Developing and Assessing Your Students’ Language Performance-ACTFL on-site workshops provided at no cost to teachers of Italian th

 (11 Feb 2012)

ACTFL on-site workshops for Italian teacher at no cost through the generosity of the Italian Language Foundation and with additional support from the Education Office of the Consul General of Italy.

February 18-19, 2012 - Chicago (Northwestern University)
March 2-3, 2012 – New York (Generoso Pope Foundation,Tuckahoe, NY)
March 18-19, 2012 – Los Angeles (LA Airport Hilton, in conjunction with the California Language Teachers Association’s annual conference)
April 21-22, 2012 – Miami (Location to be determined)

Day One: Full-day workshop (open to all teachers of Italian, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM)

Outline of the Workshop:
o Targeting instruction through performance assessments
o Developing and assessing each of the three modes of communication
o Designing units of instruction with a focus on students’ performance

Day Two: Half-day training (open to those interested in serving as Lead Teachers, three hours)
o The training will prepare a regional leadership team to continue the learning, by presenting ideas from the workshop to teachers in their local area
o Together explore ways to support other teachers through additional workshops, online discussion, and other strategies
o This training will focus on workshop presentation strategies: how to interactively present the key ideas and materials
o Participants will build deeper knowledge and background on the workshop content

Four Regional Locations:
February 18-19, 2012 - Chicago (Northwestern University)
March 2-3, 2012 – New York (Generoso Pope Foundation,Tuckahoe, NY)
March 18-19, 2012 – Los Angeles (LA Airport Hilton, in conjunction with the California Language Teachers Association’s annual conference)
April 21-22, 2012 – Miami (Location to be determined)

Register Online