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 Wednesday–Friday in the Hilton hotel. 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!

Wednesday, 6 April 2016

T01 Brock Brady Rethinking Classroom Management for Both Novice and Seasoned Teachers
T02 Liying Cheng From Testing to Assessment: Connecting Language Teaching, Learning, and Assessment
T03 Christine Coombe  Mentoring: An Essential Leadership Development Skill
T04 Elizabeth Hanson-Smith Gamify (Turn Activity Into a Game) Your Class: It works!
T05 Joyce Kling English Medium Instruction
T06 Suhanthie Motha Race and Empire in TESOL
T07 Dudley Reynolds  Finding Your Place in TESOL’s Next 50 Years 
T09 Joan Kang Shin Teaching English to Young Learners With International Children’s Songs

Thursday, 7 April 2016

T10 Kyung-Hee Bae Graduate ESL Students: Understanding/Addressing Their Communicative Needs and Experiences  
T11 Gary Carkin Methods of Teaching English Through Drama
Mary Ann Christison
Denise Murray
Online Language Teacher Education 
T13 Ayanna Cooper
Supporting Educators of English Language Learners Through Strong Leadership
T14 Andy Curtis Leading and Managing Change and Innovation in TESOL 
T15 Ester de Jong Preparing Mainstream Teachers to Work with ELLs
T17 David Nunan Fostering Autonomy Through Contact Assignments 
T18 Tarana Patel Exploring Business Avenues for Entrepreneurial Opportunities in TESOL
 T20 Christel Broady  Advocacy for Immigrant Families and Their K-12 Children in the USA
 T23 Donald Freeman Exploring What Works in ELT Professional Development

 Friday, 8 April 2016

T19 Jeanette Altarriba Cognitive Approaches to Encoding a New Language
T21 Deena Boraie Exploring Your Assessment Literacy by Critically Evaluating an Assessment Task
T22 Keith Folse Teaching Vocabulary in TESOL 
T24 Deborah Healey  How Lessons Learned From the MOOC Can Inform Classroom Teaching
T25 Awad Ibrahim What TESOLers Need to Know About Hip Hop and Blackness
T26 Rashi Jain Beyond Native/Nonnative Borders: Exploring Translingualism in Teacher Identity
Mary Lou McCloskey 
Reading Development for Students With Interrupted Education