Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Crescent Moon Women’s Club

Gwendolyn G. DeRosa Imagine that you are an international student. You are a woman. You are not married. You are alone in a foreign country except for your younger brother. You have never been taught by a male teacher.  You … Continue reading

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Dr. Micek Recognized at Awards Ceremony

 (Photo courtesy of ODU Office of Marketing and Communications) H. A. Rehm At this year’s Leadership Awards Ceremony, Dr. Tim Micek was presented with the David B. Erwin, Jr. Award. This award is presented to a student organization advisor who … Continue reading

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Congratulations, student teachers!

(Photo courtesy of Lejla Bilal) H. A. Rehm Several ODU TESOL students are finishing up their student teaching this month. This has included 15 weeks of developing unit plans, collaborating with a classroom teacher, and wrangling with TK20 to submit … Continue reading

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So You Want to be a Substitute Teacher, Part Two: Tips of the Trade

Whitney M. Jashinski In my previous post, I explained the steps leading up to your first substituting job. But you may be wondering, “What next?” As an experienced substitute teacher, I have compiled some tips to help you out on … Continue reading

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#TESOL and Social Media

Lejla Bilal The geography of social media, according to a recent survey conducted by English for Social Media, is as follows: 62% of adults worldwide now use social media 65% of the world’s top companies have an active Twitter profile … Continue reading

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Michigan State University-National Geographic Conference on Content-Based Instruction

There’s still time to RSVP if you’re planning to attend this conference on Saturday, April 13th in Brody Hall at MSU. Email Angela Shields at by Friday, April 5th. Below is session info for the MSU faculty presentations, as well … Continue reading

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