02
APR
2021

Using images effectively in language teaching

Join me on Friday, April 16th for a talk as part of the Virtual Round Table. Here’s the topic: An effective way to engage our students more deeply with the content of language-learning classes is through the use of photographs and images. In this interactive webinar we will...
21
FEB
2020

Q: Skills for Success 3rd edition

I’m delighted that the 3rd edition of Q: Skills for Success is now available from Oxford University Press.  My co-author, Jenny Bixby, and I are very proud of our contributions. We co-wrote two books in the reading/writing strand of the series, Level 2 and also the...
08
NOV
2019

Register for TESOL 2020 in Atlanta

I hope to see you all at the TESOL 2020 Convention and Expo.  This year’s conference will be held in Denver, Colorado from March 31-April 3.  Register now to get early-bird prices and be sure to grab a hotel now while the less expensive venues are still available.  Here’s the...
15
JAN
2018

Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching now available

The TESOL International Association has teamed up with the Wiley publishing company to produce the TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching. It’s available now here. This is a comprehensive, multi-volume examination of just about everything you need to know about...
04
JAN
2017

Surviving and Thriving in the IEP Accreditation Process

This January, my colleague Bruce Rindler and I will be speaking at the EnglishUSA Professional Development Conference in Monterey, CA. Our talk is on surviving and thriving in the IEP accreditation process. I put together a brief video to give a sense of what we’ll be...
10
SEP
2014

Building intercultural competence in young learners

At TESOL in Portland in March 2014, I was part of a panel that discussed issues of raising intercultural awareness for young learners. A synthesis of my talk is now available as an article from the newsletter of TESOL’s Applied Linguistics Interest Section. Here’s the...