I’m looking forward to seeing friends old and new at the TESOL Convention in Chicago from March 27-30. Will you be there? Come and see me. I’ll be at the booth at TESOL Central in the exhibit area on Thursday, March 29th from 2:00-3:30. I’ll also giving the following presentations:
Activities for Building Intercultural Communication Skills Among IEP Students
Wednesday March 28 4:00 PM
N227b (McCormick Place, North Building)
Bruce Rindler, Joe McVeigh
Building intercultural communicative competence in the IEP classroom helps students work together and make sense of their encounters outside the classroom. This workshop-style presentation introduces teachers to a set of classroom activities that have a focus on building intercultural communicative competence while simultaneously developing language skills.
Encouraging Growth and Innovation for In-Service Teachers
Thursday March 29 1:00 PM
N129 (McCormick Place, North Building)
Helping ourselves and others become better teachers involves growth and change—processes that most humans naturally resist. In this session, participants explore the barriers to change and the presenter shares gentle but effective methods to encourage improvement and innovation in teaching practices.
Hope to see you there!