The Gonzaga ESL Community Outreach (GECO), a free, weekly ESL program administered and taught by MA/TESOL students, has become an integral part of teacher development, allowing for creativity and invention in all aspects of teaching and teacher-training. This article documents history, structure, and core features of GECO, such as cascading mentorship and the deliberately blurred line between "student" and "teacher."
course planning, teaching approach, task-based teaching, assessment
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education
Griffith, Sarah; Hanson-Lynn, Sara; Hayes, Andrea; Hunter, James; Jeannot, Mary; and Scott, Analee, "Invention and Reciprocity: The GECO Program" (2022). TESOL Faculty Scholarship. 3.
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