21 August 2015


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Secondary Interest Section

News — MinneTESOL’s High School interest section co-chair, Scott Hall, is both quoted and pictured in this article from Minnesota Public Radio news titled “Ranks of English learners swelling in Minnesota schools.” * * * * * * * * * * *…
21 August 2015


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Fall Conference 2015

Call for Silent Auction Items Each year, the MELEd Conference has a silent auction. Items available can range from gift certificates for local businesses and services to gift baskets of handmade items. If you have a connection with…
21 August 2015


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Registering Multiple People for the Conference

Do you need to register multiple people for the conference?   You have two options. OPTION #1: When all of the people that you are going to register will have the same basic registration option (A1, A2, B1, B2, etc.) *This option only works if everyone is choosing…
21 August 2015


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Proposal #4

  Title: A University-level Methods Course Summary for ABE Audience: Adult Summary: ABE/ESL instructors come to the field from a variety of backgrounds (i.e. K-12 licensure, social services, foreign languages).  Some ask, “What did I miss by not taking TESOL classes focused on adults?”  We give a…
21 August 2015


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Proposal #3

Title: Content-Based Reading Instruction for Generation 1.5 Students Audience: College Summary: Does content-based reading instruction work?  This presentation reports results of an empirical study conducted in a content-based adjunct reading course paired with a university-level biology course.  Descriptions of the reading adjunct course and biology class will…
21 August 2015


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Proposal #2

Title: The Language of Math Audience: elementary and secondary Summary: What makes math instruction and word problems challenging for non-native speakers of English?  Participants will learn what language features may make learning about and doing math difficult for elementary and secondary learners.  Sample word problems will be…
21 August 2015


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Proposal #1

  Title: M&Ms, Long Necks and Grammar: Content-Based Instruction   Audience: Elementary   Summary:   This presentation offers two lessons integrating grammar and academic content as well as insight into the process of developing such lessons.  One lesson integrates grammar and 8th grade math; the other integrates grammar and 3rd…