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California World Language Project

Advisory Board Meeting
March 21, 2021, 10:00am-1:00pm
Agenda

Current Offerings

Orange County Department of Education

Engaging Language Learners @ a Distance: SPRING 2021 PROFESSIONAL LEARNING SERIES

LIVE VIRTUAL WEBINAR & COURSE | You will receive meeting and course links prior to the first webinar.
Dates:  April 15, April 29, May 6, and May 20, 2021
Time:  3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Registration: http://ocde.k12oms.org/1288-199307
Cost:  $200 per individual

SAIL'N

Core programs: Strands A, B, and C
Cecile Nedelec (Strand A), Robin Newsom-Wuertz & Mariana Apalategui (Strand B), and Nada Novakovic & Tonja Byrom (Strand C)

See course descriptions at  https://larc.sdsu.edu/sailn/core-offerings/

Dates: January 23rd, February 20th, March 20th, April 17th, and May 22nd 2021
Time: Saturdays 8:30 am - 3 pm Each day includes synchronous and asynchronous activities along with one-on-one coaching and mentoring sessions
Cost: $275
Registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdPLsZNcbuxeEgbLqujA8CGgYbn2K52ArdBaGOP1V27ruTUDA/viewform
More information: https://larc.sdsu.edu/sailn/events/

Framework 101 Workshop Series
Tonja Byrom, Nicole Naditz, Nada Novakovic, Christine Lanphere

The Southern Area International Languages Network offers four two-hour online workshops to familiarize language teacher with the new Framework. Each workshop is facilitated by a two-member team that includes an expert speaker and a SAILN team member. The workshop includes a 90-minute presentation on one of the framework’s chapters and 30-minute hands-on activities (creating activities, writing Can-Do statements, etc.) and Q&A.

Dates: 1/29, 3/26, 4/30, 5/28
Time: Fridays 4:30 - 6:30 pm
Cost: Free
Registration: https://forms.gle/HTDQpFYwjAwp1qDg8
More information: https://larc.sdsu.edu/sailn/events/

 

Central California World Language Project

Engaging Instructional Strategies with Interactive and Research-Based resources, to Enhance Virtual Learning
CCWLP Leadership Team Dates: 1/30, 2/6, 2/20, 3/13 & 3/20

33 FREE 2-hour Virtual Workshops during the 2020-2021 Year: 66 hours of Professional Learning Opportunities

Time: 2 hour workshops 3 workshops per Saturday
Cost: Free
Registration: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1S2TO_0nhNHIlMP9Cry9WHXXKjjyKxAAD0rz_DhuZ32M/edit#gid=0
More information: https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1wbk7aldoJHSXE2zT-kJvH2H0YGM4ULBMybyn1dVpemQ/edit?usp=sharing

 

Berkeley World Language Project

The Joy of Teaching

Our profession has been through a lot this year. Join us as we regroup this Spring and remember the real reasons we joined this profession in the first place. Let's Bring back the joy!
Workshop 1 - Distance & Hybrid Learning - practical tips - February 13th
Workshop 2 - SEL in the Distance and Hybrid Classroom - relationships, connections, self-care and recovery - March 20th
Workshop 3 - Gratitude Attitude - a thematic unit - April 24th

Dates: February 20, March 20, April 24
Time: 9am - 12 noon
Cost: $100
Registration: http://BWLP.Berkeley.edu
Contact: Victoria@berkeley.edu

 

Monterey Bay World Language Project

Powerful Assessment Practices: Feedback and Grading that Fosters Student Investment
Nicole Dimich and MBWLP team

When assessment is designed and used as information to understand students’ strengths and next steps, it becomes engaging and powerful- a way to focus on deep learning. This session will share important research, practical tools, and templates, and many examples to explore effective feedback and grading practices.

Dates: March 13th, March 20th,  April 3
Time: 9:00-11:30 am
Cost: Full rate: $200 per 3 sessions; Early Bird-Register by March 1st: $150 per 3 sessions; Student Teacher or 3 or more teachers from the same school: $100 per 3 sessions
Registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScwXIlAan8A87hcHEPWG8I2ZwATj4Hhaj9uMajPHetsusz7rQ/viewform
More information: https://csumb.edu/wlc/mbwlp-monterey-bay-world-language-project

 

Monterey Bay World Language Project

Engaging Strategies for Interpersonal Communication for Online Teaching
Nicole Naditz

Join Nicole Naditz (2015 ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year) in two sessions focusing on student engagement, with particular emphasis on strategies to maximize engagement during distance learning. Many of these strategies are easily adapted to in-person contexts, making them equally useful when your programs return to brick-and-mortar settings.

Dates: January 16, January 23
Time: 9:00-12:00
Cost: $100
Registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdxSOt9HDz3PR1xNsk89iJasYzMqYN01Fdy5S7py0kqJmN54w/viewform
More information: https://csumb.edu/wlc/mbwlp-monterey-bay-world-language-project

 

Monterey Bay World Language Project
Stanford World Language Project

Success in the Heritage Spanish Classroom
Eduardo Muñoz & Antonio Tunzi

Acquire and share concepts and strategies for creating culturally responsive pedagogy. Address issues of motivation, establishing learning outcomes that take into account heritage learners’ foundational strengths and knowledge and incorporating current and historical topics on Latin America into the curriculum. Design course materials and practices that promote literacy development and align with the CA World Languages Standards and Framework. Emphasis will be given to supporting instruction of these principles in the virtual world. A special feature of this strand is topical presentations from Stanford-affiliated professors aligned with the Advanced Placement (AP) themes

3 Stanford Continuing Studies units available.

Dates: January 23, February 6, March 6, and March 27.
Time: 9:00-12:00, 1:30-2:30 plus optional time for collaboration, coaching and support.
Cost: Regular $250, Student Teachers $75
Registration: https://tinyurl.com/HeritageSpanish-2021
More information:
https://cwlp.stanford.edu/swlp

 

Occidental College World Language Project

General Information
Download Support For The Implementation Of California's New 2019 World Languages Standards And 2020 World Languages Framework.
Registration: Registration requires credit card payment, receipt of a fully executed purchase order or administrator authorization (an administrator signature on an Intent-To-Pay Form), see application form. Space is limited. Please respond promptly.
Use this link or contact our office at (323) 259-2949 to make a Credit Card Payment, upload a fully executed purchase order, or administrator’s signed Intent-To-Pay Form.
Units: 3 (30 hours) or 4 (40 hours) CEUs can be awarded by Stanford University with completion of assignments and an application fee of $85.

For further information contact us at ocflp@oxy.edu or at (323) 259-2949 or follow this link.

Effective Distance Learning for World Language and English Language Development Educators: Introducing the 2019 World Languages Standards and the 2020 World Languages Framework
Tonja Byrom and Svetlana Lazarova

Teachers will learn optimal practices for distance learning for use with elementary and secondary World Languages and English Language Development educators. Practices will be aligned with the 2019 World Languages Standards, the 2020 World Languages Framework, and the 2017 English Learner Roadmap. The program will feature standards-based and framework-aligned lesson design and instructional delivery sequences, all using effective input, guided practice, extension, and assessment structures. 4 CEUs possible.

Dates: January 16, February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1
Time: 11:30 A.M., 12:30 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. (25 synchronous, 15 asynchronous hours)
Cost: $450

Effective Distance Learning: Teaching Spanish to Spanish Speakers, Standards-Based and Framework-Aligned Instruction
Vivanie Barrios, María Leinenweber and Ana Mendoza

Teachers will learn optimal practices for distance learning for use with students of Spanish for Spanish Speakers. Practices will be aligned with the 2019 World Languages Standards and the 2020 World Languages Framework, specifically, Chapter 3, Pathways to Multiliteracy: Heritage Language Instruction. The program will feature standards-based and framework-aligned lesson design and instructional delivery sequences, all using effective input, guided practice, extension, and assessment structures. 4 CEUs possible.

Dates: February 6, March 6, April 10, May 1, June 5.
Times: 9:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M., 12:30 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. (25 synchronous, 15 asynchronous hours)
Cost: $450

Effective Distance Learning: Putting Culture Front and Center with Standards-Based and Framework-Aligned Instruction
Iman Hashem and Valérie Sun

Teachers of world languages cultures and dual language immersion will learn to use educational technologies for optimal distance learning in order to develop cultural and intercultural competence among their students. Teachers will create standards-based and framework-aligned lessons using web tools and applications that foster cultural and intercultural competence and mindsets, including the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to facilitate communicative, cultural and intercultural proficiency. 3 CEUs possible.

Dates: January 9, February 13, March 6, April 3, May 1
Times: 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. (20 synchronous, 10 asynchronous hours)
Cost: $450

Teaching AP Spanish Language and Culture in the Distance: Standards-Based and Framework-Aligned Instruction
Aurora Martínez and Lorig Topalian

Teachers will learn online technologies to optimally deliver a standards-based and framework-aligned program of Advanced Placement Spanish Language and Culture. The program will feature the content and format of the examination and the AP Framework; present instructional units that address Personal and Public Identities, Science and Technology, Global Challenges, Families and Communities, Beauty and Aesthetics, and Contemporary Life; focus on integrative language use including listening, reading, speaking and writing; and functional language use, developing accuracy through a wide variety of communicative contexts. 3 CEUs possible.
(Note: Instructional Units For 2021 Will Differ from Those from 2019-2020)

Dates: January 16, February 6, March 6, April 10, May 1
Times: 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. (20 synchronous, 10 asynchronous hours)
Cost: $450

Teaching AP Spanish Literature and Culture in the Distance: Standards-Based and Framework-Aligned Instruction
Ana Estangüi and Ana Rubiales López

Teachers will learn online technologies to optimally deliver a standards-based and framework-aligned program of Advanced Placement Spanish Literature and Culture. The program will feature the content and format of the examination and the AP Framework; major historical periods and literary movements in Spain and Spanish America; strategies for the analysis of poetry, prose and drama; study of representative authors and works; and examination of parallel manifestations in art and music. 4 CEUs possible.
(Selections for 2021 Will Differ From Those From 2019-2020)

Dates: January 16, February 13, March 6, April 10, May 1
Times: 9:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.; 12:30 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. (25 synchronous, 15 asynchronous hours,)
Cost: $450

Coaching Tools and Mindfulness Practices for Work and Life
Brandon Zaslow, PCC, CHt, Tonja Byrom, CEC, Iman Hashem, CEC, and Svetlana Lazarova, CEC

Participants will learn the International Coaching Federation Model (ICF) for professional coaching: (1) Meeting Ethical Guidelines and Professional Standards, (2) Establishing the Coaching Agreement, (3) Establishing Trust and Intimacy, (4) Coaching Presence, (5) Active Listening, (6) Powerful Questioning, (7) Direct Communication, (8) Creating Awareness, (9) Designing Actions, (10) Planning and Goal Setting, and (11) Managing Progress and Accountability.
A secondary strand will focus on mindfulness practices in order to enhance participant wellbeing, relax, reduce stress and negative thinking, and envision and bring about positive outcomes. 4 CEUs possible.

Dates: February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7
Times: 5:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. (25 synchronous, 15 asynchronous hours)
Cost: $450