Posts made in May, 2017

Laureen Fregeau & William Cornejo Videoconferencing to connect native speakers with ELs internationally

Posted on May 24, 2017 in News | 0 comments

  Laureen Fregeau & William Cornejo Videoconferencing to connect native speakers with ELs internationally Audience: ALL This presentation will discuss and demonstrate how videoconferencing can be an effective and innovative tool for connecting ELs, especially in international settings, to native speakers. The presentation will include a live demo videoconference with Lic. Cornejo’s secondary EFL class and Dr. Fregeau’s World Languages students Hannah Shelton and Fatima Snowden.  Laureen Fregeau earned her Ph.D. in Educational Theory and Policy Penn State University. She teaches...

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2017 Conference: David Jacobson: Hooking and Engaging ELLs in History Class

Posted on May 24, 2017 in News | 0 comments

David Jacobson:  Hooking and Engaging ELLs in History Class    Audience: K-12 teachers, administrators This session will present ideas on how to adapt lessons, units, and assessments for ELL students based on 11 years of teaching and researching ELL students in history class. Ideas and methodologies are based in the work of Bruce Lesh. The presentation will share an interpretation of how Lesh feels history class should be taught as we move from history class based on memorization to one based on investigating the past using authentic historical thinking skills. David Jacobson has 11 years...

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