WebinarSeries

World Language Webinar Series for 2018 - 2019


All of the World Language Webinars will be broadcast on Wednesdays from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern. Please register for the webinars you are interested in using the individual registration links for each date.


Please use these links to access the archives from previous years' World Language webinars: | 2017 - 2018 World Language Webinar Archives | 2016 - 2017 World Language Webinar Archives | 2015 - 2016 World Language Webinar Archives


DPI World Language Quarterly Updates

Measuring World Language Proficiency

World Language Essential Standards K-12 Program Showcase
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Please register for the World Language webinar(s) by submitting a registration form for each of the 2018 - 2019 broadcasts listed below by clicking on the individual date's hyperlink.
1 contact hour can be earned towards a CEU by those who participate in the live broadcast of a World Language Webinar.Note: Local Education Agencies (LEAs) or districts and charter schools must approve professional development offerings.
All materials from each webinar (PowerPoint slides, PDF of slides, handouts, hyperlinks, etc.) and a recording of the broadcast will be posted approximately 1 week following the webinar.

**September 26, 2018**

1st Quarter
Spotlight: FLANC: Foreign Language Association of North Carolina, our state's professional organization for K-20 World Language educators

Guest speaker(s): FLANC Board members, including:
  • Vicki Schmoyer, Treasurer
  • Laura Sexton, Scholarship & Mini-Grant Chair
  • Jennifer Solis, Secretary
  • Ana Velazquez, Eastern Representative

Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF

Broadcast recording: MP4 file


Handouts & Links:

**December 5, 2018**

Credentialing with the Global Languages Endorsement, NC's Seal of Biliteracy

Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
Broadcast recording: MP4 file

Handouts & Links:

**October 24, 2018**

K-12 Program Showcase: TBD

Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
Broadcast recording: MP4 file


Handouts & Links:

**November 28, 2018**

2nd Quarter
Spotlight: TBD
Guest speaker(s):

Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF

Broadcast recording: MP4 file


Handouts & Links:

**April 3, 2019**

Summative Assessment

Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
Broadcast recording: MP4 file

Handouts & Links:

**February 20, 2019**

K-12 Program Showcase: TBD


Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
Broadcast recording: MP4 file


Handouts & Links:

**January 30, 2019**

3rd Quarter
Spotlight: TBD
Guest speaker(s):

Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
Broadcast recording: MP4 file


Handouts & Links:

**May 1, 2019**

Formative Assessment

Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
Broadcast recording: MP4 file


Handouts & Links:

**May 15, 2019**

K-12 Program Showcase: TBD


Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
Broadcast recording: MP4 file


Handouts & Links:

**April 24, 2019**

4th Quarter
Spotlight: TBD
Guest speaker(s):

Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
Broadcast recording: MP4 file


Handouts & Links:




The DPI World Language Quarterly Updates will include:
  • information relevant to all World Language programs;
  • details for specific programs (ex. Classical Languages, Dual & Heritage, Modern Languages);
  • updates on international, national, regional, and state initiatives; and
  • information to be shared with World Language teachers on topics such as
    assessing proficiency, course codes, evaluating performance and programs, implementing the World Language Essential Standards, etc.

Also, each broadcast will have an invited speaker or group to spotlight a World Language resource or opportunity.

The Measuring World Language Proficiency Series will focus on how to use different assessment measures and data in the classroom to evaluate language proficiency, including formative and summative assessment, as well as credentialing like the Global Languages Endorsement, North Carolina’s Seal of Biliteracy.

The World Language Essential Standards K-12 Program Showcase Series will have a session featuring each language program in the standards (Classical, Dual & Heritage, and Modern) where programs from various districts and charter schools will be showcased for how they established, maintain and/or expand their K – 12 sequence(s).





All K - 20 World Language administrators, teachers and instructors are welcome.

Note: Every school is encouraged to have at least one World Language educator attend these webinars so that information can be shared locally.

All K - 20 World Language administrators, teachers and instructors are welcome!

All K - 20 administrators, teachers and instructors are welcome!



Below is the information about past webinar series, along with archived materials:


2017 - 2018 World Language Webinar Archives


DPI World Language Quarterly Update Webinars

Supporting Leading-Edge Language Instruction Webinars

LinguaFolio Update Webinars

September 20, 2017

1st Quarter
Spotlight: Online Resources
Guest speakers from the North Carolina Virtual Public School (NCVPS)

Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
Broadcast recording: MP4 file

October 11, 2017

Building an Effective World Language Program

Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
Broadcast recording: MP4 file

Handouts & Links:
PDF of NC Global-Ready Schools Designation Rubric
Also posted on the Global Education wiki on the
School and District Global-Ready Designation page

PDF of NADSFL's Principles of Effective World Language Programs Document
Also posted on the NADSFL website at http://nadsfl.org/documents/

College Board's AP World Language and Culture Interactive Online Modules
All of the AP World Language and Culture Interactive Online Modules
Building an Effective AP World Language and Cultures Program

December 6, 2017

Overview of New NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements for Communication and Intercultural Competence

Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
Broadcast recording: MP4 file

Handouts & Links:
NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements (Proficiency Benchmarks + Indicators) as 11 x 17
Also posted on the ACTFL website, along with the other documents, at
https://www.actfl.org/global_statements or
https://www.actfl.org/publications/guidelines-and-manuals/ncssfl-actfl-can-do-statements

ACTFL's The Language Educator article, "Using the Newly Revised Can-Do Statements to Make Learning Transparent, " as a 7-page PDF from the August/September edition

LinguaFolio section of the NC Folios wiki:
http://ncfolios.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/LinguaFolio

December 13, 2017

2nd Quarter
Spotlight: World Language Test Data
Guest speaker: David Jahner, AP World Language Consultant with the College Board, AP Report for NC

Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
Broadcast recording: MP4 file

AP slides as a separate handout: PDF slide deck

November 8, 2017

Increasing Student Motivation

Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
Broadcast recording: MP4 file

Handouts & Links:
PDF of Global Languages Endorsement, NC's Seal of Biliteracy, brochure which is posted on the Global Languages Endorsement page of the Global Education wiki

PDF of NADSFL's Principles of Effective World Language Programs Document
Also posted on the NADSFL website at http://nadsfl.org/documents/

College Board's AP World Language and Culture Interactive Online Modules
All of the AP World Language and Culture Interactive Online Modules
Strategies for Maintaining Student Motivation in World Language and Culture Courses

ASCD's Educational Leadership article with the SCORE Model by Richard Strong, Harvey Silver and Amy Robinson: Strengthening Student Engagement: What Do Students Want (and what really motivates them)?

February 7, 2018

Part 1 of Exploring the New NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements for Communication and Intercultural Competence
  • Novice Levels with World Language Essential Standard #4 - Culture
  • Entering & Emerging (Level 1 & Level 2) with English Language Development Standard #1 - Social & Instructional Language

Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
Broadcast recording: MP4 file

Handouts & Links:
Novice document of NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements (Proficiency Benchmarks + Performance Indicators + Examples) as a 16-page PDF

Graphic Organizer handout for Novice document - Word version for adaptation

Also posted on the ACTFL website, along with the other documents, at
https://www.actfl.org/global_statements or
https://www.actfl.org/publications/guidelines-and-manuals/ncssfl-actfl-can-do-statements

ACTFL's The Language Educator article, "Using the Newly Revised Can-Do Statements to Make Learning Transparent, " as a 7-page PDF from the August/September edition

LinguaFolio section of the NC Folios wiki:
http://ncfolios.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/LinguaFolio

March 14, 2018

3rd Quarter
Spotlight: World Languages in North Carolina document

Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
Broadcast recording: MP4 file

Handouts & Links:

January 10, 2018

Developing Speaking Skills in the Interpersonal and Presentational Modes
(Dual & Heritage and Modern Language Programs)

Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
Broadcast recording: MP4 file

Handouts & Links:
College Board's AP World Language and Culture Interactive Online Modules
All of the AP World Language and Culture Interactive Online Modules
Interpersonal Communication: Developing Speaking Abilities
Presentational Communication: A Focus on Speaking


ACTFL's Performance Descriptors for Language Learners
ACTFL Performance Descriptors (2-page handout) for Interpersonal Communication
ACTFL Performance Descriptors (2-page handout) for Presentational Communication
All of these are posted on the ACTFL website under Publications on the
ACTFL Performance Descriptors for Language Learners webpage as free downloadable PDFs

World Language Essential Standards (WLES) Instructional Toolkit - Graphic Organizers wiki page
The Graphic Organizers featured in this broadcast were:
  • Novice Low - Greetings - Essential Standard #1 Interpersonal Communication
  • Novice High - Family - Essential Standard #3 Presentational Communication

March 28, 2018

Part 2 of Exploring the New NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements for Communication and Intercultural Competence
  • Intermediate Levels with World Language Essential Standard #4 - Culture
  • Developing & Expanding (Level 3 & Level 4) with English Language Development Standard #1 - Social & Instructional Language

Note: This webinar was originally scheduled for March 7 but had to be moved to the later date of March 28 for logistical reasons. Those who were registered before this change have been updated.


Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF

Broadcast recording: MP4 file


Handouts & Links:
Intermediate document of NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements (Proficiency Benchmarks + Performance Indicators + Examples) as a 16-page PDF

Also posted on the ACTFL website, along with the other documents, at
https://www.actfl.org/global_statements or
https://www.actfl.org/publications/guidelines-and-manuals/ncssfl-actfl-can-do-statements

ACTFL's The Language Educator article, "Using the Newly Revised Can-Do Statements to Make Learning Transparent, " as a 7-page PDF from the August/September edition

Musicuentos blog post: NCSSFL & ACTFL gave us new Can Dos: Your 15-minute(ish) guide

LinguaFolio section of the NC Folios wiki:
http://ncfolios.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/LinguaFolio

May 16, 2018

4th Quarter
Spotlight: Regional and National Professional Organizations
Guest speaker: Caroline Kelly, SCOLT and ACTFL, SCOLT Professional Development Outreach Fund

Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
Broadcast recording: MP4 file

Handouts & Links:
NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements

ACTFL's The Language Educator articles:

Musicuentos blog post: NCSSFL & ACTFL gave us new Can Dos: Your 15-minute(ish) guide

LinguaFolio section of the NC Folios wiki:
http://ncfolios.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/LinguaFolio

January 17, 2018

Developing Literacy Skills through Reading & Comprehending Latin Texts
(Classical Language Programs)

Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF
Broadcast recording: MP4 file

Handouts & Links:
College Board's AP World Language and Culture Interactive Online Modules
All of the AP World Language and Culture Interactive Online Modules
Reading and Comprehending Latin Texts: Developing Students' Literacy Skills
Interpretive Communication: Reading Comprehension


ACTFL's Performance Descriptors for Language Learners
ACTFL Performance Descriptors (2-page handout) for Interpretive Communication
All of these are posted on the ACTFL website under Publications on the
ACTFL Performance Descriptors for Language Learners webpage as free downloadable PDFs

World Language Essential Standards (WLES) Instructional Toolkit - Graphic Organizers wiki page
The Graphic Organizers featured in this broadcast were:
  • Intermediate Mid - Literature - Essential Standard #2 Interpretive Communication
  • Advanced Low - Current Events in the Media - Essential Standard #2 Interpretive Communication and Essential Standard #4 Culture

April 11, 2018

Part 3 of Exploring the New NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements for Communication and Intercultural Competence
  • Advanced Levels with World Language Essential Standard #4 - Culture
  • Bridging & Reaching (Level 5 & Level 6) with English Language Development Standard #1 - Social & Instructional Language

Presentation slides: Google format, PowerPoint or PDF

Broadcast recording: MP4 file


Handouts & Links:
Advanced document of NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements (Proficiency Benchmarks + Performance Indicators + Examples) as a 16-page PDF

Also posted on the ACTFL website, along with the other documents, at
https://www.actfl.org/global_statements or
https://www.actfl.org/publications/guidelines-and-manuals/ncssfl-actfl-can-do-statements


ACTFL's The Language Educator articles:

Musicuentos blog post: NCSSFL & ACTFL gave us new Can Dos: Your 15-minute(ish) guide

LinguaFolio section of the NC Folios wiki:
http://ncfolios.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/LinguaFolio


2016 - 2017 World Language Webinar Archives

Series

Description

Dates & Registration

DPI Quarterly Updates


The DPI Updates are part of the World Language Webinar Series designed for World Language Leaders at districts or Local Education Agencies (LEAs), Charter Schools, and other educational organizations.
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The DPI Quarterly Updates include:
  • information relevant to all World Language programs,
  • details for specific programs (ex. Classical Languages, Dual & Heritage, Modern Languages), and
  • information to be shared with World Language teachers on topics such as assessing proficiency, course codes, the Analysis of Student Work (ASW) process, implementing the World Language Essential Standards, etc.
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All materials such as the PowerPoint slide set, along with a recording of the broadcast, were posted on this wikipage approximately 1 week following the webinar.

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September 13, 2016

Archived Recording (mp4)
PowerPoint slides (PPT and PDF)
Note: Slide 23 was updated for clarification in the PPT and PDF versions following the broadcast. Only two student growth measures (EOGs and EOCs) are used in the A-F School Performance Grade formula.


December 13, 2016

Archived Recording (mp4)
PowerPoint slides (PPT and PDF)
Here is Lea Graner-Kennedy's presentation on LangTalks, which starts at slide 17 in the presentation slide deck.
LangTalks slides (PPT and PDF)


March 14, 2017

Archived Recording (mp4)
PowerPoint slides (PPT and PDF)
Here is the 2017 World Languages in North Carolina handout we discussed.


May 16, 2017
Archived Recording (mp4)
PowerPoint slides (PPT and PDF)
New ASW Reviewer Feedback Comments - Timelapse Artifacts

WLES Implementation Webinars


The World Language Essential Standards (WLES) Webinars are part of the World Language Webinar Series designed for World Language Educators implementing our state’s standards in their classrooms.
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Each of the WLES Implementation webinars will focus on a topic related to implementing our state’s standards more effectively, such as reflecting on student work from an Essential Standard or focusing on a particular Strand.

Here was the schedule:
  • October 25 - Overview of Structure: Weaving Together All of the Strands and Standards
  • November 22 - Essential Standard #1: Interpersonal Communication
  • January 24 - Essential Standard #2: Interpretive Communication
  • February 28 - Essential Standard #4: Culture
  • April 25 - Essential Standard #3: Presentational Communication
  • May 23 - Reflecting on our 4 Essential Standards and Moving Forward with Plans for 2017 - 18
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All materials such as the PowerPoint slide set, along with a recording of the broadcast, were posted on this wikipage approximately 1 week following the webinar.

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4th Tuesdays from 4-5 p.m.


  • October 25, 2016

Archived Recording (mp4)
PowerPoint slides (PPT and PDF)
Handout: World Language Objective Selection Guidance document (PDF)

  • November 22, 2016

Archived Recording (mp4)
PowerPoint slides (PPT and PDF)
The Strands & Standards Reference Guide for World Languages is posted on the COCOs page of the World Languages wiki.

  • January 24, 2017


    Archived Recording (mp4)
    PowerPoint slides (PPT and PDF)

    The Strands & Standards Reference Guide for World Languages is posted on the COCOs page of the World Languages wiki.

  • February 28, 2017


    Archived Recording (mp4)
    PowerPoint slides (PPT and PDF)

    The Strands & Standards Reference Guide for World Languages is posted on the COCOs page of the World Languages wiki.

  • April 25, 2017


    Archived Recording (mp4)
    PowerPoint slides (PPT and PDF)

    The Strands & Standards Reference Guide for World Languages is posted on the COCOs page of the World Languages wiki.

  • May 23, 2017


    Archived Recording (mp4)
    PowerPoint slides (PPT and PDF)

    The Strands & Standards Reference Guide for World Languages is posted on the: COCOs page of the World Languages wiki.

    Please see the ACTFL website (https://www.actfl.org/publications/all/the-language-educator) for The Language Educator - a resource used in this webinar

LinguaFolio Webinar Series


The LinguaFolio webinars are designed for language educators interested in and/or implementing LinguaFolio in dual language/immersion, ESL, heritage language, and/or world language programs.

They are broadcast from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. on these dates:
  • August 11, 2016

  • *October 5, 2016

  • February 16, 2017

  • April 18, 2017


*The October 5 webinar is at 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. since it is part of the Fall FLANC Pre-Conference Webinars.

2015 - 2016 World Language Webinar Archives

DPI Update Webinars for World Language Curriculum Leaders
Note: This is the only World Language webinar series from 2015-16.