Schedule

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Keynote   (Wednesday 1:00-2:30 PM)

Welcome & Keynote
Follow-along Workshop (90 minute)
Neda Anasseri (w/ Leslie Fisher)
Welcome to TDLS 2022! Join us as we kick off TDLS with a few introductions and online conference housekeeping.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ABE • CAT: OEA)

Session 1   (Wednesday 2:45-3:45 PM)

Tools You Can Use Tomorrow
Follow-along Workshop (60 Minutes)
Leslie Fisher
We have been using technology in the classroom now more than ever. Because of this, the amount of free, affordable and downright cool solutions is amazing! This session will introduce you to some top Websites, Apps and Tools you can start using in your classroom tomorrow. We will also take a peek into the future at some technology that might become part of your classroom.
(AUD: STF • PGM: CTE • CAT: OEA)
Jamboard Tips and Tricks
Demonstration (60 Minutes)
Cindy Wislofsky
Google Jamboard is one of the newer Google tools that can definitely enhance your instructional life! Whether teaching remotely or face-to-face, this interactive digital whiteboard has a myriad of collaborative uses when brainstorming, reporting, vocabulary-building, reviewing, and much more. Let’s learn some tips and tricks for integrating Jamboards into your lessons. Participants will be able to join in on the fun and post on several easy or moderate to create Jamboards.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ASE • CAT: OEA)
Success After COVID - Two Agencies’ Perspectives
Panel or Facilitated discussion (60 minutes)
M'Liss Patterson (w/ Will Neddersen, Virginia Burrows, Alisa Takeuchi, Susan Coulter)
With our DLAC Coach as the moderator, two administrators and two teachers will share their perspectives of how the Ideal 102 course helped shape and enhance their programs as we come out of these unprecedented challenges. The unique DLAC experience helped them survive, thrive, and dive into a more robust academic program for the 21-22 school year.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: CTE • CAT: OEA)
Open Educational Resources: An OER Toolkit to get you started!
Demonstration (60 Minutes)
Diana Vera-Alba
Are you trying to think of ways to get students enrolled and interested in your course? Discover how Open Educational Resources can be the answer to drive students to register for your course, help your learners persist in your class, while you get your hands on practical resources to use in your course.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ABE • CAT: OEA)

Session 2   (Wednesday 4:00-5:00 PM)

Tools That Drive Engagement
Follow-along Workshop (60 Minutes)
Leslie Fisher
In a remote / hybrid or active in class learning environment and want to make online time together a little more interactive? This presentation will overview some of the online tools you can use to help keep your group of online students, teachers, etc. engaged. We will look at popular titles such as Flipgrid and Kahoot but also take a look at the unsung heros of Pear Deck, Gimkit and if time allows a few more titles. This is a class about interaction, so, be prepared to well, possibly interact!
(AUD: STF • PGM: CTE • CAT: OEA)
Tech Up Your Citizenship Class
Demonstration (60 Minutes)
Jennifer Gagliardi
Empower students to use technology to prepare for their Citizenship Interview! Participants will identify the latest Citizenship resources in the form of quizzes, mobile apps, textbooks, videos, podcasts, websites, online courses, and more. By adapting and incorporating these digital resources, participants will be able to implement learning strategies appropriate for ESL and/or Citizenship classrooms, blended learning, distance learning environments, or directed self-study.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ESL • CAT: OEA)
What's New in 2022 in TOPSpro Enterprise (TE)
Follow-along Workshop (60 Minutes)
Scott Gutman (w/ Larell Dorrough, Martha Perez, Luke Philley)
Join the technical specialists at CASAS for an update on the latest features in TOPSpro Enterprise (TE) -- the statewide database software which allows agencies and consortiums to manage and analyze their data. It's never been easier to leverage the power of a relational database, generate reports, and submit accurate data using software "wizards" and error-checking logic. Numerous enhancements have been planned -- come get a sneak preview of what's new in 2022.
(AUD: STF • PGM: ASE • CAT: OEA)
Teaching a HyFlex Course Remotely
Demonstration (60 Minutes)
Roz Tolliver
Do you want to give your ESL students the option of attending each class in-person or online? Learn how to make learning more accessible and convenient for them via the HyFlex course model, which is the future of student-centered education.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ABE • CAT: OEA)

Thursday Sessions

Session 3   (Thursday 8:30-10:00 AM)

Beyond Budgets - Sheet It!
Demonstration (90 minute)
Melinda Holt
Google Sheets allows users to edit, organize, and analyze different types of information. Data can be protected, shared, and edited in real-time with changes viewable and tracked by a revision history. Sheets can be used by educators for more than just budgets. It allows teachers to create spreadsheets for planning classes, grading, student editing, resource organization, polls and reviews, quizzes, and more.
(AUD: STF • PGM: ASE • CAT: OEA)
5 (or more) Creative Ways to Use Padlet!
Follow-along Workshop (90 minute)
Julie Caspersen Schultz
Come and learn how to create your own Padlet that you can use to introduce yourself to your students or staff! Then, see how students can create Padlets to share about themselves with each other! Also, see examples of using a Padlet for a virtual People and Culture Days event, as a way to share ideas about our reader (during synchronous instruction), as a way to engage and build community among students, and as a Q & A "board" for students. There will be time to share how you have used Padlet!
(AUD: STF • PGM: CTE • CAT: OEA)
Enhance the Learning Experience with LEARN360
Demonstration (90 minute)
Susan Coulter (w/ Anthony Burik)
Join us for a look at Learn360 and some of the more than 190,000 videos, maps, experiments, and other resources to enhance your lesson. Learn360 resources can be linked, downloaded, or embedded in Google Classroom, Moodle, or on your class Website. Teachers working at WIOA funded agencies can get their own FREE account through OTAN. Come see what you can do with Learn360.
(AUD: STF • PGM: ABE • CAT: OEA)
Piloting a Hyflex Classroom
Demonstration (60 Minutes)
Bijal Varia (w/ Patricia Pottorff Croghan)
A teacher and supervisor’s perspective on implementing a pilot of a Hyflex ESL classroom. Pros and Cons regarding this pilot will be presented along with practical tips. Video examples of a real HyFlex classroom will be viewed during this presentation.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ESL • CAT: OEA)
The Basics of Video Recording with Screencastify
Follow-along Workshop (90 minute)
Audrey Dierdorff
In this session, participants will learn the following: 1) installing Screencasitfy as a Google Ad-On, 2) making an account, 3) recording video using a browser tab, desktop, and webcam, 4) using the annotation toolbar while recording the video to highlight different things within the video, 5) storing and/or downloading the video, and 6) sharing the video with colleagues or students. Expected Outcomes: Participants will follow along and create a video for themselves and share with the group.
(AUD: STF • PGM: CTE • CAT: OEA)

Session 4   (Thursday 10:15-11:45 AM)

Microsoft Edge Browser and its Features
Follow-along Workshop (90 minute)
Farzana Cassim
What is Microsoft Edge? It is Windows’ new default web browser. The new Microsoft Edge internet browser is the replacement of the old Microsoft Internet Explorer. Join this workshop to learn how to use the newly improved key features and tools which are part of Microsoft Edge. This workshop will cover the basics of navigating with the Edge browser where participants will also be able to explore and learn new features like Collections, Annotation, Immersive Reader, and Read Aloud to name a few.
(AUD: STF • PGM: CTE • CAT: OEA)
A Quick Look at Formative Assessment
Demonstration (90 minute)
Anthony Burik
We use formative assessment to help identify student misconceptions, struggles, and learning gaps and assess how to close those gaps as we work in class with students and the material. We will look at some formative assessment tools that you can use at the beginning, in the middle, and at the end of the class to help you understand where your students are and determine what to focus on to help students as they work with the lesson material.
(AUD: STF • PGM: CTE • CAT: OEA)
Create an interactive Google Slideshow
Follow-along Workshop (90 minute)
Stephanie Thomas
Interactive slides are a great way to share your syllabus or introduce / review class content. Learn how to create interactive Google Slideshows using links and layers, no prior Google Slides experience necessary. Also explore resources that provide fresh themes for your slides.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: CTE • CAT: OEA)
It’s Not Too Early to Think About the 2022-23 CIP!
Demonstration (60 Minutes)
Jaemi Naish (w/ Hanna Schlosser, Dr. Carolyn Zachry, Neda Anasseri)
Join a 1-hour interactive presentation and overview designed to prepare agencies for the 2022-23 Continuous Improvement Plan (CIP) goal submission. This session will cover CIP best practices, including Do’s and Don’ts, creation of relevant improvement goals and supporting activities, CIP team creation, data collection, review of the CIP plan document and evaluation rubric.
(AUD: STF • PGM: ABE • CAT: OEA)
Jamboard Tips and Tricks
Demonstration (60 Minutes)
Cindy Wislofsky
Google Jamboard is one of the newer Google tools that can definitely enhance your instructional life! Whether teaching remotely or face-to-face, this interactive digital whiteboard has a myriad of collaborative uses when brainstorming, reporting, vocabulary-building, reviewing, and much more. Let’s learn some tips and tricks for integrating Jamboards into your lessons. Participants will be able to join in on the fun and post on several easy or moderate to create Jamboards.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ASE • CAT: OEA)

Networking Lunch   (Thursday 11:45-1:00 PM)

Networking Lunch (Optional)
Panel or Facilitated discussion (60 minutes)
OTAN Staff
Join this meeting room if you are interested in networking with your adult education colleagues during your lunch break.
(AUD: STF • PGM: ASE • CAT: OEA)

Session 5   (Thursday 1:00-2:30 PM)

Video Discussion Prompts and Other Fun and Easy Activities for ESL Classes
Demonstration (60 Minutes)
Barry Bakin
This presentation will introduce a slew of fun yet “easy to prepare” and “easy to do” classroom-tested activities adaptable to most levels of ESL in face-to-face and online instructional settings.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ESL • CAT: OEA)
Integrated EL Civics: Evolving from Digital to Liquid
Demonstration (90 minute)
Martha Clayton
This demonstration will focus on an innovative method for easily developing and disseminating authentic materials for EL Civics COAAPs.
(AUD: STF • PGM: ABE • CAT: OEA)
Teaching with Technology
Follow-along Workshop (90 minute)
Susan Coulter
Join us as we dig for hidden treasure on the OTAN website. Explore OTAN’s Teaching with Technology online database containing a rich listing of resources searchable by program area, levels, subjects, standards and keywords. This is a hands-on workshop and you will be given time to explore your interests. Come learn about resources offered on the OTAN website.
(AUD: STF • PGM: CTE • CAT: OEA)
Integrate Tech and Create Community in Collaborative Writing Activities
Demonstration (90 minute)
Kristi Reyes
Collaborative activities give students the opportunities to build grammar skills and use newly-learned vocabulary in original and creative ways. Through images and videos, teachers can get students working together to construct text in engaging ways. Attendees will view and take part in select activities that have been successfully conducted online, which they can use in their own classrooms, whether they are teaching remotely or in-person.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ABE • CAT: OEA)
Helping Individuals Acquire Digital Literacy Skills
Demonstration (90 minute)
Anthony Burik
We know that individuals need digital literacy skills now and into the future to fully participate in today’s society. We will take a look at a digital skills framework to help us understand what skills to focus on depending on where individuals are and what resources we might use to help them acquire the skills they need.
(AUD: STF • PGM: ESL • CAT: OEA)
New's in Googles
Follow-along Workshop (90 minute)
Melinda Holt
This session will primarily focus on the new features and enhancements to Google EDU Workspace within Google Drive apps, Gmail, Chrome, extensions and more. By showing adult education staff how to use the new features and remind them of seldom used tools like ApDiSk, they can better equip their students to grow digitally beyond the classroom. Knowing the types of Google available along with all of the other new features will better equip teachers and students to interact, share, and use Google
(AUD: STF • PGM: ASE • CAT: OEA)
HyFlex Model: Simultaneous Instruction
Demonstration (60 Minutes)
Alisa Takeuchi
You know how to teach in the classroom. You quickly learned how to teach remotely. Now you’re being asked to do both at the same time?! Not sure how to set up your classroom? Need suggestions on how to present materials? A clearer understanding of how to engage students in the classroom and online will be provided. As an experienced HyFlex’er since April 2021, the presenter will demonstrate best practices and engage participants throughout the session.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ABE • CAT: OEA)
Access, Equity, Outcomes with Canvas Learning Management System
Panel or Facilitated discussion (60 minutes)
Renee Collins
Now more than ever our students need choices when it comes to meeting their educational needs. This facilitated discussion will examine how Canvas LMS and the California Distance Learning Cooperative can provide choice that leads to access, equity, and outcomes for adult education students. Participants will examine how Canvas can increase enrollment and persistence, meet the needs of adult students, and lead to student and economic outcomes that positively impact the greater community.
(AUD: ADM • PGM: ASE • CAT: OEA)

Session 6   (Thursday 2:45-3:45 PM)

Overcoming Barriers Through Goal Setting Using Google Classroom
Demonstration (60 Minutes)
Arij Mousa (w/ Beth Lanning, Michele Raymond, Chris Anderson)
Learn how to increase students' persistence helping them realize how to navigate through potholes and detours. Using Google Classroom Placer School for Adults will be reviewing Goal4It! which is a culturally responsive teaching tool that provides resources to help address cultural, linguistic, and social barriers in the classroom. This science-informed approach helps to achieve economic independence by activation, motivation, and commitment to change.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ABE • CAT: OEA)
Putting English to Work 1 on Canvas
Demonstration (60 Minutes)
Paul Yung
The complete Putting English to Work 1 series is available for beta testing with agencies in California. This beginning-low ESL distance learning course is quite popular and now ready for use through the California Distance Learning Cooperative -- an adult education initiative to provide the Canvas platform to adult schools across the state. More details are available in the description.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ESL • CAT: OEA)
Tech Up Your Citizenship Class
Demonstration (60 Minutes)
Jennifer Gagliardi
Empower students to use technology to prepare for their Citizenship Interview! Participants will identify the latest Citizenship resources in the form of quizzes, mobile apps, textbooks, videos, podcasts, websites, online courses, and more. By adapting and incorporating these digital resources, participants will be able to implement learning strategies appropriate for ESL and/or Citizenship classrooms, blended learning, distance learning environments, or directed self-study.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ESL • CAT: OEA)
Digital Curriculum Design: Embed That COAAP!
Demonstration (60 Minutes)
Jill Wright (w/ Viki Costa)
Are you teaching digital literacy COAAPs as stand-alone units? Come hear how we embedded three COAAPs in our digital literacy curriculum. This demonstration will take you through our process.
(AUD: ADM • PGM: ABE • CAT: OEA)
Crowdsourcing Professional Learning to Amplify Educator Voice
Demonstration (60 Minutes)
Matt Rhoads (w/ Becky Lim)
As we navigate the future of education, social media-infused pedagogy has become increasingly more utilized to help crowdsource instructional practices and EdTech integration. Social media-infused pedagogy for educators includes sharing, creating, curating, and consuming content. This presentation will provide a framework of how teachers, schools, and districts can crowdsource their own organizations and the greater educational community to help create professional learning resources.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ESL • CAT: OEA)

Friday Sessions

Session 7   (Friday 8:30-10:00 AM)

Triple E Framework: Engage, Enhance, and Extend Your Lessons
Demonstration (90 minute)
Susan Gaer (w/ Debbie Jensen, Blair Roy, Susan Coulter, Alisa Takeuchi, Jennifer Gagliardi)
How are you going to integrate technology back into your face-to-face classrooms post pandemic? The Triple E Framework empowers you to make easy decisions about effective technology integration. It includes simple rubrics for engaging, enhancing and extending learning goals. The presentation will explain the framework and inspire good instructional practice.
(AUD: STF • PGM: CTE • CAT: OEA)
HyFlex Model: Recommendations for Student Access & Success
Demonstration (60 Minutes)
Monica Cueva (w/ Jia Sun)
Do you want to reach more students and provide flexible learning options? HyFlex (hybrid + flexibility) course design provides a hybrid format for campus-based and online students while adding a flexible participation policy. Join us to learn about recommendations for pedagogy and hardware based on our initial review of the literature, pilot testing, and over 35 Fall 2021 HyFlex courses. Participants will be able to identify hardware options and learning goals and supports for a HyFlex class.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ABE • CAT: OEA)
Canvas as a Functional Tool
Panel or Facilitated discussion (60 minutes)
Thoibi Rublaitus
Corona-Norco Adult School team uses Canvas as a functional tool not only as a Learning Management Tool for students but also to conduct staff development, student orientation, and more. In this panel presentation, the team will highlight some of these functionalities.
(AUD: STF • PGM: ABE • CAT: OEA)
Open Educational Resources: An OER Toolkit to get you started!
Demonstration (60 Minutes)
Diana Vera-Alba
Are you trying to think of ways to get students enrolled and interested in your course? Discover how Open Educational Resources can be the answer to drive students to register for your course, help your learners persist in your class, while you get your hands on practical resources to use in your course.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ABE • CAT: OEA)
Insights on Interactive, Game-based Learning for High School Diploma Skills
Demonstration (60 Minutes)
Mary Ann Perry (w/ Lori Love)
Join us for an up-close look at interactive and game-based learning choices students are making in our JUICE pilot project for NEDP high school diploma students. We’ll share insights and data on results from our pilot program that started in fall 2021 for adult learners working independently and with tutors to master “hard-to-learn” skills they need to progress towards their diploma.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ABE • CAT: OEA)
Teaching Online? Ensure You’re Using the Best Practices
Demonstration (60 Minutes)
Kristi Reyes
Data gathered during the era of remote instruction indicate that more and more adult students have the access to technology and have gained the basic technology know-how for online study, and surveys indicate that many students prefer options that allow them to study online because of the many conveniences they afford. Learn about the best practices for high-quality online teaching: planning, onboarding, designing your course and selecting course content, active learning strategies.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ABE • CAT: OEA)

Session 8   (Friday 10:15-11:45 AM)

Teach your Class with GIFs
Follow-along Workshop (90 minute)
Christian Vela-Che
How can teachers provide opportunities in a variety of modalities to ensure that they are addressing the language goals of the course? Activities with images, and GIFs engage and prompt student production of the target language. Successfully-used online activities and a list of resources and activities to try will be provided.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ESL • CAT: OEA)
ABE Program Strategies for Getting Started with Canvas & LTI Learning Tools
Panel or Facilitated Discussion (90 minute)
Penny Pearson (w/ Mary Ann Perry, Zoe Miner, Jaemi Naish)
Join our panel of California Distance Learning Cooperative (CDLC) presenters as they describe the strategies and benefits of offering their first ABE classes in Canvas. The panel will represent perspectives of adult school administrators, ABE/ASE teachers, Canvas experts, and (LTI) learning tool providers, as they showcase examples of recent program innovations and describe challenges and rewards along the way.
(AUD: STF • PGM: ASE • CAT: OEA)
Engaging practices for remote, hybrid, and flex adult education models
Follow-along Workshop (60 Minutes)
David Rosen
Adult education teachers -- new and experienced ones -- have been challenged to engage adult learners remotely. This session is designed to provide specific, detailed strategies to engage adult learners who have a wide range of kinds and levels of skills. We will look at engaging remote teaching, and we will generate examples of engaging practices from our own teaching. Participants will be provided with an extensive list of engaging practices developed over the past two years.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ESL • CAT: OEA)
Sliding Back to In-person Instruction
Panel or Facilitated discussion (60 minutes)
Janet Hernandez (w/ Karen Neville, Melissa Baumunk)
Have you returned to in-person instruction? How have your instructional practices transferred back to face to face? Rowland Adult Community and Education (RACE) recognized an opportunity to compare its own on-line and in-person ESL classes to figure out what works and how to adapt traditional techniques to both modes of instruction. Come and learn what RACE found out and discuss what works well at your site.
(AUD: ADM • PGM: ABE • CAT: OEA)

Networking Lunch   (Friday 11:45-1:00 PM)

Networking Lunch (Optional)
Panel or Facilitated discussion (60 minutes)
OTAN Staff
Join this meeting room if you are interested in networking with your adult education colleagues during your lunch break.
(AUD: STF • PGM: ASE • CAT: OEA)

Session 9   (Friday 1:00-2:30 PM)

Make Assessments Thoroughly and Instantaneously with Google Forms
Follow-along Workshop (90 minute)
Natalie Paniccia
Wouldn't it be amazing if you could instantly assess all students clearly and precisely? You can with Google Forms! Learn the basic tools and features of Google Forms, best practices for classroom assessment, and how to export assessment data to Google Sheets. This tool is recommended for in-person and online learning.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ABE • CAT: OEA)
Bridging The Medical Pathway Gap
Demonstration (60 Minutes)
Lolita Anderson (w/ Michelle Randall, Alejandra Lupercio, Cynthia Canchola, Fernando Canales)
Moreno Valley Community Adult School is offering a Medical Prep Course that will be available to students seeking a career in the medical field.The modules include Computer Skills, Customer Service, Medical Terminology, Medical Mathematics, and Anatomy and Physiology.The course will be approximately 17 weeks and is designed to meet the needs of those interested in the medical field. In this demonstration you will gain information related to the course. This course can be replicated by others.
(AUD: TEA • PGM: ABE • CAT: OEA)

Tech Slam   (Friday 2:45-3:45PM)

TDLS 2022 TECH SLAM
Panel or Facilitated discussion (60 minutes)
OTAN Staff
Join us to celebrate a great conference and share a tool and resources you feel is useful; maybe it is something you learned at TDLS 2022.
(AUD: STF • PGM: CTE • CAT: OEA)