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Omaha, NE -- Teaching for Proficiency Workshop

  • Fri, September 21, 2018
  • 5:00 PM
  • Sat, September 22, 2018
  • 5:00 PM
  • Ralston High School, 8969 Park Dr, Ralston, NE 68127
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Learn engaging strategies to lift your students' language proficiency into higher orbit!!

Friday Night 5 PM to 9 PM $75
Pizza Included

Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM $125
Coffee and Snacks Included
Lunch Option for $10

Learn how to teach for proficiency  - guiding your students to interact in the language, using it to communicate about real ideas from day one of class.  

Learn how to build literacy from the very first days of class - co-writing meaningful texts in a gradual release of responsibility model and following up with reading extension activities.

Learn how to make academic content and academic language accessible to your students, to prepare them for advanced work in the language.

Learn foundational skills to speak comprehensibly to your students - even beginners.

Friday, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM:

5:00 PM to 6:30 PM - Demonstrations

Community Building and Exploring Themes in the Target Language - Card Talk

Literacy from Day One - Write and Discuss and Reading Options

Daily Listening Assessments

6:30 PM to 7:00 PM - Teacher Pizza Party and Debrief

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Reorganizing Your Curriculum for Proficiency:  Instruction and Assessments

Day Two: 
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM -
Teaching Culture, Geography, History, or Folklore in the Target Language
Creating Characters with your class through One Word Images
Creating Stories with your class (including how to use your actors to best advantage)
Write and Discuss and Reading Options (including Readers' Theatre)

12:30 PM to 3:30 PM - Teacher Talk:  Assessment, Classroom Management, and Minimizing Your Planning But Still Having a Plan

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Guided Partner Coaching

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