Great Field Trip: Celebrate Fall at the MFA!

October 6, 2014
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Monday, October 13 2014
10 am–4:45 pm
Free admission for all
Celebrate Fall Open House with a day of free admission and events. Enjoy musical performances, film screenings, art-making activities, tours, and more.

Free Admission Offered for Museum Day Live!

September 26, 2014

 Free Admission at 40+ Massachusetts Museums

This Saturday!

On Saturday, September 27, participating museums across the United States will offer free admission to those who download a Museum Day Live! ticket. Click here for a list of participating museums in Massachusetts, including the Museum of Fine Arts, the JFK National Historical Site, the Salem Witch Museum, the EcoTarium, the Eric Carle Museum and many more.


Helping Immigrant Professionals Choose Alternative Careers

April 8, 2014
From IMPRINT at http://www.imprintproject.org:
Our recent webinar covered a critical topic for practitioners —   Alternative Careers 2-pager cover

when and how to help immigrant professionals choose alternative career paths in the US. 
We’re happy to share with you the materials from our Alternative Careers for Skilled Immigrants webinar, including our latest 2-pager summarizing key points.  
For more resources and additional details, watch the full webinar recording (below) or download the webinar slides.
 
Don’t miss our practical handout, Helping Immigrant Professionals Make Career Decisions — a short interview guide for gathering information about an immigrant professional’s background and goals. 
 
The IMPRINT Team
 
Alternative Careers for Skilled Immigrants
Alternative Careers for Skilled Immigrants

 


Resources for Arab Speaking ESL Learners

April 3, 2014

Thanks, Barbara, for these great links!

5 Writing Trouble Spots for ESL Learners of Arabic

The differences between English and Arabic


New Technology for Teachers

April 3, 2014

 

Check out the article below by Richard Byrne about 5 Good Apps for ESL/ELL Students:

http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/03/5-good-apps-for-esl-ell-students.html#.UynMhMqV0Tw


Training for ESL Tutors and Teachers

April 2, 2014

Would you like to take a free online course introducing ideas and methods  for teaching English as a Second Language?

This 5 week course is offered by Coursera, a consortium of universities offering “MOOCs” (Massively Open Online Courses) taught in an innovative format.

The course starts on April 7, and requires about 4-5 hours of work per week which you can do on your own time schedule.

There are lectures and short assignments, as well as the opportunity to interact with others, and share ideas about teaching methods in an online forum with people from all over the world.

https://www.coursera.org/course/shaping1landscape

Students who successfully complete the class will receive a Statement of Accomplishment from the U.S. Department of State and the University of Oregon.


Tech Tips for Teachers

April 1, 2014

A wonderful blog with many new and exciting ideas brought to us by Steve Quann and Leah Peterson at World Education.   Lesson plans are included.

http://techtipsforteachers.weebly.com/1/category/esol/1.html


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