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Featured Articles

6 Tips for Developing a Course in an LMS

by Ilka Kostka

Taking special care to create a cohesive and well-organized course in your LMS can ensure a smooth start to the school year and get students excited about your course and about learning. Read More 


9 New Ways ELT Teachers Can Succeed

by Laura Dzieciolowski

Although experiencing some setbacks is inevitable while becoming a seasoned English language educator, by following these tips, you will be able to have smoother sailing throughout your career. Read More


Quick Tip: 3 Activities to Discuss Names and Identity in Your Classroom 

by Clarissa Codrington and Trisha Dowling

We recommend broaching this topic head-on and getting students to think about identity, what it means to them, and how it is manifested in our names. Read More

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Take part in one of TESOL's upcoming online courses and workshops to help busy TESOL professionals develop leadership skills, improve core competencies, and stay abreast of the latest developments in the dynamic field of English language teaching and learning.

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TESOL: Training for Trainers

29 September - 9 November 2021

Assess the needs of your current continuing professional development program and explore ways to boost or transform your program’s profile by using the latest techniques and technologies. Learn more and register!

Separating Difference From Disability With ELLs

11 October – 7 November 2021

Gain an understanding of the specific issues in assessment and intervention and learn identification strategies that are most effective in separating difference from disability among students from diverse racial, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds. Learn more and register!