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2014 Conference

May 8–9, 2014

Framingham, MA

MATSOL 2014 Conference: Online Program

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Action Research as Professional Development

Friday, May 9, 2014 at 10:00 AM–10:45 AM EDT
Middlesex East
Session Abstract

A teacher educator at a MA State University will introduce two graduate students working on their Masters degree in ESL who will present their own classroom research. In action research teachers address problems and questions by trying specific strategies, and documenting the outcomes, in a recursive cycle of action and reflection.

Session Length

Practice-Oriented Presentation (45 minutes)


All Audiences

Topic Strand

Professional Development/Teacher Education

Lead Presenter

Dr. Ellen Rintell, Salem State University
Biographical Statement

Ellen Rintell is a Professor at Salem State University. She is a former bilingual and ESL teacher.