8 episodes

Welcome to the 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 this podcast series, Jayme is joined by Adult ESL educators, thought leaders, and advocates for candid conversations about topics important to teachers in this dynamic field.

Oxford Adult ESL Conversations Podcast Jayme Adelson-Goldstein

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Welcome to the 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 this podcast series, Jayme is joined by Adult ESL educators, thought leaders, and advocates for candid conversations about topics important to teachers in this dynamic field.

    Episode 7: How Teachers and Administrators Can Thrive in Challenging Times

    Episode 7: How Teachers and Administrators Can Thrive in Challenging Times

    In this episode Jayme is joined by MaryAnn Cunningham Florez, Program Manager for Fairfax County (VA) Public Schools Adult ESOL Program. In this conversation MaryAnn offers insights gleaned from her wealth of experience working with adult ESOL practitioners across the US. Continue reading →

    • 18 min
    Episode 6: Digital Literacy

    Episode 6: Digital Literacy

    In this episode Jayme is joined by Dr. Kathy Harris, a member of the literacy, language and technology research group and a teacher of teacher education courses in the department of applied linguistics at Portland State University. Dr. Harris creates professional development materials for the adult ESL teachers and national projects including ELLU and ESL pro, and teaches adult ESL including digital literacy and ESL to adult learners with limited or interrupted formal education. Continue reading →

    • 27 min
    Episode 5: Civics

    Episode 5: Civics

    Jayme is joined by Lori Howard, an ESL consultant, teacher-trainer, author, and Program Specialist Coordinator for Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System, also known as CASAS. Lori discusses Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education (IELCE), which enables learners to acquire skills for English literacy as well as skills that help them be effective workers, parents and community members Continue reading →

    • 17 min
    Episode 4: Season’s Greetings

    Episode 4: Season’s Greetings

    We’ll be back in the new year with more podcast episodes, but until then host Jayme Adelson Goldstein would to extend her warmest holiday greetings and invite you to join the conversation. Continue reading →

    • 1 min
    Learner Autonomy

    Learner Autonomy

    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 learner autonomy. Continue reading →

    • 19 min
    Standards

    Standards

    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. Continue reading →

    • 13 min

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