Vol. 13, Issue 3, March 2013
Welcome to Dialogue!
Inside this Issue
Close Reading (In Five Words) by Richard Ciriello
Tech Tools: Turnitin.com: More Than Just a Plagiarism Detector by David Parker
Clearly Speaking: Focusing on the First Day by Joyce Mandell
First Year Focus: Eclecticism Is Key by Jennifer Scully
Dialogue News & Announcements:
Long Island Region Swap Shop
Collaborating On the Common Core
Hosted by: NYS TESOL Curriculum and Standards, Long Island Region, and Professional Concerns Committees
Date: Thursday, April 4, 2013
Place: Sagamore Middle School, Sachem Central School District, 57 Division St., Holtsville, NY 11742
Time: 4:00-5:30 pm
Price: Members- $3.00
Join us for an afternoon of sharing lessons, strategies and techniques you have found to be successful in your classrooms. Please bring copies of your materials to “swap” so that everyone will leave with a new set of ideas. This is an opportunity to network with surrounding districts and support one another during this transition into the Common Core. This event is open to the first 20 registrants. Snacks and refreshments will be served.
Please RSVP by March 15, 2013 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Teaching English Internationally: An Intimate Salon
Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: A warm residence in Nassau County, Long Island (when you RSVP, directions will be provided)
Members: There is only a small fee of $5.00 to cover the refreshment costs.
Please pay in cash when you arrive.
Have you lived overseas and experienced trouble re-adjusting on your return? Are you curious about teaching overseas and want information about the “re-entry” process? Are you interested in the experience of culture shock generally? Come to this Salon where a seasoned university ESL/EFL instructor will share anecdotes and resources about reverse culture shock: what it’s like coming home.
Please see this flyer for more information!
13th Annual Long Island ESOL Conference
Higher Expectations: How to Help ELLs Meet Them
Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013
Time: 8:00am to 12:30pm
Location: Molloy College
For Registration and Call For Proposals Information, please visit this page
The NYS TESOL 43rd Annual Conference will be held on November 15-16, 2013 in White Plains, NY. Stay tuned for details and registration information.
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