Los Pasos de Licenciatura Para Enseñar en NJ
11/5/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

Este taller se enfoca en transferir la licencia de enseñanza de su país a New Jersey. This workshop focuses on transferring the teaching credential from your country to New Jersey.

PRESENTER: MARTHA G. ARRIZON, CARMEN TORRES-IZQUIERDO

REAL Action Network: Community Cultural Wealth
11/6/2020 1:00 – 3:00 PM

The REAL Action Network is a vanguard of educators, activists and organizers focused on building a movement to transform NJ public schools toward racial equity, affirmation and literacy.

PRESENTER: MICHAEL J. MASON, AMANDA M. ADAMS, DR. TIFFANIE C. THRBAK, LIZANDAA T. ALBURG, GABRIEL A. TANGLAO, SHAN B. BYRD

REAL Organizers Lounge for Racial Equity
11/5/2020 10:00 – 11:15 AM

This moment for educators, activists and organizers has been more challenging than ever before. Connect and build with other dynamic leaders in this movement for racial equity, affirmation and literacy.

PRESENTER: ERIKA STRAUSS-CHAVARRIA,JESSYCA MATHEWS

REAL Organizers Lounge for Racial Equity
11/5/2020 12:00 – 1:15 PM

This moment for educators, activists and organizers has been more challenging than ever before. Connect and build with other dynamic leaders in this movement for racial equity, affirmation and literacy.

PRESENTER: ERIKA STRAUSS-CHAVARRIA,JESSYCA MATHEWS

REAL Organizers Lounge for Racial Equity
11/5/2020 2:00 – 3:15 PM

This moment for educators, activists and organizers has been more challenging than ever before. Connect and build with other dynamic leaders in this movement for racial equity, affirmation and literacy.

PRESENTER: ERIKA STRAUSS-CHAVARRIA,JESSYCA MATHEWS

The Power of the Ask
11/5/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

This open discussion will focus on understanding the needs of underrepresented members and holding a space for them to take ownership of their importance in NJEA.

PRESENTER: MARTHA G. ARRIZON, MS. JANENE L. ONYANGO

Tips and Tricks to Landing a Job in NJ Schools
11/6/2020 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Learn how to prepare a resume that really works and prepare yourself for a competitive job market. We will cover key elements so you’re prepared for the hiring season.

PRESENTER: KEN SHULACK, TODD R. LAWRENCE

Brain Injury in Students: Recognizing, Accommodations and Strategies
11/5/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Develop a greater understanding of how brain injury affects students and how school professionals can help these students. Receive tools to help at IEP meetings and in the classroom.

PRESENTER: SARAH ALLEN, LAURA JACOBS

Emerging Drug Trends: What is Happening? How Can We Respond?
11/5/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

This presentation will provide an overview of current drug trends and emerging threats to our youth

PRESENTER: ANGELA CONOVER, ANGELO VALENTE

Medical Basics for Classroom and Home
11/6/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

An overview of specific medical and emergency conditions that could occur throughout the day in the school setting as well as during after school activities.

PRESENTER: LEAH FRANZWA

Mindfulness and Movement for Educators
11/6/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Techniques in mindfulness and movement (beginner-friendly yoga), and breath-work to reboot, re-center and refresh, so we can be at our best for our students.

PRESENTER: MS ANGELA L. DELUCCIA

SEL for ELLs
11/6/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

This interactive session will address the importance of incorporating SEL practices into the ELL classroom.  Participants will walk away with lessons and strategies to immediately implement in their classrooms.

PRESENTER: JOHANNA AMARO

The UDL Model in the ELL Classroom
11/6/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

Introduction of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and how to follow the framework and philosophy to teach the English language.

PRESENTER: JOHANNA AMARO

Writing with English Language Learners
11/6/2020 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Learn about writing as part of the language acquisition process from kindergarten through high school. We will identify common themes across grade levels and consider strategies to improve writing.

PRESENTER: DEBRA L. BILLMANN

 (Re)Claiming our Love for Urban Students in Urban Schools
11/5/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

Teaching in urban schools can be an immensely trying undertaking amid very trying circumstances. Over time, such trying circumstances can erode our love for our calling. Let’s reclaim the love.

PRESENTER: KEITH E. BENSON

Beyond the Rainbow: Supporting LGBTQ+ Students, Staff, and Exploring Intersectionality
11/5/2020 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Participants will learn about various sexual orientations/gender identities making up the LGBTQ+ community and will explore social privilege, oppression, and intersectionality, accessing resources to bring back to their schools/worksites.

PRESENTER: PHILIP S. MCCORMICK

Biopsychosocial Learning: Supporting All Students’ Full Selves
11/6/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

This workshop will explore ways for teachers/ESPs to support all students’ unique educational experiences from a biopsychosocial perspective, examining special education supports, mental/physical health, and the influences of race/gender/sexual orientation.

PRESENTER: PHILIP S. MCCORMICK

Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline
11/5/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

High numbers of minority children go straight from school to prison. Social workers have to intervene to try to stop this vicious cycle.

PRESENTER: MYRA ROBINSON

Connecting the Dots: Historical Trauma, Toxic Stress and Our Communities
11/5/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Connecting historical trauma and toxic stress while reflecting on our own roles is essential to begin shifts in our relationships and community culture to support resilience and healing for all.

PRESENTER: LINSEY MCMURRIN

Engage Your Brain: Brain-Based Learning
11/6/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

In this interactive, fun-filled experience, participants will learn about the brain and teaching. They will leave with strategies they can implement in classrooms right away.

PRESENTER: MICHELLE O. THOMPSON PH.D

Helping Students Cope with Climate Change Anxiety
11/5/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

This session focuses on best practices to support the emotional health of students when teaching climate change and/or dealing with the aftermath of extreme events.

PRESENTER: PATRICIA FINDLEY,CARRIE FERRARO

Islam 101 for Educators
11/6/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

Participants will learn about the basics of Islamic culture and gain insights about their Muslim students and how to interact with them in their classrooms.

PRESENTER: FARHANA N. SHAH

Keeping Kids Safe: An Open Discussion about LGBT+ Students
11/5/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

In recent years, there has been a concerning increase in HIB incidents. Participants will discuss their concerns, how to help LGBT+ youth feel safe, legal protections and available resources.

PRESENTER: GORDON A. SAUER

Learning Lab: Aspiring Antiracist Education & Advocacy
11/5/2020 10:00 – 11:15 AM

Join this conversation on how aspiring antiracist educators can take small steps forward in their personal and professional journey toward supporting racial equity, affirmation and literacy.

PRESENTER: TERRY JESS,LUKAS MICHENER

Learning Lab: Aspiring Antiracist Education & Advocacy
11/5/2020 12:00 – 1:15 PM

Join this conversation on how aspiring antiracist educators can take small steps forward in their personal and professional journey toward supporting racial equity, affirmation and literacy.

PRESENTER: TERRY JESS,LUKAS MICHENER

Learning Lab: Aspiring Antiracist Education & Advocacy
11/5/2020 2:00 – 3:15 PM

Join this conversation on how aspiring antiracist educators can take small steps forward in their personal and professional journey toward supporting racial equity, affirmation and literacy.

PRESENTER: TERRY JESS,LUKAS MICHENER

LGBTQ Inclusive Education: More Than Just A Seat At The Table
11/5/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

This workshop will focus on identity, language and visibility in curriculum, and the role inclusive scholarly practices have on student understanding and outcomes.

PRESENTER: KATHRYN E. OKESON

LGBTQ+ Curriculum Inclusion
11/6/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

We will explore ways to incorporate LGBTQ+ content into our classrooms. Using resources from GLSEN, Make it Better 4 Youth, etc. attendees will take away relevant materials to incorporate immediately.

PRESENTER: KATHRYN E. OKESON,MR. STEVEN C. KOUMOULIS

LGBTQIA 101: Riding the Spectrum
11/5/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

All school staff are invited to learn the basics about sexual orientation and gender identity in order to build and strengthen a school climate where diversity is respected and valued.

PRESENTER: CAROL WATCHLER,ROBT M. SEDA-SCHREIBER

Racialized Trauma and Restorative Healing Discussion
11/6/2020 9:00 – 10:30 AM

What is racialized trauma and how is it connected to adverse childhood experiences? Join us for an open discussion about what we can do right now to begin the healing.

PRESENTER: SHAN B. BYRD,BRENDA MARTIN LEE

Sandy Hook and Beyond
11/6/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

I share my story of my mother’s death at Sandy Hook and facilitate discussion on talking to students about school violence, the fears of being an educator, and other issues.

PRESENTER: MAURA L. SCHWARTZ

School Libraries: The Calming Center for Schools
11/6/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

Come prepared to discuss the topic of a quiet place for rough times and how we can help students find their quiet place within.

PRESENTER: ANGELA COXEN

Social-Emotional Learning in the Classroom
11/6/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

Social-emotional learning and positive school climate help to improve the overall academic success of students. This workshop will provide hands-on ideas for employees to take back to their districts.

PRESENTER: HEATHER F. ELKIN,LINDSAY E. THEIN

Social-Emotional Learning Strategies for PK-12 Students and Teachers
11/5/2020 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Participants will learn about and take part in activities that practice mindfulness, focus and preparedness. Discussions include stages of social and academic development to understand the necessity of SEL instruction.

PRESENTER: ARGINE SAFARI,MARGARET STEWART,JULIE C. WRIGHT

Teaching Youth How to Rise Beyond Adverse Experiences in Circles
11/6/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

This workshop will help participants have difficult conversations with the youth they serve. Learn from an expert at restorative practices and trauma, connecting youth through powerful and engaging circles.

PRESENTER: MARY WHITNEY

The Words We Choose: Bringing More Compassion Into the Classroom
11/6/2020 9:00 – 10:00 AM

This workshop will show educators how to create a mindful and compassionate classroom environment, as well as sharing these valuable life skills with their students through a variety of activities.

PRESENTER: JENNIFER A. SCHWESTER,JENNIFER STEFFENER

Trauma-Informed Schools and Restorative Practices: Perfect Together
11/5/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Think of the relationship between trauma-informed and restorative practices as interconnecting pieces necessary to complete a puzzle. We will explore neuroscience to understand behaviors & restorative practices to repair harm.

PRESENTER: BRENDA MARTIN LEE,SHAN B. BYRD

Understanding Latinx, Hispanic, and Xicanx Students with Culturally-Responsive Teaching
11/6/2020 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Latinx? Hispanic? Xicanx? What’s the difference? Learn how to develop culturally appropriate, relevant activities for students from different ethnic backgrounds.

PRESENTER: SAMANTHA J. BAHNA,ANGELLO VILLARREAL

7 Simple Steps for Classroom Management Success
11/6/2020 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Sixty percent of teachers wish they could spend less time on discipline. This session equips you with the steps to manage you classroom,  improve your strategies and increase student learning.

PRESENTER: JACYNTH J. JOHNSON

Building a Blended Learning Classroom
11/6/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

Discover different blended learning models and how to incorporate them into the classroom. Learn step-by-step design strategies and tips and then begin planning for your own blended learning classroom.

PRESENTER: KATHRYN A. NIEVES LICWINKO

Critical Teaching and Learning in Social Studies
11/5/2020 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Critical teaching helps foster a justice-oriented consciousness about the world. This session offers an instructional framework and learning activities designed to promote critical thinking, empathy and activism in social studies.

PRESENTER: ANDY BEUTEL

Enhancing Literacy in Science and Math with NJCTL’s Free Materials
11/5/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Learn strategies to enhance writing and reading in science and mathematics for upper elementary, middle school and secondary students. All materials and resources are posted at njctl.org.

PRESENTER: KRISTIN M. DEANGELIS,SUSAN OLSZEWSKI

Feedback for Learning
11/5/2020 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Join Learning Forward NJ in investigating the difference between feedback and feedback for learning, understanding why it is important for all stakeholders, and how the feedback process works.

PRESENTER: KIMBERLY R. TUCKER,ROBERT J. PRICE

Health and Safety in the Classroom
11/6/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

We will discuss healthy classrooms, safe classroom environments, and how to address the needs of members who may be in an unsafe/unhealthy environment.

PRESENTER: JUDI MYERS,JESSICA E. COOK

Mentoring Matters
11/6/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Best practices for modern mentoring for both the mentor and novice teacher, and tools for collaborating with the adult learner.

PRESENTER: GWENDOLINE H. DURALEK,MICHELLE MURRAY

Powerful Strategies to Enhance the Learning of Gifted Students
11/5/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

Explore numerous, proven ways to reach gifted learners in challenging ways. Successful teaching techniques, new strategies and specific ideas relating to social, emotional needs and critical thinking will be shared.

PRESENTER: NATHAN LEVY,PAUL W. SEARS

STEAM Education: It’s the FCS Way to Go
11/5/2020 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Are you looking for ways to integrate FCS with STEAM/STEM education? You will identify ways to modernize your classroom with the content you already teach through technology and collaboration.

PRESENTER: SUSAN J. STINSON

The ‘S’ Word: The Role of Schools in Preventing Suicide
11/5/2020 9:00 – 11:00 AM

Participants will learn how to identify the risks and warning signs for youth suicide and learn tools that can be used to help a young person at risk for suicide.

PRESENTER: BRANDY BROOKS

The ‘S’ Word: The Role of Schools in Preventing Suicide
11/6/2020 9:00 – 11:00 AM

Participants will learn how to identify the risks and warning signs for youth suicide and learn tools that can be used to help a young person at risk for suicide.

PRESENTER: BRANDY BROOKS

Using School Gardens to Increase Inclusive Education and Social-Emotional Learning
11/5/2020 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Children who have difficulties with attention, behavioral and social disorders have been found to display increased time-on-task, task completion, cooperative interaction, and increased SEL by engaging in garden-based activities.

PRESENTER: SONYA L. HARRIS

Using Seamless Technology for Instruction and Assessment in Mathematics
11/5/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

NJCTLs free digital course materials seamlessly integrate technology and assessment into its Progressive Mathematics Initiative® (PMI®) for K-12 mathematics. All resources are posted for free at njctl.org.

PRESENTER: AUDRA CRIST,MARIA SURACE

What’s Necessary: Planning and Preparation Lessons for Early-Career Teachers
11/5/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

New Jersey County Teachers of the Year present lessons and discussion for early-service educators on effective, professional, real-time practice in the classroom.

PRESENTER: MELISSA L. ANTINOFF,MICHELLE-ANNE SPRING

What’s Possible: Classroom Decision-Making Lessons for Early-Career Teachers
11/6/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

New Jersey County Teachers of the Year present lessons and discussion for early-service educators on classroom structure and decision-making for maximum teaching and learning benefits.

PRESENTER: SUSAN M. BARRY,MONICA R. GONCALVES

An Overview of Multisensory Reading Instruction
11/5/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Multisensory reading strategies will be demonstrated using a case study approach. Participants will practice various parts of an Orton-Gillingham lesson.  Presented by the Center for Dyslexia Studies at Fairleigh Dickinson.

PRESENTER: MRS NICOLE GIZZI

Improving Reading & Writing Through Kindness to Animals
11/6/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Students love to read, discuss, and write about animals! This workshop introduces “Humane Education”, teaching kindness to animals, using free language arts resources from animal protection organizations. Free books!

PRESENTER: JULIE O’CONNOR, PHD

Literacy Across the Content Areas
11/5/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Literacy extends thinking skills for students. Workshop participants will experience model activities to support 21st Century Skills and Standards to best prepare students for continued learning.

PRESENTER: KIMBERLY R. TUCKER

Teaching with Cognates
11/6/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

This session will discuss the value of using Latin-root cognates when teaching Romance languages to English speakers in any subject area.

PRESENTER: MARTHA G. ARRIZON,MARIA M. SHIVERS

Math in Motion: Hands-On With Data
11/5/2020 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Data is real, tangible and perfect for deep hands-on math explorations. Students explore their surroundings, reinforce conceptual topics and put mathematics to use. Grades 2 to 12.

PRESENTER: MEREDITH J. VALENTINE,MANAN SHAH

Using Design Thinking and Sustainable Design to Build Student Agency
11/5/2020 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Design thinking and sustainable design provides learners the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to use, think about, interpret and communicate their understanding of science by designing solutions to environmental challenges.

PRESENTER: ELIZABETH NUNEZ

Empowering Young Learners: Food Systems and Global Citizenship
11/6/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

Based on a study of Ghana and cocoa that highlights issues such as food chains/systems, deforestation, and fair trade, learn how to design and teach a global citizenship curriculum.

PRESENTER: ERIN COMOLLO

Financial Literacy: Teaching Money to Students Grades Pre-K to 12
11/6/2020 9:00 – 10:00 AM

The financial literacy skills we’ll discuss include the purpose of money, calculating money, savings/checking, balancing an account, financial institutions, calculating interest, and percentage sales.

PRESENTER: STACEY B. SWEENY

Globalization to the Rescue!
11/5/2020 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Equipping stakeholders with global competencies empowers them with the 21st-century skills needed to become successful members of our increasingly diverse and intercultural society. Global education promotes equity.

PRESENTER: PEDRO J. TRIVELLA

Teaching  NJ Holocaust Commission Mandate for Middle and High Schools
11/5/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Teachers will receive instruction on the use of the commissions materials, resources and professional development that are available to enhance the teaching of the Holocaust and genocide with appropriate instruction.

PRESENTER: BRIANNA DOHERTY

Applied Behavior Analysis: What All Educators Should Know
11/5/2020 9:00 – 10:00 AM

ABA is an empirically supported science that is effective for all learners. Learn the basics and how they can be used in various environments.

PRESENTER: MICAH S. LEWIS,SHARON A. REEVE

Autism Spectrum Disorder
11/5/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

An overview of the history of the autism diagnosis and recent research findings about treatment strategies.

PRESENTER: KAMALATHARA SRIKANTH

Building Environments to Set Up Twice-Exceptional Students for Success
11/5/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

The physical and emotional classroom environment is essential to the well-being and achievement of twice-exceptional (2e) students, those who are gifted in some areas and have special needs in others.

PRESENTER: JACQUI BYRNE

Managing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in the Classroom
11/6/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Learn about attentional deficits and executive dysfunction and how these symptoms interfere with academic, social, and emotional outcomes. Options for treatment, strategies and accommodations will be reviewed.

PRESENTER: HILARY MURPHY

Strategies to Support Children with Autism—ASD
11/6/2020 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the three levels within ASD that dictate the approach and the methods that you use to treat the identified problem behaviors.

PRESENTER: KAMALATHARA SRIKANTH

Understanding the Basic Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
11/6/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

Through the analysis of behaviors that can seem inexplicable, ABA provides proven strategies to effectively teach individuals with ASD new skills and to reduce unsafe behaviors.

PRESENTER: STEPHANIE FLAMINI

Various Processing Disorders
11/6/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Learning disabilities associated with visual, auditory, sensory, executive functioning and language-processing disorders will be defined, giving signs, symptoms, and strategies.

PRESENTER: DR PAMELA COOPER

Brain-Science Principles to Promote Active Learning with Educational Technology
11/5/2020 4:00 – 5:00 PM

It’s time to engage! This highly interactive presentation will showcase how to use brain science principles and educational technology to promote active learning, collaboration and information recall.

PRESENTER: LAURA ZIEGER,SAMANTHA J. BAHNA

Changing the Game: Using Nearpod to Elevate Student Learning
11/6/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

What exactly is Nearpod? Experience the power of Nearpod and learn three ways it can elevate and empower student learning in your classroom. It is a game changer.

PRESENTER: JENNIFER HILES

Create Digital Stories
11/6/2020 9:00 – 10:00 AM

From engagement, through purposeful writing, editing, media and tool selection, and finally to production, your students can create digital stories! This session will explore a variety of concepts.

PRESENTER: BARBARA S. DESANTIS

Digital Footprint Workshop
11/5/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Learn about tracking and protecting your digital footprint while on social media platforms, surfing websites and checking your emails. Learn how to monitor your searches in Chrome browser. BYOD

PRESENTER: SABINA A. ELLIS

Digital Resources for Career Readiness and Financial Literacy
11/6/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Explore the updated NJSLS 9: Career Readiness, Life Literacies, and Key Skills, and learn how to access and use JA’s free, high quality digital resources that meet these new standards.

PRESENTER: CHRISTY BIEDRON,CELESTE HARDRICK

Integrating Digital Citizenship Conversations Into Your Content Area
11/5/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

Experience conversations used with students that stimulate thinking about the internet, phones and issues in the digital age. Sample follow-up activities enable adaption to any grade or content area.

PRESENTER: PETER H. RICHTER

Arts Integration Lesson Inspired by Portrait of Lady Elizabeth Carteret
11/5/2020 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Learn about an arts integration lesson inspired by the portrait of Elizabeth Carteret (1615-1696) of the Channel Island Jersey that hangs in the Elizabeth Public Library in New Jersey.

PRESENTER: GILLIAN FURNISS

Build a Quality Choral Program With No Budget (CANCELLED)
11/5/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Session attendees will be treated as first-time singers and be taught to sing together with no written music. Historical perspectives and details of how to achieve success will be discussed.

PRESENTER: KATHLEEN E. SPADAFINO,BEVERLY VAUGHN

Copyright or Copywrong? Understanding Fair Use in the Classroom
11/5/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Is it OK to make my own arrangement of a popular song? Can parents videotape the school musical? This session explores copyright law and its application in educational settings.

PRESENTER: JASON VODICKA

The Hook: Ten Creative Ways to Introduce New Music
11/6/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

This session focuses on the all-important first rehearsal and presents ten creative ways to introduce a new piece of music to your choir.

PRESENTER: JASON VODICKA

Visual Art Education as a Requirement in Public Schools
11/6/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

Evidence for the benefits of art education abounds, but art educators are regularly faced with attitudes that challenge its value. This presentation seeks to explore this issue honestly.

PRESENTER: JULIA MOONEY

Develop Heritage Speakers’ Identity and Literacy Skills through Literature
11/5/2020 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Using novels and short stories with heritage speakers can improve their ability to read and write in Spanish while helping them to develop a stronger sense of identity.

PRESENTER: MICHELE J. SCHREINER,JENNY A. DILKS

Harnessing the Power of ELLs’ First Languages
11/5/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Should English language learners (ELLs) use their first language in your classroom? When? Why? How often? Complete a group challenge, learn about research findings and practice strategies to scaffold ELLs.

PRESENTER: ADRIANNA A REYES,DANA J. NELSON

SEL (Social Emotional Learning) in the World Language Classroom
11/5/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

This workshop will help teachers understand what SEL is and is not. We will practice ways to help students work on their SEL skills in target languages.

PRESENTER: JENNIFER A. SCHWESTER

Tech Savvy in the Foreign Language Classroom
11/6/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

This workshop will enable attendees to become more tech savvy in the foreign language classroom. We will share ways to implement cutting-edge technology to promote target language proficiency.

PRESENTER: CAROLA E. FERNANDEZ,LUISA F. JIMENEZ

Words Work for You! Vocabulary on the Path to Proficiency
11/6/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

By focusing on proficiency as a goal for vocabulary learning, teachers can create meaningful opportunities for students to learn vocabulary and use the words they know.

PRESENTER: JULIA B. KOCH