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The world of technology for educators is always changing with new and exciting tools. This three-part series will introduce K-12 educators to various websites, tools, and apps that can be used by ENL teachers to enhance instruction. Upon completion of this series, participants will discover practical integration of technologies to enhance communication and translation, accessibility, interactivity, and engagement.

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5/31/20223:15pm to 4:15pm

This session focuses on activities that encourage student-centered learning in the language classroom. We explore strategies and tasks that support both indviduality and diversity, encourage discovery and promote collaborative learning. Participants will try out some of these activities and we will follow up with a discussion of how these activities boost learner engagement.

Khanh-Duc has an MA in TESOL, teaches at the University of Siegen in Germany, and has an interest in creative assessment and learner autonomy. She teaches grammar, writing, pronunciation and teacher language in the teacher education program. Khanh-Duc was the guest editor for the August 2021 issue of the online teaching magazine, HLT Mag, also known as Humanising Language Teaching, by Pilgrims. Here is the link to it:


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6/3/20224:00pm to 5:00pm

Bring the creative art of storytelling to a new generation of students.This webinar will provide an introduction to designing digital storytelling projects that incorporate multiple modalities, develop multiliteracy skills while promoting language development. Learn how to engage your entire learning community in this creative and fun digital media experience.

Heather Rubin is an administrator for the NYSED L.I. RBERN at Eastern Suffolk BOCES. She has over 20 years of experience supporting academic achievement and equity for English Language Learners as a teacher, administrator, author, and presenter. Her book "Digital-Age Teaching for English Learners 2ed.", was published in January 2022, with co-authors Lisa Estrada and Andrea Honigsfeld.


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6/14/20223:30pm to 5:00pm

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