TESL Ontario, established in 1972, is a non-profit organization serving the needs of teachers of English as a Second Language and English Literacy Development. In its commitment to professional development and advocacy, TESL Ontario addresses the range of competencies, experiences, and issues which influence the success of immigrants, refugees, visa students, and others who are learning English.
The 1st International Conference on E.S.P. E.A.P. & A.L. will be taking place at the Papastratos Seafront Complex in Volos, Greece on 9 - 10 May 2020.
We invite submissions of papers for reporting empirical research, systematic reviews of the literature, as well as theoretical and practical demonstrations.
Practitioner-focused proposals in the following non-exhaustive but indicative areas are also invited:
The Fall issue of CONTACT TESL Ontario Magazine can be downloaded from our new website for CONTACT at http://contact.teslontario.org/issues/ . The new website for CONTACT makes it possible for you to search all the articles in recent issues or download previous issues.
OCELT stands for Ontario Certified English Language Teacher.
TESL Ontario is celebrating English language education this week. In celebration of this proud profession, TESL Ontario is inviting members to tell us what you love most about teaching for your chance to win 1 of 5 gift baskets. #EducationWeek https://teslontario.formstack.com/forms/educationweek_teslontario
We are a group of five ESL Literacy instructors that are conducting a provincially-funded research project on adult ESL Literacy. We are all passionate about Literacy and realize the need for work done in this field to help existing and future instructors meet the needs of their unique learners.
Research Project: Teacher perspectives on the affective dimensions of immigrant language classes: pedagogical and social implications
A researcher at Université Laval, Monica Waterhouse, is exploring the role of affect in teaching in newcomer classes. For Phase 2 of this project, Monica is looking for instructors to share their perspectives and experiences about teaching existing lessons that use arts-based teaching materials (a graphic novel and a song).