MATSOL Currents Fall/Winter 2019

Contents

MATSOL News

  • President’s Message
  • An Update from MATSOL’s Director of Professional Learning ANN FELDMAN
  • A Report on MATSOL’s Advocacy Supporting the Implementation of the LOOK Act HELEN SOLÓRZANO
  • The Private  Language School/Intensive English Program Conference JOSHUA STONE
  • The Community College Conference JUANITA BRUNELLE
  • MATSOL’s Fall Social MARY CLARK, WITH PHOTOS BY YUIKO SHIMAZU
  • What’s Happening in MATSOL’s Special Interest Groups (SIGs) 

Get Involved

  • Get Involved in MATSOL 

Reports

  • The 2018 WIDA Conference ANN FELDMAN 

Articles

  • A Useful  Classroom  Activity:  Ask the Question! RUBABA MATIN
  • Instructional Strategies for Teaching Basic Literacy SHARIFA DJURABAEVA
  • Some Thoughts on TESOL’s 6 Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners KATHY LOBO
  • It’s the Culture, Stupid: Revisiting Lisa Delpit’s Other People’s Children in a Data-Driven World CATHIE RICCI
  • A Selection of Activities and Resources for Building Awareness of Race, Culture, and Community YUIKO SHIMAZU
  • Teaching TESOL Online MELISSA LATHAM KEH & JULIA STAKHNEVICH 

Reviews

  • What Is the What: The Autobiography  of Valentino Achak Deng, by Dave Eggers REVIEWED BY EILEEN FELDMAN
  • Class  Dojo: A Tool for Communicating with EL Families REVIEWED BY CHRISTINA TERRANOVA
  • Learning How to Look and Listen: Building Capacity for Video Based Social  & Educational Research, by Ben Rydal Shapiro, Rogers Hall, Frederick Erickson, and A1 Studios © Info. REVIEWED BY JOHANNA TIGERT