OTAN at CCAE State Conference 2017

The South Coast Section and the State Conference Committee welcome CCAE members and guests to the 2017 CCAE State Conference in Long Beach with an excellent lineup of presentations and activities.
The following presentations are sponsored or co-presented by OTAN:


4 Big Tools for Engaging Students in Reading
Susan Gaer, Santa Ana College, OTAN Trainer, Fri. /9:45-10:45
How can we help students tackle the complex texts of today’s College and Career Readiness or ELP Standards? With Webb’s Depth of Knowledge wheel as a guide, the presenters suggest four simple tools to engage learners: highlighters, sticky notes, graphic organizers, and a core of simple questions
resources: http://bit.ly/ccaebig



Teaching Job Readiness Skills with Technology
Francisco Xavier Pinedo, Soledad Adult School, OTAN Trainer, Fri./11:30-12:30
Participants will learn to use FREE resources on tablets to teach their students job skills needed for their success.


Using Office 365 and OneDrive in Adult Education
Farzana Cassim, Evans Community Adult School - LAUSD, OTAN Trainer, Fri./2:00-3:00
What is Office 365 and OneDrive? Want to keep your information, documents, and photos easily accessible, organized, and secure? What are Office applications? Then, join me to learn more about how Office 365 can meet your needs.

MOBILE UP- Cellphone First Education for Low-Wage Workers
Alison Ascher Webber, California Labor Federation and Branka Marceta, OTAN, Fri./9:45-10:45
Presenters will share emerging best practices and challenges in piloting cellphone-first ESL & CTE instruction and coaching for low-wage, immigrant service workers in union training programs.


My Beginning Learners CAN Use Integrated Technology!
Susan Gaer, Santa Ana College and Mount San Antonio College, OTAN Trainer, Sat./10:15-11:00
Worried about the new standards for technology? Not a problem! This workshop will review the new standards and provide activities to meet these standards that you can use on Monday morning.

resources: bit.ly/ccaeotan


Energize Students with Interactive Assessments Using Computers /Mobile Devices
Barry Bakin, East Valley Skills Center, Division of Adult and Career Education, LAUSD, OTAN Trainer, Sat./11:15-12:00
Energize a classroom using the interactive quizzing web sites Kahoot and Quizlet. See and feel how these interactive tools energize learners of all types.


Tech Up Your Citizenship Class
Jennifer Gagliardi, OTAN / Milpitas Adult School, OTAN Trainer, Sat./11:15-12:00
Empower students to use technology to prepare for their Citizenship Interview.


Tech Up Your Citizenship Class Presentation

via Google Slides: https://goo.gl/wWnHaF

Downloadable pdf https://goo.gl/dsSHpn (new)



Tech Up Your Citizenship Class Activities (Quick Tips)

pdf: https://goo.gl/KUAwyV



Tech Up Your Citizenship Class Resource List

pdf: https://goo.gl/wqcYID (new)



Also used in the workshop:

10 USCIS civics questions that celebrate Adult Education Week and the California State Government.




Five for Cinco de Mayo




CCAE 2017 Report-Back 1: The Citizenship Interview









OTAN Resources for Your Teaching Tool Kit
Susan Coulter, Trainer and Instructor - OTAN/Baldwin Park Adult and Community Education, OTAN Trainer, Sat./12:15 to 1:15
Discover the Teaching Tools and Resources section of OTAN Web site containing a collection of articles by expert teachers describing how to use popular and useful digital education content and sources. Additionally, explore a rich listing of resources searchable by program area, levels, subjects, standards, and keywords.