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InterSection:  TEIS and CALL-IS

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InterSection: TEIS and CALL-IS:

Teacher Education Standard 2e, Teacher Training, Technology, Apps, and Digital Resources


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InterSection:  CALL-IS with TEIS

Education Standard 2e, Teacher Training, Technology, Apps, and Digital Resources

Wednesday, March 28, 2018


ExhibitionHall, Booth 540


recording: https://youtu.be/3hPuVcve2zo



Considering the 2017 TESOL Draft Teacher Education Standard 2e, the CALLIS and TEIS panel showcase what pre-/in-service teachers need to know about uses of technology, Apps, and digital resources to assist teachers in their lessons, activities, instruction, assessments, and communication with co-teachers, supervisors, students and their families, and  the leadership.


Description of Session:

The CALL-IS and TEIS panel addresses what pre-service and in-service teachers need to know about current apps and other digital tools for their future instruction, assessment and communication. Considering the 2017 TESOL Draft Teacher Education Standard 2e, Candidates use relevant technology and digital resources effectively to plan lessons for ELs, support communication with co-teachers and ELs and their families, and foster student language learning in the content areas, the panelists discuss and showcase use of technology, current Apps, and digital resources to assist teachers in their daily EL lesson planning and activities, instruction possibilities, assessment options, and communication opportunities with the co-teachers and supervisors, the students and their families, and the leadership. The intended purpose of the panel discussion is to enrich pre-service and in-service teacher education prospects and create sustainable tech-skills in future educators. Implications and recommendations are made and audience discussion is welcomed.



Christine Sabieh - CALL

Connie Mitchell - CALL

Christel Broady - CALL

Kristen Lindahl - TEIS

M. Sidury Christiansen - TEIS


Time Presenter  Title  Summary  Links to materials 
10 mins  Christine Sabieh, Notre Dame University, sabieh@hotmail,com,   Introduction  Introduce purpose of panel and panelists  & place technology and Teacher Education in Context: Purpose  Sabieh - Education Standard 2e, Teacher Training Technology- intro .pptx  
15 mins  Christine Sabieh, Notre Dame University, sabieh@hotmail,com  Using Technology to Outreach: Instruction, Assessment, Communication, Lesson Planning & Curriculum Pages  Linking the idea of instruction, assessment and communication together to show importance of CP in planning for learning or teaching  Sabieh - 2 - primary - Using technology to outreach.pptx 
15 mins   Kristen Lindahl, kristen.lindahl@utsa.edu  Showcasing instructional technology standards from three contexts: Introduction  & sharing Context A: Integrating TESOL Standard 2e into pre-service L2 methodology course in teacher education to show importance of technology  Examples of new standards (from TESOL Int'l and otherwise) for pre-service teacher education, and how to integrate those standards into pre-service L2 methodology course sequences 



15 min 

Christel Broady

Georgetown College, USA


Showcasing instructional technology standards  in Context B: Creating an ESL Teacher Training Program in which technology skill acquisition is scaffolded throughout every class  How to purposefully plan a teacher ed program where edtech is scaffolded via the online class itself, digital media, Blogs, digital videos, podcasts, etc. to meet standard 2e and the CAEP technology theme 



15 mins 

Connie Mitchell

Prince Sultan University, aliamitchell@yahoo.com,

Showcasing instructional technology standards  in Context C:Sharing pre-service and in-service teachers training needs by showing how teachers in training need to have more training on how to plan and incorporate the use of technology into the curriculum more effectively How teachers in training need to have more training on how to plan and incorporate the use of technology into the curriculum more effectively.  It is not a matter of just uploading docs to the LMS or using power point in the classroom, but how well the tech tools that are available support student learning.  Education Standard 2e, Teacher Training, Technology -- TESOL 2018 Connie Mitchell.pptx
15 mins

M. Sidury Christiansen, 

University of Texas at San Antonio


APPs for formative assessment in ESL/EFL  How to use apps for assessment of language learning in ESL/EFL contexts (Kahoot, Quizziz, Quizlet); sharing a table showing the differences between 3 apps (Kahoot, Quizizz, and Quizlet), and what they are best for (formative, summative assessment) and level of formality. click here
15 mins The Panelists

Conclusion & Discussion:

Q & A

A last word on the topic will be made and the floor will be open for questions or comments from the audience  



Presenter Bios:

Dr. Christine SabiehProfessor at Notre Dame University, is an American who lives in Lebanon. Through her teaching, administrative posts, and research, she keeps up her interest in Language teaching, assessment, education, teacher training, Educational Technology and Educational Psychology. An advocate of CALL and a Certified On-Line Instructor/Trainer, she does education consultancy, conducts workshops, publishes, and participates in conferences on a national, regional and international level. She is a member of TESOL, serving as the CALL-IS Chair Elect. She also is an active contributor to TESOL Arabia activities and publications. 

Dr. Connie Mitchell is an Assistant Professor who currently holds two positions at Prince Sultan University: Vice Dean of the College of Humanities and Director of the Teaching and Learning Center. She is also a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.  Dr. Mitchell has 22 years of teaching experience in the United States and in the Middle East and has taught English as a Second or Foreign Language courses, TEFL courses, and Linguistic courses.  She is involved in her field of specialization via different associations such as TESOL International, TESOL Arabia, TESOL Greece, and in the past she was the Riyadh Chapter Representative for KSAALT-TESOL.  Her research interest lies in professional development and quality assurance in higher education, linguistics, TESOL, TEFL, and program assessment. 

Dr. Christel Broady is a professor of graduate education, the chair of graduate advanced programs, director of the ESL teacher education at Georgetown College, USA, and a specialist for CALL ELT. She is an internationally known keynote speaker and author of books/book chapters, articles, and many other publication types, as well as the manager of an international ELT Professional Learning Community with members in 179 countries via social media on Facebook, BLOG, LinkedIn, and Twitter on CALL Topics. She is the past president of the Kentucky TESOL, former chair of the TESOL EEIS, current CALL steering board member, and newly elected board member of TESOL International Association (2018-2021).  A CAPE/NCATE program reviewer, she also represented TESOL at CAEP and on the national workgroup for the Seal of Bilinguality in K-12 USA schools. 

Dr. Kristen Lindahl is Assistant Professor of TESL in the Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies at The University of Texas at San Antonio. A teacher for over 15 years, Dr. Lindahl began as a K-12 ESL public educator and later moved into teacher education at the university level.  Currently, she is the TESOL International Teacher Education blogger and Chair-Elect-Elect of the TESOL Teacher Education Interest Section.  In her role at UTSA, she teaches and mentors educators at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels, and maintains many international connections.  Her research explores Teacher Language Awareness, and the different ways that ESL, EFL and bilingual educators connect research to practice as they conceptualize language in the classroom.

Dr. M. Sidury Christiansen is Assistant Professor of TESL in the Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies at The University of Texas at San Antonio. She specializes in the research and teaching of sociolinguistics and digital literacies among bilinguals and English language learners. Her research explores the intersection between digital literacy and language ideologies, identities, and culture in offline and online social network environments. As a Fulbright scholar, she trains Mexican teachers on how to best use digital technologies for second language writing development and language learning. She is involved in the field through TESOL International and MEXTESOL, where she publishes a lot of her work on digital literacies. 




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