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In The Works

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To Catalogue and Recognize the Work of XWG Practitioners


Please add to this page.  

We can  celebrate the "rebirth of XWG" -  Richard Abend

And learn from each other.  


Susan Khodabakhshi and Deborah Pires have presented XWG at 3 New Jersey TESOL Conventions – 2013, 2012, and 2011 as well as at three Professional Development Workshops at Union County College, New Jersey.


Bonny Hart and Tamara Kirson have presented XWG at 3 New York TESOL Conferences,  at NYU Literacy Day in 2013, 2012 and 2011, and at ILA in 2013.  


Alice Deakins and Effie Cochran have presented worldwide!


November 5, 2013:  Tamara presented Sentence Patterns at the Bank Street Language Series ConferenceFrontPage


February 2014:  Tamara taught the elements of XWG to a cohort of 20 Buenos Aires Fulbright Teaching Scholars


March 5:  Sue  Presents "X-Word Grammar - Smart Grammar Teaching" at the All-CLIP Day for all CUNY CLIP (CUNY Language Immersion Program) Teachers


April 5:  Tamara teaches  X-Word Grammar and Writing at The New School


April 2:  Bonny presents on Sentence Patterns at the University of Akron


Spring Date TBD:  Cheryl Schwartz will be introducing XWG to teachers at BOCES in The Hudson Valley.


May 22-24:  Bonny and Effie  present X-Word Grammar: Pedagogical Power for the Classroom at ILA in Paris!


August: Judy Gex, Craig Diesslin and Cyndi go to Xinzhou University in Shanxi, China for an English-teaching colloquium.  Judy studied with Robert Allen and has said that she loves x-word grammar.  Cyndi will definitely be teaching it a little every day for 2 weeks. 


Alice completed her book: The Writers' Sentence:  Editing for Grammar and Style


Deborah Pires and Susan C. Khodabakhshi published an XWG Gramm book :  Get Healthy - Learn English:  An ESL Grammar Text-Workbook 


Sue's book Working Text is being used at The New School, LaGuardia, Hunter, and Gallaudet.  


And finally, very far from least, we've a site for our pilot research project in the fall:  LaGuardia Community College.  Cyndi is our key to that success with Sue being instrumental, too!


Through all of this, we've Ann Chen as our guiding research "angel" for the upcoming pilot project.  












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