Category TESL NS News
Your TESL NS Board recently formed an Advocacy Committee to speak on behalf of our members, students and the profession. In order to know the demographics and profile of our membership, and to better represent our members, we request that you complete this short survey. As an added incentive, all survey takers who complete the […]
Slides and handouts for some conference sessions are available below! Concurrent sessions A 9:30 – 10:30 Try it out! 2 speaking activities for large groups Paula Cheal Participants at this workshop will partake in two speaking activities. We will be ‘doing it’, not ‘talking about it’. Activity 1: 3-2-1 Speak! For fluency and concision. Tried […]
The TESL Nova Scotia Spring Conference will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS) in Halifax. The Spring conference is an annual event for ESL professionals from across the province to network and share knowledge with the goal of enhancing professional practice of the teaching of English […]
TESL Event: Activity Swap When: Thursday, March 12. 5:00-7:00. (5:00-6:00 social hour, activity swap 6:00-7:00 ) Where: Dalhousie University Club Pub What: Informal TESL fun. This activity swap is both a networking social with the TESL community, as well as a chance to share ideas and go home with an activity you can take into […]
Highlights from November 20 TESL NS Board meeting: 1. Volunteer positions with TESL Nova Scotia: Jennifer MacDonald has stepped forward to take on the Webmaster’s duties again this year and Tiffany MacDonald will be our Publications Editor. You’ll be hearing from Tiffany looking for your articles and your input for our next Newsletter/Magazine. 2. The […]
Greetings everyone! Let me start my farewell message with a few lines from Tennyson’s “Ulysses”: I am a part of all that I have met; Yet all experience is an arch where through Gleams that untraveled world, whose margin fades For ever and for ever when I move. Yes, I have met TESL and it […]
The TESL NS board will be appointing two positions for 2015: newsletter editor and webmaster. If you are interested in being considered for either of these positions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org before Nov. 14, with the details of why you are interested in and qualified for the position.
At this year’s AGM on October 25, we will be voting on some by-law amendments, related to the roles of publication editor, webmaster, communications coordinator and members at large. Click here to download a copy of the by-laws which includes the proposed amendments.