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SWCOLT 2020
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Join us for SWCOLT/CLTA 2020 at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, April 2-5.
Pre-conference workshops (ticketed) are scheduled for Thursday and Friday, April 2-3.
Conference sessions are Saturday and Sunday, April 4-5.
All attendees must register for the conference.
Thursday and Friday pre-conference workshops cost $70 (half-day) or $140 (full-day)
Saturday and Sunday registration cost is $200.
Register at this link https://www.swcolt.org/conference

Note: Session times and descriptions are subject to changes.

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Thursday, April 2
 

8:00am

9:00am

12:00pm

1:15pm

4:30pm

5:15pm

6:00pm

 
Friday, April 3
 

7:00am

8:00am

21st Century Speaking Assessments: The Free and Online CAST Assessment Software (Ticketed) Columbia - Frontier TowerEvan Rubin • Trevor Shanklin 3 Hours, 3 Modes: Innovative Teaching Strategies that Weave the Modes with Social Justice (Ticketed) Western-Frontier TowerElizabeth Matchett 7 Steps to a Language-Rich, Interactive Foreign Language Classroom (Ticketed) Nile - Adventure TowerAnna Matis Comprehension-based Communicative Teaching (CCLT) for Asian Languages (Ticketed) Mississippi - Frontier TowerNgan Ta • Dr. Reed Riggs Integrating with Intention and Integrity: Digital Resources for All Three Modes of Communication (Ticketed) Safari - Adventure TowerCatherine Ousselin Intercultural Capability and Learner Obligation of a Learned Culture (Ticketed) Monorail C - Fantasy TowerAmy June Rowley LEVEL UP! RX for a Tired Curriculum - Invite Student Engagement through Meaningful Curriculum (Ticketed) Wilderness - Frontier TowerLinda Egnatz Resources and Strategies for Effective Learner-Centered Instruction (Ticketed) Castle A - Fantasy TowerIman Arabi-Katbi Hashem The MAGIC of TPR & TPRS for Language Acquisition Part 1- From TPR to TPR Stories (Ticketed) Castle B-C - Fantasy TowerJason Fritze Engaging All Learners in the Language Classroom (Ticketed) Monorail A-B - Fantasy TowerLeslie Grahn Southwest Language Leadership Initiative (SWLLI) (Invitation Only) Amazon - Adventure TowerTonja Byrom • Ryan Smith Supporting Heritage Language Learners in the 21st Century (Ticketed) Adventure - Adventure TowerAngela Martinez • Luz Ramirez • Anna R. Chavez

11:00am

12:00pm

12:15pm

3:30pm

 
Saturday, April 4
 

7:00am

8:00am

Art, Authentic Resources, and Activity in the Spanish Classroom Amazon - Adventure TowerRich Sayers Engaging Your Students and Developing Professionally: SHH & AATSP Castle C - Fantasy TowerSheri Spaine Long • Kelly Scheetz Flipped Classroom: Un nuevo enfoque en nuestras clases Western-Frontier TowerMónica Comas Rodríguez Road Map to Creating a Successful Exchange Program Castle A - Fantasy TowerAlondra Velez • Katlin Considine Teaching and Promoting French in the 21st Century Columbia - Frontier TowerAATF Using Stories to Build Vocabulary, Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing Proficiency Monorail B Fantasy TowerCynthia Harrison Barbera Best of H.A.L.T. - DIY, How to Thrive as a WL Department through Shared Vision and Goals Wilderness - Frontier TowerWill Smith • Kevin Sledge • Rachelle Funtanilla Building Speaking and Listening Skills in the WL Classroom Castle B - Fantasy TowerAnita Gandhi CAJLT Annual meeting Outpost - Adventure TowerAtsuko Kiuchi-Fagerness Engaging Your Students – Strategies from the National Language Teacher of the Year Adventure - Adventure TowerRebecca Blouwolff Learn to Speak and Teach German through Total Immersion Summer Program at Portland State University Congo - Adventure TowerBarrington (Barry) Hunt Making the Grade: Proficiency-Based Grading Monorail A - Fantasy TowerCristin Bleess NOVELAS EN ESPANOL: Read with Ease, Comprehension, and Joy! Mississippi - Frontier TowerSusanna Janssen See the Magic of a Highly Communicative Classroom in Action! Part 1 Mark Twain - Frontier TowerAlina Filipescu • Jason Fritze Teaching ASL as a Heritage Language Nile - Adventure TowerJoy Maisel The NNELL Networking Session for Educators PreK-8 Monorail C - Fantasy TowerJackie Skelton ‘Interactivities’: Turning Ordinary Activities into Communicative Events Safari - Adventure TowerFluency Matters Exhibits Open Magic Kingdom Ballroom - Fantasy Tower

9:15am

The Power of Data-Driven Teaching Amazon - Adventure Tower Von „A 0“ bis zur Studierfähigkeit - altersgerechte DaF-Lehrwerke für alle Ansprüche Congo - Adventure TowerMarje Zschiesche-Stock Best of California: Social Justice in World Languages Classroom Wilderness - Frontier TowerHelene Chan • Yolanda Mercado Best of Nevada: Changing Your Grading Practices to Ensure Fairness, Reliability, and Equity Castle B - Fantasy TowerMelissa Carson Best of Utah: Two Teachers in One: Creating Fun and Easy Videos to Target Specific Language Structures Western-Frontier TowerJéssica Bell'Aver • Priscila Rebicki Prestes Comprehensible Input 101 Monorail B Fantasy TowerTehui (Ruth) Chou Develop Oral Proficiency and Cultural Awareness through Songs Outpost - Adventure TowerRossella Pescatori Maximizing Input with the Super 7 and Sweet 16. Safari - Adventure TowerScott Benedict Motivating Novice Learners for High-levels of Proficiency Castle C - Fantasy TowerMaggie Chen Poverty and Effects on Education Castle A - Fantasy TowerTom Beeman • Tadeo Spencer Proficiency-Based Centers in the K-8 World Language Classroom Monorail C - Fantasy TowerBetsy Basom • Marissa Coulehan Reading and Vocabulary: Moving Beyond the Novice Level Columbia - Frontier TowerPaul Chandler See the Magic of a Highly Communicative Classroom in Action! Part 2 Mark Twain - Frontier TowerAlina Filipescu • Jason Fritze The Importance of Teaching 5 Parameters to Beginning ASL Students Online Nile - Adventure TowerMissy Keast “Focusing of the Task Not the Text”: Peer Editing Emails and Persuasive Essays Monorail A - Fantasy TowerNancy Perez 7 Strategies to Engage, Empower & Build Proficiency in Language Learners Adventure - Adventure Tower Beyond the Textbook: Animated Silent Short Films in the Language Classroom Adventure - Adventure TowerJuliana Suby Pathway for Obtaining California World Language Teaching Credential Adventure - Adventure TowerPeggy Kao

10:15am

10:45am

11:15am

1:00pm

2:15pm

No language left behind! Preserving Language and Culture Diversity in the Classroom! Outpost - Adventure TowerMarie Bertola • Amelia Nevis Classroom in Motion: Empowering Students to Use the Language Monorail C - Fantasy TowerDarcy Rogers Creative Instructional Strategies:Tips and Tricks for Classroom Management for the WL Teacher Castle B - Fantasy TowerCari Saint-Denis • Cari Saint-Denis Get the Conversation Started: Interpersonal Communication at the Novice Level Wilderness - Frontier TowerElizabeth Roberts Kantu Inka: Andean Peruvian Culture with Traditional Instruments and Music Columbia - Frontier TowerJulie A Lozada Ocampo, NBCT • Carlos Ocampo Engaging Intermediate Learners for Presentational Communication Monorail B Fantasy Tower Enhancing Proficient Instruction for Proficient Learner at 21st Century Mark Twain - Frontier TowerKueilan Chen Get Them Ready for the Advanced Placement Level from the Novice Level and Beyond! Amazon - Adventure TowerAndrea Ford • Carolyn Sue Swaney Integrating French for Specific Purposes (Business and Legal French) into your Curriculum Mississippi - Frontier TowerAtiyeh Showrai Networking Session for German Teachers Congo - Adventure TowerAATG Rebeldes y revolucionarios Monorail A - Fantasy TowerJamie Fisher-Vargas Supporting Learners Along Pathways to the Seal of Biliteracy and Beyond Nile - Adventure TowerBridget Yaden Teaching Chinese Characters in an Interactive and Communicative Manner Castle C - Fantasy TowerCrystal Hsiao The CA WL Framework: Adoption Process and Key Instructional Shifts Safari - Adventure TowerTonja Byrom The Lost Ark: The Beauty of the Native Language Western-Frontier TowerLinda Lambrecht Undoing the Infamous “Movies in Class Bad Rap”: Short Film Applications in the Language Classroom Castle A - Fantasy TowerDiego Batista Engaging Millennials & GenZ Students in Language Learning Adventure - Adventure TowerImelda Gasmen It’s Game Time! Developing Interpersonal Speaking with Games Adventure - Adventure TowerMariana Bahtchevanova Jenga in So Many Ways Adventure - Adventure TowerJennifer Newman-Cornell

3:15pm

4:00pm

A Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Language: A Journey of What I Have Been Taught and How I Teach Outpost - Adventure TowerVijay Advani Action Research-How Will Using Radicals and Association of Ideas Improve Student Learning of Chinese Characters Mark Twain - Frontier TowerChi-Ping Shih • Cong-Kai Jin Add On Magic to Empower Students' Authentic Cultural Experiences Monorail B Fantasy TowerChung Chou And Justice For All: Keeping the "Just" in Social Justice Castle C - Fantasy TowerMelisa Lopez Authentic Assessments: How to Really Grade Reading Comprehension Monorail A - Fantasy TowerMira Canion Best of Texas Capturing Authenticity: Purposeful Activities for Every Level Western-Frontier TowerSally Barnes Building Cultural Competence: Supporting Study Abroad Nile - Adventure TowerElizabeth Matchett Everybody Stand Up: creating engaging activities that get students out of their seats Castle B - Fantasy TowerJonathan Fall Flipped Classroom Methodology in Language Learning Castle A - Fantasy TowerJohn Kaninya • Fawzi Khoshaba Fun Activities For The FLES Classroom Monorail C - Fantasy TowerJackie Skelton Fun with Functional Chunks Mississippi - Frontier TowerLynn Johnston LILL Meet-UP (Invitation ONLY) Amazon - Adventure TowerLyanne Terada Seal of Biliteracy Language Credentials - Don't Leave Home Without Them Columbia - Frontier TowerLinda Egnatz Student Motivation for Enrolling in High School German Congo - Adventure TowerMelinda Wells The Integrated Performance Assessment is WAY More than Just a Test Safari - Adventure TowerCarolyn Sue Swaney • Andrea Ford Course and Course Content Organization to Increase Student Satisfaction Adventure - Adventure TowerJessica Bryan Maintaining a Communicative Language Teaching Approach in Online Courses Adventure - Adventure TowerRaquel Prieta • Jamile Forcelini Using Music Videos to Teach Multiple Literacies Adventure - Adventure TowerKate Nelson

5:15pm

100% Engagement Activities--Integrating 3 Communicative Modes Castle B - Fantasy TowerNgan Ta • Megumi Shibamiya Acquisition Gone Viral Adventure - Adventure TowerFluency Matters Best of Colorado One Word Images: From Class-Created Characters to Engaging Stories in a CI Classroom Wilderness - Frontier TowerTaylor Roholt Best of New Mexico: Tooling Up to the 5 Cs: Communities Western-Frontier TowerMarisa Carrillo But Can They Do It Without Me? Effectively Implementing the Gradual Release of Responsibility Amazon - Adventure TowerGreta Lundgaard Get Generation Z Students Speaking More in the Japanese Classroom! Outpost - Adventure TowerKumiko Sakamoto/Yoriko Hongo • Kumiko Sakamoto iCan Integrate Social Media: Communicative Tasks for All Three Modes! Mississippi - Frontier TowerCatherine Ousselin It’s all about the task: Using authentic language resources with all learners Columbia - Frontier TowerJanet Boring Learner-Friendly Feedback for Novice to Intermediate Level Speakers and Writers Castle A - Fantasy TowerT J Troche No Turning Back: New Pathways to Proficiency and Inclusion Monorail A - Fantasy TowerKen Stewart Preview of the new World Languages Framework: Tools to make the Standards come alive in your class! (The California World Languages Framework is scheduled to be adopted by the State Board of Education in July of... Nile - Adventure TowerMargaret Peterson • Elizabeth Matchett So You Want to Develop an Online Heritage Language Course? Monorail B Fantasy TowerLiz Rangel Arriola Sustained Silent Reading ‘SSR’ in 2nd Language Acquisition: Classroom Experiences and Accountability Monorail C - Fantasy TowerDiana Cristina Williams Useful technology tools to cast magic for your Chinese teaching Mark Twain - Frontier TowerChung Chou Ways to Create Interactive ASL Learning Activities Online Congo - Adventure TowerLarry Umberger
 
Sunday, April 5
 

7:30am

8:00am

Best of Arizona: Get it write--Proficiency in lower level language classrooms Western-Frontier TowerRuth Boyle Culturally Responsive Teaching in the World Language Classroom Adventure - Adventure TowerConnie Navarro Curriculum design using culture and technology to achieve autonomous language learning Mark Twain - Frontier TowerCong-Kai Jin Growing Your Network and Leadership Nile - Adventure TowerBridget Yaden • Howie Berman In Living Culture Castle A - Fantasy TowerLyanne Terada It's All About Me (Student Generated Summaries from Student Created Input) Castle B - Fantasy TowerJennifer Newman-Cornell Meeting the ACTFL 6 Core Practices Interpersonal Communication Challenge! Amazon - Adventure TowerYing Jin National Spanish Assessments and Examinations Columbia - Frontier TowerKevin Cessna-Buscemi Performance vs Proficiency Assessments and Why You Should Care Safari - Adventure TowerScott Benedict Pre-Teaching Vocabulary: Setting Students Up for Success Monorail A - Fantasy TowerMira Canion Teacher in the Mirror: Becoming a Reflective Practitioner Wilderness - Frontier TowerGreta Lundgaard Template for Language Course Curriculum Creation Monorail B Fantasy TowerJessica Bryan The NNELL Networking Session for Educators Pre K-8 Monorail C - Fantasy TowerBetsy Basom • Jackie Skelton Transforming Learning Through Formative Assessment Outpost - Adventure TowerYoshiko Saito-Abbott • Mio Nishimura What Makes Here Special? Using the Target Language to Learn about Local History and People Congo - Adventure TowerAlohilani Okamura • Dr. Reed Riggs When Kids Are the Curriculum: Circling with Cards Castle C - Fantasy TowerR Clarice Swaney

9:15am

11:00am

 


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