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2014 Conference

May 8–9, 2014

Framingham, MA

MATSOL 2014 Conference: Online Program

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Jump Starting a Learner Skills Curriculum

Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 11:00 AM–11:45 AM EDT
Session Abstract

Presenters introduce a framework and rationale for a learner-skills curriculum in an adult education program.  They share results from their pilot Success in Learning Student Conference and the follow-up tools they used to support learner-skills throughout the program.   Participants discuss ways the model can be adapted to their own programs.   

Session Length

Practice-Oriented Presentation (45 minutes)

Adult/Workplace Educators
Community College ESOL Educators
Program Administrators
Topic Strand

Best Practices in Instruction

Lead Presenter

Sarah Lynn, Harvard Bridge Program
Biographical Statement

Sarah Lynn is an ESOL instructor, curriculum developer, and teacher-trainer.  She’s also a contributing author to several ESOL textbook series.    



John Antonellis, The Bridge Program at Harvard University
Biographical Statement

John Antonellis is lead instructor for Harvard University’s Bridge Program, an education program for Harvard employees.  He has over 20 years’ experience in adult education. 

Session Materials