8:00-9:00: Registration/breakfast

9:00-9:15: President’s welcome 

9:15-10:00: Keynote speech

10:15-11:00: Session 1

11:15-12:00: Session 2

12:00-1:00: Lunch 

1:00-1:45: Technology Tips,  SIG/OGE Roundtables & Exhibitor visits

2:00-2:45: Session 3

3:00-3:45: Session 4

4:00-4:15: Closing and Raffle

4:30: Happy Hour at Brookland Pint

Session Titles & Presenters

  • 7 Step Strategy for Pre-teaching vocabulary, Yeukai Chiroodza - Imeh

  • Adapting Community Engagement Projects in an Era of Change, Sigrun Biesenbach-Lucas

  • Alphabetics Instruction for Adult ESOL Learners Beyond the Literacy Level, Kaylin Wainwright

  • Amplifying Instruction by Engaging English Language Learners in Active Collaboration, Adriane Geronimo

  • Beyond Zoom: How Open Broadcasting Software Can Improve Instructional Content, Phil Rice

  • Digital Storytelling as Transformative Practice with Adult Beginner Low Literacy English Language Learners, Polina Vinogradova, Carlye Stevens & Debora Amidani

  • Expressing Your Teacher Voice: A Framework for Exploring Professional-Identity Development, Heather Weger

  • Get Down to the "Art" of the Matter: Utilizing Art in English Instruction, Phil Rice

  • A Guide for Training Autonomous Student Writers, Julie Lake & Heather Weger

  • How relevant is the past perfect in modern American English?, Heather Mehrtens & Andrew Screen

  • How to use Storybooks Washington DC in the classroom, Bonny Norton 

  • Inclusive Academic Class Discussions at College for ESL Students, Krisztina Domjan

  • Language Teacher Professional Identity: Narratives from Egypt, Sierranicole Butler

  • Preserving Cultural Diversity Through Sustainable English Language Teaching, Samantha Mele

  • Socrative: A Technology Tool for Formative Assessment, Adriane Geronimo

  • A Structured Writing Approach Ensures Academic Success, Melissa Hauke & Rebecca Van Vranken

  • Supporting English Learners at Community Colleges Beyond ESL Classes, Diego Hernandez

  • Teaching English during War Time: How is it Different?, Yuliia Rybinska 

  • TESOL Lessons for People and the Planet, Abby Watkins

  • Vidback: Using Short Video Explanations for Corrective Feedback, Andrew Screen

  • Why Media Literacy for English Learners Matters in a Changing Modern World, John Silver

The full schedule will be sent to registrants shortly before the conference

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