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Season 2

Nov. 29, 2022

S2 51.0 Cultivating Human Connection

We invite you to listen to this episode of TTELT as Dr. Andre Boyer shares his top tips for cultivating human connection in the c…

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Nov. 21, 2022

S2 50.0 Realia for Vocabulary

Realia (real life objects) is a topic most of us have heard of, yet how much do we use it in our classrooms? Alberto August, a pr…

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Nov. 15, 2022

S2 49.0 Creating A Learning Community

Classroom community is important to student motivation and engaging learners. To learn a language we need a safe environment wher…

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Nov. 8, 2022

S2 48.0 Teaching with Idioms

Erica Reynoso’s interest in vocabulary led her to integrate idioms into her daily teaching. She shares great tips for creative wa…

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Nov. 1, 2022

S2 47.0 Facilitation in a Multi-Level Classroom

We invite you to listen to this episode of TTELT as Dr. Andre Boyer shares his top tips for facilitating a multi-level classroom.…

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Oct. 26, 2022

S2 46.0 Pronunciation

Ever had challenges with teaching students pronunciation? Join us to hear a native Spanish speaker share his tips for how he mast…

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Oct. 19, 2022

S2 45.0 Avoiding Burnout and Stress

Balancing your personal and professional life can be challenging. Are you seeking tips on how to avoid stress and burnout? In thi…

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Oct. 12, 2022

S2 44.0 Back to Basics with Facilitation Skills

Go back to basics with facilitation skills in this episode. Beth shares her ideas about what you can do to create an environment …

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Oct. 5, 2022

S2 43.0 Online Assessment Tips

Do you find it challenging to conduct effective assessments, especially online? Listen to Jhon Carvajal’s tips for understanding …

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Sept. 27, 2022

S2 42.0 Relationship Building

Have you found it challenging to get to know your students? Would you like to tailor your lessons to their needs and expectations…

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Sept. 14, 2022

S2 41.0 Increase Student Talk Time

Are you looking for ideas to increase student talk time at the beginning of class? We invite you to listen to this episode of TTE…

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Aug. 24, 2022

S2 40.0 Noticing and Using Grammar

Looking for some new ideas for how to engage students in their grammar study? Beth has found success by getting students to notic…

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July 27, 2022

S2 39.0 Boost Classroom Engagement

Are you seeking tips on how to engage your students and boost participation? We invite you to listen to this episode of TTELT as …

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July 19, 2022

S2 38.0 Online Teaching Tips

Do you find online teaching challenging? In this episode of TTELT, Dr. Kirsten Dyck joins us to share her top 3 tips for online t…

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July 12, 2022

S2 37.0 Fun-work vs Homework

Are you in need of some fresh homework ideas? Join us to learn how Courtney Miles has reframed homework as fun-work. She highligh…

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June 23, 2022

S2 36.0 Student Motivation Revisited

In the early days of our organization, Beth Trudell sat down for a conversation on student motivation with our founder. In this e…

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June 15, 2022

S2 35.0 Reviewing Past Episodes for Future Ideas

Join Peter Edwards as he scrolls back through previous TTELT podcasts to help him refresh his thoughts on an upcoming project. Pe…

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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. 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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Dec. 7, 2021

S2 10.0 Enhancing Reading with Graphic Organizers with Randi Perlman

Randi Perlman shares her expertise in teaching in the U.S. and Finland with tips of incorporating KWL charts, Venn diagrams, and …

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Nov. 30, 2021

S2 09.0 Working with Culture in Foreign Language Classrooms with Luci…

Originally from Brazil, Luciana is currently working in Germany teaching English and Portuguese. Working with multi-cultural clas…

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Nov. 23, 2021

S2 08.0 Culturally Responsive Teaching with Joanne Munisteri **Audio …

With extensive international teaching experience, Joanne Munisteri shares with us her expertise in culturally responsive teaching…

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Nov. 23, 2021

S2 08.0 Culturally Responsive Teaching with Joanne Munisteri

With extensive international teaching experience, Joanne Munisteri shares her expertise in culturally responsive teaching. She hi…

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Nov. 15, 2021

S2 07.0 Student-Centered Teaching in Teacher-Centered Cultures with K…

Kirsten Dyck, who is currently teaching English at a university in Nanjing, China, has also taught in the Ukraine. She shares her…

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Nov. 9, 2021

S2 06.0 Using Mindfulness in the Classroom with Ramin Yazdanpanah **G…

Ramin Yazdanpanah is a multifaceted and talented educator and founder of Full Circle Language Learning and Teaching Services. He …

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Nov. 2, 2021

S2 05.0 Rethinking Imagery and Vocabulary with Jennifer Gonzales

Too often, the vocabulary and imagery selected for English Language Learning classes are disconnected from the learners' experie…

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Oct. 26, 2021

S2 4.0 Service Learning with Dr. Aileen Hale

Educators Worldwide board member Dr. Aileen Hale, shares her expertise in Service-Learning (SL), a contemporary application of Ex…

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Oct. 19, 2021

S2 3.0 Conversational Writing with Nicholas Gordon

An Outreach Coordinator at Georgetown University, and a prior EL Fellow in Ukraine, author Nicholas Gordan has developed Conversa…

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Oct. 12, 2021

S2 2.0 Alternative Assessment for the Writing Classroom with Beth Tru…

A board member with Educators Worldwide and a prior English Language Fellow in Pakistan and Afghanistan, Beth Trudell shares expe…

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