Category Archives: Conferences

More from TESOL International 2014 in Portland!

Amy Faeth, Gwendolyn DeRosa, and Stephanie Wilker The TESOL International Conference radiates with energy and innovative ideas.  One of the main difficulties is deciding which sessions to attend.  We want to share a just a few sessions that we have … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals!

Stephanie Wilker In just a few months, Michigan State University English Language Center, in collaboration with National Geographic Learning, will be hosting its second annual Learning Symposium. Last year’s professional development event provided attendees with a wealth of information about … Continue reading

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Classroom Management for Post-Secondary ELLs (Panel Discussion at the Ohio TESOL Conference 2013)

Gwendolyn Glover DeRosa The Ohio TESOL Conference 2013 was a tremendous success.  Located at the Hilton Columbus Downtown, the conference brought together educators, activists, students, and professionals.  Ideas were shared and discussed regarding numerous topics including “Teaching the Process of … Continue reading

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Ohio TESOL Conference

Amy Faeth and Gwendolyn G. DeRosa The annual Ohio TESOL Conference will be held this Friday and Saturday, November 15-16, at the Hilton in downtown Columbus. The conference will feature keynote speaker Deborah Short, co-developer of the SIOP Model. The … Continue reading

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Michigan State University & National Geographic Learning: Inspiration for TESOL Instructors

(Clockwise from top left: Dr. Neil J. Anderson, Tim Samaras, Trevor Frost, Jim Desler, Collin Blair, and Matthew Rynbrandt. Photos courtesy of H. A. Rehm.) H. A. Rehm On Saturday, April 13th, educators attended a workshop on integrating content-based instruction … 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 angela.shields@cengage.com by Friday, April 5th. Below is session info for the MSU faculty presentations, as well … Continue reading

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Invitation to MSU: Conference on Content-Based Instruction

H. A. Rehm Michigan State University’s English Language Center is teaming up with National Geographic Learning to present a professional development opportunity for higher education ESL instructors. MSU invites members of Ohio TESOL to attend “Integrating Content-Based Instruction Through Relevant … Continue reading

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Ohio TESOL Conference 2012: Leading Language Learning

Gretchen Stranges The 2012 Ohio TESOL Conference, in conjunction with the Lau Resource Centre and the Ohio Department of Education, was held at The Ohio State University Student Union.  The theme of the conference was “Leading Language Learning.” This two-day event provided opportunities for professional development … Continue reading

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Vilvi Vannak: The Future of Adult Education- Curriculum or Not? And How?

Lejla Bilal Often attendees at the annual Ohio TESOL conference bounce from session to session seeking just the right one. Some gather in the lobby, hoping colleagues will suggest a worthwhile session. Eventually, you find a captivating one. The captivator … Continue reading

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Mairi Wilkins on Adult Classroom Management

H. A. Rehm Mairi Wilkins addressed a topic of particular interest to new teachers of adults at the Ohio TESOL Conference on Friday, November 9th.  She pointed out that classroom management is an issue in adult classes because teachers don’t … Continue reading

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