You are invited to submit an article for Idiom’s Fall 2018 issue!

Deadline for Submissions: TBA

Guidelines for Article Submission:


Idiom
 seeks to publish articles covering a range of issues couched within a theoretical framework relating to all levels of learners.

• Length: Maximum 900 words (include a word count excluding references and author’s bio)
• Formatting: Please use APA guidelines, particularly when citing references.
• Articles: Please send completed articles in DOC or DOCX format.
• Graphs and charts: Please embed in body of document. Please include as JPG or PNG files.
• An author’s brief biographical statement (three sentences maximum), email and degree (e.g. Ed.D., M.A.), must be at the bottom of the article (after references).
• The article should contain in-text citations and references, which must be done according to proper APA format. Please check out an 
important web site on APA citation style here
• Be sure your article includes your byline underneath the article’s title.
• Anonymous contributions cannot be published. Please do not submit dissertations or theses. Literature reviews for dissertations, dissertations or excerpts, or submissions that do not follow these basic guidelines cannot be considered for publication.
• Articles should be typed in Times New Roman font size 12

Promising Practices:

Length: Maximum 1,000 to 1,200 words
The Promising Practices column features practical classroom activities, techniques or ideas that have been shown to be successful, challenging, and inspiring for students in your ESL/EFL classes at any grade level or in your teacher-training courses. Your activities must be research-based and supported with 3-5 references following Idiom'sGeneral Guidelines for Article Submission. Both theory and practice are combined. Appears 2x per year, Fall and Spring issues.

 

Idiom's editorial goals are to be accurate, to maintain the writer's message, content, and style, and to fit the work in the space allotted. Idiom reserves the right to edit all manuscripts for clarity, brevity, and style; the editors will consult with contributors on substantive revisions. Articles from Idiom may be reprinted with proper acknowledgement of the source.

Tech Tools:

Length: Maximum 1,000 to 1,200 words

The Tech Tools column features practical and pedagogical uses of technology for classroom management and other administrative tasks as well as for short and long-term classroom activities and projects that have been fun, thought-provoking, and/or inspiring for students in your ESL/EFL classes at any grade level. Possible submissions could focus on reviewing one or more apps or websites you used for teaching or explaining how you leveraged students’ smart phones as a teaching tool. How and why you used the technology should be supported by research with a minimum of 2 references following Idiom's General Guidelines for Article Submission. Appears 2x per year in the Summer and Winter issues.

Culture Corner:

Length: Maximum 1,000 to 1,200 words
The Culture Corners column raises awareness about how beliefs and customs affect, infuse and enhance our teaching, our relationships with our students, their relationships with each other, their language education and the world around them. The column also seeks to highlight issues of advocacy, social justice and inclusion within the TESOL community. As with all other submissions, all articles need to be supported by research with a minimum of 2 references following Idiom's General Guidelines for Article Submission. Appears at least 2x per year depending on the amount of submissions.


Want to submit an article? Submit here: http://idiom.nystesol.org/submit.html

Have questions? Email editors@idiom.nystesol.org


 

Editors

Genie Smiddy
editors@idiom.nystesol.org

Promising Practices

Ann Wintergerst
promisingpractices@idiom.nystesol.org


Production, Access, & Technical Support

Mark Aaron Polger
techsupport@idiom.nystesol.org



Deadlines for 2018