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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

T3

Jo Gusman

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

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

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

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

T34

Gilda Martinez-Alba

TESOL Videographers Discuss Their Moviemaking Secrets 


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

T3​1

Tony Silva

Second Language Writing

T3​2

Debra Snell

Stimulating Warm-Up Activities for All Levels