Fall/Winter 2017 Issue

 

MATSOL News

  • President’s Message
  • A Report from MATSOL’s Board of Directors
  • An Update from MATSOL’s Director of Professional Learning - ANN FELDMAN
  • The 2017 TESOL Policy & Advocacy Summit
  • The Community College/ESL Mini-Conference - JUANITA BRUNELLE
  • The Private Language School/Intensive English Programs Mini-Conference - JOSHUA STONE
  • A Report on MATSOL’s English Learner Leadership Council (MELLC) - ANN FELDMAN
  • What’s Happening in MATSOL’s Special Interest Groups (SIGs)?

Get Involved

  • Join a MATSOL Sub-Committee or Task Force
  • Submit to MATSOL Publications
  •  MATSOL’s New “Ambassador” Program - ANN FELDMAN
  • MATSOL’s New Member Engagement Initiatives - HELEN SOLÓRZANO

Reports

  • The LOOK Bill: A Victory for Massachusetts Students - THE MASSACHUSETTS LANGUAGE OPPORTUNITY COALITION
  • An Update on Adult Basic Education in Massachusetts - JEFF MCLYNCH
  • GROW WITH BOWE: A Linda Schulman Innovation Award for a School Community Garden - KIMBERLY K. CHAPUT

Articles

  • LOOKing Beyond English-Only in Massachusetts Schools - MELANIE C. GONZÁLEZ & C. JULIE WHITLOW
  • Insights from a New Certificate Program in Teaching Bilingual English Learners with Disabilities -  CLAUDIA RINALDI, JONI MAGEE, SARA NIÑO & MARIA DE LOURDES SERPA
  • Annual Mandated Evaluations for Teachers: Challenges and Opportunities - KATHY LOBO
  • Preparing Pre-Service Teachers to Teach Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students - ALEXANDRA DEMA & EMILY SPITZMAN

Reviews

  • Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverence, by Angela Duckworth - REVIEWED BY EILEEN FELDMAN
  • Emotions, Learning and the Brain: Exploring the Educational Implications of Affective Neuroscience, by Mary Helen Immordino-Yang - REVIEWED BY KATHY LOBO