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.
Carmen Sandiego is on a new mission: traveling the world to help the next generation of global citizens build valuable social–emotional skills. Students can journey with Carmen in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s new web series, Fearless Kids Around the World, and meet young heroes working to do good with bravery, resilience, and kindness.
Global Oneness Project is sponsoring a student photography project inspired by the film Earthrise by Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee. “Document Your Place on the Planet” challenges students to take one photograph that captures their relationship and place on Earth.
Learning through digital technology and video games can lead to more peaceful societies, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the educational arm of the United Nations. The UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development has created two games aimed at teaching students about global citizenship and sustainable development.