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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.

Summer 2016 Issue
(this entire issue is publicly available)
(Volume 46, issue 3)

Table of Contents   Pages
TESOL International President's Letter
by Dudley Reynolds, TESOL International

President's Letter
by Sarah Elia, Haggerty English Language Program, SUNY New Paltz
Integrating Fluency and Accuracy with Logic Puzzles
by Linda Ciano, American Language Institute, School of Professional Studies
New York University

WeChat: Leveraging Cell Phone Technology in the English Language Classroom
 by Caroline Webb, Miami University 

Encounters of the Collaborative Kind: When SIOP Meets ECRIF
by Ching Ching Lin, Touro College

Applied Linguistics Winter Conference: A True Meeting of the Minds
by Anna Ciriani Dean, Teachers College, Columbia University

Shifting the Focus to the Student: The ExcEL Attitude
by Laureen Avery - UCLA’s Center X, Northeast Regional Office
Jason Cervone & Lisa DiMartino- UCLA’s Center X

Extensive Reading: A Collaborative Approach
by Frances Boyd & Christopher Collins, American Language Program Columbia University

Providing Adult Students with Multilingual Instruction in an ESL Classroom
by Ruhma Choudhury & Leigh Garrison-Fletcher- LaGuardia Community College, CUNY

Read It All: Simultaneous Multiliteracy in the Classroom
by Brendan Gillett, Teachers College, Columbia University

Culture Notes—Education and the Syrian Refugee Crisis
by Karen Gilmartin, The Language Connection, St. John’s University

Tech Tools—Mission US
by Ravneet Parmar, Manhattan Educational Opportunity Center

Book Review—Collaboration and Co-Teaching: Strategies for English Learners
by Marisa Aiello, K–12, Long Island

Reflections—A Reflection on Two Teaching Models for Meeting the New CR 154 Mandates
by Barbara Suter, East Meadow Suffolk Community College (retired)

Reprint with corrections: Teaching Authentic
Language Using Visual Media
by Alicia Salazar, Intensive English Center, International Academic Programs, SUNY Stony Brook

NYS TESOL leadership (2016)  

Book Review

collaboration and coteaching: strategies for english language learners by maria dove and andrea honigsfeld

Save the Date! NYS TESOL 46th Annual Conference