World Language Webinar Series for 2017 - 2018


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: | DPI World Language Quarterly Update Webinars | Supporting Leading-Edge Language Instruction Webinars | LinguaFolio Update Webinars | 2016 - 2017 World Language Webinar Archives | 2015 - 2016 World Language Webinar Archives

DPI World Language Quarterly Update Webinars


Supporting Leading-Edge Language Instruction Webinars


LinguaFolio Update Webinars

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Please register for the World Language webinar(s) by submitting a registration form for each of the 2017 - 2018 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.

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

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

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

March 14, 2018

3rd Quarter
Spotlight: TBD
Guest speaker(s) to be determined
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January 10, 2018

Developing Speaking Skills in the Interpersonal and Presentational Modes
(Dual & Heritage and Modern Language Programs)
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March 7, 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

May 16, 2018

4th Quarter
Spotlight: Regional and National Professional Organizations
Guest speaker: Caroline Kelly, SCOLT and ACTFL, SCOLT Professional Development Outreach Fund
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January 17, 2018

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

All materials from each webinar (PowerPoint slides, PDF of slides, handouts, hyperlinks, etc.) and a recording of the broadcast will be posted above approximately 1 week following the webinar.


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.
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The Supporting Leading-Edge Language Instruction webinars are designed for K - 20 World Language educators implementing the World Language Essential Standards as they build, expand, and/or sustain a variety of programs: Classical Languages, Dual & Heritage, and Modern Languages.

These webinars include a variety of resources that educators could adapt for local implementation and professional development training, such as the College Board’s AP World Language and Culture Interactive Online Modules and NADSFL’s Principles of Effective World Language Programs document.
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The DPI LinguaFolio Updates will include:
  • information relevant to all language educators who are researching and/or implementing LinguaFolio in classrooms;
  • details for specific programs [ex. English as a Second Language (ESL) or any World Language program: Classical Languages, Dual & Heritage, Modern Languages];
  • updates on international, national, regional, and state initiatives; and
  • information to be shared on how LinguaFolio aligns to and supports proficiency - based standards like the English Language Development Standards and the World Language Essential Standards.





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.
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All K - 20 World Language administrators, teachers and instructors are welcome!
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All K - 20 administrators, teachers and instructors who have an interest in LinguaFolio are welcome!




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


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.