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2017 TESL London Spring Conference featuring Dr. Thomas Farrell

Regististrations for the Spring Conference are now closed.  If you still want to attend, you may pay at the door. Members, follow us on Twitter for a chance to win an exciting prize!

 
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Winter PD - February 17, 2016
Our annual Winter PD - Further Your Education was a hit!  The event took place on Wednesday, Februrary 17, from 6-8 pm at London Language Institute...   

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Nominations 2016
Honour TESL professionals who provide an outstanding educational experience to their students by going above and beyond the expectations of their teaching position. Encourage members to submit nominations for outstanding individuals, including students.
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ISTE2017, San Antonio Part 2
From Teacher to Teacher
August 1, 2017

In this second part of my blog series on ISTE2017, I will focus on some of the themes that I noticed at the conference. The themes I noticed include:

  1. Failure; reflection driving improvement

  2. Learners as edutech creators, not consumers

  3. Digital Citizenship - teaching internet behaviour

  4. The slow morphing of pedagogy with principles of andragogy

  5. Access/Accessibility


In this piece, I will be talking about #1...

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ISTE2017, San Antonio Part 1
From Teacher to Teacher
July 6, 2017

Picture of Entrance at Henry B Gonzalez Convention Centre

EXT:  SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS. EARLY MORNING.

By: Jen Artan

The multi-tiered freeway bustles with early morning traffic.  From the front of the hotel, a lone Canadian waits anxiously for her Uber. Anxious, because she’s never been in San Antonio before, and also, Uber?  A hesitant first time user, but the location of the last remaining hotel room meant Uber or Taxi.

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What is Evidence-Based Assessment?
From Teacher to Teacher
March 26, 2017

What is Evidence-Based Assessment?

By Susan Stitt

First, it’s important to define what assessment is. As educators, I think that we can all agree on the importance of assessment as a process of collecting, examining and using data which is verifiable by means of observation, or experiment.  

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Edutech Tools
From Teacher to Teacher
August 7, 2016
While it is still summer vacation, I know that many of us are beginning to think about the fall.  Most teachers I know spend at least some of their holidays creating or editing lessons, finding material, or organizing for the next term.

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TESL Ontario Conference - Part 1
From Teacher to Teacher
November 17, 2015
TESL Ontario recently changed conference venues and has gone full circle; the conference was held again at the Sheraton Toronto, which was a bonus for those of us staying at the hotel.  Two jam-packed days of professional development and building your PLN (personal/professional learning networks) kept conference-goers busy.  So much went on that I have decided to split my experience into several parts, and also solicit experiences from other TESL Londoners. [READ MORE]
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