How to Apply The 6 Principles When Teaching English to Children (CANCELED)

Tuesday, 22  March |  1 - 5 pm US ET


In this workshop, presenters show attendees how to apply TESOL's 6 Principles for exemplary teaching of English learners through vivid case studies from diverse countries as well as lively demonstrations of practical activities. Attendees will not only learn how to enact The 6 Principles in their teaching but also develop a new vision for teaching young English learners in the 21st century that promises a commitment to children, the recognition of English as a global language, the integration of multiliteracies, and a commitment to a multilingual world. English language teachers will leave the room with a new repertoire of activities to engage children at the primary and preprimary levels using The 6 Principles as the foundation for effective teaching and professional growth.

Who Should Attend?

EFL teachers of young learners (primary and preprimary)

Learning Outcomes


As a result of attending this workshop, you will learn how to: 
  • Develop a new vision for teaching children English as an additional language in global contexts using TESOL’s 6 Principles.
  • Create engaging and motivating learning environments to prepare children for 21st century global communication in English
  • Enact The 6 Principles for exemplary teaching of young English learners into your classroom context through practical professional development activities. 


Joan Kang Shin, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Education at George Mason University and the Director of the Global Online Teacher Education Center (GOTEC).  She is an award-winning author and series editor for National Geographic Learning. Her titles include Teaching Young Learners English, Our World, and Impact. In 2016, Dr. Shin was named one of the 30 Up and Coming Leaders of TESOL by TESOL International Association. In 2021, she was named one of the 30 top English Language Specialists by the U.S. Department of State. 


 ADvance: 1 marchon-site: After 1 March
Registration Fee$150$200

You do not have to register for the full TESOL convention to attend this workshop, but you do have to register for this event through the convention registration form.


If you have questions about the workshop, please contact TESOL Professional Learning.