Orange County

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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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
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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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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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OC Chapter to Feature 5 Speakers in Special Fall Workshop

Sep 24th, 2016 | By
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By FEMIA SCARFONE —The CATESOL Orange County Chapter is proud to announce a very special format for its full-day Fall Workshop on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF). The workshop will feature Bruce Rubin of CSUF as the plenary speaker, followed by featured speakers Dave Coleman, Roger Dupuy, Laura Jacob, and
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Strategies That Work! OC Chapter Spring Workshop
Shifts Focus to Learning

Mar 19th, 2016 | By
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By FEMIA SCARFONE —The Orange County Chapter of CATESOL hosted a fabulous fun-filled Spring Workshop on Saturday, February 13, with the help of Biola University’s Department of Applied Linguistics and TESOL. A variety of exhibitors, excellent poster presenters, and lots of prizes rounded out the day! As participants were arriving, presenter Rob Jenkins of Santa
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Dive Into Classroom-Management Strategies
at OC Chapter Workshop

Dec 22nd, 2015 | By
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By CAROL BANDER —Please join CATESOL, Orange County Chapter, and Biola University’s ESL Program on Saturday , February 13, 2016, for a fun-filled and informative workshop at Biola University. Rob Jenkins will be addressing the topic “Effective Strategies With a Purpose.” Learn how to manage your classroom more effectively through making every minute count. Rob
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Responding to Multilingual Writers Effectively AND Efficiently

May 19th, 2015 | By
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By NOOSHA RAVAGHI —How to respond to multilingual writers effectively and efficiently was Dr. Dana Ferris’s topic at the CATESOL Orange County Chapter’s professional-development workshop on Saturday, May 2, 2015. At the event, cohosted by the chapter and Biola University, participants had the opportunity to learn about giving feedback from Dr. Ferris, the author of
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OC Workshop: A How-To on Writing Feedback

Mar 13th, 2015 | By

By FEMIA SCARFONE —Dr. Dana Ferris will address the topic “Responding to Multilingual Writers—Effectively and Efficiently” at CATESOL Orange County Chapter’s full-day Spring Workshop on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Biola University. Dr. Ferris is professor of Writing at the University of California, Davis, where she directs the second language writing program. She is the
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