Worldteach sends volunteer teachers abroad for one year terms of service.(the volunteers are expected to pay a certain fee) Worldteach can bereached at 617-495-5527. There are other programs which crop up from time to time. A good source of information on these programs is the magazine Transitions Abroad, which can be reached at the address cited above.
bit.listserv.tesl-l (which is a redistribution of a BITNET mailing list -- not all machines on Usenet carry these) is also a discussion of TESL/FL. It is a moderated discussion and to participate you must first subscribe to theTESL-L mailing list.
bit.listserv.slart-l (which is a redistribution of a BITNET mailing list -- not all machines on Usenet carry these) is also a discussion of TESL/FL.
comp.edu.languages.natural is devoted to software for assisting language instruction.
k12.ed.business Business education curriculum in grades K-12.
k12.ed.comp.literacy Teaching computer literacy in grades K-12.
k12.lang.art The art of teaching reading, writing, literature, English grammar, and composition in grades K-12.
k12.chat.teacher: For teachers of grades K-12.
MAILING LISTS There are also several lists which focus on ESL/EFL/ESOL.
NETEACH-L is a mailing list concerned with electronic ESL teaching. Subscribe by sending a message (without a signature) to email@example.com the message should read subscribe NETEACH-L Firstname Lastname
TESL-L is a moderated mailing list populated by thousands of ESL/EFL/ESOL professionals. Subscribe by sending an email to LISTSERV@CUNYVM.CUNY.EDU with a blank subject line. In the body of the message, write:
SUBSCRIBE TESL-L FIRSTNAME LASTNAME
where firstname is your first name and lastname is your last name. Use all caps. TESL-L also has a number of sublists, which can be subscribed to similarly once you,ve subscribed to TESL-L.
- TESP-L is a list for English for Special Purposes /Vocational ESL
- TESLMW-L is a list for materials writers
- TESLIT-L is a list for those working with literacy issues
- TESLIE-L is a list primarily for administrators of IEP,s
- TESLCA-L is a list concerned with computer-assisted learning in ESL/EFL/ESOL
- TESLJB-L is a list concerned with job listings and job seekers
EST-L is a mailing list for teachers of English for Science and Technology. Subscribe by sending an email message with a blank subject line to LISTSERV@ASUVM.INRE.ASU.EDU In the body of the messaage write:
SUB EST-L FIRSTNAME LASTNAME
where firstname is your first name and lastname is your last name
CTESL-L: An International online fellowship for Christians who teach ESL.
To subscribe just email to the Mail-Server: Mail-Server@rhesys.mb.ca
Enter in the message area: Subscribe ctesl-l
ESLCC (English as a Second Language at the Community Colleges)
(In spite of its name, which is the same as the address from which this message is coming, this list is NOT a TESL-L branch). To subscribe to the eslcc list, send the following command to firstname.lastname@example.org
in the body of e-mail: subscribe eslcc
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Educators of English to Speakers of Other Languages (and their friends) The purpose of this discussion group is to foster serious dialog and exchange of Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual issues in the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. To sign up for GLESOL-L, send an e-mail to: email@example.com
In the body of the message, type the following: