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Thursday, July 11

8:00am CDT

improvisation Strategies
Are you wanting to learn some basic improvisation concepts? Come learn 13 key improv strategies taken from the book “Truth in Comedy / The manual of improvisation.” The ideas from the book go hand in hand with effective TPRS.

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Von Ray

TPRS Books

Thursday July 11, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am CDT

9:15am CDT

The Secrets of the Secret Password: The Tells & Skills that Will Make it Work for You
Here's how to make the "password" function smoothly.  Years of observation and experimentation have allowed Bryce to master these skills and now he's sharing them with you.  You can cut your learning curve way down with this session, with videos and learning why it works so well.  

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Bryce Hedstrom

Presenter, Bryce Hedstrom
1) Sustained silent reading/self-selected reading/free voluntary reading.2) Special person student interviews/Asking follow-up questions3) Sustainable classroom management

Thursday July 11, 2019 9:15am - 10:15am CDT

2:00pm CDT

Classroom Management with TPRS (Secondary Level)
New to TPRS? Worried about how you're going to incorporate classroom management techniques? Just need help with classroom management in general? This session is for you!!
Classroom management techniques and strategies in a TPRS classroom.

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D'Lisa McBride

Spanish Teacher, Discovering Language Teacher, and ESL tutor, Lancaster High School
D'Lisa McBride is a Spanish teacher at Lancaster High School in Lancaster, Texas (near Dallas). She has taught Spanish at the secondary level for 12 years. She was introduced to TPRS in 2012 when her department chair invited Blaine Ray to her school (which at the time was Desoto High... Read More →

Thursday July 11, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT

3:15pm CDT

Using Love and Logic as Classroom Management with TPRS
Have you ever struggled with classroom management or discipline? Ihave!  This workshop is designed to help teachers become aquainted with key principles of Love and Logic.  We we discuss setting enforceable limits without anger, frustration, or warning, providing choices, as well as showing empathy BEFORE delivering consequences.  We will also explore talk tracts, the classroom management strategy of LISTEN, the daily behavior log and party points (yes party points!!!) as discipline.  You will walk away with some skills you can practice! 

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Nathan Spencer

Trainer/Spanish Educator, TPRS Books/Nampa School District

Thursday July 11, 2019 3:15pm - 4:15pm CDT
Friday, July 12

8:00am CDT

Teaching with Student Actors
It’s time to make our favorite strategies to provide comprehensible input even more engaging and understandable with student actors! The methods that we use every day to provide CI are super impressive, but our students are even more impressed with themselves! Join me to learn reliable tactics to incorporate actors in a way that’s fun for everyone, manageable for you, and comfortable for your students.   


Friday July 12, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am CDT

8:00am CDT

The Language of Caring and the Heart-Head-Heart Sandwich
Through discussion and role play, we will explore a simple technique for affirming our love and appreciation of both our learners and others around us, even and especially in those moments when we as teachers have tasks at hand on which we must focus our primary attention.

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Daniel Collins

Spanish Instructor,, Lane Community College, Continuing Education
NTPRS 2019 will be conference # 10 for me. I've been coming since 2008 in Minneapolis. My current teaching focus is conversational Spanish for adults. I also have experience in teaching it at all other levels from preschool to college-age.In addition, I am also a certified medical... Read More →

Friday July 12, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am CDT