Join us for this one-day conference that provides English language teaching professionals with a space to learn from one another, share ideas, and network.
The day features a plenary by a leading educator in the field, workshops exploring techniques and ideas to support classroom practice, and presentations focusing on current challenges facing ESOL teachers.
Both the New School and the Literacy Assistance Center have a long tradition of excellence in the training of teachers of English to speakers of other languages. We welcome participation by professionals who seek to address critical issues in the field and hone their own craft.
The day’s schedule is as follows:
9:00-9:45 a.m.–Registration, breakfast
10:00-10:45 a.m.–Plenary by Sarah Lynn in The Auditorium at 12th Street
11:00-11:45 a.m.–Session I
12:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.–Session II
12:45-1:45 p.m.–Lunch break, exhibit
2:00-2:45 p.m.–Session III
3:00-3:45 p.m.–Session IV
4:00-4:30 p.m.–Final reception
Sarah Lynn : "Smart Practice: Brain-based Approaches to Teaching"
Sarah Lynn is an ESOL instructor, teacher trainer, and curriculum developer from Boston, MA. Currently at the Bridge Program, at Harvard University’s Center for Workplace Development, she teaches ESOL classes and leads the student-oriented Smart Learning initiative. As a teacher trainer Ms. Lynn has led workshops on: brain-based teaching practices, self-directed learning, the multilevel classroom, learner persistence, and 21st Century Skills. As a curriculum developer, Ms. Lynn has contributed to numerous teacher-resource books and student textbooks for English language learners including Future and Project Success (both published by Pearson ELT).
**PLEASE NOTE on-the-day payments can only be made via Credit or Debit Card. Pre-purchase via Eventbrite is strongly preferred**
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