Presentations & Handouts for Some
Spring Conference 2015 Workshops

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Presenter Handouts and Presentations
Wednesday Keynote: Dr. Diane Staehr Fenner, DSF Consulting, LLC Advocating for ELs through Collaboration and Inclusive Teacher Evaluation
Thursday Keynote: Dr. Kate Kinsella, College of Education at San Francisco State University Keynote: Disrupting Classroom Discourse: Preparing Students and Teachers for Advanced Schooling and Workplace Register Demands
Breakout Session: Tools to Launch an Academically Competency Focused Vocabulary Campaign
Lori Ramella & Kenneth Bond, New Jersey Department of Education State Initiatives in Bilingual/ESL Education
Lori Ramella & Kenneth Bond, New Jersey Department of Education Bilingual Administrative Code
Jessica Levin, Esq., Skadden Fellow, Education Law Center Protecting the Rights of ELLs: Legal Protections for ELLs and Parents
Erin F. Haynes, Ph.D., American Institutes for Research Standards-Based Writing for Middle and High School ELLs
Functional Grammar Analysis: A Tool for Students and Teachers
Making Complex Questions Comprehensible for ELLs
Kim Finch & Daniel Scibienski Connecting Teacher Islands Across the State
Daniel Scibienski & Jim Sweeney Co-Teaching: Myth or Reality?
Mary Angelo Moi, Vineland Public Schools Modern Music Supports CCSS and ELA Literacy
Welcome  LA Standards 3-12  Range of Text Types   
College and Career Readiness Standards
College and Career Standards - Speaking & Listening
Adaliz DeJesús & Juliana Frankenfield, Vineland High School The Quest for the Seal of Biliteracy
Judie Haynes, www.everythingESL.net &
Karen Nemeth, www.languagecastle.com
Collaborative Learning for ELLs: Active Engagement from Prek - 5th Grade
Judie Haynes, www.everythingESL.net Teaching English Learners Living with Trauma, Violence and Chronic Stress
Dr. Regina Postogna & Ms. Maria Romero Supervisors SIG/NJPSA Meeting  
Second Language Acquisition: ACCESS TEST & PARCC
Dr. Pamela Brillante, Assistant Professor of Special Education, William Paterson University Working with Colleagues in Special Education
Anel Suriel Franklin Middle School Translanguaging: Using Home Language to Negotiate Meaning
Barbara Tedesco on behalf of Monica Schnee NJ Model Curriculum ELA Kindergarten Unit for ELLS
Michelle Land, Randolph Township Strategies for EL Learning in the Mainstream
Marcella Garavaglia, NJTESOL/NJBE ESL Secondary SIG &
Caia Schlessinger, NJTESOL/NJBE Secretary,
Freehold Regional High School District
Hot Topics in ESL Secondary Education  Position Statement - Protecting the Rights of ELLs   Federal Guidance   Guidance Letter   Tools & Resources to Ideintify ELLs   Graduation Requirements   WIDA Focus on SLIFE   WIDA Writing Rubric
Irene Zhylin & Carol Biederstadt
Rutgers University/Union County College
Using Models in College Composition
Mary Quiroz, West Orange School District Meet the Beginner
Abigail Bruhlmann, ELS Language Centers, Atlantic City Pragmatics for Success in Real World Communication   Handout
Diana Sefchik & Hope Blecher, North Plainfield Public Schools Tell and Show: The Impact of Realia on ELL Language Development
Elisa Brente, Director of Professional Development - Benchmark Education Co-Teaching
Waleska Batista, Ed. D., Batista Educational Consulting Making Assessment a Snap
Luigina Finneran & Tara Collins, Fair Lawn Public Schools Bridging the Cultural Gap in the Classroom
Arlene Marcus, Union County College Accelerating Students through Task-Based Activities
Jory Samkoff, Clifton Public Schools Strategies for Teaching ELLs with Limited or Interrupted Education
What Teachers Need to Know about the Arabic Language
Link to presentations and handouts
Kevin LaMastra, Linden Public Schools &
Jory Samkoff, Clifton Public Schools
Justice, Not Just Tests: ELL Advocacy
Noreen M. Drucker, WIDA Certified Trainer Meeting the WIDA Standards
Marcella Garavaglia & Caia Schlessinger,
Freehold Regional High School District
Writing Curriculum for ESL Courses Using Common Core and WIDA Standards - Presentation   Fact Sheet English I Curriculum Guide
English II Draft English III Draft   English IV Curriculum Guide  
Grade 10 Unit 2 Model  Grade 10 Unit 2 Assessment
Karen Nemeth, www.languagecastle.com &
Judie Haynes, www.everythingesl.net
So… you want to be an author?
Sonya Bertini, Special Education SIG Representative for NJTESOL/NJBE Building Bridges for ELLs with Disabilities
Presentation  Handouts
Patricia George & Anne Szczurek, Red bank Primary School Bridging the Gap Between Technology Integration & ESL Instruction
Laurie Knab, NBCT, M. Ed, ESL Teacher &
Stacie Mariconi, M. Ed, Social Studies Teacher
Using Google Docs to support content for ELs - handout
Julie Ochoa, Mei Hui, Jeff Linn & Robert Waters,
Franklin Township Public Schools
Strategies for Teaching Academic Language
Katherine Howard, Wyckoff Public Schools Creating Manipulatives to Use with Kindergarten and First Grade
Debra Billmann & Timothy Hall, The College of New Jersey Activity Development for English Language Learners
Manuela LaRagione & Florencia Girman,
Bellmawr Borough School District
Family Support Center
Mei Hui & Colleen Henahan, Franklin Township School District Interactive Notebooking: An Effective Strategy for ELLs
Yasmin Hernández-Manno, NJDOE ELL Specialist – RAC 1 & 2 Hot Topics in Bilingual Secondary Education
Maryellen Mcgovern Fitzpatrick, Ed. D. Elementary ESL SIG Representative Hot Topics in Elementary ESL: Special Interest Group Meeting
Jeff Linn, Franklin Township Handing Them the Tools of Thought - Academic Vocabulary
George Guy, Principal - Rosa International Middle School Cultural Proficiency for Teachers and Administrators Who Support English Language Learners
Eva Kozlenko, Hudson County Community College What's the Main Idea?
Freddy Nunez, Tenafly Public Schools Student-Based Assessments for ELLs-By ELLs
Kathleen Fernandez, Lumberton Township Public Schools SGO Tiering
June Pomann, Associate Professor, ENG/ESL Co-coordinator, College Success:UCC 101, Union County College Understanding College Culture: Making Wise Choices
Presentation   Handout
Gemma Figaro & Lauren Musto, Bergen Community College Cultural Assimilation and Language Acquisition in the Suburbs
Presentation Questionnaires &Survey
Bina Dugan, Bergen Community College The Good Language Learner Workshop - Poster Session Handout
Gregory Strong, English Department Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo Implementing a Small Group Discussion Task

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