MATSOL Currents is the association's official newsletter. It is published twice a year.

 

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We welcome submissions to MATSOL Currents:

  • An article about your school, program, or classroom.
  • An issue of concern to our field.
  • A book or resource review.

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Submission Deadlines
  • Fall/Winter Issue -- October 15
  • Spring/Summer Issue -- April 15

Send submissions to Currents@matsol.org

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Fall/Winter 2016 Issue

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Contents

MATSOL News
  • President’s Message
  • Staffing Changes at MATSOL - HELEN SOLÓRZANO
  • The Next Generation ESL Model Curriculum and Resource Guide - HELEN SOLÓRZANO
  • First Annual Community College Mini-Conference - JUANITA BRUNELLE
  • First Annual Private Language School/Intensive English Program Mini-Conference - JOSHUA STONE
  • The LOOK Bill - HELEN SOLÓRZANO
Get Involved
  • Submit to MATSOL Publications
Reports
  • A Report from MATSOL’s English Learner Leadership Council (MELLC) - ANN FELDMAN
  • What’s Happening in MATSOL’s Special Interest Groups (SIGs)?
  • An Update on Adult Basic Education in Massachusetts - STEPHEN REUYS
  • A Visit to Northern New England TESOL (NNETESOL) - KATHY LOBO & MELISSA LATHAM KEH
Opinion
  • ESL Teachers Matter! - PAUL ABRAHAM, JANET CHUMLEY,  MICHAELA COLOMBO & CHRISTINE MONTECILLO LEIDER
Articles
  • Using Classroom Walkthroughs to Improve Teaching and Learning in Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) Classrooms - PAUL S. HAUGHEY, ED.D.
  • Critical Pedagogy in the SEI Course: RETELLing It! - FLORIS WILMA ORTIZ-MARRERO & ANDREW W. HABANA HAFNER
  • CAPturing Performance - MELISSA LATHAM KEH & EMILY SPITZMAN
  • Teaching the Structure of a Persuasive Argument - MONICA FILGO
  • Teaching a Prescribed Text to Students Who Aren’t Interested: A Task-Based Approach - ISLAM KARKOUR
  • Using a Professional Learning Community to Promote Word Consciousness for ELLs - ALICIA SERAFIN
  • Making Lessons More Effective for Adult Learners by Focusing on Fluency - MARILIA MARTINS
Reviews
  • xEdu, An Educational “Accelerator” Sponsoring New Educational Technology - reviewed by EILEEN R. FELDMAN
  • Weaving It Together, 4th ed., by Milada Broukai - reviewed by STEPHANIE N. BROWN
  • Everyone Speak! Neungyule Education - Build & Grow reviewed by STEPHEN BRAND
  • Newsela: Teaching Current Events in the ESL Classroom - reviewed by JASON DRINKWATER

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