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Friday, November 18

11:00am PST

Embracing the Present: Helping Learners Converse Confidently Anywhere Anytime
Speaking up in the real world is one of the scariest parts of learning English, so how can we create lessons that empower learners to actually use English in their daily activities? Learn how to create power-packed speaking lessons that give your students the confidence it takes – and more.

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Danielle Pelletier

President, CATESOL President and Cañada College
I'm the incoming President for CATESOL 2017-2018.

Friday November 18, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm PST
Le Sommet

11:00am PST

Teaching Authentic Speaking Skills for Medical Visits: Current and Emerging Approaches
Looking to help your students communicate in health care visits? This presentation shares research-based, practical classroom materials and strategies for teaching social interaction skills, incorporating transcribed ethnographic recordings, awareness-raising tasks, role-plays, and mobile technology to support autonomous learning. The presenter will demonstrate activities and provide sample materials and resources.

Friday November 18, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm PST

11:00am PST

The Magic of Exercise: Improving ELLs’ Learning, Engaging Teachers’ Minds
This high-energy session examines the powerful effects that exercise has on the brain. Pedagogical benefits are discussed and participants will practice six fun and effective exercises guaranteed to help ELLs enrich their attention and memory. Two academic-based activities are offered that focus on the benefits of exercise’s impact on learning.

Friday November 18, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm PST
Tiki Pavilion
Saturday, November 19

3:00pm PST

Artistic Affordances: Art as Fuel for Task-based Language Teaching
Teachers can use art to depart from dull, mechanistic “input” and, instead, construct a classroom environment rich with meaning making “affordances”. Attendees will learn to use art with the 6 steps of task based language teaching to restore agency to students, and promote meaningful production and target form acquisition.

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Rogers Walker, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Associate Director, Intensive English Programs, Middlebury Institute of International Studies
Rogers Walker is passionate about using creativity and collaborative problem solving to help students reach their academic and life goals. He is dedicated to learning about students’ individual perspectives, including their learning preferences, cultures and interests. He focuses... Read More →

Saturday November 19, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm PST