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Keynote Presentation

MaryEllen VogtDr. MaryEllen Vogt

Title: Vogt’s Top Ten: What I’ve Learned about Teaching English Learners (and other students…)

Location: Gymnasium

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Abstract: If you feel like you’re swimming up stream with your English learners and struggling learners, this session is for you! Dr. Vogt will share what she has learned during a lifetime of teaching, writing, and doing research on language and literacy development for English learners (and other students). Her keynote will include proven instructional techniques for concurrently teaching academic language and academic content through the SIOP Model. Be prepared to laugh a little, think a bunch, and learn a lot!

Presenter Bio: MaryEllen Vogt is Professor Emerita of Education at California State University, Long Beach; and currently, she is an adjunct professor at William Jessup University in the School of Education. She received her doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley, and is an author of over 60 articles and chapters in professional texts. She is also a co-author of 17 books for teachers and administrators, including Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model (5th ed., 2017). Dr. Vogt has provided professional development in all fifty states and in several other countries, including Germany, where she was invited to serve as a Visiting Scholar at the University of Cologne. She was inducted into the California Reading Hall of Fame, received her university’s Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award, and served as President of the International Reading Association. In 2017, Dr. Vogt was inducted into the Reading Hall of Fame, an international organization of literacy researchers and scholars.

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