Adventures in TESOL provides information for both beginning and established teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). The articles here are intended to be a resource for my own students and others interested in the profession. See links on the sidebar for specific topics that I cover. Visit regularly for more information on teaching, resources, training and policy, or – better yet – subscribe!
Adventures in TESOL is maintained by Jody Fernando, a language educator with a background in teacher education, ESL, and Spanish. She received an MEd in Curriculum & Instruction – Multicultural/Multilingual Education from George Mason University and also earned a BS in Spanish Education from Taylor University. Jody has taught Spanish and/or English at every level from Kindergarten to college, and has participated in English language education in South America, West Africa, and Asia. She has professional experience in teacher training, public schools, and academic language preparation. Her strongest interests lie in culturally relevant instruction, program development and curriculum design.
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