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Friday, November 18
 

8:30am PST

Enduring and Innovative Methods of Vocabulary Instruction
This workshop will engage participants in a variety of learner-centered activities, from controlled to creative, that keep the vocabulary class moving while stimulating student interest and original use of target vocabulary. Participants will work cooperatively to play games, create and present stories, skits and speeches, and more.


Friday November 18, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am PST
Tiki Pavilion

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.

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

8:30am PST

What Happens When Instructors Ask “Why”? The Culture of Resolving Conflict: Connection and Clarity
Handling conflict in class can be overwhelming for the novice as well as the veteran teacher. In this interactive presentation, learn to recognize commonly held assumptions, employ strategies to de-escalate conflict, make genuine connections with students, and strive for clarity through open and honest communication in a supportive environment.



Friday November 18, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am PST
Garden Salon 2

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.

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

9:45am PST

From Past De-contextualized Paraphrasing to Future Contextualized Success
Unlike in the past, many textbooks now include paraphrasing exercises. Unfortunately, for students’ future success, many exercises are de-contextualized and provide unrealistic practice. Fear Not! Contextualized, real-life paraphrase awaits you in this workshop. We’ll briefly discuss importance of context, practice a cool exercise, and brainstorm revisions for your existing assignments.

Speakers
avatar for Cristin Boyd

Cristin Boyd

Instructor, DeAnza Community College & SJSU-Linguistics
Link for presentation handouts boydsteachingresources.pbworks.com I have taught ESL/EFL for going on 20 years. Love teaching, hate grading (but do it anyways). I teach a lot of upper level writing courses, advanced reading, and critical thinking. I'm thrilled to be sharing some... Read More →



Friday November 18, 2016 9:45am - 10:45am PST
Royal Palm Salon 6

11:00am PST

Making your Assessments More Authentic
Authentic assessments are superior to traditional assessments as they test the skills and knowledge that students have, in contract to testing memory. Participants will learn to identify authentic assessments and place various assessments on a continuum of least to most authentic. They will also engage in creating language assessments.


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Friday November 18, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 4

3:45pm PST

Ten Essential Linked Skills Activities: Shortcuts for Curriculum Design
This session will demonstrate how teachers can incorporate innovative lesson planning in a curriculum by using ten linked skills activities. Participants will problem solve to adapt a sample linked activity for multi-level instruction. Handouts available.


Friday November 18, 2016 3:45pm - 4:45pm PST
Eaton

3:45pm PST

Transforming Your Classroom By Applying the 'Learning By Doing' Philosophy
“Learning By Doing” is a fundamental concept behind the communicative approach; however, teachers and curriculum developers have difficulty with its application. The presenters will introduce the learning by doing philosophy, facilitate a discussion on the audience's current practices, present examples, and guide the audience on implementing it into their programs.

Speakers
avatar for Jim Hays

Jim Hays

Teacher, Cal Poly English Language Institute
I'm a full-time teacher with some admin responsibilities. I love talking about ways to achieve a sense of agency as an ESL teacher and how to cope with people and policies that seem to thwart agency.



Friday November 18, 2016 3:45pm - 4:45pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 4
 
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

1:45pm PST

Grammar for Academic Writing: Discursive Pedagogical Strategies
This workshop presents discourse-based techniques for teaching grammar for academic writing in classes containing both ESL and Generation 1.5 students. Participants will engage in practical activities, develop strategies in creating own instructional materials and tailoring them to the students’ needs. All materials are adaptable to K-12 and native-speaker/Gen 1.5 settings.


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Saturday November 19, 2016 1:45pm - 2:45pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 4

1:45pm PST

Oral Language Solutions for your Vietnamese Learners
The co-authors of Compelling Conversations, Vietnam will introduce common misunderstandings regarding why your Vietnamese students struggle with English pronunciation. Come and discover how to prepare your Vietnamese students for academic success through successful exercises as discussed in the textbook.

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Nguyen, American Language Program, CSUF

Teresa Nguyen, American Language Program, CSUF

Full-time Faculty, CSUF, American Language Program
avatar for Eric Roth, USC

Eric Roth, USC

Author, Teacher, and Publisher, Chimayo Press
Eric H. Roth teaches international graduate students the pleasures and perils of academic writing and public speaking in English at the University of Southern California (USC), and holds the title of “Master Lecturer”. He also writes and edits ESL/EFL books for English language... Read More →



Saturday November 19, 2016 1:45pm - 2:45pm PST
Eaton

1:45pm PST

The Happiest Place on Earth: Your Classroom
Students feeling lackluster? Invigorate them with the magic of Disney! Come to our workshop where we will show you how to minimize prep while maximizing student engagement with the universal stories that Disney has brought to all walks of life.


Saturday November 19, 2016 1:45pm - 2:45pm PST
Windsor Rose

3:00pm PST

Assessment for New Teachers
This workshop will provide an overview of traditional and performance based assessment, including portfolios and rubrics, for new ELD and ESL teachers. With a current emphasis on accountability in teaching, it is critical that those new to teaching understand basic concepts about assessment and how assessment informs instruction.


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

3:00pm PST

Integrating Ninth Grade English Language Development and Ninth Grade SDAIE World History
The presenters will discuss how they integrated language and content in order to accelerate the linguistic and academic proficiencies of the students.

Speakers

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

3:00pm PST

The Sound and the Fury: Making Reading a Vibrant & Engaging Classroom Learning Experience!
How can teachers increase student reading engagement, comprehension, and reading test scores all at the same time? This workshop will facilitate and explain how to use several critical readings aids, strategies, and techniques such as essential questions, ELL/ELD and SAT/ACT customized reading logs, and other critical reading practices. Handouts.

Speakers
avatar for Gene R. Urrutia

Gene R. Urrutia

ELA/ELD/Newcomer Instructor, Parlier Unified School District
Hi Everyone, First, thank you so much for signing up for my session or considering it. I know there are a lot of great ones to attend. I really appreciate it, and I hope you are challenged there. Again, thank you. CATESOL has posed the question of, “What should people talk... Read More →


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