Literacy for Life Presentations

Below are some of the presentations from the 2014 Literacy for Life Conference. Click here to visit the conference home page for workshop descriptions and presenter bios. 

 

Keynote: Erik Jacobson, Montclair State University

problem_solving_in_technology_rich_environments.pdf

 

Board Members as Community Ambassadors

Les Loysen, Loysen Consulting

board_members_as_community_ambassadors.pdf

 

Teaching Adult English Learners Who Are Emergent Readers 

Susan Finn-Miller, Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13 & LINCS Trainer

emergent_reader_lincs_newjersey_fall_2014.pdf

language_experience_approach_rev.doc

liden_poulos_vinogradadov_emergent_reader_sc_phonics.pdf

match_mine.docx

our_friend_josefina.doc

resouces_em_reader_workshop.docx

 

Tips & Techniques for Encouraging New Writers

Perrine Robinson-Geller, Board President, Literacy NJ

tips_techniques_for_new_writers.pdf

 

Public Speaking for Educators

Darnelle Richardson, Program Director, Jersey City Literacy Program & LNJ Master Trainer

public_speaking_for_educators.pdf

 

Public Speaking 101

Darnelle Richardson, Program Director, Jersey City Literacy Program & LNJ Master Trainer

public_speaking_101.pdf

 

Activities that Work for ESOL Conversation Groups 

Jacqueline Simon, Rider University (retired)

Joan Jobbins, Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District (retired)

activities_that_work_for_esol_conversation_groups.pdf

using_art_to_enhance_conversation-norman_rockwell.doc

 

Digitally Enhanced Tutoring 

Elizabeth Allen, Drexel University

digitalnjtutor.weebly.com

 

From Stress to Success: Solving Math Word Problems

Todd Evans, Program Manager, ProLiteracy

solving_word_problems.pdf

handouts_solving_word_problems.pdf

 

Using Music to Enhance Higher Order Thinking Skills

Joseph Caniglia, Instructor, Hudson County Community College

using_music_to_enhance_higher_order_thinking.pdf

 

An Apple a Day...Understanding Nutrition Labels

Vivian OKrepky, Master Trainer, Literacy NJ

an_apple_a_day_ppt.pdf

 

Designing Tutor In-Service

Connie Schwein, Master Trainer, Literacy NJ

tutor_in-service_training_11-2014.pdf

teaching_spelling_using_the_learner.pdf

 

The Promises of Adult Education and the Realities of the Workforce

Erik Jacobson, Professor, Montclair State University

litnj_promise_and_reality_of_adult_education.pdf

 

Teaching Vocabulary: Practical, Research-based Approaches to Instruction

Susan Finn-Miller, Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13 & LINCS Trainer

research_based_vocab_nj_fall_2014.pdf

vocabulary_resources_nj.doc

paul_nations_vocab_quiz_nj.docx

peer_dictation_steps_in_teaching_vocab_nj.docx

vocabteachingsteps_nj.doc

vocabulary_workout_nj.docx

 

Pronunciation: Music of English

Elizabeth Wilk, Master Trainer, Literacy NJ

pronunciation-music_of_english.pdf

 

Poetry Like Bread: Using Poetry to Increase Reading Comprehension

Lauren Schmidt, Instructor, Passaic County Community College

poetry_like_bread_literacy_for_life_workshop.docx

poetry_like_bread_ppt_.pdf