Ixchell Reyes teaches English at the Defense Language Institute English Language Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. DLIELC is the leader in English language training for the Department of Defense and builds security cooperation capability through English language training and cultural immersion. Reyes also cohosts the DIESOL Podcast, which focuses on developing innovation in ESOL. She’s been recognized for her innovative efforts by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) as an emerging leader, and by CATESOL as a Professional Development awardee. She previously taught at CSU San Bernardino, UC Riverside, and at the University of Southern California.

The views expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Air Force, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.

ISTE Blog Interview – https://iste.org/blog/ixchell-reyes-language-leads-to-deeper-understanding-social-change

Mexico City – https://www.cntraveler.com/destinations/mexico-city 

Bracero Program – https://guides.loc.gov/latinx-civil-rights/bracero-program

Maya Civilization – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maya_civilization

Ixchel Mayan Goddess – https://www.spanishacademyantiguena.com/blog/2021/07/10/ixchel-mayan-goddess/

Pull-out ESL – https://www.doe.mass.edu/ele/esl-toolkit/fundamentals/delivery-approach/pull-out.html

The Simpsons – https://www.britannica.com/topic/The-Simpsons

Married with Children – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Married…_with_Children 

Communication Disorders – https://www.asha.org/policy/rp1993-00208/

Guy Healy Japan (GHJ) International – https://www.ghjinternational.com/

Communicative Approach – https://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/professional-development/teachers/knowing-subject/c/communicative-approach

TOEFL – https://www.ets.org/toefl.html 

Doha – https://visitqatar.com/ 

CATESOL – https://www.catesol.org/

Educational Technology (EdTech) – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Educational_technology

Apple Inc. – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_Inc

ISTE – https://iste.org/ 

University of Southern California (USC) – https://www.usc.edu/ 

Brent Warner – https://www.linkedin.com/in/brentgwarner/

EdTech TV – https://www.youtube.com/@EdtechTv101 

Gamification – https://www.techtarget.com/searchhrsoftware/definition/gamification 

The DIESOL Podcast – https://diesol.org/about/

Mary Magdalene Revealed – https://www.megganwatterson.com/mary-magdalene-revealed 

Episode #38 of the Word Hunters Podcast can be found HERE.