2009 OKTESOL Spring Fling Schedule by Smjt2G


									               2009 OKTESOL Spring Fling Schedule
         Northeastern University, Broken Arrow, Building C
                    Saturday, April 25, 2009

8:30 A.M. to 9:00 A.M.        Registration, coffee, and exhibits
9:00 A.M. to 9:45 A.M.              Session I
9:45 A.M. to 10:00 A.M.         Exhibits-Break
10:00 A.M. to 10:45 A.M.           Session II
10:45 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.        Exhibits-Break
11:00 A.M. to 11:45 A.M.          Session III
11:45 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.        Exhibits-Break
12:00 P.M. to 12:45 P.M.          Session IV
12:45 P.M. to 1:00 P.M.        Exhibits, conference concludes

                        List of Exhibitors

Townshend Press                   Impact Software-Dynamic English
Corwin Press                          Follett Library Resources
National Geographic/Hampton Brown     Pearson Longman ELT
Bigbee Learning Resources           Oklahoma City University’s
Santillana USA                          TESOL Program
Cookie Lee Jewelry                  Know-Its Reading Program

                  OKTESOL Board Members

Nelson Einwaechter                         President
Christie Wilson                            President-Elect
Beverly DeWitt                             Past President
Laura Grisso                               Vice-President
Rus Kiser                                 TESOL Liaison/Webmaster
Ellen Kraft                               Secretary
Mark Hamilton                             Treasurer
Margy McClain                             Newsletter Editor
Keely Robertson                           IEP Chair
Ally Zhou                                Higher Ed/Applied Linguistics
Dan Rueckert                             CALL
Lucinda Loafman                          Life Long Learning
Toni Hart                               K-12
Lynore M. Carnuccio                     Advocacy Representative
Cheryl Leever Huffman                   Advocacy Representative
                Rm. C118              Rm. C120               Rm. C136              Rm. C137
Session I       (All levels)          (Higher Ed)            (Higher Ed)           (6th-12th)
                Impact Learning-      OCU, Deoksoon          OCU, Robert           Jenks Public
                Dynamic English,      Kim, Accuracy          Griffin ,             Schools, Dacia
9:00 A.M. to    Jeff Butler,          Improvement in         OKTESOL               Guffey, Are you
                Implementing          L2 Academic            Journal-Find out      looking for Ideas
9:45 A.M.       Successful            Writing: A Case        how you can get       for your Secondary
                Educational           Study of An Adult      an article            Classroom? The
                Strategies &          ESL Learner’s          published this fall   benefit of using
                Technology into       Discovery of           in our journal.       benchmark
                the ELL               Errors                                       products with ELL
                Classroom                                                          students.
Session II      (All levels)          (Higher Ed)            (K-5th)               (Pre-k-5th)
                NSU-The               TCC, Pam Chew,         UCO-Edmond,           Know-Its-The
                Language              Summarizing            April Haulman and     Link To Reading,
10:00 A.M.      Company,              Made Fun-              Regina Lopez,         Diane Stout,
                Tahlequah             Students learn to      Using Music to        Demonstrates
to 10:45        Language Institute,   summarize what         Enhance               multiple reading
A.M.            Geoff Canan,          they know best,        Instruction for       strategies through
                Using Wynn            film.                  English Language      the use of games,
                Literacy Software                            Learners by           manipulatives,
                to Increase                                  Quackadoodledoo-      books, writing and
                Fluency in Second                            Incorporates          technology.
                Language Learners                            teachable themes      Activities for
                                                             for parents and       interactive
                                                             children.             whiteboards and
                                                                                   computers will be

Session III     (All levels)          (All levels)           (All levels)          (3rd-5th)
                OCU/ELS-English       University of          The Language          Union Public
                Language Centers,     Arkansas, Donne        Company,              Schools, Renee
11:00 A.M.      Rus Kiser, Web        Shrout, Mahabay,       Edmond Language       Williams, Building
                2.0, Wiki, and        Welcome to ESL         Institute, Lauren     on Reading,
to 11:45        Social Networking     in the Philippines-    Mitchell, Comic       Writing and
A.M.            in the ESL            Learn how the          Strips in the         Science Concepts,
                Classroom             Philippines has        Classroom:            Exploring
                                      become a hub for       Learning Can Be       possibilities for
                                      teaching English to    Fun! They are         ELL’s through
                                      people of other        useful for            utilizing three
                                      cultures.              practicing            types of National
                                                             grammar, reading,     Geographic
                                                             communication,        readers.
                                                             and much more!
Session IV      (All levels)          (6th-12th)             (Pre-k-12th)          (Pre-k-2nd)
                TCC-Tom Rowe,         University of          OKC Public            Union Public
                Making Dollars        Arkansas, Amina        Schools, Margy        Schools, Brooke
12:00 P.M. to   and Cents of U.S.     Nihlawi,               McClain, ELL          Kasbaum, Building
                and Oklahoma          Approaches             Teachers Working      Strong
12:45 P.M.      History               Towards Written        Collaboratively       Foundations
                                      Feedback,              With Classroom        Within ESL
                                      Practical issues       Teachers,             Programs, Big
                                      concerning college     Roundtable            books, organizers
                                      writing teachers’      discussion            and non-fiction
                                      treatment of errors.                         texts will be used.
(Additional Classes)
                                                         Rm. C139
Session I                                    (Secondary to Higher Ed/Intensive English), OCU,
9:00 A.M. to 9:45 A.M.                       Dan Rueckert, The Wiki, A Wicked Good Resource
                                             for Teaching English, What is a Wiki, how can you
                                             use it, and what are some ways that your ELL
                                             students will benefit from using it?

Session II                                   (Higher Ed), OCU, Robert Griffin, OKTESOL
10:00 A.M. to 10:45 A.M.                     Journal-Find out how you can get an article
                                             published this fall in our journal. The journal board
                                             accepts and publishes original articles mainly in the
                                             research & practice of the teaching of English to
                                             speakers of other languages.
Session III                                  (Secondary), OKC Public Schools, Cheril Scott,
11:00 A.M. to 11:45 A.M.                     What are Some Accommodations for Teaching Core
                                             Subjects to ELL’s That Work? Learn how to best
                                             present material so that ELL students feel intrigued,
                                             engaged, and challenged by what they are learning.

Session IV                                   (All levels), Impact Learning, Dyn Ed, Jeff Butler,
12:00 P.M. to 12:45 P.M.                     Implementing Successful Educational Strategies &
                                             Technology in the ESL Classroom, presenting
                                             world renowned ESL software with separate
                                             programs based on age, as well as proficiency level.
                                             Emphasis will also be given to the Failure Free
                                             Reading Program.

Important Spring Fling Reminders:
   1) Be sure to sign in at registration. You will also be entered for door prizes then.
       Remember to check back with our table to see if you won anything later.
   2) Visit exhibits. There are many publishers that have door prizes and materials to
       give away. Some will also be giving presentations.
   3) Speak with OKTESOL Special Interest Group Chairs to learn more about
       your area of expertise.
   4) You have 15 minute breaks in between classes to visit with presenters, exhibitors
       or other conference participants.
   5) There is a snack machine, as well as a coke machine, in the lounge of the
       classroom hallway.
   6) Find out ways that you can participate in OKTESOL by talking with board
       members. If you are not a member yet, then speak with Laura Grisso at
       the registration desk on how to apply. You may also need to renew membership.
   7) Visit our website at www.oktesol.com throughout the year to stay updated on
       all of our events.
   8) Please remember to get your certificates for each class session you attend
       today. You may use these for professional development points. Please also
       remember to hand in your evaluations before leaving each class you attend.
       Your feedback is greatly appreciated, and we hope this event is beneficial to

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