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BWLP Professional Learning Series, 2017 – 2018

World Language Teachers: You will see that the Berkeley World Language Project has a new name for our series of programs: Keys to the Communicative Classroom. We think that it better reflects our overall focus, though we will still include Common Core and literacy strategies. We have also refocused our program offerings. Keys to the…

Project-Based Language Learning 2017

Project-Based Language Learning 21st Century, Inquiry-based Learning for Teachers and Students of World Languages June 12, 13, 14, 17, 2017 Participants will: • Develop an instructional unit incorporating the eight essential design elements of PBLL, the California World Language Standards, 21st Century Skills, and Common Core Standards, with a focus on target language proficiency development…

Leadership Skills Symposium: Developing Teacher Leaders

Learn how to plan and lead effective meetings with colleagues Practice using facilitation protocols with your peers         Learn how the Common Core and World Language standards align Plan an advocacy event for World Languages at your site. Targeted Audience:  All teachers of World Languages (including American Sign Language), of English Language Learners, and of Heritage Language…

BWLP Professional Learning Series, 2016 – 2017

Teachers of World Languages, including teachers of English Learners and Heritage Languages, are invited to participate in the professional learning programs, Foundations of Effective Language Teaching 1, 2, or 3. The program will be offered on six Saturdays: September 24, October 22, December 3, 2016; and February 4, March 11, and April 29, 2017. All…

Project-Based Language Learning

Project-Based Language Learning 21st Century, Inquiry-based Learning for Teachers and Students of World Languages June 13, 14, 15, 16, 2016 Participants will: • Develop an instructional unit incorporating the eight essential design elements of PBLL, the California World Language Standards, 21st Century Skills, and Common Core Standards, with a focus on target language proficiency development…

BWLP News

The Berkeley World Language Project is on Day 4 of its 2015-16 professional development series. Teachers from as far away as Saint Helena and San Jose, and many places in between, are working on developing their skills as world language teachers in the school districts of Alamada, Contra Costa, Napa, and Solano counties. Participants in…

BWLP Professional Learning Series, 2015 – 2016

Teachers of World Languages, including teachers of English Learners and Heritage Languages, are invited to participate in the professional learning programs, Foundations of Effective Language Teaching 1, 2, or 3. The program will be offered on five Saturdays: September 26, October 24, December 5, 2015; and January 30, February 27, 2016. (An extra session is…

BWLP Professional Learning Series, 2014 – 2015

Teachers of World Languages, including teachers of English Learners and Heritage Languages, are invited to participate in the professional learning programs, Foundations of Effective Language Teaching I, 2, or 3. The program will be offered on five Saturdays: September 27, October 25, December 6, January 31, 2014, and February 28, 2015, from 8:00 am to…

June 2014 Professional Development Courses

Integrating 21st Century Technology to Enhance Communication (NEW CONTENT!) June 16, 17, and 18, 2104 *Cost: $180 per participant Using technology tools for engagement, communication, creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration. Whew! - Learn how to structure groups using tech tools to support student collaboration and engagement - Learn how to help students think critically and…

East Bay World Language Project News

EBWLP Co-Director, Don Doehla, has written four pieces for The George Lucas Educational Foundation online publication and site, Edutopia. 4 Tools to Help Structure a Reflective Teaching Practice Why I Became a Connected Educator Using Project-Based Learning to Teach World Languages World Languages Forum—Comments World Languages Forum—Comments

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