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Saturday, February 27
 

10:15am PST

ReadTheory, Newsela, Quizlet: The 3 Amigos!
This demonstration will show participants how to use the online learning sites of ReadTheory, Newsela, and Quizlet to help create independent, life-long learners. After mastering the process described in the presentation, your students will begin the journey of becoming the change we need in the world!

Speakers
avatar for Frank Newman

Frank Newman

Teacher, Spokane Public Schools
Frank Newman has over 25 years teaching experience. He has taught a wide variety of levels including elementary, middle school, high school and university level students. After graduating from Gonzaga University in 1989, Frank obtained a Maters in Technology Education from Eastern... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2021 10:15am - 11:00am PST
Riverfront Park Room

10:15am PST

Using H5P to develop interactive, language-rich online activities
Learn about an easy online program to make interactive, language-rich activities for your students! H5P makes it easy to share engaging, self-grading activities that encourage language practice and deep learning. Participants will explore a variety of activity types specifically focused on language teaching and learning.

Speakers
avatar for James Hunter

James Hunter

Director, TESOL Programs, Gonzaga University
James Hunter has taught ESL/EFL for over 30 years and is the director of TESOL Programs at Gonzaga University. He has a PhD in Applied Linguistics from the University of Birmingham, UK, and his research interests include Second Language Acquisition, corpus linguistics, instructional... Read More →
avatar for Sara Hanson-Lynn

Sara Hanson-Lynn

Coordinator of Gonzaga's ESL Community Outreach (GECO) Program, Gonzaga University
Sara Hanson-Lynn is a master’s student in the TESOL Program at Gonzaga University. She has taught ESL/EFL for five years and is the coordinator for the Gonzaga ESL Community Outreach Program, a free Saturday English class for adult immigrants and refugees. She is passionate about... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2021 10:15am - 11:00am PST
Comstock Park Room

10:15am PST

Discussing the TARP: Developing Foundational Research Skills
This introductory research project, called the Topic Analysis Research Project, engages students in a step-by-step process of determining if a selected topic is Researchable, Worthwhile, and/or Interesting enough to be a successful candidate for further research.

Speakers
avatar for David Martin

David Martin

Washington State University
David Martin has been teaching for 21 years with about 15 in the ESL realm. He is currently a Teaching Assistant Professor in the English department at WSU, focusing on developmental and first-year composition. His research interests include ESL teacher identity trajectories, identities... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2021 10:15am - 11:00am PST
Audubon Park Room

10:15am PST

Incorporating Art into the ESL Classroom
Art is a powerful tool for engaging language leaners from the beginner to advanced levels. Learn various techniques and resources that are available and brainstorm ways to incorporate art into your own lessons and curricula.

Speakers
avatar for Margaret Mount

Margaret Mount

Associate Teaching Faculty, Washington State University
Margaret Mount is Associate Teaching Faculty at the Intensive English Program at Washington State University where she has been teaching since 2014. She received her MA in English with a concentration in TESOL from Eastern Washington University and holds a Masters of Social Work and... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2021 10:15am - 11:00am PST
Coeur d'Alene Park Room

10:15am PST

My Homestay was Bad: Intercultural Intervention
This presentation will examine the relationship between an absence of intercultural learning, and students' "awful" homestay experiences. The presenter will begin with examining the complexity of Study Abroad purpose then explore the process of intercultural learning and why it’s crucial, and end with what it requires.

Speakers
avatar for Maggie Dale

Maggie Dale

Mukogawa U.S. Campus
I have been working at MUSC (formerly MFWI) since 1991. I'm very interested in Intercultural Communication and was lucky enough to be a Fellow at the Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication in both 2017 and 2018.


Saturday February 27, 2021 10:15am - 11:00am PST
Chief Garry Park Room

10:15am PST

Examining Errors from Chinese L1 Speakers in the ESL Classroom
Sentences are often categorized by active or passive, in which they are often classified as the use of voice in grammar books. The research paper aims to examine the common errors among Chinese L1 ESL learners in the second language classroom. A summary of findings will be presented through a literature review.

Speakers
avatar for Alexander Tang

Alexander Tang

Adjunct Faculty, Seattle Central College


Saturday February 27, 2021 10:15am - 11:00am PST
Tubb’s Hill Park Room

10:15am PST

Teaching ESL Reading through Jose Marti’s Poetry
This presentation proposes teaching critical literacy in ESL through reading Jose Marti’s poetry. The presentation will discuss the development of voice, learner's biographical construction, and ethic/aesthetic expressions as integral parts of teaching reading skills in ESL.

Speakers
avatar for YiShan Lea

YiShan Lea

Professor of Bilingual Education, Central Washington University
YiShan Lea is a Professor of Bilingual Education at CWU. Her Ed. D. is in Curriculum and Instruction from Boise State University, Idaho. Her research background is in teacher education and education cultural ethnography. She has published many peer-reviewed articles and 3 book chapters... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2021 10:15am - 11:00am PST
Mirabeau Park Room

11:15am PST

Films in the Classroom in the Age of Zoom and Covid.
The use of films and videos in the language classroom continues to evolve during Covid and online classroom via platforms such as Zoom. Participants can share their experiences and move through the theory, research, and practice of these types of media, with information about current copyright and fair use guidelines.

Speakers
avatar for Terry Knudsen

Terry Knudsen

Instructor of English, Mukogawa U.S. Campus


Saturday February 27, 2021 11:15am - 12:00pm PST
Manito Park Room

11:15am PST

Fostering Student Collaboration with Google Docs and Slides
Collaboration and student-led learning can be tricky in an online classroom. Using Google Docs and Slides helps to foster these goals. During this presentation, I will demonstrate different ways I have successfully used these tools in my online classroom. My aim is to spark ideas and grow your comfort in using these tools.

Speakers
avatar for Ronica Penar

Ronica Penar

Instructor, Mukogawa U.S. Campus
I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Linguistics and a Master’s Degree in TESOL. I have been teaching English language for 10 years, and I have tought in the university setting in both intensive English language programs and experiential programs. I have been fortunate to call... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2021 11:15am - 12:00pm PST
Coeur d'Alene Park Room

2:00pm PST

Holy COW - Collaborative Online Writing
The reflective aspect of writing lends itself to online classes, but learning the process of writing can be interactive. This workshop provides an opportunity to practice a condensed Collaborative Online Writing lesson in small groups. It will end with a discussion of teacher & peer-generated feedback in an online setting.

Speakers
avatar for Margaret (Maggie) Diehl

Margaret (Maggie) Diehl

Instructor, Spokane Community College/Mukogawa US Campus
Margaret (Maggie) Diehl is an adjunct instructor at Spokane Community College, teaching ESL in the Adult Basic Education division, and at Mukogawa Women’s University US Campus. She has also taught at Spokane Falls Community College and Gonzaga University. She has her masters in... Read More →
avatar for Teresa Schock

Teresa Schock

teacher, Mukogawa U.S. Campus
Teresa Schock teaches at Mukogawa U.S. Campus & has been a teacher for more than 25 years.  During her career, she’s taught HS Spanish, survival English skills to immigrant families, Spanish to preschool children, and ESL to university students at EWU. She volunteers with immigrants... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2021 2:00pm - 2:45pm PST
Riverfront Park Room

2:00pm PST

Differentiating Instruction by WIDA Proficiency Level
Attendees will learn about the WIDA proficiency indicators coming to Washington State next year and an approach to differentiated instruction. Attendees will analyze examples of differentiated Student Learning Outcomes and have opportunities to collaborate in the development of a set in this workshop.

Speakers
avatar for Kate Mastruserio Reynolds

Kate Mastruserio Reynolds

Professor of TESOL/Literacy, Central Washington University
Dr. Kate Mastruserio Reynolds is a Professor of TESOL/Literacy at Central Washington University. She has taught at teachers at universities and public school districts, and ESL/EFL in elementary, middle schools and universities educators in the US and abroad. Dr. Reynolds’ publications... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2021 2:00pm - 2:45pm PST
Chief Garry Park Room

2:00pm PST

Short & Stealthy Pronunciation and Vocabulary Interventions
Instructors will acquire ways to seamlessly incorporate pronunciation and vocabulary instruction at any level. Attendees will get a chance to practice and leave with tips and tricks to use in their own classes (both in person and online).

Speakers
avatar for Sharon Fraser-Allen

Sharon Fraser-Allen

Faculty, Washington State University
Sharon Fraser-Allen is an Associate Teaching Professor at Washington State University where she has been teaching academic English since 2005. In addition to her faculty duties, she is also the Curriculum and Testing Coordinator, overseeing the curriculum and summative assessments... Read More →
avatar for Emily Harmon

Emily Harmon

International Programs, Washington State University
Emily Harmon is an Associate Teaching Professor at INTO WSU as well as the Materials Coordinator. She received her MA in TESOL from the University of Idaho and has been teaching ESL at Washington State University since 2013. She recently co-authored an article that was accepted for... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2021 2:00pm - 2:45pm PST
Manito Park Room

2:00pm PST

Pandemic (Pen)Pals
The presenters outline three different contexts for their cross-cultural/linguistic partnership and discuss its successes and challenges. In particular, they highlight the reciprocal nature of this endeavor as US and Japanese students work out cultural and linguistic differences and blurred academic boundaries. 

Speakers
avatar for Timothy Diko

Timothy Diko

Instructor, Mukogawa U.S. Campus
Timothy Diko is an ESL instructor at Mukogawa US Campus in Spokane.  His research interests include ELF, pronunciation and language identities.  He enjoys volunteering in the community, the great outdoors and finding ways to overcome the challenges of online teaching.
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Mary Jeannot

Gonzaga University
Mary Jeannot is associate professor of ESL and TESOL programs at Gonzaga University.  Her research interests are in critical ethnography, language, power, context and invention. Her most recent passions are near nature, near perfect exercising her outdoorphins.


Saturday February 27, 2021 2:00pm - 2:45pm PST
Coeur d'Alene Park Room

3:00pm PST

Curate, Create, & Collaborate with Wakelet
Learn how you and your students can easily save, organize, and share all media types - videos, links, social media, pictures, text, and PDFs - in a stunning visual format, and then use that content to create digital portfolios, newsletters, journals, research projects, etc, as collaborative or individual projects. 

Speakers
avatar for Mary Goodrich

Mary Goodrich

Mukogawa U.S. Campus


Saturday February 27, 2021 3:00pm - 3:45pm PST
Riverfront Park Room

3:00pm PST

Digital Escape Rooms: Creating Engagement in the ESL Classroom
Creating a digital escape room using Google can be intimidating during times of online ESL instruction. This session will provide all you need to get started, using hyperlinks, sharing to students, and a list of fun/interactive activity sites. You will leave with a copy of one of mine and a list of useful ideas.

Speakers
avatar for Kelli Dahmen

Kelli Dahmen

ELD Specialist, Pullman School District


Saturday February 27, 2021 3:00pm - 3:45pm PST
Coeur d'Alene Park Room

3:00pm PST

Teach Abroad with the English Language Fellow Program
The English Language Fellow Program has been sending teachers abroad for over fifty years. The purpose of this informational presentation is to inform interested teachers about the opportunity to teach English abroad with the US Department of State, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs sponsored program.

Speakers
avatar for Judy Emerson

Judy Emerson

U.S. Department of State English Language Programs
I'm an independent contractor working online with individuals and an ESP class in Puebla, Mexico. I was formerly the Academic Coordinator of an Intensive English Program at a College in Idaho. I've been an instructor of English Language Learners for almost 20 years.

Exhibitors

Saturday February 27, 2021 3:00pm - 3:45pm PST
Chief Garry Park Room

3:00pm PST

How to get published in WAESOL Educator
Share your knowledge! Develop professionally! Grow your CV! Come and learn how to get published in the WAESOL Educator. The presenter will describe our readership, types of articles, and how to meet our submission requirements. Participants will take away ideas for an article to submit. Bring your smartest friend!

Speakers
avatar for Bridget Green

Bridget Green

Mukogawa U.S. Campus
In addition to teaching at MUSC, I'm currently the editor for WAESOL Educator. Ask me how to get published in our journal and/or how to be a peer-reviewer!


Saturday February 27, 2021 3:00pm - 3:45pm PST
Tubb’s Hill Park Room

3:00pm PST

Pre-Service Educator Perceptions of Competence in Diversity
Quantitative study with qualitative support responds to changing educational contexts, identified in the literature review, to examine perceptions of competence on issues of diversity of pre-service educators enrolled in a public northwestern university. The researcher provides suggestions to improve educator curriculum.

Speakers
avatar for Kathryn Pawelko

Kathryn Pawelko

Alumni, University of Idaho
Kathryn Pawelko is a recent graduate of the M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction program in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences at the University of Idaho. She will soon hold Idaho certification for secondary education with endorsements in history, English, Spanish and... Read More →


Saturday February 27, 2021 3:00pm - 3:45pm PST
Audubon Park Room
 
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