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Tea with Distinguished TESOLers
Renew your energy with a light snack and gather with a small, casual group of colleagues to discuss a current topic of interest with a leading TESOL expert.

Each tea topic is limited to nine attendees. Teas will take place 3 pm–3:45 pm Thursday and Friday, and 2 pm–2:45 pm Saturday in the convention center. Tickets are not transferable and are only valid for the tea printed on each ticket. A light snack is provided.

All teas are US$45

Tickets to Tea With Distinguished TESOLers that are not sold in advance can be purchased on-site at the TESOL registration desk. To order tickets, please see the registration form. These teas sell out quickly, so register early!
Thursday 26 March, 3 pm–3:45 pm
Session # Host  Topic 
T01 María Estela Brisk Translating Common Core Text Types to Specific Writing Genres
T02
SOLD OUT
Anne Burns Teacher Engagement in Practitioner Research
T04
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Donald Freeman Scalable Ideas for Change: Thinking Differently About Teacher Development
T05
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Antoinette Gagné Engaging Strategies for Online Teacher Education
T06
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Karen E. Johnson Second Language Teacher Education
T07
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Brian Morgan Critical ELT Pedagogies: Theory to and From Practice
T08
SOLD OUT 
David Nunan Language Learning Beyond the Classroom
T09
SOLD OUT
David Schwarzer Bilingual, Multilingual, Translingual: What Is the Difference?
T11
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Stephanie Vandrick Social Class Issues in TESOL Settings
T18
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Bonny Norton Identity in a Global World
 T26
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Luciana de Oliveira The Common Core State Standards and English Language Learners
Friday, 27 March, 3 pm–3:45 pm
Session # Host  Topic 
T12
SOLD OUT
Sally Ali Using Effective Strategies in Developing and Assessing Students’ Oral Skills
T13
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Marianne Celce-Murcia Integrating Top-Down and Bottom-Up Considerations in ELT 
T14
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Jodi Crandall Teaching Young Learners: Successes and Challenges
T15
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Ester de Jong More Than Just Good Teaching: Preparing Mainstream Teachers to Work With ELLs
T17
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Paula Markus ESL Programs in Canada's Largest and Most Diverse School Board
T19
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Randi Reppen Teaching Grammar or Teaching Language: Knowing What Students Need
T20
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Deborah Short Long-Term English Learners: How Can We Meet Their Needs?
T21
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Tony Silva Issues in Second Language Writing 
T22
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David Wood Formulaic Language in ESL/EFL Teaching and Teacher Education
Saturday, 28 March, 2 pm–2:45 pm
Session # Host  Topic 
T16 

Maggie Hawkins Languages, Literacies, and Learning in and Through Transnational Digital Communications
T23
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Leslie Barratt How Real are the Borders of English Grammar Rules?
T24
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Deena Boraie Principled Techniques for Using Learners’ own Language in EFL Classes
T25 Carla Chamberlin-Quinlisk Responsible Use and Interrogation of Popular Media in Language Classrooms
T27
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Scott Roy Douglas Exploring Principles and Practices for English Language Teaching Materials Design
T28 Lynne Diaz-Rico Maintaining Your Unique Teaching Style While Accommodating to Students' Culture(s)
T30 Lía D. Kamhi-Stein NNESTs and the JobMarket
T31

Patsy M. Lightbown Content-Based Language Teaching: Something to Talk About
T32
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Stuart Webb Developing an Effective Vocabulary Learning Program