Updated Schedules – August 13, 2018

Teachers Helping Teachers 2018 in Kyrgyzstan: Engaged L2 Learning – Theory to Practice

Osh Pedagogical Institute of Humanities

September 6, 2018 (Thursday)
9:00 – 9:30 Opening Ceremony & THT Overview
9:45 – 10:45 #1 – Vocabulary Learning Activities (Roger Palmer)
#2 – Stimulating Interaction Through Materials Design (Matt Coomber)
11:00 – 12:00 #3 – Language Classroom Activities with Happiness in Mind (and Body!) (Greg Rouault)
#4 – Double Dictation Challenge (Lawrence Levy)
12:00 – 13:15 LUNCH
13:15 – 14:15 #5 – 4 Skill-Integration Activities Improve Young Learners’ Skills (Yoko Takano)
#6 – What You See. What You Think. What You Imagine (Randy Bollig)
14:30 – 15:30 #7 – Getting the Most from Stories in ESL Classes (James Crocker)
#8 – Study Skits (Larry Levy)
15:45 – 16:30 Closing Remarks & Awards Ceremony

 

Teachers Helping Teachers 2018 in Kyrgyzstan: Engaged L2 Learning

Osh State University

Day One – September 7, 2018 (Friday)
9:00 – 9:30 Opening Ceremony & THT Overview
9:45 – 10:45 #1 Plenary Session – Applying Positive Psychology Principles in Language Classrooms (Greg Rouault)
11:00 – 12:00 #2 – From Squiggles to Stories (Randy Bollig)
#3 – Preparing Students for the IELTS   (James Crocker)
12:00 – 13:15 LUNCH
13:15 – 14:15 #4 -True Stories Lead Young Learners to Speak and Write More in EFL Classroom (Yoko Takano)
#5 – Engaging the Learner: poster presentations (Roger Palmer)
14:30 – 15:30 #6 – Promoting Autonomy in Writing Classes   (Matt Coomber)
#7 – Double Dictation Challenge (Lawrence Levy)

 

Day Two – September 8, 2018 (Saturday)
9:00 – 10:00 #8 – Plenary: Reading to Learn: Interpreting Texts (Roger Palmer)
10:15 – 11:15 #9 – Conversation Strategies are the Tool for Young Learners in Communication (Yoko Takano)
#10 – Making the most of the textbook   (Matt Coomber)
11:30 – 12:30 #11 – Publish with Pleasure – Writing Creatively about Language Teaching (James Crocker)
#12 – From Words to Symbols and Pictures and Back Again (Larry Levy)
12:30 – 13:45 LUNCH
#13 Poster Session
13:45 – 14:45 #14 – Sub-ordinating Teaching to Learning (Randy Bollig)
#15 – What Great Teachers Do: MBE-based Evidence for the Classroom (Greg Rouault)
15:00 – 16:30 Closing Remarks & Awards Ceremony

 

Teachers Helping Teachers 2018 in Kyrgyzstan: Engaged L2 Learning

Bishkek Humanities University

Day One – September 11, 2018 (Tuesday)
9:00 – 9:30 Opening Ceremony & THT Overview
9:45 – 10:45 #1 – Reading to Learn: Interpreting Texts   (Roger Palmer)
#2 – Stimulating Interaction Through Materials Design (Matt Coomber)
#3 – Applying Positive Psychology Principles in Language Classrooms (Greg Rouault)
11:00 – 12:00 #4 – Engaging Ideas for the L2 Classroom   (Brent Jones)
#5 – Getting the Most from Stories in ESL Classes (James Crocker)
#6 – 4 Skill-Integration Activities Improve Young Learners’ Skills (Yoko Takano)
12:00 – 13:15 LUNCH
13:15 – 14:15 #7 – What You See. What You Think. What You Imagine (Randy Bollig)
#8 – Study Skits (Lawrence Levy)
#9 – Vocabulary Learning Activities   (Roger Palmer)
14:30 – 15:30 #10 – No Textbook, No Problem (Mike Collins)
#11 – Increasing Student Motivation in the Language Classroom (Jeffrey Morrow)
#12 – Project-Based, Problem-Based & Team-Based Learning in EFL Contexts (Brent Jones)
15:45 – 16:45 #13 Poster Presentations

 

Teachers Helping Teachers 2018 in Kyrgyzstan: Engaged L2 Learning

Bishkek Humanities University

Day Two – September 12, 2018 (Wednesday)
9:00 – 10:00 #14 – Online Reflective Journaling for In-Service University EFL Teachers (Brent Jones)
#15 – Double Dictation Challenge (Lawrence Levy)
#16 – Language Classroom Activities with Happiness in Mind (and Body!) (Greg Rouault)
10:15 – 11:15 #17 – From Squiggles to Stories (Randy Bollig)
#18 – Using Cultural Presentations to Enhance the Learning Experience (Jeffrey Morrow)
#19 – Promoting autonomy in writing classes   (Matt Coomber)
11:30 – 12:30 #20 – No Textbook, No Problem (Mike Collins)
#21 – What Great Teachers Do: MBE-based Evidence for the Classroom (Greg Rouault)
#22 – Preparing Students for the IELTS   (James Crocker)
12:30 – 13:45 LUNCH
13:45 – 14:45 #23 – Making the most of the textbook   (Matt Coomber)
#24 – True Stories Lead Young Learners to Speak and Write More in EFL Classroom (Yoko Takano)
#25 – Considering Opinions (Lawrence Levy)
15:00 – 16:00 #26 – Publish with Pleasure – Writing Creatively about Language Teaching (James Crocker)
#27 – Vocabulary Learning Activities   (Roger Palmer)
#28 – Creating Effective ESP Programs for Hospitality Educators (Jeffrey Morrow)
16:15 – 17:00 Closing Remarks & Awards Ceremony

 

Teachers Helping Teachers 2018 in Kyrgyzstan: Engaged L2 Learning

Workshop with Forum English Language Teachers’ Association, Kyrgyzstan

September 13, 2018 (Thursday)
9:00 – 9:30 Opening Ceremony & THT Overview
9:45 – 10:45 #1 – Conversation Strategies are the Tool for Young Learners in Communication (Yoko Takano)
#2 – Getting the Most from Stories in ESL Classes (James Crocker)
#3 – What You See. What You Think. What You Imagine (Randy Bollig)
11:00 – 12:00 #4 – Study Skits (Lawrence Levy)
#5 – ?? (Kenje)
#6 – Stimulating Interaction Through Materials Design (Matt Coomber)
12:00 – 13:15 LUNCH
13:15 – 14:15 #7 Increasing Student Motivation in the Language Classroom (Jeffrey Morrow)
#8 Poster Presentations
14:30 – 15:30 #9 – Reading to Learn: Interpreting Texts   (Roger Palmer)
#10 – No Textbook, No Problem (Mike Collins)
#11 – Engaging Ideas for the L2 Classroom   (Brent Jones)
15:45 – 16:30 Closing Remarks & Awards Ceremony

 

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