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Week 3    (Jan 27 - Feb 2, 2014)


During this week, participants will

  • read selected articles on the assigned topic 
  • participate in a synchronous and asynchronous online discussion on NNEST mentoring practices and 



Invited guest speaker: Valerie Jakar, Ph.D.

Topic: Mentoring and being mentored  as  teachers of English:  NNEST’s effective roles  and practices


In this session, the speaker, a specialist in professional development for teachers of ESOL,  will present some basic tenets of what it means to be a mentor in the English teaching  field.  With the assistance of participants’ contributions, she will discuss   the problems and the merits  of   NNEST’s roles in the mentoring process – as mentors and as mentees.



The distinctive characteristics of foreign language teachers

Simon Borg University of Leeds, UK  in Language Teaching Research 10,1 (2006); pp. 3–31





Research on Mentoring Language

Teachers: Its Role in Language Education

Yuly Asención Delaney

Northern Arizona University in Foreign Language Annals, Summer 2012



                        Mentoring as a pathway to leadership: a focus on nonnative English-speaking professionals.

                   Kamhi-Stein, L. and De Oliveira, L. (2008).In Coombe, C. et al (Eds.), Leadership in English language teaching and learning. The University of Michigan Press.




Live chat: Jan 28th (Israel) or 7.00 p.m. GMT


Link to the recording of the live chat https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2014-01-28.1131.M.7AE801FFB697DA460D4BF25AA8C21B.vcr&sid=75


Time conversion links:


1. http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/ 


2. http://www.worldtimebuddy.com/?qm=1&lid=6,5,0,281184&h=0&date=2014-1-28&sln=19-20.5


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