2013-2014 World Language Webinars


World Language Quarterly Webinars will be broadcast at 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. on the Thursday afternoons noted below. These are scheduled quarterly as specified for the Race to the Top initiatives.

(Please scroll down for registration links and archives of these webinars.)

Description: The World Language Quarterly webinars are designed for World Language educators, K-20, seeking updates on state and national initiatives, as well as information on the ongoing implementation of the World Language Essential Standards. The webinars focus on Race to the Top updates; state and national policy, legislation, and initiatives; and building local capacity.

Registration information with links will be sent in update messages in advance of the broadcasts. To submit questions for the next webinar, go to http://tinyurl.com/WLWebinarQuestions and complete the form.


All materials (PowerPoint presentations, handouts, etc.) and a link to the webinar archive will be posted on this page within one week following the broadcasts. Feel free to access this information as needed.





World Language Webinar #1 on September 26, 2013

Agenda:

Webinar Controls & WLES Wiki
State & Race to the Top (RttT) Updates, including proposed ASW Process for Standard 6
Online Resource Feature: LiveBinder World Language Wiki Tour & Treasure Hunt (http://bit.ly/WLWikiTreasureHunt)
Next Steps & Friday Institute RttT Survey

View the recorded broadcast at https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/840848495

Download the PowerPoint presentation, with notes: PDF version PowerPoint slides




World Language Webinar #2 on December 5, 2013

Agenda:

Webinar Controls & WLES Wiki
National, State & Race to the Top (RttT) Updates, including proposed ASW Process for Standard 6
  • ACTFL Refreshed Standards called the World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages are posted on the ACTFL website at
http://www.actfl.org/publications/all/national-standards-foreign-language-education
Online Resource Feature: NCSCS & Instructional Tools
Next Steps & Friday Institute RttT Survey

View the recorded broadcast at https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/790551847

Download the PowerPoint presentation, with notes: PDF version or PowerPoint slides





World Language Webinar #3 on April 17, 2014


Agenda:

Webinar Controls & WLES Wiki
National, State & Race to the Top (RttT) Updates, including proposed ASW Process for Standard 6
Coming soon . . .
  • Review 1-3 Administrator Briefings packets with NCEES Checklists
  • Respond to statewide survey
Next Steps & Friday Institute RttT Survey

View the recorded broadcast at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/536739745

Download the PowerPoint presentation, with notes: PDF version or PowerPoint slides



World Language Webinar #4 on June 5, 2014 at

Agenda:

Webinar Controls & WLES Wiki
National, State & Race to the Top (RttT) Updates, including proposed ASW Process for Standard 6
Breaking News . . .
  • Preliminary Leading-edge Language Survey Results
  • Coming soon: MOU with Academie de Lille in France
Next Steps & Friday Institute RttT Survey

View the recorded broadcast at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/827113153

Download the PowerPoint presentation, with notes: PDF version or PowerPoint slides