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Upcoming events

    • Sat, April 14, 2018
    • 7:00 AM
    • Sun, April 15, 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • Louisville Collegiate School - 2427 Glenmary Ave, Louisville, KY 40204
    • 34
    Register



    • Coffee and Lunch Included
    • Early Bird special is $240 per person which ends 1/31/18
    • $275 per person after 1/31/18
    • Student Teacher/Retired Discount contact for details

    Register & Click Invoice Me to pay via Purchase Order

    Two-Day workshop with Tina Hargaden


    Day One

    * Demo of a Unit on Immigration in France

    * Questions and Answers / Debrief

    * Unit Design and Assessment Considerations

    * Parts of a Unit and Activities to Support Input and Scaffolded Output

     * Demo of a Unit on French Geography

    Day Two

     * Strategies to Bridge from Stories to Content-Area Studies

     * More on Unit Design

     * Scaffolded Output

     * Community Building and Practical Considerations

    • Sat, April 14, 2018
    • 7:00 AM
    • Sun, April 15, 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • Louisville Collegiate School - 2427 Glenmary Ave, Louisville, KY 40204
    • 27
    Register



    • Coffee and Lunch Included
    • Early Bird special is $240 per person which ends 1/31/18
    • $275 per person after 1/31/18
    • Student Teacher/Retired Discount contact for details

    Register & Click Invoice Me to pay via Purchase Order

    Two-Day workshop with Ben Slavic


    Day One

    * Creating and Selecting Individually-Created Character

    * Story with Individually-Created Character

    * Demo of Reading Options and Extension Activities

    * Questions and Answers / Debrief

     

    Day Two

     * Demo of One Word Image

     * Story with a One Word Image

     * Demo of Reading Options and Extension Activities

     * Questions and Answers / Debrief

     * Coaching

    • Mon, June 18, 2018
    • 7:00 AM (EDT)
    • Fri, June 22, 2018
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • 34
    Register

    World Language Proficiency Project

    • Light breakfast and coffee provided.  

    • Lunch will be available to purchase for a minimal cost on-site, or bring your own. Going off-campus for lunch is not encouraged, as we have a jam-packed schedule of learning experiences scheduled for your growth.

    • $650 Early Bird

    • $700 Regular (After April 1st)

    Register & Click Invoice Me to pay via Purchase Order


    World Language Proficiency Project Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills Institute

    Welcome to a week of intense growth for you in your skills as a proficiency-oriented language teacher!  We offer a packed schedule that immerses you in experiences, ideas, and practice, to equip you with skills and a plan for how to start your school year focused on proficiency for your students.  You will receive a resource binder with lesson plans, assessment resources, rubrics, and coaching guides to launch your teaching practice into higher orbit this fall.  Please be prepared to work hard, take lots of notes, and live, eat, and breathe proficiency-oriented teaching this week!

    *

    Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills (BICS) Institute: For teachers of first- and second-year classes, or third-year and higher classes who have not yet been immersed in a proficiency-oriented program in their first two years.  Learn a system for building student-driven characters and stories, develop literacy, and incorporate students' interests and lives into the classroom.  Learn a system for authentic assessment, how to assemble portfolios of student work to document progress, and how to use rubrics and learning progressions to help your students develop skills, habits, and proficiencies that guide them to higher language ability.  

    Referenced Material:

     *  Rationale/Theory

    *  Parent Communication - Back to  School Night, Parent-Teacher Conferences

     *  Classroom Management

     *  Proficiency Levels Typical of comprehension-Taught Students in the First Two Years

     *  How to Address Required Grammar

    *  Formative Assessments and Grading, Rubrics

    *  Summative Assessments and Grading, Rubrics, Portfolios

    *  Learning Objectives and Backwards Design

    *  The Create, Review, Write, Read, Extend sequence of instruction (the backbone of your instructional planning for the year) 

    *  Visual Storytelling and Visual Lectures

    *  Beginning the Year 

    *  Literacy - Reading and Writing Strategies
    • Mon, June 25, 2018
    • 7:00 AM (EDT)
    • Thu, June 28, 2018
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • 33
    Register

    World Language Proficiency Project

    • Light breakfast and coffee provided.  

    • Lunch will be available to purchase for a minimal cost on-site, or bring your own. Going off-campus for lunch is not encouraged, as we have a jam-packed schedule of learning experiences scheduled for your growth.

    • $650 Early Bird

    • $700 Regular (After April 1st)

    Register & Click Invoice Me to pay via Purchase Order


    World Language Proficiency Project
    Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency Institute

    Welcome to a week of intense growth for you in your skills as a proficiency-oriented language teacher!  We offer a packed schedule that immerses you in experiences, ideas, and practice, to equip you with skills and a plan for how to start your school year focused on proficiency for your students.  You will receive a resource binder with lesson plans, assessment resources, rubrics, and coaching guides to launch your teaching practice into higher orbit this fall.  Please be prepared to work hard, take lots of notes, and live, eat, and breathe proficiency-oriented teaching this week!

    *

    Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP) Institute: For teachers of  students in third- and fourth-year classes and above, who have been in proficiency-based classrooms for their first two years of language study and are ready to transition to higher-level language proficiency.  Learn a system for designing content-based instruction aligned to AP/IB themes, to your students interests, or to curricular goals such as teaching about culture or content-area studies, such as history or science. Learn how to scaffold output to help your students develop the thinking, writing, and speaking skills to be successful on AP/IB tests and build their confidence in using the language to communicate about academic topics. Modified Reading and Writing Workshop strategies will be shared.  Learn a system for authentic assessment, how to assemble portfolios of student work to document progress, and how to use rubrics and learning progressions to help your students develop skills, habits, and proficiencies that guide them to higher language ability.  

    Referenced Material:

     *  Rationale/Theory

    *  Parent Communication - Back to  School Night, Parent-Teacher Conferences

     *  Classroom Management

     *  Proficiency Levels Typical of comprehension-Taught Students in the First Two Years

     *  How to Address Required Grammar

    *  Formative Assessments and Grading, Rubrics

    *  Summative Assessments and Grading, Rubrics, Portfolios

    *  Learning Objectives and Backwards Design

    *  The Create, Review, Write, Read, Extend sequence of instruction (the backbone of your instructional planning for the year) 

    *  Visual Storytelling and Visual Lectures

    *  Beginning the Year 

    *  Literacy - Reading and Writing Strategies
    • Tue, July 10, 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • Thu, July 12, 2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • Portland Adventist Academy 1500 SE 96th Ave - Portland, Oregon 97216
    Register


    Comprehensible Cascadia Conference

    Portland, Oregon

    July 10-12, 2018

    Post-Conference Coaching—July 13th, 2018

    Join us in Portland, Oregon for 3 days of Student-Centered Comprehensible Input demos, sessions, and coaching.


    Basic

     Interpersonal Communication Strategies (BICS)

     for Novice Learners: Student-Centered Input, Visual Story Telling, Story Creation, Class-Created Texts and Literacy Strategies!  These Learning Labs will be presented in Scottish-Gaelic, Cherokee, Korean or American Sign Language.


    Cognitive

     Academic Language Proficiency

     (CALP) for Intermediate Learners in Year 3+, AP or IB with Tina Hargaden.

    Conference Cost of $375 includes:

    Stumptown coffee. Voodoo donuts, light lunches, snacks and morning yoga.


    Register & Click Invoice Me to pay via Purchase Order

    Earlybird price $325 until March 10, 2018

     Register NOW!!!!!

    Conference Inquiries and PO submissions will be directed to the Conference Director, Janet Halbert at cicascadia@gmail.com


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    • Mon, July 16, 2018
    • 7:00 AM (CDT)
    • Fri, July 20, 2018
    • 5:00 PM (CDT)
    • 34
    Register

    World Language Proficiency Project

    • Light breakfast and coffee provided.  

    • Lunch will be available to purchase for a minimal cost on-site, or bring your own. Going off-campus for lunch is not encouraged, as we have a jam-packed schedule of learning experiences scheduled for your growth.

    • $650 Early Bird

    • $700 Regular (After April 1st)

    Register & Click Invoice Me to pay via Purchase Order


    World Language Proficiency Project Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills Institute

    Welcome to a week of intense growth for you in your skills as a proficiency-oriented language teacher!  We offer a packed schedule that immerses you in experiences, ideas, and practice, to equip you with skills and a plan for how to start your school year focused on proficiency for your students.  You will receive a resource binder with lesson plans, assessment resources, rubrics, and coaching guides to launch your teaching practice into higher orbit this fall.  Please be prepared to work hard, take lots of notes, and live, eat, and breathe proficiency-oriented teaching this week!

    *

    Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills (BICS) Institute: For teachers of first- and second-year classes, or third-year and higher classes who have not yet been immersed in a proficiency-oriented program in their first two years.  Learn a system for building student-driven characters and stories, develop literacy, and incorporate students' interests and lives into the classroom.  Learn a system for authentic assessment, how to assemble portfolios of student work to document progress, and how to use rubrics and learning progressions to help your students develop skills, habits, and proficiencies that guide them to higher language ability.  

    Referenced Material:

     *  Rationale/Theory

    *  Parent Communication - Back to  School Night, Parent-Teacher Conferences

     *  Classroom Management

     *  Proficiency Levels Typical of comprehension-Taught Students in the First Two Years

     *  How to Address Required Grammar

    *  Formative Assessments and Grading, Rubrics

    *  Summative Assessments and Grading, Rubrics, Portfolios

    *  Learning Objectives and Backwards Design

    *  The Create, Review, Write, Read, Extend sequence of instruction (the backbone of your instructional planning for the year) 

    *  Visual Storytelling and Visual Lectures

    *  Beginning the Year 

    *  Literacy - Reading and Writing Strategies
    • Mon, July 23, 2018
    • 7:00 AM (CDT)
    • Thu, July 26, 2018
    • 5:00 PM (CDT)
    • 32
    Register

    World Language Proficiency Project

    • Light breakfast and coffee provided.  

    • Lunch will be available to purchase for a minimal cost on-site, or bring your own. Going off-campus for lunch is not encouraged, as we have a jam-packed schedule of learning experiences scheduled for your growth.

    • $650 Early Bird

    • $700 Regular (After April 1st)

    Register & Click Invoice Me to pay via Purchase Order


    World Language Proficiency Project
    Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency Institute

    Welcome to a week of intense growth for you in your skills as a proficiency-oriented language teacher!  We offer a packed schedule that immerses you in experiences, ideas, and practice, to equip you with skills and a plan for how to start your school year focused on proficiency for your students.  You will receive a resource binder with lesson plans, assessment resources, rubrics, and coaching guides to launch your teaching practice into higher orbit this fall.  Please be prepared to work hard, take lots of notes, and live, eat, and breathe proficiency-oriented teaching this week!

    *

    Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP) Institute: For teachers of  students in third- and fourth-year classes and above, who have been in proficiency-based classrooms for their first two years of language study and are ready to transition to higher-level language proficiency.  Learn a system for designing content-based instruction aligned to AP/IB themes, to your students interests, or to curricular goals such as teaching about culture or content-area studies, such as history or science. Learn how to scaffold output to help your students develop the thinking, writing, and speaking skills to be successful on AP/IB tests and build their confidence in using the language to communicate about academic topics. Modified Reading and Writing Workshop strategies will be shared.  Learn a system for authentic assessment, how to assemble portfolios of student work to document progress, and how to use rubrics and learning progressions to help your students develop skills, habits, and proficiencies that guide them to higher language ability.  

    Referenced Material:

     *  Rationale/Theory

    *  Parent Communication - Back to  School Night, Parent-Teacher Conferences

     *  Classroom Management

     *  Proficiency Levels Typical of comprehension-Taught Students in the First Two Years

     *  How to Address Required Grammar

    *  Formative Assessments and Grading, Rubrics

    *  Summative Assessments and Grading, Rubrics, Portfolios

    *  Learning Objectives and Backwards Design

    *  The Create, Review, Write, Read, Extend sequence of instruction (the backbone of your instructional planning for the year) 

    *  Visual Storytelling and Visual Lectures

    *  Beginning the Year 

    *  Literacy - Reading and Writing Strategies
    • Mon, July 30, 2018
    • 7:00 AM (CDT)
    • Fri, August 03, 2018
    • 5:00 PM (CDT)
    • 33
    Register

    World Language Proficiency Project

    • Light breakfast and coffee provided.  

    • Lunch will be available to purchase for a minimal cost on-site, or bring your own. Going off-campus for lunch is not encouraged, as we have a jam-packed schedule of learning experiences scheduled for your growth.

    • $650 Early Bird

    • $700 Regular (After April 1st)

    Register & Click Invoice Me to pay via Purchase Order


    World Language Proficiency Project Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills Institute

    Welcome to a week of intense growth for you in your skills as a proficiency-oriented language teacher!  We offer a packed schedule that immerses you in experiences, ideas, and practice, to equip you with skills and a plan for how to start your school year focused on proficiency for your students.  You will receive a resource binder with lesson plans, assessment resources, rubrics, and coaching guides to launch your teaching practice into higher orbit this fall.  Please be prepared to work hard, take lots of notes, and live, eat, and breathe proficiency-oriented teaching this week!

    *

    Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills (BICS) Institute: For teachers of first- and second-year classes, or third-year and higher classes who have not yet been immersed in a proficiency-oriented program in their first two years.  Learn a system for building student-driven characters and stories, develop literacy, and incorporate students' interests and lives into the classroom.  Learn a system for authentic assessment, how to assemble portfolios of student work to document progress, and how to use rubrics and learning progressions to help your students develop skills, habits, and proficiencies that guide them to higher language ability.  

    Referenced Material:

     *  Rationale/Theory

    *  Parent Communication - Back to  School Night, Parent-Teacher Conferences

     *  Classroom Management

     *  Proficiency Levels Typical of comprehension-Taught Students in the First Two Years

     *  How to Address Required Grammar

    *  Formative Assessments and Grading, Rubrics

    *  Summative Assessments and Grading, Rubrics, Portfolios

    *  Learning Objectives and Backwards Design

    *  The Create, Review, Write, Read, Extend sequence of instruction (the backbone of your instructional planning for the year) 

    *  Visual Storytelling and Visual Lectures

    *  Beginning the Year 

    *  Literacy - Reading and Writing Strategies
    • Mon, August 13, 2018
    • 7:00 AM (EDT)
    • Fri, August 17, 2018
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • 33
    Register

    World Language Proficiency Project

    • Light breakfast and coffee provided.  

    • Lunch will be available to purchase for a minimal cost on-site, or bring your own. Going off-campus for lunch is not encouraged, as we have a jam-packed schedule of learning experiences scheduled for your growth.

    • $650 Early Bird

    • $700 Regular (After April 1st)

    Register & Click Invoice Me to pay via Purchase Order


    World Language Proficiency Project Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills Institute

    Welcome to a week of intense growth for you in your skills as a proficiency-oriented language teacher!  We offer a packed schedule that immerses you in experiences, ideas, and practice, to equip you with skills and a plan for how to start your school year focused on proficiency for your students.  You will receive a resource binder with lesson plans, assessment resources, rubrics, and coaching guides to launch your teaching practice into higher orbit this fall.  Please be prepared to work hard, take lots of notes, and live, eat, and breathe proficiency-oriented teaching this week!

    *

    Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills (BICS) Institute: For teachers of first- and second-year classes, or third-year and higher classes who have not yet been immersed in a proficiency-oriented program in their first two years.  Learn a system for building student-driven characters and stories, develop literacy, and incorporate students' interests and lives into the classroom.  Learn a system for authentic assessment, how to assemble portfolios of student work to document progress, and how to use rubrics and learning progressions to help your students develop skills, habits, and proficiencies that guide them to higher language ability.  

    Referenced Material:

     *  Rationale/Theory

    *  Parent Communication - Back to  School Night, Parent-Teacher Conferences

     *  Classroom Management

     *  Proficiency Levels Typical of comprehension-Taught Students in the First Two Years

     *  How to Address Required Grammar

    *  Formative Assessments and Grading, Rubrics

    *  Summative Assessments and Grading, Rubrics, Portfolios

    *  Learning Objectives and Backwards Design

    *  The Create, Review, Write, Read, Extend sequence of instruction (the backbone of your instructional planning for the year) 

    *  Visual Storytelling and Visual Lectures

    *  Beginning the Year 

    *  Literacy - Reading and Writing Strategies
    • Mon, August 20, 2018
    • 7:00 AM (EDT)
    • Thu, August 23, 2018
    • 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • 35
    Register

    World Language Proficiency Project

    • Light breakfast and coffee provided.  

    • Lunch will be available to purchase for a minimal cost on-site, or bring your own. Going off-campus for lunch is not encouraged, as we have a jam-packed schedule of learning experiences scheduled for your growth.

    • $650 Early Bird

    • $700 Regular (After April 1st)

    Register & Click Invoice Me to pay via Purchase Order


    World Language Proficiency Project
    Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency Institute

    Welcome to a week of intense growth for you in your skills as a proficiency-oriented language teacher!  We offer a packed schedule that immerses you in experiences, ideas, and practice, to equip you with skills and a plan for how to start your school year focused on proficiency for your students.  You will receive a resource binder with lesson plans, assessment resources, rubrics, and coaching guides to launch your teaching practice into higher orbit this fall.  Please be prepared to work hard, take lots of notes, and live, eat, and breathe proficiency-oriented teaching this week!

    *

    Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP) Institute: For teachers of  students in third- and fourth-year classes and above, who have been in proficiency-based classrooms for their first two years of language study and are ready to transition to higher-level language proficiency.  Learn a system for designing content-based instruction aligned to AP/IB themes, to your students interests, or to curricular goals such as teaching about culture or content-area studies, such as history or science. Learn how to scaffold output to help your students develop the thinking, writing, and speaking skills to be successful on AP/IB tests and build their confidence in using the language to communicate about academic topics. Modified Reading and Writing Workshop strategies will be shared.  Learn a system for authentic assessment, how to assemble portfolios of student work to document progress, and how to use rubrics and learning progressions to help your students develop skills, habits, and proficiencies that guide them to higher language ability.  

    Referenced Material:

     *  Rationale/Theory

    *  Parent Communication - Back to  School Night, Parent-Teacher Conferences

     *  Classroom Management

     *  Proficiency Levels Typical of comprehension-Taught Students in the First Two Years

     *  How to Address Required Grammar

    *  Formative Assessments and Grading, Rubrics

    *  Summative Assessments and Grading, Rubrics, Portfolios

    *  Learning Objectives and Backwards Design

    *  The Create, Review, Write, Read, Extend sequence of instruction (the backbone of your instructional planning for the year) 

    *  Visual Storytelling and Visual Lectures

    *  Beginning the Year 

    *  Literacy - Reading and Writing Strategies

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