International ETAI 2017 'Engage Enhance Energize' - Conference Selections

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Letter from the ChairSusan Bedein4
Letter from the EditorJulia Mor4
ETAI International Conference, July 4-6, 20165
Winter Conference Report: Himmelfarb School, Jerusalem6
In Memoriam
A Tribute to Shaee ZuckerIris Shenkman
Conference Greetings
Opening – Chief Inspector for English Language EducationDr. Tziona Levy8
Closing – Inspector for English Language Education,
Southern Region
Shirley Burg9
Plenary Talks
Enhancing Language Learning: The Primary GoalPenny Ur11
Making Lessons MemorableMarjorie Rosenberg12
Keynote Talks
Reverse Literacy: Turning Students into Authors
of the Internet Age
Mel Rosenberg16
Engaging, Enhancing and Energizing the EFL Clasroom with ComicsMoti Kehat16
Research Symposium
Research in Action:
Multilinguals’ Narratives Become Texts for EFL Study
Nelly D'Agostino22
Improving English Reading and Reading Comprehension for Non-Reader/
Weak Learner Students in the 30 Plus Pre-Academic Program
Hazel Gaito24
Teacher Preparation Symposium
The Effect of Explicit Instructions on English Majors’
Strategic Knowledge
Rachel Segev Miller26
Teacher Preparation Symposium
Are You Tweetin’ to Me?!Adele Raemer28
Forum: Energizing Learners with Digital Tools
The Digital Gap: An Investigation of Digital Instruction in
EFL Teaching in Israel
Tamar Meirovitz & Shai Aran30
Connected Learning in Global Projects and LiteratureSusana Galante32
Forum: Enhancing Engagement with Literature
Literary Learning for Enhancing Cross-Cultural UnderstandingMichelle Kinsbursky34
The Uses of Creative Writing in Teacher Training and the
English Classroom
Lara Kwalbrun35
Organizing an English Book ClubElizabeth Karvonen36
Conference Sessions
Teaching Technologically: Converting Traditional Frontal
Courses to Online Courses
Liat Ben Horine & Leah Nachmani39
Macbeth Made InterestingKaren White41
Solving the Dilema of English Teachers’ Language ProficiencyMicaela Ziv42
Integrating Digital Technology in your EFL ClassesMelodie Rosenfeld43
The Amazing Race for WordsElinor Karsagi & Pat Talshir45
Performing Texts to Enhance Literature LearningMichelle Kinsbursky46
Teaching and Motivating Special Education Needs StudentsJulia Koifman47
Engaging and Fun Business English ActivitiesMarjorie Rosenberg49
Sustaining Passionate PedagogyRochelle Fogelgarn50
A Unit United: Religious and Secular Literature in the
National Religious Classroom
Emmy Zitter52
Standup Sketch: An Idiot’s Guide to IdiomsBarry Silverberg53