Conference Presentations - Friday Afternoon


12:00 - 1:30 pm

LUNCHEON PLENARY  International Perspectives on Immersion Education
Cristina Banfi, Siv Björklund, Mike Bostwick, & Myriam Met
Introduction: Sydnee Dickson, Utah Deputy Superintendent

1:40 - 3:30 pm

SYMPOSIUM 2 Immersion Education: What Works? Why? And for Whom?
Kathryn Lindholm-Leary, Tara Fortune, Fred Genesee, Elizabeth Howard, Diane Tedick

1:40 - 3:30 pm

SYMPOSIUM 3 Establishing Accountability Through Language Assessment (Presentation)
Fernando Rubio, Ruta Couet, Greg Duncan, Olympia Kyriakidis, Kerrie Neu, Chiung-Chen Yu

1:40 - 2:30 pm

The North Carolina Dual Language Story: Ongoing Re- search Findings and Future Impact - Helga Fasciano, NC Department of Public Instruction; Leslie Baldwin, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

Integrating Dual Language Immersion and Multi-Tiered System of Supports to Ensure Student Outcomes - Ofelia Wade, Jamie Leite, and Devin Healey, Utah State Office of Education

Incomplete Acquisition in Child Bilingualism: Can it Be Prevented? - Silvina Montrul, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Teacher Identity Construction Across the Curriculum - John Trent, The Hong Kong Institute of Education

Student Language Strategies for Mathematical Exploration in French Immersion - Karla Culligan, Joseph Dicks and Paula Kristmanson, University of New Brunswick

The Bilingual Revolution - Fabrice Jaumont, Embassy of France & New York University

Integrating Visiting Teachers into Immersion Programs: Lessons from the Chinese Guest Teacher Program - Selena Cantor, Chinese Language and Culture Initiatives; Stacy Lyon, Utah State Office of Education; Carolyn Schubach, Granite School District, UT; He De, Confucius Institute

Content-Based Language Instruction in Indigenous Immersion: Paradoxes and Potentialities - Lizette Peter and Tracy Hirata-Edds, University of Kansas

Alternatives to Traditional Standardized Assessment Through Authentic Student Performance and Corpus Linguistics - Laura Adelman-Cannon, International School of Louisiana

Online Immersion Curriculum Map – Empowering Teachers Through Collaborative Planning, Effective Organization of Teaching Resources, and Alignment of Content and Language - Bernd Nuss, E.E. Waddell Language Academy

Collaborative Planning and Instruction - Maria Martinez, Wlip; Elise Franchino, William C. Lewis Elementary

Balancing Form and Meaning in a Chinese Early English Immersion Context - Ellen Knell, Brigham Young University; Maryann Christison, University of Utah

Learning a Second Language Through Content Instruction - Renée Christine Bourgoin, Josée LeBouthillier and Allan Roy, University of New Brunswick

2:40 - 3:30 pm

Authentic Assessment Through Corpus Linguistics - Laura Adelman-Cannon, International School of Louisiana

From Global Jobs to Safe Spaces: The Diverse Discourses that Sell Multilingual Schools in Monolingual Spaces - Lisa M. Dorner, University of Missouri (Presentation)

Pedagogical Dilemmas in Immersion Education: Voices from the Inside - T.J. O’Ceallaigh, University of Limerick

Relationships Between Multiple Language Use, Subject Teaching in a Second Language and Identity Construction in Immersion Contexts in Finland - Siv Björklund, Pia Hirvonen and Annika Peltoniemi, University of Vaasa

How to Grow Dual Immersion Programs by 214% in Two Years. A Case Study of Dual Immersion Programs in Georgia - Michaela B. Claus-Nix and Greg Barfield, Georgia Department of Education; Petra Reuter, Central Agency for Schools Abroad

Estrellita: Building a Reading Foundation in Spanish for ELL and SLL Students - Maria Comparini

Perspectives of High School Students in a Spanish Immersion Program- Lucy Welbourn Johnson, University of Virginia (Presentation)

Dual Language Immersion: Truly Bilingual Education and What’s in it for Us - Aliza M. A. Kroek, Utah State University

The Interaction of Code and Language Variables in Predicting English Literacy Development in Immersion and Non-Immersion Chinese Children - Ellen Knell, Brigham Young University

Assessing Dutch and English Immersion in French-Speaking Belgium: Linguistic, Cognitive and Educational Perspectives - Fanny Meunier and Kristel Van Goethem, Université Catholique de Louvain

Developing Writing Skills Through Reading to Learn Pedagogy in Multilingual Classes: An Experience in a Sheltered Class - Ana Podadera, San Luís Gonzaga School

ACTFL Assessments for Immersion Programs - Paul Sandrock, ACTFL

Promoting Authentic Dialogue - Fabienne Biasiolo, Lafayette Parish School System

Empowering Dual Language Immersion Teachers Through Collaboration - Lois Lovell and Stacy Lyon, Utah State Office of Education

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