All in for ELLs: Advocacy, Advancement, Achievement 

2016 Conference Content click to download Dr. Staehr-Fenner's presentation

9:00 - 9:45 AM Session

  • Beyond the Textbook: Creating Rich Educational Experiences for Listening Speaking Proficiency 
  • Welcoming Families
  • Messages From Maryam: An ESL Teacher Tells Her Students’ Stories 
  • Communication with Compassion: Boundaries for the Dedicated Professional (105 min.)
  •  Addressing Aggressive Behavior in the Adult International Classroom
  •  Academic Language in Dual Language Settings: A Language Arts Teacher’s Understanding
  •  Formative Assessment: Identifying Strengths and Areas for Instructional Focus with ELs

10:00 - 10:45 AM Session

  • Grammar Centers: Differentiation for ELLs 
  • Planting Seeds, Growing Connections, Reaping Rewards: Processes for Refugee Community Engagement (105 min.) 
  • Teaching Academic Writing Using Systemic Functional Linguistics
  • What strategies play a role in making learning relevant for adult English Leaners? How can the SIOP model be an effective guide Presentation available to members
  • Understanding Anxious Learners and Enabling Their Achievement
  • Bringing Language to Life: Advancing IEP Student Achievement using GPA Techniques 

11:00 - 11:45 AM Session

  • Engaging Students in a Middle School Newcomer Program 
  • con't Planting Seeds, Growing Connections, Reaping Rewards: Processes for Refugee Community Engagement (105 min.) 
  •  Bringing Passion to Communication Skills through Art: She Who Tells a Story
  •  Putting the “Fun” in Functional Grammar
  •  The Power of TED in the 21st Century Communication Classroom!
  •  Seesaw - an Interactive Bridge between Students and Instructors. 

2:30 - 3:15 PM Session

  • The Basics of Planning Conferences for Educators
  • Teaching a Transitional Learner—Skills for University Success
  • Building Social Responsibility for International Students through Community Based Learning Handouts: 1 | 2 | 3  | Presentation available to members
  • SIOP – A Professional Development Partnership
  • Teach Abroad with the English Language Fellow Program 

3:30 -4:15 PM Session

  • Newcomer iStem: Developing Language by Design 
  • Ready for Gen Ed? Liberals Arts and the ESL Classroom 
  • Because ELLs’ Voice Also Matters, Teachers Should Listen Presentation available to members

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