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Registration deadline November 12, 2018.

Optional 4 semester units of credit

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I.E. STARS


a regional center of the
California World Language Project
is pleased to announce to Inland Empire area schools our

WORLD LANGUAGE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINARS
for the 2018-2019 School Year
at California State University, San Bernardino

 

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World Language Instruction for Today’s Students

Focus on the World Language Standards and Common Core Competencies


The Engaging and Motivating World Language Classroom
with Lewie Johnson, Rosallyn Celle, and Daisy Vargas

Tier 1A - Standards-Based World Language and ELL Instruction to Address the Common Core and Today’s Students

  • Practice strategies for maximizing the use of target language in the classroom.
  • Leave each class meeting with ready-to-use activities for your classroom.
  • Build your stockpile of motivating activities that keep your students actively engaged in your lessons.
  • Learn engaging techniques for the communicative classroom.
  • Experience a variety of hands-on activities that your students will love.
For teachers of all languages and ELL teachers, this hands-on and interactive workshop focuses on standards-based instructional practices that develop student proficiency and common core competencies. Presenters will demonstrate a wide variety of strategies that work to keep today’s students actively engaged and in the target language. Participants will learn effective, classroom-tested, ready-to-use strategies to reach and teach diverse student populations through demonstrations, examples, and video clips. Check-in room: CE-116

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Download Registration form and program information.


Using Stories to Enhance Instruction
with Jason Fritze and Connie Johnson

Tier 1B - Using Stories to Enhance Standards-Based World Language and ELL Instruction and to Address the Common Core

  • Experience FUN and lively examples of Communicative Language Teaching: TPR, Stories, Reading Strategies, and more.
  • Practice and be coached in these techniques plus Movie Talk, Personalization, Input Games, and how to co-create stories with your students.
  • Streamline lesson planning with backward planning, use of novellas, songs, and other texts.
  • Create an accepting yet dyanmic classroom environment through COMPREHENSIBLE and highly presonalized communicatioin in the target language with practical procedures and management strategies.

For teachers of all languages and ELL teachers, this workshop presents highly motivating and engaging storytelling strategies to develop language proficiency and common core competencies. Participants will learn easy steps to accelerate proficiency through a variety of Comprehensible Input techniques: oral, reading, and stories. The program emphasizes standards-based approaches that are effective, classroom-tested, research-based, and ACTFL-supported to reach and teach diverse student populations. Pre-requisite: Tier 1A or equivalent.   Check-in room: CE-116

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The Path to AP Proficiency
with Morelia Baltazar and Olga Sutton

Tier 2 - Standards-Based Instructional Practices to Address the Common Core for Teachers of Advanced Spanish Classes

  • Master techniques that ensure student success.
  • Enhance pedagogy for advanced Spanish and AP language classes.
  • Learn to implement four new motivating and engaging thematic units.
  • Take home new units that are classroom-tested and research-based.
  • Master all areas of the new AP Language and Culture examination.
In this workshop for teachers of Spanish 3, 4, AP Language and Culture, and Spanish for Spanish Speakers, participants will be shown how to implement four new engaging and motivating thematic units using AP College Board themes that are designed to ensure student success on the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam and to develop common core competencies.  The workshop will address all areas included in the new examination: essential questions, aural/oral skills, reading comprehension, grammar, and composition. Participants will receive all materials presented as well as suggestions for implementation.
All new units.  Check-in room: CE-116 .

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Technology at Your Fingertips
with Bethany Thompson

Tier 3 – Using Technologies to Enhance Standards-Based World Language and ELL Instruction and to Address the Common Core

  • Bring the world into your classroom. 
  • Support language acquisition using global resources.
  • Address the three modes of communication with a click of the mouse. 
  • Provide students with authentic assessment tools.
  • Provide authentic reading materials.
  • Expand your classroom walls.
  • Master powerful tech tools:  Google Forms, PearDeck, Padlet, Edpuzzle, Adobe Spark, Quizizz, Flipgrid and more!
For teachers of all languages and ELL. This interactive and hands-on workshop focuses on using technology as a tool to enhance standards-based instructional practices that develop proficiency and global competencies.  Participants will explore engaging tech tools for all three modes of communication and for all stages of a lesson including tools for lesson planning, input, practice and assessment. Regardless of the computer configuration for your school, these tools will energize your lessons and save you time.  Participants will need a laptop or Chromebook for this workshop. Tablets are not recommended. Check-in room: CE-116
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Download Registration Form and program information.

You may choose one of the above seminars. 
POSSIBLE FUNDING SOURCES: IDEA, Title I, Title II, Title III, Title V, Title VII, ESSA Funds, Innovation Funds, Improving Teacher Quality Enhancement Funds, Charter Schools Funding, Program Improvement Funds, SELPA, Professional Development Funds, and Parent Teacher Organization Funds.

If your school cannot send you, we have partial scholarships available.

For details download scholarship application form. Contact us for details:  lewiejohnson@gmail.com or
Lewie Johnson at 760-953-0659.

Dates:              Program will be offered on four Saturdays: December 1, 2018, February 2, February 23, March 30,2019., and an observation day at a local school.*: Tiers 1A and 1B on February 7; Tier 2 on February 5, and Tier 3 has a class day on January 12.
Times:             8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.               Credit: Optional four semester units of credit will be available for $300.
Cost:               $695 per participant  (If your school is not able to send you, ask about our partial scholarships.)
Location:        Check in room: College of Education, CE-116, California State University, San Bernardino

*Teachers who cannot attend the observation day can complete an alternate assignment.

Register Online.

Download Registration form and program information.

Registration deadline November 12, 2018.

For LA STARS Programs: http://www.la-stars.net/

I.E. STARS is an affiliate of L.A. STARS (1985-2017)
A REGIONAL SITE OF THE CALIFORNIA WORLD LANGUAGE PROJECT,
ONE OF NINE CALIFORNIA SUBJECT MATTER PROJECTS, CHARGED WITH IMPROVING
CALIFORNIA'S WORLD, SECOND, AND HERITAGE LANGUAGE PROGRAMS