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Toward An Action-Oriented Approach To Global Citizenship: Tools For The Young Global Citizen, Siena Fleischer Ma, Manager Of Administration – Latin America And Europe, Vikas Budakoti Ma, Manager Of Administration – Asia & The Pacific Aug 2010

Toward An Action-Oriented Approach To Global Citizenship: Tools For The Young Global Citizen, Siena Fleischer Ma, Manager Of Administration – Latin America And Europe, Vikas Budakoti Ma, Manager Of Administration – Asia & The Pacific

Fostering Multicultural Competence and Global Justice: an SIT Symposium

We have reached a point in the evolution of global citizenship where the call to action is no longer critical, it is imperative. Sustainable change is the cornerstone of the effort to bring communities together to prioritize needs and implement intelligent growth. Development must be transformative, not palliative. Those who engage in education abroad have the unique and promising opportunity to address global issues and become active participants in the development process. Younger citizens often choose to pursue opportunities both small and large that contribute to safeguarding dignity while advancing growth. Students are often better positioned and more effective than ...


Teaching English To Children With Adhd, Natalia Turketi May 2010

Teaching English To Children With Adhd, Natalia Turketi

Sandanona

How to teach English to highly distractable and hyperactive children? How does the process of the Second (Foreign) Language acquisition for such students look like? I will highlight these issues in my presentation and demonstrate a few activities that can be helpful in teaching ADHD kids.


Acting Out In The Classroom, Kim Noel Daelhousen May 2010

Acting Out In The Classroom, Kim Noel Daelhousen

Sandanona

The use of theater strategies and activities in the language classroom provides a space for students, like actors, to play and thus more deeply incorporate elements of the target language. Participants will be “playing” along with the presenter to explore various theater-based activities.


Language Learning Through The Lenses Of An African Adult, Muchumayeli (Ishmael) Bhebhe May 2010

Language Learning Through The Lenses Of An African Adult, Muchumayeli (Ishmael) Bhebhe

Sandanona

Do you know that indigenous Africans are essentially pragmatic and/ or anthropocentric beings? Do you desire to meaningfully impact their lives through language learning? This session seeks to address such questions thereby showing why English language learning is most effective for African adults when directed towards meeting real needs.


Extending Community: Stories, Culture & Technology In The Classroom, Ginna Allison May 2010

Extending Community: Stories, Culture & Technology In The Classroom, Ginna Allison

Sandanona

How can cultural experience help to develop language skills? How can we reach beyond the classroom to create a sense of community? This session explores the spheres of personal narrative and technology and how they intersect with ESL to open rich opportunities for teaching and learning.


Visual Arts: Its Place In The Language Classroom, Regina Valentino May 2010

Visual Arts: Its Place In The Language Classroom, Regina Valentino

Sandanona

The presenter will explore visual arts with respect to language learning. She will provide information about learning styles and multiple intelligences, and how they affect student learning. She will share activities that show how the visual arts can enhance students' learning and will, along with the audience analyze their effectiveness. Regina Valentino has a background in visual arts and personal experience with language learning.


Differentiation: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly, Dena Konneker May 2010

Differentiation: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly, Dena Konneker

Sandanona

When is differentiation helpful and when it is harmful? What are common pitfalls? What is the balance between meeting learners’ needs and holding them to equally high expectations? What are a few positive strategies that teachers should focus on? Participants will examine case studies around these issues.


One Of The Adjustment Challenges For Newly Arrived Iraqis, Sabah Al Adlai May 2010

One Of The Adjustment Challenges For Newly Arrived Iraqis, Sabah Al Adlai

Sandanona

Many Iraqi refugees have a higher proficiency in English than other newcomers groups but still need or want classes to improve their skills. Classes that meet these refugees ‘needs may be difficult to find because language classes for new refugee arrivals are often geared toward those with little or no English.


Cooperation &Collaboration: Interactive Ways Of Learning, Tatiana Garasyuta May 2010

Cooperation &Collaboration: Interactive Ways Of Learning, Tatiana Garasyuta

Sandanona

The presenter will investigate the efficacy of cooperation to facilitate learning in the EFL classroom. She will share the findings of the Russian educators working in this field. The presentation will highlight several interactive activities, which can be used to capitalize on cooperative learning.


Nest & Non-Nest Teachers’ Relationship With Global English, Hilary Pearson May 2010

Nest & Non-Nest Teachers’ Relationship With Global English, Hilary Pearson

Sandanona

This interactive workshop will explore various issues concerning the ever-changing dynamics of teaching global English by comparatively examining perspectives of NEST and Non-NEST teacher case studies as well as global English educational trends and their effects on English teaching by way of dialogue.


Racial Conflicts In Schools, Michael J. Martinez Mar 2010

Racial Conflicts In Schools, Michael J. Martinez

Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology Research Exchange Conference

That racially motivated conflicts occur in schools is an indisputable fact that becomes evident upon review of both academic literature and popular media. Events such as the Jena 6 incident (Maxwell & Zehr, 2007), school wide racially motivated riots (latimes.com), and court rulings (theithican.org) are distressing examples that racial barriers are real and potentially dangerous for many students in this country. However, little is written about the nature of racial conflicts, including the actual process school leaders engage in when determining how or even whether to intervene in racial conflicts, and the affect those racial conflicts have on the ...