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Saturday, February 26
 

8:00am PST

Sign in for Clock Hours
Click on this link to sign-in for clock hours. 

Visit Joan at the Help Desk if you have any questions.

# of Clock Hours Available: up to 6 total ($3/clock hour)

During the Conference:
  • Sign in via the clock hour sign-in form on the conference platform.
  • Track the sessions you attend.
After the Conference:
  • Use the access code received via email following the conference to access the payment and registration system. 
  • Go to the WAESOL website and click on the Clock Hour tab. Proceed to the 2022 Spokane Regional Conference link.
  • Fill out the online form and submit.
  • Pay online for the number of clock hours you are requesting. 
  • WAESOL will verify attendance through the daily sign-in. 
  • Once verified, an official signed clock hour form will be emailed to you. 


Saturday February 26, 2022 8:00am - 9:00am PST
Help Desk

10:15am PST

Regaining A Sense of Playfulness In the Classroom
Research from experts such as Peter Gray and Stuart Brown has shown the importance of play for children of all ages (including adults), to include in school environments. This presentation will seek to unpack how play can be integrated into the fabric of an ESL class, from teacher play to student assignments._x000D_

Speakers
avatar for David Martin

David Martin

Professor, Washington State University
David Martin has been teaching for 21 years with about 15 in the ESL realm. He is currently a Teaching Assistant Professor in the English department at WSU, focusing on developmental and first-year composition. His research interests include ESL teacher identity trajectories, identities... Read More →


Saturday February 26, 2022 10:15am - 11:00am PST
CDA Park

10:15am PST

Unearth Educational Equity for Multilingual Learners!
Participants will learn strategies about the Power of Educational Equity for Multilingual Learners through adequate materials and resources! Unearth Educational Equity through a student-centered approach, changing paradigms to impact students. Power point provided.

Speakers
avatar for María Torres

María Torres

Vista Higher Learning
Dr. María M. Torres is an educator of forty plus years of experience in grades K-20. Her passion of making everyone bilingual, biliterate and bicultural has led her to working as a National Education Consultant. Her experiences in Dual Language, English Language Learners and Bilingual... Read More →

Exhibitor Hall
avatar for Vista Higher Learning

Vista Higher Learning

Representative, Vista Higher Learning
Where will world languages take you? Today's students are preparing for a world where inter-cultural communication is a necessary part of everyday life. At Vista Higher Learning, we develop innovative digital and print solutions to connect the world through language and culture.If... Read More →


Saturday February 26, 2022 10:15am - 11:00am PST
Audubon Park

11:15am PST

Teachers’ Attitudes and Perspectives towards World Englishes
This study examines the attitudes and perspectives of Filipino and Chinese ESL/EFL teachers on World Englishes through focus group discussions, open-ended questionnaires, and interviews.

Speakers
avatar for Alexander Tang

Alexander Tang

Adjunct Faculty, Seattle Central College
Alex Tang is an adjunct faculty member in the Basic and Transitional Studies Division at Seattle Central College. His research interests include but are not limited to: the use of L1 in the second language classroom, sociolinguistics, and less commonly taught grammar structures such... Read More →


Saturday February 26, 2022 11:15am - 12:00pm PST
Tubb's Hill Park

12:15pm PST

Remember to Sign-in for K-12 Clock Hours Today



Click on this link to sign-in for clock hours. 

Visit Joan at the Help Desk if you have any questions.

# of Clock Hours Available: up to 6 total ($3/clock hour)
During the Conference:
  • Sign in via the clock hour sign-in form on the conference platform.
  • Track the sessions you attend.
After the Conference:
  • Use the access code received via email following the conference to access the payment and registration system. 
  • Go to the WAESOL website and click on the Clock Hour tab. Proceed to the 2022 Spokane Regional Conference link.
  • Fill out the online form and submit.
  • Pay online for the number of clock hours you are requesting. 
  • WAESOL will verify attendance through the daily sign-in. 
  • Once verified, an official signed clock hour form will be emailed to you. 
Upon Receipt of Your Official Clock Hour Form:
  • Sign and date the form.
  • Make a copy to retain for your records. 
  • Forward the form to your district HR department according to their procedures. Procedures vary from district to district, so please check with your district regarding their specific process.

Saturday February 26, 2022 12:15pm - 1:00pm PST
Help Desk

1:00pm PST

Fulfilling the Promise of Equity for Multilingual Learners
Our multilingual learners in Washington state deserve to be valued for the rich cultural and linguistic assets they bring. This session will provide a framework for developing excellent English language development and dual language programs that can increase equity for our students and our communities.

Speakers
avatar for Kristin Percy Calaff

Kristin Percy Calaff

Director of Multilingual Education, Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
Dr. Kristin Percy Calaff is Director of Multilingual Education for the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. She has over 30 years of experience as a bilingual teacher, principal, district administrator, and adjunct professor. Kristin holds a Ph.D. in Multilingual/Multicultural... Read More →

Exhibitor Hall
avatar for OSPI - Shannon Martin

OSPI - Shannon Martin

Multilingual Education Program Supervisor, OSPI
OSPI Multilingual Education Program Supervisor Shannon Martin will be available to field questions and comments, share updates, and learn about your work in the field!


Saturday February 26, 2022 1:00pm - 1:45pm PST
Audubon Park

2:00pm PST

Motion Media for Language Learners:Theory, Research and Practices
In this informational session, participants explore the many ways that Motion Media such as films, tv shows, and videos make language learning fun and productive. As the language classroom moves from Zoom and back, Motion Media enriches approaches, methods and materials to support instructional goals and objectives.

Speakers
avatar for Terry Knudsen

Terry Knudsen

Instructor of English, Mukogawa U.S. Campus


Saturday February 26, 2022 2:00pm - 2:45pm PST
Mirabeau Park

2:00pm PST

Recruiting Diverse and English Learners to become Teachers
An overview of an online elementary education program that hopes to recruit more diverse and English Learners to become teachers will be provided. The challenges of the program will also be discussed. For example, ensuring that faculty are prepared to assist these students to be successful program completers.

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Carmack

Teresa Carmack

Assistant Professor, Lewis-Clark State College
Hi! My name is Teresa Carmack. I received my Ph. D. from New Mexico State University in Curriculum and Instruction with a major in Special Education and a minor in Bilingual Education. I currently live in Lewiston, ID, and I am the coordinator for the Online Elementary Education Program... Read More →


Saturday February 26, 2022 2:00pm - 2:45pm PST
Riverfront Park

2:00pm PST

Celebrate Norooz with me!
This workshop uses a combination of Socratic seminar and readers theater approach to involve students (including English language learners) in examining the Norooz (Nowruz) tradition. In this constructivist approach all students have opportunities to learn from each other and the instructor.

Speakers
KK

Khodadad (Khodi) Kaviani

Professor, Central Washington University
Khodadad (Khodi) Kaviani, PhD, is professor of education at Central Washington University. His research and teaching include the Middle Eastern politics and culture, teacher education, social studies methods, democratic education, and the intersection of education and ideology. He... Read More →


Saturday February 26, 2022 2:00pm - 2:45pm PST
Manito Park

2:00pm PST

Living & Teaching in Two Worlds: Academic ESL & Tutoring Whatever
This presentation highlights the unique relationships that were cultivated within and between two teaching and learning contexts: an ESL tutoring center and an academic ESL program.

Speakers
MS

Marie Saint-Just

Gonzaga University


Saturday February 26, 2022 2:00pm - 2:45pm PST
CDA Park
 
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