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

 

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There’s a lot going on in the world of TESOL and EL education, and we’d like all of it to be reflected in Currents! We welcome reviews of books and materials, reports on meetings and events, personal experience accounts, and articles on everything of interest to MATSOL members: adult education, PreK-12 education, bilingual and dual-language programs, ESL in higher education, educator-preparation programs,  Intensive English Programs, and private language schools.

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MATSOL Currents Spring/Summer 2021

Vol. 44, No.1

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MATSOL News

  • President’s Message
  • MATSOL’s Annual Spring Conference, June 1-4, 2001
  • Some Highlights from the Conference 

Reports

  • A Report from the Massachusetts English Language Leadership Council (MELLC) by KATHLEEN LANGE-MADDEN & HELEN SOLÓRZANO
  • Reports from MATSOL’s Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

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  • Join a MATSOL Subcommittee or Task Force
  • Start a new SIG
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Articles

  • The WIDA ELD Standards Framework, 2020 Edition by FERNANDA MARINHO KRAY, MARGO GOTTLIEB & LYNN SHAFER WILLNER
  • A Flexible Hybrid Learning Model: Blending Physical and Virtual Space by LIN ZHOU
  • Online Experiential Learning Exercises for Teacher Preparation Courses by ALEXANDRA BALCONI
  • Making and Using Simulation Games by KATHY LOBO

Reviews

  • How To Educate a Citizen: The Power of Shared Knowledge to Unify a Nation by E. D. Hirsch, REVIEWED BY EILEEN FELDMAN

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MATSOL Currents Fall/Winter 2020-2021

Vol. 43, No.2

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MATSOL News

  • President’s Message
  • Recent Position Statements by MATSOL
  • A Report from the Massachusetts English Language Leadership Council (MELLC) by VICTORIA EKK
  • MATSOL’s Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

Reports

  • A Report on the Annual Conference of Northern New England TESOL (NNE TESOL) by  THERESA LAQUERRE
  • Get Involved in MATSOL
  • Join a MATSOL Subcommittee or Task Force
  • Submit to MATSOL Publications

Articles

  • How to Succeed with Online Learning by MELANIE MARTINS, SAM BLOMBERG, & JULIE ALLEN
  • Face-to-Face Hands-on Learning Activities during a Pandemic by  KATHY LOBO
  • One-on-One Support in the Era of Remote Learning by MIGUEL HERNANDO
  • Teaching for Transfer of Learning in ESL by  HEON JEON
  • Access and the Arts: Preparing Teachers to Support Multilingual Students in the Arts Classroom by CHRISTINE LEIDER & JOHANNA M. TIGERT

Personal Experience Essays

  • The Mid-Week “Not Class” Class: Humanity, Community, and Student-Driven Learning by CHRISTINA MICHAUD
  • Going to School in America by CHIHIRO KAWAMURA

Reviews

  • Nearpod & Pear Deck, REVIEWED BY CHRISTINA TERRANOVA
  • ESL Library, REVIEWED BY MEGHAN WIXTED
  • Color, Race and English Language Teaching: Shades of Meaning, edited by Andy Curtis & Mary Romney, REVIEWED BY KATHY LOBO