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Breakfast With TESOL’s Best

Start your day off with a light breakfast and gather with a small, casual group of colleagues to discuss a current topic of interest with a leading TESOL expert.

A continental breakfast is provided. You may order tickets when you register for the convention. Each breakfast topic is limited to nine attendees. Breakfasts will take place 7:30 am–8:15 am Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in the convention center. Tickets are not transferable and are only valid for the Breakfast printed on each ticket.The price for each breakfast is US$45.

Tickets to Breakfast With TESOL’s Best that are not sold can be purchased on-site at the TESOL registration desk. These breakfasts sell out quickly, so register early!

Thursday, 21 March 2013 

Session #

Host

Topic

B01

Kia Myrick McDaniel

Hooked on Nooks: E-Readers for Emerging ELLs

B02

Zoltán Dörnyei

Motivating Language Learners

B03

Federico Salas-Isnardi

Critically Rethinking Literacy in the 21st Century  ESL Classroom

B04

Kate Kinsella

Disrupting Discourse for Career and College Readiness

B05

Valerie Jakar

Creating a Culture of Mentoring in TESOL 

CANX

John Hunter

Preparing the Student to Thrive in the Unknown

B08

Thomas K. Nakayama

Contemporary Approaches to Intercultural Communication


Friday, 22 March 2013

Session #

Host

Topic

B11

Deborah J. Short

Advancing Academic Language Proficiency Beyond Intermediate Levels

B12

Bill Acton

Haptic-Integrated (Using Movement and Touch) Pronunciation Teaching

B13

Yvonne Freeman

and David Freeman

Role of Primary Languages in ESL Programs

B14

Sandra Mercuri

Empowering Teachers of ELLs: A Professional Development Model

B15

Catherine Collier

Separating Difference From Disability: EL/SEL Diverse Learners

B16

Leslie Barratt

Building Survival Language in the First 100 Words

B17

Anna Uhl Chamot

Teaching Content and Learning Strategies in ESL

B18

Gary Carkin

Methods of Teaching English Through Drama

B19

Bonny Norton

Negotiating Identities in the English Language Classroom

 

Saturday, 23 March 2013

Session #

Host

Topic

B21

Katherine Lobo

Teaching in Low Incidence Districts: Challenges and Opportunities

B22

MayDell Jenks

Build It and They Will Come: Opening Newcomer Centers

B23

Joy Kreeft Peyton

Cultural and Linguistic Heritage of English Learners

B24

Aram deKoven

Unconscious Bias: The Myth of Racial Colorblindness

B25

Alice Savage

Crafting Grammar and Test Items  for  "Real World" Use

CANX

Sharon Malazzo

Reaching Parents to Connect With Students

B27

Judith B. O’Loughlin

ELL Shadowing: Improve Academic Language Instruction

B28

Valerie Jakar

Conflict Resolution  and Intercultural Issues