TESOL Pacific

For more information, visit TESOL Pacific at http://tesolpacific.blogspot.com.

Friday, June 28, 2013

ESL Assessment Links

4Teachers.org. (n.d.). Project based learning. http://pblchecklist.4teachers.org/checklist.shtml

RubiStar. (2008). http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php

Teachnology. http://www.teach-nology.com/web_tools/rubrics/

Wiggins, G. (2011). Big ideas: An authentic assessment e-journal - http://www.authenticeducation.org/ae_bigideas/

Friday, June 7, 2013

TESOL Teacher of the Year

TESOL recognizes the unique challenges faced by English language teachers and the hard work and dedication it takes to overcome those challenges. The TESOL Teacher of the Year Award, presented by National Geographic Learning, was created by TESOL and National Geographic Learning to recognize and honor exceptional English language teachers at the elementary/secondary and postsecondary/adult education levels.
Is there an outstanding teacher in your life?
TESOL is now accepting nominations and applications for the Teacher of the Year Award.
15 June: Nomination Deadline
30 June: Application Deadline
Source:  TESOL.org

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

NEWS RELEASE: 32nd Annual International Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) Conference


The 32nd Annual International Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) Conference will be held Sunday-Wednesday, July 21-24, 2013 at John F. Kennedy High School. The theme is "Indigenous Rights: Sacred and Secret – Direchon i Taotao Siha: Sagr├ąda yan Sikretu.” The Call for Presentations is due on May 31, 2013. and Early Bird Registration ends on June 28, 2013. Individuals and/or organizations are invited to exhibit their wares for a nominal fee or donation to the Silent Auction. You can also earn three (3) ED894 graduate credits or CEUs. You must register for the conference before you register for the graduate credits at the Professional International Programs Office, 2nd floor, MARC/Computer Center/PIP Building, Room #217, phone # 735-2601. A Photo Art Contest from May 22-June 8, 2013 is on-going to produce a 2-year calendar promiting pride in cultures and languages of the Pacific region. Interested contestants may submit up to 3 photos. All PIBBA Conference information and forms are available online at http://pibbainternational.blogspot.com. If you have any questions, email or call Peter R. Onedera at 477-4234, peteronedera@gmail.com, PIBBA International President or Rosa Salas Palomo at 735-2193/1, kailee.rosapalomo@hotmail.com or pibba.international@gmail.com, PIBBA, Guam Chapter President and Conference Chair.