Oxford Adult ESL Conversations podcast
Jayme Adelson-Goldstein, co-author of the Oxford Picture Dictionary and series director of Step Forward, is joined by Adult ESL educators, thought leaders, and advocates for candid conversations about topics important to you!
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Introduction by Jayme Adelson-Goldstein
Welcome to Oxford Adult ESL Conversations podcast, hosted by Jayme Adelson-Goldstein, co-author of the Oxford Picture Dictionary and series director of the new Step Forward Second Edition. In these podcasts Jayme is joined by Adult ESL educators, thought leaders, and advocates for candid conversations about topics important to teachers in this dynamic field.
Episode 1: Standards with Patsy Egan
Dr. Patsy Egan, a member of the expert panel for the creation of the English Language Proficiency Standards and Director of ATLAS at Hamline University, joins Jayme to discuss how the Adult ESL field has been affected by the recent implementation of the College and Career Readiness and English Language Proficiency Standards and how teachers can use them as a resource to better serve their students’ needs.
Episode 2: Rigor with Carolyn Nason
Carolyn Nason, Instructional Chair of the Department of ESL at Milwaukee Area Technical College, joins Jayme to discuss the benefits and challenges of introducing rigor-infused activities into the Adult ESL classroom.
Read more in her blog post here
Episode 3: Autonomy with Dave Coleman
What does learner autonomy mean in the context of the Adult ESL classroom? Dave Coleman, member of the CATESOL Board of Directors and Professional Development and Technical Assistance Specialist for the LAUSD Division of Adult and Career Education, joins Jayme to discuss.
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