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Description

  • Institute Type: 3-day online—synchronous
  • Target Audience: Pre- or in-service teachers as well as program administrators of all languages who work in a Dual Language Immersion (DLI) context, both at the elementary and secondary levels.

This popular summer institute, designed especially for K-12 Dual Language Immersion (DLI) practitioners, will introduce participants to the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines, which have served as a framework for language assessment and instruction across levels since their initial publication in 1982. Participants will examine how the proficiency levels and sublevels have been defined and, also, how they have evolved over time from focusing on oral language assessment to include all modes of communication. The presenters will also share research on assessing performance toward proficiency of DLI students.

With an understanding of the proficiency framework, participants will apply the guidelines as an organizing principle to DLI classrooms, syllabi, and lesson planning, with the goal of developing lessons, learning tasks, and classroom-based, formative assessments that are consistent with a proficiency-based approach in a dual language immersion context.  

Sponsorship Statement: This summer institute is generously co-sponsored and co-staffed by the Second Language Teaching and Research Center (L2TReC) at the University of Utah.

Instructors

Kerrie NeuKerrie Neu is a district coordinator for the Dual Language Immersion programs at Granite School District in Utah. She is also an independent educational consultant, with a background in elementary education, early childhood, mathematics, and language acquisition, who creates curriculum and provides professional development for teachers.

 

Johanna Watzinger-TharpJohanna Watzinger-Tharp is an Associate Professor of linguistics at the University of Utah. She teaches in the Department of Linguistics and also serves as L2TReC research coordinator. Together with Fernando Rubio, she has conducted large-scale research on proficiency attainment of elementary and secondary DLI students.

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Section Title
Teaching for Proficiency in Dual Language Immersion
Type
Online, instructor led
Days
T, W, Th
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Jul 18, 2023 to Jul 20, 2023
Campus
Online (US Central Time)
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
18.0
Location
  • Online (US Central Time)
Delivery Options
Instructor Led Online  
Course Fee(s)
Registration non-credit $150.00
Section Details

July 18–20, 2023
9 am–4 pm (Central Time)
Synchronous 3-day online summer institute

IMPORTANT NOTES FOR THIS SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE INSTITUTE:

  • Book Purchase: The book The Teacher Clarity Playbook, Grades K-12: A Hands-On Guide to Creating Learning Intentions and Success Criteria for Organized, Effective Instruction is required for this online institute. The paperback spiral-bound version of the book (ISBN: 978-1544339818) is approximately $30 USD; the cost of an ebook version from Amazon is approximately $15. You may also be able to request a copy from your school or university library.
  • This 3-day synchronous online institute will run from 9 am–4 pm (Central Time). The schedule includes many synchronous (real-time) presentations, group/partner work, and activities throughout the day. It also includes some off-screen time for independent work and a break for lunch each day.
  • You must be available to participate for the entire day Tuesday–Thursday as all activities build on each other.
  • Make sure you can meet the tech requirements for this institute.

Refund Policy:

  • Written cancellation requests received on or before the Monday four weeks prior to the institute start date are eligible for a refund minus $50 processing fee per participant for each canceled institute.
  • Cancellations received on or before the Monday two weeks prior to the institute start date will be charged $100.
  • No refunds will be granted after the Monday two weeks prior to the institute start date. See exact refund dates on the refund information page.

Contact Information:
For questions regarding course registration, materials, and content, please email carla@umn.edu.
For questions regarding system access, log-in, username, or password, please email help@umn.edu or call 612-301-4357.

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