Conference Schedule

AMTESOL 2021 Virtual Conference

The Silver Lining: ESL Teaching During a Pandemic

January 29-30, 2021

Friday January 29: 9:00am-4:00pm

Saturday January 30: 9:00am-1:00pm

[All times are USA Central Time]

SYNCHRONOUS SESSIONS: Via Zoom with presenter Q &  A [Note: Some recorded Synchronous Sessions will be available for viewing after the live conference. It is up to each presenter if they allow post-conference viewing via the AMTESOL site login for conference attendees only.]

Friday, January 29th

  • 9:00-9:50am  Most Effective Digital Tools for English Learners

  • 10:00-10:50am  Staying in the Loop: On-ground to Online and Back Again

  • 11:00-11:50pm  Supporting Parents in a World of Change

  • 12:00pm  Networking time

  • 1:00-1:50pm  Reaching SLIFE Students with Classic Literature

  • 2:00-2:50pm  An Arts Integrated Approach to Literacy Lesson Sequences

  • 3:00-3:50pm  Creative Co-Teaching: A Springboard for Non-English Speakers in Science


Saturday, January 30th

  • 9:00-9:50am  Different and Innovative Reading Strategies for All English Language Learners

  • 10:00-11:30am  Keynote: Serena Pariser: Find That Time and Energy You've Been Missing: 10 Time Management Best Practices for Teachers That Work

  • 11:30am-12:00pm  General Membership Meeting (everyone invited)

  • 12:00-1:00pm  Reaching Out to English Learners during the Pandemic

ASYNCHRONOUS SESSIONS: Will be available for viewing in your own time, starting Monday, January 25. Conference registrants may submit a login request beginning Sunday, January 24. (More sessions might be added to this list as presenters confirm participation.)

A DISCUSSION FORUM will also be available to chat with other conference participants on multiple subject discussion threads. Don't miss this great way to learn and connect with your peers!  Conference registrants may submit a login request beginning Sunday, January 24 for access beginning Monday, January 25.

MEET UPS: After the conference, use the Discussion Forum to invite others to a Zoom (or similar) live discussion you have set up or join one someone else has set up.

Session Descriptions and Presenters' Bios

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