WAESOL, the Washington state affiliate of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), is a professional, non-profit organization whose purposes are to:
  • Promote scholarship
  • Disseminate information related to ESOL
  • Strengthen instruction, teacher training, and research in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages

Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021; Online
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Recordings will be posted by November 1st.

Clock hours will be available for both the live conference and the recorded sessions. Please note: Clock hours can only be earned once for a particular session either during the live conference or as a recording.  
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Saturday, October 23 • 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Exploring Sight: Supporting ESL Learning

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Why does vision supersede the other senses? What occurs during visual processing in the brain? How does the primacy of vision impact ESL teaching materials design? One teaching method (Visual Thinking Strategies) is highlighted.


Michèle Pointel

Graduate Student, Gonzaga University
Some of my ESL interests are in the areas of immigrant & refugees, third language acquisition, multilingualism, and curriculum and materials design.

Saturday October 23, 2021 3:30pm - 4:15pm PDT
Omak River