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Thursday, July 11
 

8:00am

TPRS in the Advanced Classroom
It is sometimes challenging to figure out how to apply the theories behind the use of comprehensible input in an upper-level course.   Come and listen to a creative and seasoned CI teacher talk about how CI in levels 3 and above, including IB and AP.   

Speakers
avatar for R Clarice Swaney

R Clarice Swaney

Coach / Presenter, Oakmont High School


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

9:15am

Proficiency vs Performance: A better way to assess.
Find out the difference between performance and proficiency assessments and why performance assessments aren’t what they’re stacked up to be. You will learn the difference between the two types of assessments referenced by ACTFL and why proficiency assessments are the ones that prepare your students for success in the real world.

Speakers
avatar for Scott Benedict

Scott Benedict

owner, teachforjune Workshops
I started teaching Spanish in 2001 and almost immediately found TPRS on my own and started using it exclusively. I have taught high school and middle school Spanish and work hard to make my students feel loved as they have fun and learn the language. I work with teachers from all... Read More →


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

11:30am

Super Verbs & Sweet Sixteen: Using them more effectively
Terry Waltz’ Super Verbs and Mike Peto’s Sweet Sixteen are the foundation of any good CI curriculum. In this presentation, learn more about these verbs, why they are important and more importantly, how to use them more effectively in the classroom so that your students will be able to use them to communicate.

Speakers
avatar for Scott Benedict

Scott Benedict

owner, teachforjune Workshops
I started teaching Spanish in 2001 and almost immediately found TPRS on my own and started using it exclusively. I have taught high school and middle school Spanish and work hard to make my students feel loved as they have fun and learn the language. I work with teachers from all... Read More →


Thursday July 11, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm
Leighton

3:15pm

Panel Discussion with Michelle Kindt Curriculum, Assessment & Colleagues and more!
DESCRIPTIONAll TPRS teachers are a bit different and each teacher must find his/her own style. What are your most pressing questions regarding using TPRS in the classroom? A diverse panel of experienced TPRS teachers will be on hand to respond to each of these questions.

Join Michelle Kindt and a panel of experts to get many of your TPRS questions answered!
Send your questions to michellekindttprs@gmail.com, or place your questions on a card at the registration desk!

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Kindt

Michelle Kindt

Coaching Coordinator, Cohort Leader,, Hershey High School
I'm a wife, mother, teacher of students who want to learn French. I'm fascinated by how people learn languages! I'm passionate about helping teachers incorporate comprehension-based instructional strategies into their teaching practice. Ask me about being coached!


Thursday July 11, 2019 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Abricot - First floor room near Sports Bar
 
Friday, July 12
 

8:00am

Reading to Writing: Scaffolding the Output With Input
This session will show you how to help students actually THINK in the target language so that writing flows from reading in the easiest possible way.   There are so many ways we can help students to be successful, by using what we already have at our disposal!!  Come and discover how readings become writings! 

Speakers
avatar for Laurie Clarcq

Laurie Clarcq

Spanish teacher, presenter, consultant, coach curriculum writer., Hearts For Teaching
Teacher at heart. Always looking to encourage, support, and befriend other teachers! Languages are acquired and Comprehensible Input+Love are the powerful keys to acquisition and growth. Love to talk about reading, curriculum, music and reaching kids' hearts. Also how to connect with... Read More →


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

9:15am

Starting the Year Off Right!
There is a TON of useful information in this presentation. You’ll learn everything from setting up classroom expectations, building relationships, establishing classroom routines, getting high levels of student engagement, managing behavior, utilizing classroom jobs, and motivating students to participate.

Although best to start this at the first of the year, it’s never too late to implement them in your classroom and start thinking about the upcoming year! 


Speakers
avatar for Scott Benedict

Scott Benedict

owner, teachforjune Workshops
I started teaching Spanish in 2001 and almost immediately found TPRS on my own and started using it exclusively. I have taught high school and middle school Spanish and work hard to make my students feel loved as they have fun and learn the language. I work with teachers from all... Read More →


Friday July 12, 2019 9:15am - 10:15am
Trafalgar