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Upcoming 2019 Calgary PD

January 24, 2019: Utilizing Learning English with CBC

March 7, 2019: Teaching Grammar: Why? What? When? How?

April 9, 2019: The Realities of Online Teaching

Jody Gilbert, Program Coordinator, Bow Valley College
Maureen Harron, ELL Instructor, Bow Valley College

May 11, 2019: Techniques for Literacy Classes:

Move it or Lose it

  • Patricia Len, B.A. M.Ed., LINC Literacy Instructor & Team Lead Welcome Centre, C.I.E.S. and Donna Clarke, LINC Literacy Instructor and PBLA Lead
  • In this practical workshop, you will participate in 10 activities that will get the students up and moving so that they have the opportunity to experience and enact their new language.

Materials Design

  • Emily Albertsen, ELL Instructor, Bow Valley College
  • In this interactive hands-on workshop we will explore principles of effective material design for ESL literacy learners. We will focus on creating level-appropriate reading texts that build literacy, visual literacy, and language skills. The presenter will share theory, tips, and templates.

  • Double Feature: Dispelling Myths about Teaching Pronunciation and Vocabulary
    • Date: Saturday, September 28
      • 9:30 am to 10:30 am (Workshop 1)
      • 10:30 to 10:50 am (Break)
      • 10:50 am to 12:00 pm (Workshop 2)
    • Location: SAIT (Senator Burns Building, NK 109)
    • Presenters:
      • Dora DiLullo-Patten, ELL Lead Teacher, Chinook Learning Services, CBE / ACE TESOL Trainer, Bow Valley College
      • Laura DiLullo, ELL Instructor, Bow Valley College / University of Calgary
      • Brock Wojtalewicz, ELL Instructor and Researcher

ATESL Chapter: Calgary