TasTESOL Forum June 2018

‘Hot stories: putting a spark into reading aloud’
Mary Blake & Sarah Brown, DoE
28 June 2018
Derwent Sailing Squadron, Sandy Bay, Hobart

Department of Education EAL/D teachers Mary Blake and Sarah Brown present, ‘Hot stories: putting a spark into reading aloud.’ The forum covers educational research about the value of listening to stories, how to read aloud, the rise of the audiobook, and a case study from Glenorchy Primary School – reading aloud as multiculturalism.

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TasTESOL Conference 2018

Languages build communities
19 May 2018
Sacred Heart College, New Town, Hobart

Keynote presentation by Dr Elizabeth Ellis, Author and Associate Professor, Linguistics, University of New England, Armidale: ‘The Plurilingual TESOL Teacher – Insights into EAL/D learning from the teacher’s language experiences.’

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TasTESOL Conference 2018 Program

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Keynote – Liz Ellis UNE – PPT Slides

Liz Ellis, 2018 TasTESOL Conference – Working with Bilingual Children PPT Slides

Liz Ellis – The Plurilingual TESOL Teacher Book Review

Morag Porteous 2018 TasTESOL Conference – Language, the uni – CALD Communities

TasTESOL Winter Forum August 2017

Generating authentic ‘real’ language practice for your students: two motivating projects
10 August 2017
Derwent Sailing Squadron, Sandy Bay, Hobart

Leah Rosebrock and Suzie Han from Collegiate School, Hobart, present their language enrichment programme (English and Chinese). Lisa Stautmeister from ‘joiningthedots’ discusses ‘The Welcome Dinner Project.’

TasTESOL Winter Forum Aug 2017 – Flier

Welcome Dinner Project info

Ideas Rostrum info

HelloTalk App review

TasTESOL Forum May 2017

A demonstration of locally produced literacy resources
18 May 2017
Derwent Sailing Squadron, Sandy Bay, Hobart

Jeanne Wherret, former EAL/D and special education teacher, presents and demonstrates literacy resources she has developed for her students over 30 years.

TasTESOL Forum May 2017 – Flier

TasTESOL Conference 2017

Teaching matters: hearts and minds
1 April 2017
Sacred Heart College, New Town, Hobart

Keynote presentation by Bronwyn Custance, EAL/D and literary consultant, author, educator and course/curriculum designer: ‘Developing metalinguistic understandings through functional grammar: a possible fast-track to language learning.’

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TasTESOL Conference 2017 – Program

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TasTESOL Conference 2017 – Keynote – Meta-linguistic understandings – Bronwyn Custance

TasTESOL Conference 2017 – Workshop 1 – A Song a Day – Urban Lyrebirds

TasTESOL Conference 2017 – Workshop 2 – Teaching Sp, Wr using pictures – Anna Kingston

TasTESOL Conference 2017 – Workshop 3 – Paragraph cohesion 1 – Bill McCann

TasTESOL Conference 2017 – Workshop 3 – Paragraph cohesion 2 – Bill McCann

TasTESOL Conference 2017 – Workshop 4 – Cognitive Behav. Therapy & Mindfulness – Barbara Rose

TasTESOL Conference 2017 – Workshop 7 – Vocab: prefixes & suffixes 1 – Marlene Chesney

TasTESOL Conference 2017 – Workshop 7 – Vocab: prefixes & suffixes 2 – Marlene Chesney

TasTESOL Conference 2017 – Workshop 7 – Vocab: prefixes & suffixes 3 – Marlene Chesney

TasTESOL Conference 2017 – Workshop 7 – Vocab: prefixes & suffixes 4 – Marlene Chesney

TasTESOL Conference 2017 – Workshop 7 – ‘Unlocking Literacy’ Chp 7 – Marlene Chesney

 

TasTESOL Spring Forum October 2016

English spelling with a focus on helping Arabic speakers
27 October 2016
Derwent Sailing Squadron, Sandy Bay, Hobart

Dr Giovanna MacFarlane, UTAS English Language Centre, discusses how English spelling patterns can be found and presented to speakers of Arabic and other languages to help them overcome difficulties with spelling.

TasTESOL Spring Forum Oct 2016 – Flier

TasTESOL Winter Forum August 2016

Inspire and aspire
6 August 2016
C Block, TasTAFE, Launceston

Dr Paul Kebble, UTAS, discusses how teachers’ resilience towards second-hand trauma can be developed in situations where students who have arrived in Australia as humanitarian migrants begin to share their stories of violence, persecution and displacement with teachers they trust.

TasTESOL Winter Forum Aug 2016 Launceston – Program

Sing with me – workshop notes

TasTESOL Winter Forum Aug 2016 Launceston – Certificate of attendance