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Have a Cup and a Chat

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.

Teas will take place 3 pm–3:45 pm, Wednesday–​Friday.

Teas are US$​50 each. Tickets are not transferable and are only valid for the tea printed on each ticket.  Each tea topic is limited to nine attendees. A light snack is provided

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!

Hosts and Topics

Wednesday, ​13 March 2019

Host

Topic

T1

Lynne Diaz-Rico

New Ways to Stimulate the Disposition to Learn: Motivation Revisited

T2

Jan Dormer

Speaking Truth to Power in TESOL

T3

Jo Gusman

Culture-Context-Contact-Content Model©: Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Strategies

T4

Lucie Moussu

Academic Leaders in the Making: Writing Group Pedagogy in Non-Credit Courses for ESL Graduate Students

T5

Anne Pomerantz

Is Humor Teachable?

T6

K. David Harrison

Language Diversity

T7

Margaret McKenzie

Dual Language Immersion - Advocating for EL Equity & Success

T8

Carla Chamberlin-Quinlak

Words, Images, and Stories: Incorporating Popular Media into Second Language Teaching and Learning

T9

Viviana Cortes

Advantages of Using Corpora in the ESL/EFL Classroom

T11

Dilin Liu

Making Grammar/Vocabulary Teaching More Engaging and Effective: New Theories and Practices

T12

Joan Kang Shin

The Power of Online Learning in TESOL Teacher Education


Thursday, ​14 March 2019

Host

Topic

T10 

Peter De Costa

Teacher Emotions: Why ​They Matter

T13

Paula Mellom

Increasing Academic and Social Achievement Through Culturally-Responsive Collaborative Interaction

T14

Paula Markus

Trends and Developments in Supporting ELLs in Canada

T15

Margaret Baker

Language Programs for English Learners and GA Systems of Continuous Improvement

T17

Fredricka L. Stoller

Strategic Reader Training: Every Teacher Should Do It!

T18

Patrick Wallace

GA's Dual Language Programs and Global Initiatives - Leading the Way to Multilingualism!

T19

William Grabe

New Directions in Reading Research and What it Means for Teaching L2 Reading

T20

Maria Dantas-Whitney

Teacher Professional Development: Principles, Practices, Reflection, and Advocacy

T21

Holly Hansen-Thomas

Academic Functions and Strategic Linguistics to Serve Emergent Bilinguals in the Mainstream

T22

Amanda Kibler

Creating Effective Classroom Settings for Multilingual Adolescents

T23

Lawrence Jun Zhang

Enabling Corrective Feedback in ESL/EFL Classrooms: Cognitive, Metacognitive, and Socioaffective Strategies

T24

Youngjoo Yi 

Digital and Multimodal Literacy in the Classroom


Friday, ​15 March 2019

Host

Topic

T16

Scott Roy Douglas

English for Academic Purposes and the Undergraduate Student Experience

T2​5

Kathleen Bailey

Keeping a Teacher Diary for Professional Development and/or Research

T2​6

Ester de Jong

Teacher Preparation for ELLs: Mainstream Teacher Language Identities

T2​7

Luciana de Oliveira

A Language-based Approach to Content Instruction (LACI)

T2​8

Tarana Patel

Alternative Job Opportunities in Online Teaching and How to Develop an Entrepreneurial View to Create an Income Stream by Doing So

T​29

John Rucynski

New Ways in Teaching with Humor

T​30

David Schwarzer

Bilingualism, Multilingualism, and Translingualism - What is the Difference?

T3​1

Tony Silva

Second Language Writing

T3​2

Debra Snell

Stimulating Warm-Up Activities for All Levels

T3​3

Stephanie Vendrick 

Third Culture Kids, International Students, and the Differences that Labels Make