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TESOL Fellowship Awardees Discuss Their Work with Refugees

Posted on August 18, 2018 by Kelsa Summer Roidt, Assistant Director for Graduate and Professional Studies

Marlboro's Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) masters program finished its summer intensive last week. Faculty member Suzan Kobashigawa sat down with two fellowship recipients to discuss their experience working with refugees and how it connects to their studies at Marlboro. 

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Word play in motion

Posted on August 7, 2018 by Joshua Wyman, MA-TESOL Program Assistant

It’s summer time here on the Marlboro College campus and in the Snyder Center for the Visual Arts students from MA-TESOL are hard at work. 

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Teaching for Social Justice Program Finished Term with Student Exhibitions

Posted on May 21, 2018 by Kelsa Summer, Assistant Director for Graduate and Professional Studies

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Spark Students Visit Washington DC Schools

Posted on May 2, 2018 by Nicole Awwad, Master of Arts in Teaching for Social Justice Alum

As with all other cohorts in the Master of Arts in Teaching for Social Justice program, in partnership with Spark, the 2018 class took a trip to the Washington, D.C. school district in late March this year. 

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Teaching with Technology Program Goes 100 percent Online: A Student Perspective

Posted on April 24, 2018 by Kelsa Summer, Assistant Director for Graduate and Professional Studies

Just after Marlboro College Graduate and Professional Studies announced that our Master of Art in Teaching (MAT) with Technology program would go 100 percent online, I dropped in by google hangout on current student John Wager in his classroom to get his thoug

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English for Refugees Fellowship Poised to Enter Its Second Year

Posted on April 2, 2018 by Kelsa Summer, Assistant Director for Graduate and Professional Studies

In 2017 the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program at Marlboro College Graduate and Professional Studies launched the English for Refugees Fellowship. In partnership with the U.S.

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Grappling with Gamification

Posted on March 26, 2018 by Jamie Polzin, Faculty: Marlboro College Graduate and Professional Studies, MATESOL Program

I was recently on a panel evaluating online learning platforms for business consultants. Many of the learning platform companies that the panel interviewed sold heavily on the concept of gamification of learning, but I was surprised at the vast differences in what these companies proposed gamification to be.

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Humanizing the World, Teaching for Change!

Posted on March 21, 2018 by Nicole Awwad, Master of Arts in Teaching for Social Justice Alum

Alumni Spotlight: Becca Polk, Master of Art in Teaching with Social Justice

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Merging Geography and Robotics in the Classroom

Posted on February 28, 2018 by Kelsa Summer, Assistant Director for Graduate and Professional Studies

For her capstone project at Marlboro, MATT (Master of Arts in Teaching with Technology)  alum, Anne Pius, set out to offer a solution to two challenges confronting elementary school teachers in Vermont: pressure to include more STEM curriculum, and lack of cross-cultural exposure in the classroom.

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