Professional Development




 

World Language Assessment


http://wimedialab.org/worldlanguageassessment/

This site is designed to help world language teachers improve student proficiency through a variety of assessment strategies.  The focus is on using the three modes of communication (interpersonal, interpretive, presentational) as presented in Wisconsin’s Model Academic Standards for Foreign Languages

FL Teaching Methods from UT Austin


https://coerll.utexas.edu/methods/


An online methods course for foreign language teachers. This professional development resource focuses on practical aspects of foreign language teaching.


SEEDS-Elementary Spanish Professional Development


http://seeds.coedu.usf.edu/



SEEDS stands for Support for Elementary Educators through Distance Education in Spanish. Could help support the development or existence of an Elementary program.


Global Wisconsin



http://www.globalwisconsin.org/


This site encourages the development of programs focused on the importance of understanding cultural differences and issues and the impact it will have on students' future success. Site has 9 short documentaries that make the case that international education is both essential to students and easily integrated into current teaching practices.


CARLA-Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition



http://www.carla.umn.edu/articulation/polia_tasks.html


Tasks and units provided to help teachers plan and teach. All are downloadable pdf's.
 


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