NJEA

NJEA Convention
Atlantic City Convention Center

NJEA CONVENTION, FOREIGN LANGUAGE EDUCATORS OF NJ SPONSORED SESSIONS 

Atlantic City Convention Center, 1 Convention Boulevard, Atlantic City, New Jersey, 08401

All NJEA members have full access to the NJEA Convention exhibit floor and walk-in access to the more than 300 professional development sessions being offered at this event. Once a session room has reached capacity, the door is closed. You must be in the room within 10 minutes of the start time to receive your PD credits.  Further information is available on the NJEA Convention website.

Thursday, November 7

Differentiation is Key to Literacy Instruction for Heritage Learners

Category Pre-K – Gr. 12, World Languages

11/7/2019 11:15 – 12:45 PM

Presenters: JENNY A. DILKS and MICHELE J. SCHREINER

Differentiation of content and text is essential for effective instruction in heritage language classes to prepare students to be biliterate and to graduate with the Seal of Biliteracy.

Engaging 21st-Century Latin Learners

Category Pre-K – Gr. 12, World Languages

11/7/2019 1:15 – 2:45 PM

Presenter: STEFANIE A. GIGANTE

Latin isn’t a dead language, so why should our instruction be behind the times? Join us for real classroom strategies that bring Latin appreciation and acquisition to modern classrooms.

Let’s Get Our Students Speaking in the Target Language

Category Pre-K – Gr. 12, World Languages

11/7/2019 3:15 – 4:45 PM

Presenter: LAURA D. MCCLINTOCK

We will explore strategies to help students to continuously speak the target language while taking away the temptation of resorting to their first language.

Friday, November 8

Pump Up PowerPoints with PearDeck

Category Pre-K – Gr. 12, Technological Literacy

11/8/2019 11:15 – 12:45 PM

Presenter: ANA M. MARTIN

Have you created PowerPoints and your students roll their eyes at you? Pear Deck will revolutionize your PowerPoints. Create interactive PowerPoints that are engaging and informative.

Simple Spanish: Connect Better to Your Spanish-Speaking Students

Category Pre-K – Gr. 12, World Languages

11/8/2019 1:15 – 2:45 PM

Presenter: MARGIE N. MUIR- SHYLOCK

This workshop is designed to provide teachers who don’t speak Spanish some simple Spanish words and phrases as well as techniques and resources to connect with their Spanish- speaking students.

When Less is More: Teaching the Preterite and Imperfect

Category High School, World Languages

11/8/2019 11:15 – 12:45 PM

Presenter: MATTHEW RADEN

The presenter will introduce a more targeted, practical approach for making these two tenses more comprehensible and less frustrating to students while improving mastery.