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Immersion 2012: Bridging Contexts for a Multilingual World

Archived Content from Conference Held in October 2012

Conference Schedule
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PDFs of session handouts and powerpoint slides submitted by the presenters are linked to the sessions listed by day/time on the schedule below. If you are looking for someone or a specific topic, use the Search box at the top/right of this page.
Also--You can find videos of the Plenaries on the Conference Videos page.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
8 am–4 pm Dual Language/Immersion Education Researcher Convocation
Morning Pre-Conference School Visits
Highland Park Middle School & Highland Park HS (Spanish, 6-12)
Park Spanish Immersion (K-5)
XinXing Academy (Mandarin, K-6)
Adams Spanish Immersion Magnet (K-5)
L’Etoile du Nord (French, K-5)
Anishinabe Academy High 5 (Ojibwe/Dakota preschool)
Thursday, October 18, 2012
8 am–6 pm Registration
9–11:30 am Pre-Conference Workshops
1:30–4 pm Pre-Conference Workshops
5 pm
Minnesota Ballroom
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Plenary:

A Vygotskian Sociocultural Perspective on Immersion Education

Merrill Swain
6:30 pm Reception and Cash Bar
Friday, October 19, 2012
8:30 am
Great River Ballroom
Plenary:
No Program Is an Island: Policy Contexts for Immersion Education

Donna Christian
10 am Symposia
Morning Sessions
11:15 am Morning Sessions
12:30 pm Lunch
1:45 pm Symposia
Afternoon Sessions
3:00 pm Afternoon Sessions
4:30 pm
Great River Ballroom
Plenary:
How Fluent Should One Really Be: Controlling Against the ‘Contamination’ of the Language

Tīmoti Kāretu
5:30 pm Networking and Cash Bar
Saturday, October 20, 2012
8:30 am
Great River Ballroom
Plenary:
Linguistic and Cultural Pluralism as a Guide for Daily Decision-Making

Ester de Jong
10 am Symposia
Morning Sessions
11:15 am Morning Sessions
12:30 pm Lunch
1:45 pm Symposia
Afternoon Sessions
3:00 pm Afternoon Sessions
4:30 pm
Great River Ballroom
Plenary:
Integrated Learning Across the Immersion Curriculum

Roy Lyster
6:30 pm Dinner and Dance

 

 

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