IATEFL GISIG

October 1st, 2013 · 1 Comment

IATEFL’s Global Issues Special Interest Group is hosting Food Issues Month this October. They’re asking teachers from around the world to shares lessons and activities related to: Hunger and food scarcity Food safety and food regulation Food advertising and labels Meat Genetically modified (GM) foods Diets and food lifestyle choices Obesity and eating disorders Sustainable […]

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Tags: blog · food and hunger · global issues activities · lesson plans · professional organizations

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

Environmental Responsibility Forum in TESOL

April 19th, 2013 · 2 Comments

I would like to start an environmental forum in TESOL. The purpose of this forum will be to bring together English language teachers, program administrators, and other English language professionals interested in environmental issues. We will use our network to share materials and other resources in a spirit of collaboration. We will also promote environmentally […]

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Tags: blog · professional organizations · the environment

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 – Teach Your Students to Save the World through Social Entrepreneurship

April 24th, 2012 · No Comments

Catharine Hannay and William Little wrote this post about their TESOL presentation. Thank you both very much for sharing this! And for anyone else who has materials they’d like to share, let me know. It was lovely meeting David at the TESOL convention, as well as several other teachers who are interested in social justice […]

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Tags: blog · global issues activities · global issues resources · poverty & wealth · presentations · professional organizations · service learning · social entrepreneurship · teaching with games · TESOL 2012 · video games

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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Journals and Professional Organizations

June 17th, 2011 · No Comments

I just went through the journals and professional organizations pages to update them and fix all the broken links. I found some great stuff while poking around in there. For one thing, JALT’s GISIG has huge portion of their newsletter archives up on their website. I also added a link to the collection of ESL […]

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Tags: blog · global issues resources · journals · professional organizations · the environment

talkin ’bout… teacher organizing (April 13 and 14)

April 12th, 2011 · No Comments

talkin ’bout is an occasional online discussion series by the Education for Liberation Network. On April 13 and 14, they’re going to have one featuring members of Teacher Activist Groups, a national coalition of teacher activist organizations. The discussion will take place on their website, and all visitors to the site will be able to […]

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