Award for Commitment to Exemplary English Language Teaching
The TESOL Teacher of the Year Award was created by TESOL and NationalGeographic Learning to recognize and honor exceptional English language teachers at all levels. Any English language teacher who has been a classroom teacher for a minimum of three years and is not a previous recipient of this award is eligible to apply. Applicants are not required to be members of the TESOL International Association. The winner will receive $1,000; free one-year TESOL membership; free registration for the TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo the year of the award, plus three nights hotel and round-trip airfare; a session as an invited speaker at the annual convention; an invitation to the Leadership Luncheon at the TESOL Convention; a profile and published article in TESOL Connections; and a $250 voucher for the TESOL Bookstore.
TheNew York Times Learning Network is again offering middle schools and high schools a free, flexible seven-unit writing program based on the real-world writing found in newspapers—from editorials and reviews to personal narratives and informational essays.
Created by a team of Cornell University students, Quarantine Buddy(qbuddy) links isolated students with a “pen pal” to remotely socialize with based on self-reported interests. Users answer a few questions about themselves, and the hosts match them to other people to talk to, either online or by phone.
A coproduction of PBS Learning Studios and Complexly, The Art Assignment introduces innovative artists that present the viewer with the challenge to complete different types of art assignments. It also explores art history through the lens of the present and exposes alternative approaches to art-making.