LAC & New School Announce Meeting Challenges, Exploring Solutions in the Adult ESOL Classroom Conference
The second annual MEETING CHALLENGES, EXPLORING SOLUTIONS IN THE ADULT ESOL CLASSROOM is a one-day conference which will take place on Saturday, October 29, 2016, hosted by The New School in partnership with the Literacy Assistance Center, both of which have a long tradition of excellence in the training of teachers of English to speakers of other languages.
Join us for this one-day conference that provides English language teaching professionals with a space to learn from one another, share ideas, and network.
The day features the plenary “Smart Practice: Brain based Approaches to Teaching,” by Sarah Lynn of the Bridge Program at Harvard University’s Center for Workplace Development, workshops to support classroom practice, and presentations focusing on current challenges facing ESOL teachers.
Both The New School and the Literacy Assistance Center have a long tradition of excellence in the training of teachers of English to speakers of other languages. We welcome participation by professionals who seek to address critical issues in the field and hone their own craft.
Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall
66 West 12TH Street
New York, NY 10011
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Presentations from 2015 Conference
- Bridging the Gap between technology and content in the Adult Education Classroom -- W Coward
- Creating Mobile Friendly Content -- N Eckersley
- Error Correction -- N Huzieff
- Extensive Reading -- R Sheppard
- Finding Authentic Materials for the Adult Beginner Classroom -- A Hiner
- Out On a Limb -- J Gerald
- Learn English with Songs -- E Stappert
- Practice, Practice, Practice -- L Pelc
- Rewiring the Brain for Effective Second Language Learning Working Memory -- J Chang
- Rigor from the Get Go -- B Parrish
- Teaching Conversational English -- T Speirs
- The Conversation Tree -- J Hunsdon
Sponsored by the Department of Language Learning & Teaching at The New School & the Literacy Assistance Center