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Middle Level [clear filter]
Saturday, October 6
 

8:00am

Assessing Proficiency
Presenters will give strategies on using I Can statements and ACTFL based proficiency rubrics to assess student proficiency throughout the year.


Saturday October 6, 2018 8:00am - 8:45am
ROOM 136

8:00am

Comprehensible Input is a 2-Way Street
The presenter will discuss why comprehensible input coming from the side of the non-native speaker is just as important as the one coming from a native or native like interlocutor. Looking at interpersonal communication the presenter will show some exciting technology that allows students to independently work on getting their message across, thus enhancing their overall language proficiency.

Speakers

Saturday October 6, 2018 8:00am - 8:45am
ROOM 132

11:00am

Zoom into the Future: Online Intercultural Exchange (OIE)
Do you ever wish you could make the target language and culture more relevant to your students? What if your students had a friend they could practice the target language with and ask questions to learn about their culture? And what if this could all happen for free? Zoom is a free online and smartphone app that makes an online intercultural exchange easy. Come learn the basics of using Zoom and learn how you can connect your students with others around the world to boost their motivation and proficiency!

Speakers

Saturday October 6, 2018 11:00am - 11:45am
ROOM 142

1:15pm

Career Prep Spanish for Levels 1-4: CONNECT Students' Career Interests to Spanish
How many times have you heard your Spanish students say: Spanish? When am I ever going to use it? In this
workshop, implement NEW resources designed for students to learn the Spanish vocabulary EXACTLY as they would in careers in the many fields. Make a compelling argument for why Spanish is relevant!!!

Speakers

Saturday October 6, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm
ROOM 142

2:15pm

The Awesomeness of Reading
Presenters will share reading strategies and resources to support student acquisition and fluency. From novels to embedded readings, through current news and cultural connections, participants will learn to extend and enhance student reading for more engagement and deeper comprehension and retention of the target language.


Saturday October 6, 2018 2:15pm - 3:00pm
ROOM 132

2:15pm

The Technology Infused Language Classroom
Technology, in the hands of our students, opens up a world of opportunity for language learning! In this
presentation, teachers can see how the google suite products along with web-based applications and websites can enhance the language classroom. The presentation will show how collaborative lessons can be created and enhanced through the use of live documents, various applications, and chrome add ons. Rachel Twist is a Spanish teacher in a 1:1 school that utilizes iPads and the google apps for education products.

Speakers

Saturday October 6, 2018 2:15pm - 3:00pm
ROOM 136

3:15pm

Assessing Proficiency
Presenters will give strategies on using I Can statements and ACTFL based proficiency rubrics to assess student proficiency throughout the year.


Saturday October 6, 2018 3:15pm - 4:00pm
ROOM 136

3:15pm

Comprehensible Input is a 2-Way Street
The presenter will discuss why comprehensible input coming from the side of the non-native speaker is just as important as the one coming from a native or native like interlocutor. Looking at interpersonal communication the presenter will show some exciting technology that allows students to independently work on getting their message across, thus enhancing their overall language proficiency.

Speakers

Saturday October 6, 2018 3:15pm - 4:00pm
ROOM 132