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2014 Conference

May 8–9, 2014

Framingham, MA

MATSOL 2014 Conference: Online Program

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CANCELED Culturally Responsive Teaching: Views from the Trenches

Friday, May 9, 2014 at 9:00 AM–10:40 AM EDT
Session Abstract

Culturally responsive teaching takes advantage of the unique cultural strengths our students bring to the classroom.  During this session participants will explore a variety of interactive activities based on real world situations designed to foster this teaching pedagogy.

Session Length

Interactive Workshop (90 minutes)

Secondary Educators
Adult/Workplace Educators
Community College ESOL Educators
Higher Education ESOL/IEP Educators
Program Administrators
Teacher Educators
Topic Strand

Knowing Our Students (culture, psychology, educational background, etc)

Lead Presenter

Constance A. Leonard, United States Air Force Academy
Biographical Statement

Constance A. Leonard teaches English for Academic Purposes, Reading Enhancement and Study Skills courses for international students at the U.S. Air Force Academy. 




Durthy A. Washington, United States Air Force Academy
Biographical Statement

Durthy A. Washington teaches English at the U.S. Air Force Academy and directs the Academy’s Writing Center.