MATSOL Currents 

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

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MATSOL is looking for volunteers to join the Publications Committee, responsible for editing and publishing two issues of MATSOL Currents each year (Spring and Fall).

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Submit to MATSOL Currents

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

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Fall/Winter 2014 Issue

In this issue:
  • President’s Message
  • MATSOL President Participates in TESOL's 2014 Advocacy and Policy Summit
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  • MATSOL's Professional Learning Initiatives, HELEN SOLÓRZANO
  • A Report on the Massachusetts English Learner Leadership Council (MELLC), ANN FELDMAN
  • An Update on Adult Education in Massachusetts, LAURIE SHERIDAN
  • The Language Opportunity Coalition, HELEN SOLÓRZANO
  • The Literacy Network of South Berkshire: Making Good Use of Volunteers, LAURA QUALLIOTINE
  • Advocating for ESL Programming, SONYA MERIAN
  • Going All-Out for Oracy, SANDY LORD
  • Forming a Parent Action Group, JENNIFER FITZGERALD
  • Massachusetts Universities and School Districts Collaborate to Prepare Educators of English Learners, QING ZHAO, MARGUERITE MAHLER, OMAR LONGUS, AND LYNN D'AGOSTINO
  • Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works by Elizabeth Green, MARY CLARK
  • "Words that You Said Got Bigger: English Language Learners’ Lived Experiences of Deficit Discourse" by Shawna Shapiro, EILEEN FELDMAN
  • Five Books for a Multicultural World, KAREN GOYETTE

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