Author Archives: teslnovascotia

#CdnELTchat: Out & about: LGBTQIA2+ learners & teachers

#CdnELTchat Summary for November 19, 2019 Out & about: LGBTQIA2+ learners & teachers Bonnie Nicholas The #CdnELTchat team hosted a fast-paced chat on November 19; the topic was Out & about: LGBTQIA2+ learners & teachers. We were thrilled to welcome Tyson Seburn (@seburnt) as our guest moderator for this chat, and we thank him for […]

#CdnELTChat: Intercultural Fluency in the LINC Classroom

This is a summary of the bi-monthly Twitter chat on the hashtag #CdnELTChat. November 5, 2019 #CdnELTchat (Intercultural Fluency in the LINC Classroom) by Bonnie Nicholas On November 5, 2019, the #CdnELTchat team was happy to welcome Sandhya Ghai (@GhaiSandhya) of Mosaic BC (@mosaicbc) as our guest moderator for a discussion of Intercultural Fluency in […]

TESL Canada Nov. 2019 Newsletter

November 20, 2019 Happy November TESL Canada Members, My, how quickly the fall is zipping by! It has been a busy and productive one at TESL Canada with our AGM in October and our first board meeting on November 14th. It was great that so many TESL Canada board members participated in the ATESL conference […]

2019 AGM: Proxy Voting

Dear Members, Members voted at last year’s AGM to allow Proxy Voting.  Proxy voting means that members in good standing who are not able to attend the AGM can assign their vote to another member in good standing.  As the member attending checks in to the AGM, they declare that they are carrying the proxy […]

Fall 2019 Newsletter is out!

The newest issue of the TESL NS newsletter is out! Click here to download it. It contains the following articles: 1.    Making a Difference: Halifax Refugee Clinic, by Charlotte Peak 2.    TESL NS President’s Report, David Packer 3.    A Reflection on the Teaching of Academic Writing: Appreciating the Otherness of International Students, by Khalid Al Hariri 4.    Roundtable: IELTS—Is […]

Nominations: TESL NS Board 2020

Get involved in TESL Nova Scotia – run for a position on the board of directors for 2020! The TESL NS Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, November 16 during the Fall Conference. At this time, elections will be held to choose members of the executive committee for the coming year. As per […]

#CdnELTchat Summary: Technology, Organization, Blended Learning and Online Learning

This is a summary of the bi-monthly Twitter chat on the hashtag #CdnELTChat. October 22 #CdnELTchat (Technology, Organization, Blended Learning and Online Learning) by Jennifer Chow On October 22, enthusiastic #CdnELTchat participants talked about “Technology, Organization, Blended Learning and Online Learning”. We were excited to have Rob McBride (@LearnIT2Teach) of New Language Solutions join us […]

#CdnELTchat: Using Comics and Graphic Novels to Teach Language

This is a summary of the bi-monthly Twitter chat on the hashtag #CdnELTChat. #CdnELTchat (Using Comics and Graphic Novels to Teach Language) October 8, 2019 by Jennifer Chow My interest in graphic novels began when my oldest borrowed Shaun Tan’s The Arrival from the library. As she grew up, we read many more graphic novels […]

TESL NS 2019 AGM Agenda

 Notice of Meeting Annual General Meeting of TESL Nova Scotia Saturday, November 16, 2019. 1:00 pm. Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia Agenda Welcome and Call to Order Establish Quorum Approval of Agenda Approval of Minutes of the Annual General Meeting (November17, 2018) TESL NS Annual Report – President Motion to Accept Financial Report – Treasurer […]

2019 AWELL Conference

The conference for Academic Writing and English Language Learners (AWELL) is a two-day conference designed for faculty, language instructors, composition instructors, and writing centre professionals who teach and tutor ELL students. The goal of the conference is to provide tools and approaches in a workshop format that may be used directly in classrooms and tutoring […]