Free Webinar: Teaching Pronunciation and Phonics to Children


By the internationally respected author and presenter Shelly Terrell at


English Teachers: #AmericanEnglish is launching a Massive Open Online Course (#MOOC) for English teachers!


Find out more:

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FREE Teaching Grammar Communicatively 5-Week Massive Open Online Course! Starts September 25, 2017


Did I mention FREE?  Enroll at


Presentation/Video: Self-directed Learning in the EFL Classroom



Lara Portelli, inspired by Sugata Mitra’s TED talk, Children can teach themselves, draws upon further research and practice to encourage teachers to bring learning technologies into the classroom.

Lara’s research and ideas suggest that teachers can provide new frameworks for channelling self-directed learning models into the classroom in order to forge more flexible teacher-student dynamics and to enhance learning.

May 2017: Free PD Opportunity


UNICEF launches free online course on Social Change at Excerpt:

University of Pennsylvania and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) are jointly launching a free massive open online course on social norms and social change. The complete course, which consists of one theoretical and one practical part á 4 weeks coursework, is taught entirely in English. Students who already attended previous sessions of the course rated the first part of the course with 4.5 and the second part of the course with 5.0 out of 5.0 possible points.

Local Event: May 2017 Bluegrass


Please share the video as well as our organization widely with your immigrant and educational communities.  We worked hard to open the Global LEX center and we are proud of the services we offer to the community.  Also, we are always looking for volunteers and interns to lend a hand.  Our next event is on 5/19 at 5:30.  We will have a lecture about Columbia, a Columbian art exhibit, and Columbian food and coffee.  Please consider joining us.


Free Recordings of Sessions at the 2017 TESOL Convention in Seattle, WA


Find them at this link:

Dr. Broady’s session contributions can be found in the below listed recordings:

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