Pearson Longman ESL Newsletter for February
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Cindy Dodgion
Conferences

February 26-28
National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)
San Diego, CA


March 1-3
Georgia Reading Association

Atlanta, GA

Pearson Longman presentation:

"Balancing Instruction: Understanding Literacy and Language in the Elementary Classroom"


March-4
MPAEA
Las Vegas, NV

Pearson Longman presentation:

Monday, March 2
3:45 - 5:00 p.m.
"Improving Student Persistence with Center Stage"
Presenter: Ron LeMay


March 12-15

CLMS
San Diego, CA

Pearson Longman presentation:

Friday, March 13
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
"Understanding by Design: Building a Foundation for Success"


March 14-16
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
Orlando, FL


March 19-21
WABSE
Seattle, WA

Friday, March 20
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sharroky Hollie, The Center for Culturally Responsive Teaching & Learning


March 25-28
International TESOL
Denver, CO

Pearson Longman presentations:

Thursday, March 26

8:00 - 8:45 a.m.
"Enhancing Learning through Culturally/Linguistically Responsive Teaching"
Presenter: Sharroky Hollie
Location: Denver CC, Room 212

8:00 - 8:45 p.m.
"Innovations in Multilevel Lifeskills and Citizenship Instruction"
Presenters: Bill Bliss & Steve Molinsky
Location: Denver CC, Room 712

11:00 - 11:45 p.m.
"The Best Just Got Better: Blue Azar"
Presenters: Betty Azar & Stacy Hagen
Location: Denver CC, Room 607


Friday, March 27

8:45 - 9:30 a.m.
"Life Skills and Literacy for Low Beginners: Strategies for Success"
Presenters: Bill Bliss & Steve Molinsky
Location: Exhibitor Showcase

9:45 - 9:30 a.m.
"Beyond Note-Taking: Comprehensive Academic Listening and Speaking"
Presenters: John Brezinsky & Amy McCormick
Location: Exhibitor Showcase

10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
"Achieving Success through Continuing Professional Development"
Presenters: Panel: Allen Ascher, Jack C. Richards, H. Douglas Brown; Moderator: Sherry Preiss
Location: Denver CC, Room 709

10:45 - 11:30 a.m.
"Current Issues in Academic Reading and Writing"
Presenters: John Brezinsky & Pietro Alongi
Location: Exhibitor Showcase

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
"Backpack Second Edition – Teaching the Best Using the Best"
Presenter: Mario Herrera
Location: Exhibitor Showcase

12:45 - 1:30 p.m.
"Beyond the Definition: Interactive Longman Dictionaries for All Learners"
Presenters: Tania Saiz-Sousa & Oliva Fernandez
Location: Exhibitor Showcase

1:00 - 1:45 p.m.
"The Importance of Learning Academic English"
Presenter: Jim Cummins
Location: Denver CC, Room 607

1:45 - 2:30 p.m.
"The Pearson Longman Cornerstone K-5: An In-Progress Report"
Presenters: Darleen Osorio, Sharon Moya, Mary Murphy, Trina Meyer & Gissela Dillow
Location: Exhibitor Showcase

2:45 - 3:30 p.m.
"Understanding by Design: Moving Learners Forward by Designing Programs Backwards"
Presenter: John Ade
Location: Exhibitor Showcase

2:45 - 3:30 p.m.
"MyNorthStarLab: Online Software Saves Time, Improves Results"
Presenter: Sherry Preiss & Janay Phillips
Location: Exhibitor Showcase

4:00 - 4:45 p.m.
"The Importance of Targeted Dictionaries in Multilevel Classrooms"
Presenter: Kate Kinsella
Location: Denver CC, Room 205


Saturday, March 28

10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
"Academic Preparation: Language, Critical Thinking, Online Learning"
Presenters: Frances Boyd & Carol Numrich
Location: Denver CC, Room 210

4:00 - 4:45 p.m.
"Language Learning Online: Exploring Pathways to Innovation"
Presenters: Sherry Preiss & Maja Grgurovic
Location: Denver CC, Room 212


April 2-6
NAESP
New Orleans, LA


April 16-18
Sunshine State TESOL
Miami, FL


April 16-19

CATESOL
Pasadena, CA

Pearson Longman presentations:

"Using Backwards Design to Close the Achievement Gap" Presenter: John Ade

"Grammar-Based Teaching—Blue Azar, 4th Ed: A Description of Grammar-Based Teaching"
Presenter: John Brezinsky

"New Research and New Technology in Academic Writing" Presenter: John Brezinsky

"Academic Preparation: Language, Critical Thinking, Online Learning"
Presenter: John Brezinsky

"Beyond Note-Taking: Comprehensive Academic Listening and Speaking"
Presenters: Amy McCormick & Pietro Alongi

"Online Software: Improving Results In and Out of the Classroom"
Presenter: John Brezinsky

"A World of Reading: Theme, Genre, and Vocabulary"
Presenter: Oliva Fernandez

"Language and Citizenship Instruction: Then and Now" Presenter: Bill Bliss


April 30-May 2
CCAE 2009
Pasadena, CA


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