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 in all three modes of communication, oral and written;
• Understand how to scaffold and manage a project-based unit from start to finish;
• Learn how to incorporate technology tools to engage students in their own learning, to scaffold project development and implementation, and to offer students voice and choice.

Target Audience: All teachers of World Languages (including American Sign Language), of English Language Learners, and of Heritage Language Learners

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Participants will make their own arrangements for lunch.)

Location: Berkeley Language Center, Dwinelle Hall, University of California, Berkeley.

Applications: Available here. Due June 2, 2017.

Cost: $350 per participant

Payment must be received by June 12, 2017. (See application for details.)

Because our programs are authorized by the State and Federal Government as part of California’s effort to ensure that all schools are NCLB compliant, you may wish to use funds from Title I (Disadvantaged Learners), Title II, Part A (Professional Development), or Title III (English Learners).

Program descriptions and applications are posted on the Berkeley World Language Center website at

Leadership Skills Symposium – June 20, 21, 22, 2017

Questions? Email: Phone: 510-877-4002 x15

Find the flyer here.