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Each issue focuses on a theme of interest to ESOL professionals, such as the job market, technology, assessment, and teaching ESOL in the content areas. Articles cover a broad spectrum of ESOL instruction, including elementary,secondary, and higher education, intensive English programs, adult education, and teacher training. Besides theme-based articles, Idiom features the following regular columns: Book Reviews, Culture Notes and Promising Practices.

Fall 2016 Issue
(this entire issue is publicly available)
(Volume 46, issue 4)

Table of Contents   Pages
President's Letter
by Sarah Elia, Haggerty English Language Program, SUNY New Paltz
Interview with Zakia Sarwar
by Sarah Elia, Haggerty English Language Program, SUNY New Paltz

Classroom Collaboration Without Walls
 by Xochitl Soriano, University of Guadalajara, Cara M. Tuzolino, Nassau Community College  

You Haven't Joined a NYS TESOL SIG Yet?
by Karen Gilmartin, St. John's University

Promising Practices: Facilitating ELLs’ Access to Academic Text
by Lauren Heffernan, Queens College, CUNY

Tech Tools: Resources for Educators
by Marisa Aiello, K-12 Educator, Long Island

Using Comics in the English Language Classroom
by James Whiting, Plymouth State University

Editor's Farewell
by Cara M. Tuzzolino, Nassau Community College

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