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Friday, November 18
 

8:30am PST

Five User-friendly Apps for the Not-so-user-friendly Cell Phones
With today’s growing technological advances, apps play a critical and integral role in second language acquisition. Presenters will demonstrate five major apps that make content-oriented classroom more interactive. Learn about the rationale for classroom use of mobile content and how to adapt mobile apps to motivate and increase learning outcomes.

Speakers


Friday November 18, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am PST
Meeting House - Sunrise

9:45am PST

Building Mastery of Verbs for your ESL Students
Dr. West will present several colorful timelines of verb tenses to help ESL students gain a deeper understanding of the suprasentential requirements for mastery of English (30 minutes). An exercise will follow this to help students make correct choices about the usage of verbs (30 minutes).

Speakers
avatar for Steven L. West, UC Berkeley Extension

Steven L. West, UC Berkeley Extension

Instructor, UC Berkeley Extension
Steven West holds a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures from UCLA. He was a Fulbright Scholar to Turkey and a professor of the Turkish language, Ottoman and the cultural history of the Turks at UCLA and the University of Pennsylvania. He received the International Distinguished... Read More →


Friday November 18, 2016 9:45am - 10:45am PST
Garden Salon 1

9:45am PST

Energize Students with Interactive Assessments Using Computers and Mobile Devices
Energize a classroom using Interactive Quizzing web sites Kahoot or Poll Everywhere, or provide 24/7 access to assessment and study material using Quizlet. Create the materials on your desktop for students to access from their smartphones. Go “home” with actual quizzes and flashcards that your students can start using immediately.

Speakers


Friday November 18, 2016 9:45am - 10:45am PST
Meeting House - Sunrise

11:00am PST

Deep, Rich, and Critical Listening
Combining proven “old school” listening strategies with the current and future emphasis on critical thinking, participants in this enlightening workshop will come away with lessons, strategies and rich audio activities that put listening first. Be ready to open your mind by listening.

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Bedon

Jennifer Bedon

Family Success InitiativeTeacher Advisor, LAUSD-DACE- Central Office
Integrated Education and TrainingESLThe Family Success InitiativeProfessional DevelopmentEducational Equity and Social JusticeCurriculum Development for Online LearningTeaching Strategies for the Digital Classroom
avatar for Robert Proctor

Robert Proctor

ESL Instructor, LAUSD-DACE-East LA Occupational Center
Robert Proctor has been teaching ESL for DACE-LAUSD since 1996. He has written and published textbooks for citizenship and ESL and was one of 2018's CCAE Excellence in Teaching award winners. Robert has been at the East LA Occupational Center and East LA Skills Center for the past... Read More →



Friday November 18, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 2
 
Saturday, November 19
 

8:30am PST

Working With Students with Interrupted Formal Education: Planning Future Instruction
This session explores the causes of interrupted schooling (grades 3-12) and the impact this educational gap has on academic achievement. Suggested programming for a culturally and linguistically appropriate classroom to address the academic and non-academic needs of these students is the focus of the presentation. Handouts provided.

Speakers
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Brenda Custodio

TESOL Teacher Preparation and Education Consultant, Ohio State University
Dr. Brenda Custodio is a retired teacher for Columbus City Schools, and currently teaches at Ohio State University and serves as an educational consultant. She is a frequent presenter at state and national conferences on literacy for English learners, working with newcomers, students... Read More →


Saturday November 19, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am PST
Meeting House - Sunset

1:45pm PST

Bringing the ELD Standards to Life with Collaborative Learning Activities and Media Resources to Support Designated ELD and Integrated ELD
This workshop provides fresh ways for teachers to understand the ELD Standards with hands-on activities and strategic resources to support Designated ELD and Integrated ELD. Video interviews with English Learners and Long Term ELs reveal students’ perspectives to learn academic language and develop their reading comprehension and communication skills.

Speakers
avatar for David Dunstan, Antelope Valley Union High School District, Program Coordinator

David Dunstan, Antelope Valley Union High School District, Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator, Antelope Valley Union High School District
In 1998, I started my ESL teaching career in Japan and learned about the TESOL organization and its influence in the ESL profession. Six years later, I returned to California to study for a Masters degree in TESOL at University of Southern California. During 2004-06, I became more... Read More →



Saturday November 19, 2016 1:45pm - 2:45pm PST
Meeting House - Sunset

1:45pm PST

Designated and Integrated English Language Development - the State's Perspective
The presenters will provide an overview on the implementation of the California English Language Development Standards in relation to the California state standards for English language arts, math, and science. The presenters will provide insight on how the ELD Standards can be utilized to support the language and subject content area learning for English learners.

Speakers
avatar for Elena Fajardo

Elena Fajardo

Administrator, Language Policy and Leadership Office, California Department of Education
The Language Policy and Leadership Office resides in the English Learner Support Division. This office oversees and provides technical assistance for the English Learner Roadmap, the State Seal of Biliteracy program, Title III of the Every Student Succeeds Act, Dual Immersion and... Read More →
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Deb Reeves-Gutierrez

California Department of Education



Saturday November 19, 2016 1:45pm - 2:45pm PST
Meeting House - Esquire

3:00pm PST

Slow SLOs? Quick, Quick SLOs: Creating Effective/Efficient SLO Assessments
Creating effective Student Learning Objective (SLO) assessments and data collection methods can often be overwhelming and time-consuming due to improper selection of assessment methods and ambiguous directions to instructors. This practical session will show participants how to easily formulate SLO assessments using a simple 5-step process and template.


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