Online Conference for Teachers of English Learners
Since 2017 the freeVirtuEL Conference has invited researchers and teachers of English learners to present on topics ranging from digital tools for ELs to schoolwide changes to help language learners. One day of the conference livestreams each year, making each recorded session available for anyone to access. Use the “replay” links to watch any of the 2019 conference sessions via the Presenters’ webpage and keep an eye out for information on the 2020 conference.
The TESOL Teacher of the Year Award was created by TESOL and NationalGeographic Learning to recognize and pay tribute to exceptional English language teachers at all levels. Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to create a supportive and encouraging learning environment by providing quality language instruction based on well-articulated theory, philosophy, educational research, and best practices.
Behind My Mask / Detras de me cubrebocasis a pedagogical tool to engage bilingual youth in conversations around identity and emotions amid the COVID-19 global pandemic. Written in English and Spanish, the book includes reflective activities about emotions and promotes the use of masks.
The Bill & MelindaGates Foundation wants to use a multimillion-dollar grant program to remove barriers to algebra—a gateway to higher-level mathematics—for English language learners, students from families in poverty, and Latino and Black students.