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Welcome to the TESOL Resource Center! Need a lesson plan? An activity? How about ideas for what to do in class tomorrow morning? Well, you've come to the right place. The TESOL Resource Center contains lesson plans, teaching tips, activities, assessment tools, and much more. Can't find what you need? Be sure to check back: New resources are posted frequently.

Latest Resources

  • [S]Strategies to Enact Culturally Responsive Teaching
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    By Heather Linville | 30 Mar 2018
    Resource Description: ESL/EFL teachers understand the importance of including culture in the classroom. However, we often lack strategies and ideas to integrate and highlight the deep structures of culture, such as diverse values, beliefs, and ways of thinking and knowing. In this presentation, explore strategies to more fully enact culturally responsive teaching.
     
    Resource Type: Convention General Sessions
  • [S]How Do Chinese EFL Teachers Perceive and Respond to Plagiarism?
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    By Xiaoya Sun and Guangwei Hu | 30 Mar 2018
    Resource Description: This presentation reports an interview-based study of Chinese Englishlanguage teachers’ knowledge, attitudes, and professional experience concerning plagiarism. Its findings underscore the need to equip EFL teachers with the understanding and stance that enable them to foster legitimate textual borrowing practice and socialize their students into the norms of intertextuality.
     
    Resource Type: Convention General Sessions
  • [S]I Learn America: From Personal Storytelling to Classroom Action
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    By Jean Michel Dissard | 30 Mar 2018
    Resource Description: Today, images of migrants seem to be everywhere, but how can we create a climate where our students can tell their own stories? In this session, participants explore a framework and strategies that will encourage students to recognize their own power as civic actors within the public conversation around immigration.
     
    Resource Type: Convention General Sessions
  • [S]Students' Preferences About Oral Corrective Feedback
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    By Thu Tran | 30 Mar 2018
    Resource Description: Are you interested in gaining more insight into giving oral corrective feedback? This study reveals different kinds of oral corrective feedback that students like and dislike. After the session, attendees can take home a tool to determine types of feedback that best suit their students’ preferences.
     
    Resource Type: Convention General Sessions
  • [S]Brave New World: Understanding Social Media's Impact on TESOL
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    By Karl Uhrig and Nola Prough | 30 Mar 2018
    Resource Description: This session presents the results of an investigation into the various discourse practices of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. The presenters discuss the impact of social media on TESOL and the issues and challenges it presents, including the way it complicates the accepted expectations of the English classroom.
     
    Resource Type: Convention General Sessions
  • [S]International Perspectives on Dialoging Across the TESOL Associations
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    By Aymen Elsheikh, Okon Effiong, Christine Coombe | 30 Mar 2018
    Resource Description: Language teachers’ associations (LTAs) provide important platforms for engaging in and sustaining dialogue across the TESOL community. However, a vexed question remains unanswered: Are LTAs successful in facilitating and sustaining such dialogue? This moderated dialogue attempts to answer this question by highlighting the experiences of LTAs from around the globe.
     
    Resource Type: Convention General Sessions
  • [S]Side Hustling: Using Online Platforms to Make Extra Money
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    By Kallie‑Jo Ho, Xin Xiang, Valerie Abbott | 30 Mar 2018
    Resource Description: Imagine a side hustle that not only provides extra income, but also allows language teachers to develop professionally by learning basic marketing skills and interacting digitally with students worldwide. This presentation describes three side hustles enabling teachers to earn money while continuing to do what they love and developing professionally.
     
    Resource Type: Convention General Sessions
  • [S]How Useful Are Corpus Linguistic Tools for Learners' Error Correction?
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    By Natalia Dolgova | 30 Mar 2018
    Resource Description: This presentation explores feasibility and efficacy of using corpus linguistic tools for instructed L2 writing. Specifically, the study aimed to gain insight into learners’ corpus-assisted error correction in written production, and the results provide implications regarding error types that are most compatible with the use of corpus tools.
     
    Resource Type: Convention General Sessions
  • [S]50 Ways to Improve Your Teaching
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    By Justin Shewell | 30 Mar 2018
    Resource Description: This presentation covers several different tips and tricks from the 50 Ways to Teach series by Wayzgoose Press, including teaching reading; teaching with technology; teaching online; and teaching grammar, reading, speaking, pronunciation, and vocabulary. Join us to learn how to improve your teaching and have a little fun along the way.
     
    Resource Type: Convention General Sessions
  • [S]Facework and Negotiation of Meaning in Synchronous Transnational Telecollaboration
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    By Barry Pennock‑Speck and Begona Clavel‑Arroitia | 30 Mar 2018
    Resource Description: The presenters provide research data and results from a corpus of synchronous telecollaborative interactions in English and other languages between secondary school students from five European countries. They posit that a task-based approach provides for student-centred exchanges and show that this, in turn, leads to more autonomous and meaningful interactions.
     
    Resource Type: Convention General Sessions
  • [S]More Effective Approach for International EAP Students: Monolingual or Plurilingual?
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    By Angelica Galante | 30 Mar 2018
    Resource Description: This presentation reports on findings from a study comparing two approaches in a university EAP program: monolingual and plurilingual. Results suggest that, compared to a monolingual approach, a plurilingual approach offers several benefits, such as enhancement of plurilingual and pluricultural competence, agency, and motivation. Implications for teacher training are discussed.
     
    Resource Type: Convention General Sessions
  • [S]Cinderella No More! L2 Pronunciation Research and Practice
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    By John M. Levis | 30 Mar 2018
    Resource Description: Second language (L2) pronunciation, once a language teaching mainstay, had a long Cinderella crisis in which its role in TESOL and foreign language teaching was relegated to the sidelines. This presentation describes changes promising a bright future both in influencing language teaching and in increasing integration into the language teaching mainstream.
     
    Resource Type: Convention General Sessions
  • [S]Reconceptualizing Teachers' Narrative Inquiry as Professional Development
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    By Paula Golombek and Karen Johnson | 30 Mar 2018
    Resource Description: This research-oriented session recognizes the value of teacher narrative inquiry in fostering teacher agency and teacher/teaching expertise. The presenters argue for the attention to the pivotal role that expert mediation, by skilled teacher educators acting intentionally and systematically, also plays in supporting teacher professional development through narrative inquiry.
     
    Resource Type: Convention General Sessions
  • [S]What Works in Professional Development: Research, Practice, and Evaluation
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    By Lottie Baker, Jana Moore, Deborah Short, Paula Golombek, Jerry Frank, Kimberly Johnson | 30 Mar 2018
    Resource Description: How do we know that professional development (PD), an integral aspect of TESOL’s mission and activities, impacts teacher and student learning? In this session, TESOL’s Professional Development and Research Professional Councils bring together researchers, practitioners, and PD providers to share their perspectives on this critical question.
     
    Resource Type: Convention General Sessions
  • [S]The Future of the TESOL Profession
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    By Denise Murray, Sarah Sahr, John Segota and David Cutler | 29 Mar 2018
    Resource Description: TESOL International Association led a strategic conversation with respected and innovative thought leaders from a variety of international context regarding the future of the TESOL Profession. In the coming months, TESOL will release a Call to Action with 5 strategic priorities and multiple recommendations for action. This session not only summarizes our process, but what happens next.
     
    Resource Type: Convention General Sessions