Languages Department
Learning Differences Conference 2013


In addition to the Workshops scheduled for Saturday May 5th, these parallel sessions will take place :

  • Dr. Megan J. Swisher will deliver the Innovations Lecture
  • Greek Teacher's Professional Development Program (Train of Trainers - ToT - Workshop » ); organized and administered by the Fulbright Foundation in Greece and George Mason University.
  • "Read Me Differently", a film screening by Sarah Entine.


Innovations Lecture, 5th May, 2012
Response to Intervention » Swisher, Megan, J., Ph.D. »



Workshops, 5th May, 2012 Presenters
Assessing and Determining Intervention Practices for Low Functioning Students on the Autistic Spectrum, in Special School or Inclusive Education Settings » Jones, Beryl Christiana, BSc. »
Brief Rational Emotive & Cognitive Behavioral Counseling in the Schools (for Parents and Teachers) » Kostogiannis, Chrysoula, Ph.D. »
Bullying/Harassment in the Schools: Systemic Approaches that Help Students » Koester, Phillip »
D.R.I.V.E. Differentiation (Develop relative, innovative, valuable, & exciting learning opportunities) »  |  materials Brown, Katrina, J., MA in Special Education »
Emotional Transitions: Making the Switch from the Familiar to the New » Craig, Sarah Crowther M.Ed. »
Filling in the Gaps with Technology » Walker, Tamyra, BSc. »
Gifted Education Strategies for 21st Century Students: An Overview » Wallace, Patricia, Ph.D. »
Improving Attention & Strength: Classroom sensory activities for elementary school teachers » Horafas, Katherine, OTR/L, »
Maria Kontomitrou, OTR/L »
Intervention Strategies for Mathematical Learning Difficulties (MLD) for a Proper Passing from Primary to Secondary Education**» Karagiannakis, Giannis, N., Cand. Dr. Special Education »
Programming From Developmental Assessment Information (Programming) » Castleberry, Michael S, Ed.D. »
Promoting Inclusion in the Mainstream Through Art » Papadopoulou, Theodora, Ph.D. »
Read Me Differently »     (film) * Entine, Sarah, MS.»
Strategies for Establishing a Cooperative Environment Among in-service Public School Teachers in Greece**» Katsanos, Theofanis, MS »
Strategies for Working with ELL » Koester, Liane R., M.Ed »
Translating the Research into Practice: What you don’t Know Can Hurt your Students! »  |  materials Nicoll, William G., Ph.D. »
10+ Practical Ways to Motivate Learners » Nelson, Dave »
Pupovac, Eli »

*: Filmmaker will not be present at the screening

**:Session will be held in the Greek language