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May 25, 2022

S2 34.0 Benefits of Professional Development

Find your professional development path with Brooke Leach Grable. She shares the importance of making and building connections to…

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May 18, 2022

S2 33.0 Networking at Conferences

Attending workshops and plenaries are great, yet networking can shape your career. Professional conferences offer so many opportu…

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May 12, 2022

S2 32.0 Professional Development Conferences

Ever feel overwhelmed by all of the choices at professional conferences? Learn tips for making the conference experience, whether…

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May 3, 2022

S2 31.0 Professional Development 101

Learn how to take control of your professional development. Join Dr. Aileen Hale, Beth Trudell, and Dr. Peter Edwards for a discu…

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April 26, 2022

S2 30.0 Service Learning and PBL

Discover the connections between Service-Learning (SL) and Project-Based Learning with Dr. Aileen Hale. She shares ways to take p…

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April 20, 2022

S2 29 Task-Based Learning

Do you ever feel like the language you are learning isn't the language you need? This week Anesh Daya the founder of On the Spot …

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April 12, 2022

S2 28.0 Leadership and Learning

Learn ways to engage your students in leading their project-based learning. Courtney Miles shares with listeners creative ideas f…

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April 5, 2022

S2 27.0 Project-Based Learning 101

Project-based learning is an instructional approach that gives meaning to the languages our students are learning. Project-based …

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March 28, 2022

S2 26 Rubrics - An Assessment Essential

Want to know a helpful strategy for making assessments fairer? Rubrics are the answer. Rubrics are tools used by both teachers an…

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March 24, 2022

S2 25.0 Hexagonal Thinking: Putting the Pieces Together

Need an assessment that integrates language skills and requires students to think critically? Try hexagonal thinking. This strate…

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March 15, 2022

S2 24.0 Beyond Exit Slips

Formative assessments can be easily integrated into your classroom teaching practice daily. In this discussion with Renuka Karuna…

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March 8, 2022

S2 23.0 Assessment 101

Have questions about assessment for English Language Learners? This episode features experts in the field discussing what assessm…

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March 1, 2022

S2 22.0 Minecraft: Great for ELLs

Have you heard of Minecraft? It is a great tool to teach vocabulary, verb tenses and use visuals to showcase sentence structures.…

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Feb. 21, 2022

S2 21.0 Review Games for Language Learners

Need new game ideas to keep learning interesting? Listen as Christian Kallio shares grammar, vocabulary, and reading review games…

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Feb. 16, 2022

S2 20.0 Tips for Using Improv Games

Join us to learn how Improv Games can engage students while creating a safe space for practicing their language skills. Build stu…

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Feb. 9, 2022

S2 19.0 Review Activities that Work!

Learn about review games such as syllabus search, vocabulary wheel, relay race, and more! These are all great in-class and onlin…

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Feb. 4, 2022

S2 18.0 Low & No Prep Online Games with Wordwall

Have you ever heard of Wordwall? Wordwall.net is a low-tech way to create your perfect teaching resource and bring engaging games…

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Jan. 25, 2022

S2 17.0 Technology Guaranteed to Increase Engagement and Participatio…

While getting English Language Learners to participate in classroom activities is often easier said than done, some time-tested m…

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Jan. 19, 2022

S2 16.0 Engaging Benefits of Cellphones for EL Teachers with Hansley …

In a world shaped by digital trends, cellphones are great teaching tools for English language learners (ELLs) who have limited te…

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Jan. 11, 2022

S2 15 Broadening Horizons with Technology in Teaching Language and Cu…

Originally from China, a young linguistic entrepreneur and PhD candidate, Yuchen Lui shares her knowledge of creating a new App t…

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Jan. 4, 2022

S2 14.0 Presentation Tips and Technology with Alia Attia

An entrepreneurial English Assistant from Egypt, Alia Attia shares her expertise on presenting with technology, integrating Slide…

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Dec. 29, 2021

S2 13.0 Building Vocabulary to Increase Reading Comprehension with Br…

Join us to hear Dr. Brenda Custodio's tips on building students' vocabulary to increase their reading. In this episode you'll lea…

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Dec. 22, 2021

S2 12 Creating a LOVE for Reading with Makaela Anderson

Makaela Anderson, a Senior Research Associate for Research Surveys and an adjunct professor for UCSD's EL Institute, shares her e…

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Dec. 14, 2021

S2 11 Using Drama and Role Play to Enhance Reading with Natasha Agraw…

Natasha Agrawal gained her own confidence in reading and speaking through drama, as a child in India. As a teacher of English lan…

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