OTAN at CATESOL 2017 Annual Conference

Santa Clara Convention Center & Hyatt Regency Hotel
October 19 - 22, 2017

Theme: The World is the Classroom: 21st Century Teaching and Learning

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Friday, October 20, 2017
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Got Standards!

Susan Gaer, Professor ESL Santa Ana College, Santa Ana College School of Continuing Education


Worried about the new English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS) and College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS) for technology? Not a problem! This workshop reviews the new standards and provides activities to meet these standards for your use on Monday morning.




Friday, October 20, 2017
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Explore the World of Chrome Apps and Extensions for English Language Learners

Melinda Holt, OTAN/ABEG TAP

Blair Roy, OTAN


A world of powerful tools is available to English Language Learners - Chrome browser apps and extensions facilitate and enhance all language learning skills. Participants will install and use apps and extensions as they explore examples of activities they can use with their learners effectively tomorrow. Laptops with Chrome Browser recommended.




Friday, October 20, 2017
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM


Teaching with YouTube

Jennifer Gagliardi, OTAN Trainer, Milpitas Adult Education


Go where your students are. Learn how to set up your YouTube channel to deliver quality content to your students inside and outside of the classroom. Bring your own laptop, a Google email address, and leave with a YouTube channel that will help you meet (and exceed) your curriculum goals.


Friday, October 20, 2017
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

EL Civics Blended Learning

Ryan de la Vega, OTAN trainer, Torrance Adult School

Alisa Takeuchi, OTAN trainer, Lincoln Education Center


Use Moodle to create a blended learning environment for your ESL learners. Use this course to help your students achieve digital literacy while gaining EL Civics payment points for your agency. See what's been done in the past and brainstorm ideas for the new workforce preparation objectives.

To experience the sample course - follow this link (EL Civics Through Distance Learning Course) and use the Guest Login.












Saturday, October 21, 2017
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

AEBG Technical Assitance: What's available to me?

Diana Batista, Director of Adult Education


This panel presentation highlights activities of the Adult Education Block Grant Technical Assistance project. The panel composed of AIR, CASAS, OTAN and the SCOE Adult Education Director will share the plans of professional development and field-based support with expertise including plans for online and face to face training, webinars, website enhancements and networking for all Consortia needs. Please join us for the latest developments and timeline of events.



Saturday, October 21, 2017
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

OTAN – Educational Technology for 21st Century Teaching and Learning

Anthony Burik, OTAN trainer, Mt. Diablo Adult Education

Blair Roy, OTAN


Looking to expand your teaching toolkit? OTAN’s Web site offers many free resources for adult level ESL teachers. A collection of reviewed Web sites, online lesson plans and lesson plan builder, student success stories, technology integration videos, and ideas for using Web-based resources and professional development will be discussed.






Saturday, October 21, 2017
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

USA Learns - Free Online English Learning!

Melinda Holt, OTAN/AEBG TAP



PRESENTATION:
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/18X1sMu6_fvmFY8R1ar6fs2JBoVWMrKewQQIMGO_IiKQ/edit?usp=sharing

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Saturday, October 21, 2017
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Digital Safety for Teachers and Students

Susan Gaer, Professor ESL Santa Ana College, Santa Ana College School of Continuing Education


Learn how to keep yourself safe on the Internet when using mobile devices while creating an effective web presence that will get you noticed in a positive manner. Uncover those buried settings on your phone that could be tracking your every movement. Learn this and more in this hands-on session.



Saturday, October 21, 2017
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Tech Up Your Citizenship Class

Jennifer Gagliardi, OTAN Trainer, Milpitas Adult Education


Participants will identify the latest Citizenship resources in the form of listening quizzes, mobile apps, textbooks, videos, websites, and more. By adapting and incorporating these digital resources, participants will be able to implement learning strategies appropriate for ESL and/or Citizenship classrooms, blended learning or distance learning environments.




Sunday, October 22, 2017
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Developing Virtual Reality Lessons Using 360° Photos

Susan Gaer, Professor ESL Santa Ana College, Santa Ana College School of Continuing Education

Blair Roy, OTAN



Make your classroom the world with 21st Century learning and teaching and take it to the next dimension with 360 photos and Google Cardboard. In this 3-hour workshop, you will participate in a model lesson, learn how to create a 360 photo, and utilize Google Cardboard to see the finished product. Lesson design ideas for using Google Cardboard with students along with tips and tricks will be covered. Cardboard glasses will be given to the first 30 participants.

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