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 shown. 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 you.
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