Category Archives: Conferences

Four Keys to the Culture of China Presentation

Increase your knowledge of East Asia in 2018 beginning with the “Four Keys to the Culture of China” presentation from the Kansas Consortium for Teaching about Asia on Saturday, February 3rd at 4:30 PM, Room #126A in the Carlson Center at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, KS. “Four Keys to the Culture of China” will benefit educators in all grades and subject ... Read More »

12th Annual MALT Colloquium on Language Teaching

When: Saturday, February 17, 2018 10:00AM-4:00PM Where: Mammel Hall Scott Campus University of Nebraska-Omaha Keynote: Dr. John Levis, Iowa State University The MALT Annual Colloquium on Language Teaching seeks to create a community of area language teachers & learners, promote interdisciplinary collaboration, and encourage research in the field of Language Education. The event, which takes place on Saturday, Feb. 17, is free ... Read More »

MIDTESOL Meet Up at ICLC

A note from MIDTESOL board member Zachary Smith: Are you attending the Iowa Culture and Language Conference in Coralville November 6-8?  If so, please join your MIDTESOL friends for a social and connection hour on Tuesday.  We will meet in the lobby of the Marriott Hotel and Convention Center in Coralville on Tuesday, November 7 at 6:30 pm and will walk over to ... Read More »

Iowa State University Annual Technology for Second Language Learning Conference

September 22-23, 2017 Iowa State University, Ames, IA Crossing Boundaries: The Geographical and Intellectual Diffusion of Technology for Language Learning Technology serves as a bridge that crosses historically constructed boundaries between second language teaching and other disciplines. It has created an unprecedented level of interconnection between language learning researchers and language teaching classrooms. It also provides the affordances to connect language teachers ... Read More »

2017 Student Essay Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to our ESL student essay award winners! The first place essays from each category will be published in the Summer 2017 edition of MIDTESOL Matters. Best ESL Student Essay Award 1st place – Richard Yampanya 2nd place – Huilin Mao 3rd place – Di Zu All three are students at the University of Missouri. Their sponsoring teacher is Ms. ... Read More »

Call for Proposals: University of Northern Iowa Education Summit

On behalf of the University of Northern Iowa’s College of Education and the Center for Educational Transformation, we would like to invite you to respond to our Call for Proposals for our upcoming Education Summit scheduled for Nov. 6-7, 2017. The call for proposals can be accessed at https://cet.uni.edu/ed-summit-2017. Designed for teachers, educational leaders, university faculty, and policymakers, UNI’s Education ... Read More »

TESOL & SLA Professional Development Conference 2017

by Terry Barakat The English Language Institute of Missouri State University (ELI of MSU) held our free bi-annual TESOL & SLA Professional Development Conference on Friday, April 28, 2017. We had about 30 participants who included colleagues from Ozarks-area K-12 and higher education institutions as well as intrepid attendees from Kansas City and Rolla, MO, and Lawrence, KS. We even ... Read More »

Wise ESL Symposium Presents Patrick T. Randolph

The Applied Language Institute at Missouri University of Science and Technology is pleased to host Patrick T. Randolph as a guest speaker at the annual Wise ESL Symposium. Patrick T. Randolph was awarded the “Best of the TESOL Affiliates” for his presentation on vocabulary pedagogy in 2015. He is the author of six books, including , “Cat Got Your Tongue?,” with Paul McPherron. Randolph specializes in vocabulary ... Read More »

Spring TESOL and Second Language Acquisition Conference – Missouri State

When: Friday, April 28, from 9:00am to 3:00pm Where: Missouri State University, The Morris Center, 301 S. Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO Conference focus: Best practices in the field Tips for teaching, assessing, and working with international students and non-native English-speaking students Presentations of professional or student research Advocacy, one of the ELI’s core values: The ELI upholds Missouri State University’s values ... Read More »

EdCampIowa Upcoming

FIVE locations. ONE day of powerful learning. EdCampIowa is for educators, students, parents, board members, policymakers, community members, and anyone that cares about education. Laptops, tablets, smartphones, and other electronic devices are encouraged. Oh, and it’s FREE! When: Saturday, February 25 Where: With 4 Iowa locations, EdCampIowa is the biggest EdCamp event in the country! Northeast – North Scott High ... Read More »