Chapters

OC Chapter Updates Its Teaching With Technology

May 17th, 2017 | By
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—This past spring, the OC CATESOL Chapter hosted its spring workshop, “Updating Your ESL Teaching Techniques With the Latest in Technology.” In total, the chapter was proud to offer six different presentations by up-and-coming innovators in the field of ESL. Interact, Engage, and Learn: ESL Activities for Mobile Devices With Susan Gaer By SAVYONNE STEINDLER
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Grateful Grad Student Welcomes Chance to Engage at OC Workshop

May 17th, 2017 | By
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By ALICE CHIAMENTI —The CATESOL Orange County Spring Workshop in late April was entertaining, fun, and it offered a pool of information to participants about research topics and teaching techniques. This event gave the attendees the opportunity to spend a day engaging with fellow ESL instructors and graduate students coming from all over the Los
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“Coffee, Tea, and
Social Justice: ”

May 17th, 2017 | By
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‘Being Heard. Being Valued. Being Supported. Being There for Them.’ By VALERIE OSEGUEDA —At CATESOL San Gabriel Valley Chapter’s latest installment of its “Coffee, Tea, and ____,” one in a series of thematic discussions, the exigent topic of social justice was an appropriate subject to kick off the year, and it proved to be a
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One Student’s Motivating Experience
at the OC Chapter Fall Workshop

Mar 18th, 2017 | By
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By ALISSA WOLTERS —The first time I heard about CATESOL was in a job interview. Usually, job interviews are the last place I would want to be caught off guard, and this was no different. Amid a series of questions regarding my teaching methodology, my future supervisor, Jennifer Nolasco, asked if I participated in or
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Updating Your ESL Teaching Techniques
With the Latest in Technology

Mar 18th, 2017 | By
Femia Scarfone

Orange County Chapter to Host Spring Workshop By FEMIA SCARFONE —The CATESOL Orange County Chapter will be hosting a full-day Spring Workshop on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at North Orange County Community College District’s Anaheim Campus, 1830 West Romneya Drive in Anaheim. The chapter is featuring a brand-new format in which participants can choose to
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IE Chapter Celebrates Chinese New Year

Mar 18th, 2017 | By
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By ROBERT OROZCO —On January 28, the Inland Empire Chapter hosted its Chinese New Year Celebration Gathering, which involved multiple interactions with dozens of TESOL students and teachers from the Inland Empire and beyond. As the guests entered the room, with its ambience of Chinese New Year decorations such as paper lanterns, traditional Chinese New
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The Year of the Rooster: Food, Drink, and TESOL

Mar 18th, 2017 | By
The Inland Empire Chapter celebrates the Year of the Rooster at its Chinese New Year party.

 



5 Speakers the Highlight at
OC Chapter’s Fall Workshop

Dec 22nd, 2016 | By

—Attendees were fortunate to welcome five speakers at the CATESOL Orange County Chapter’s fall professional-development workshop: Bruce Rubin, the plenary speaker, followed by featured speakers Dave Coleman, Roger Dupuy, Laura Jacob, and Meg Parker. The workshop was held Saturday, December 10, at California State University, Fullerton. Bruce Rubin: “Critical Thinking in ESL: Sequence, Substance, Style,
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Meet Steinbeck Chapter’s Vibrant New Leadership

Dec 22nd, 2016 | By
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By ONDINE GAGE —Under vibrant new leadership, the Steinbeck Chapter of CATESOL has hosted a film event and a conference-share potluck, and it is gearing up to hold the Northern Regional Conference at Pacific Grove Middle School on April 1, 2017. SAVE THE DATE!!! Special thanks to Netta Avineri as outgoing chapter coordinator! Evening of
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IE’s First Iron Educator Conference Produces Champion Lessons

Dec 22nd, 2016 | By
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By ROBERT OROZCO —The Inland Empire Chapter successfully piloted its new and innovative fall conference, “The Iron Educator,” on Saturday, October 8, in Riverside. Iron Educator attracted a number of talented teachers throughout the Inland Empire and beyond to participate in this pressure-filled workshop opportunity. The goal was to come together and make a team
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