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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!

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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.

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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 →
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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

11:15am PST

Can Everyone See My Screen?
Video conferencing platforms have been invaluable classroom tools for remote teaching. However, many teachers and students are now craving alternative ways to interact in class. This demonstration will specifically address student speaking projects and will offer alternatives to student presentations done via Zoom.

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Sara Schroeder

Lead Teacher & Academic Coordinator, University of Montana English Language Institute
Sara is an instructor at the University of Montana English Language Institute. She developed an Open Educational Resource with listening and speaking materials for ESL teachers, which can be accessed here: https://saraschroeder3.wixsite.com/podcastsPresentations Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Lcv5CTQq5b_uRZcHuAP4Hvb1n-GUsmGq45JfCJEW-tY/edit#slide=id.p... Read More →

Saturday February 27, 2021 11:15am - 12:00pm PST
Riverfront 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.

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Terry Knudsen

Instructor of English, Mukogawa U.S. Campus

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

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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 →
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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

Utilizing Technology for Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
This presentation introduces the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and the utilization of language learning technology to achieve equitable and inclusive instruction for students of all abilities and language proficiency levels.

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Jackie Otting

Consultant, Graduate Student, Kooapps, Inc; University of Washington
I am a master's student at the University of Washington studying Learning Sciences and Human Development with a graduate certificate in Disability Studies. I am on leave from my position as an elementary ML teacher in Iowa to complete my degree but will return to this position fall... Read More →

Saturday February 27, 2021 2:00pm - 2:45pm PST
Mirabeau 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. 

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Mary Goodrich

Mukogawa U.S. Campus

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