¡Bienvenidos al BYU taller para profesores de español!

Brigham Young University, Joseph F. Smith Building (JFSB)

martes, el 27 de junio a miércoles, el 28 de junio de 2017
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Lunch provided at no cost to participants

Presenters


Guest Presenters

  • Ana Sanz (Asesora Cultural y Directora del Centro de Recursos)
  • Dual Language Immersion Teacher Leaders
  • Gregg Roberts (State Supervisor of Foreign Languages - Utah State Office of Education)
  • Graduate Students from Master's in Spanish & Portuguese Pedagogy Programs
  • Troy Cox (Center for Language Studies)

2017


Topic: Culture

Description:

This two-day workshop will explore the questions:

  • What is interculturality?
  • Why is it essential to consider interculturality as we plan for the development of students' proficiency?
  • How can teachers use the new ACTFL Interculturality Standards to better support students in becoming good learners of culture?

Participants in this workshop will:

1) experience effective pedagogical techniques for using interpersonal communication to engage students with culture

2) explore the implication of the new ACTFL Interculturality Standards for strengthening students' oral proficiency in Spanish

3) experiment with technology as a tool for developing hands-on activities that involve learners in using language to explore culture

Cost: $20 (non-refundable)

Credit: USOE credit available

For more information, contact: Dr. Nieves Knapp (801-422-3196)



Schedule for 2016

Workshop Focus: Assessing Proficiency in the 21st Century Language Classroom

Session Topics:

  • Analyzing Student Work to Improve Performance
  • Assessing Culture Learning
  • Consolidating Learning Through Closure Protocols
  • Developing Oral Performance Assessments
  • Formative Assessment Strategies
  • Feedback That Fosters Proficiency
  • Showcasing What Learners Can Do Through Integrated Performance Assessments
  • Tech Tools for Assessment
  • Writing Rubrics

Description:

This two-day workshop will explore questions such as:
  • What kinds of language and culture assessments support proficiency development?
  • Why is performance-based assessment an important component of proficiency-based world language programs?
  • How does effective feedback build learners' motivation and proficiency?

Teachers who participate in the workshop will:

1) Experience fun, fast, formative assessment strategies that motivate learners to invest in their own success.
2) Enrich their language classes with a diverse array of techniques for assessing culture learning, oral proficiency, and performance.
3) Encourage learners to showcase what they can do in the target language through crowd-sourced assessment.
4) Engage learners in self-assessment, peer assessment, integrated performance assessments, project-based assessment, and portfolio assessment.
5) Explore strategies and technological tools for simplifying grading, developing effective rubrics, and providing effective feedback that improve learners' motivation.

Cost: No cost to teachers; a $20 deposit is required to reserve your place, but it will be returned to you in person at the workshop

Credit: USOE credit available

Click here to register!

For more information, contact: Dr. Cherice Montgomery at 801-422-3465.

Schedule from June 24-25, 2015

Topic: 21st Century Skills: Promoting Culture & Communication in the Spanish Classroom

Session Titles:

  • Adaptación de materiales auténticos a los distintos niveles de competencia lingüística
  • Classroom management in the TL
  • Designing for Proficiency
  • Extrayendo los aspectos culturales del material auténtico según nivel
  • Information, Media, & Technology Literacy
  • Optimizing language choice
  • Perspectivas culturales a través de unidades temáticas
  • Pre-speaking Activities
  • Presentación de estrategias y recursos pedagógicos
  • Programas para profesores
  • Pronounce it Like a Pro: Research-based Tips on Teaching Phonetics
  • Tackling Texts Through Task-based Technology

Description:

This two-day workshop will explore the questions:

  • What are 21st century skills?
  • Why does attention to the development of 21st century skills increase student motivation and engagement?
  • How can the ACTFL 21st Century Skills Map support the development of students' proficiency in Spanish?

Teachers who participate in the workshop will:

1) Explore how thoughtful attention to 21st century skills can increase student engagement.
2) Experience culturally-contextualized, technologically-infused activities and pedagogical strategies that promote the development of 21st century skills
3) Develop hands-on activities that engage students in exploring culture and developing their interpersonal communication skills.

Guest Presenters:

  • Dr. Scott Alvord (Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese)
  • Chantel Thompson (Dept. of French & Italian)
  • Sonia Cabrerizo (Asesora Cultural y Directora del Centro de Recursos)
  • Gregg Roberts (State Supervisor of Foreign Languages - Utah State Office of Education)
  • Graduate Students from the Spanish Pedagogy M.A. Program (Ricardo Cetz, Becca Proper)

Cost: No cost to teachers; $20 deposit required to reserve your place will be returned to you in person at the workshop

Credit: USOE credit available

For more information, contact: Dr. Nieves Knapp (801-422-3196)


Schedule from 2014:

Topic: Practical Strategies for Proficiency Development

Sessions:

    • Planning for Proficiency: Tips & Tricks for Moving Students to the Next Level
    • From Performance to Proficiency: Integrated Performance Assessments (IPAs)
    • Reading the World: Strategies for Using Culturally Authentic Materials to Develop Proficiency
    • Speaking Your Mind: Interactive Speaking Prompts & Activities That Prepare Students for Proficiency
    • Presenting Your Perspectives: Technology-infused Projects in the Presentational Mode

Description:

This two-day workshop will explore the questions:

    • What is proficiency?
    • Why is a proficiency-oriented approach to language teaching powerful?
    • How can I use integrated performance assessments as a tool for developing proficiency across the 3 modes of communication?
    • How can infusing culture and technology into my activities support the development of students' proficiency?

Teachers who participate in the workshop will:

    • Experience culturally-contextualized, technologically-infused activities that promote proficiency.
    • Explore effective pedagogical strategies, prompts, and materials for developing students' proficiency.
    • Develop integrated performance assessments.

Cost: No charge to participants. USOE Credit available
For more information, contact: Dr. Nieves Knapp (801-422-3196)


Schedule from 2013:

Tuesday & Wednesday, June 25-26, 2013

Topic: Developing Proficiency Through the Standards

Sessions:

    • Interpersonal Culture Activities
    • Interpretive Activities
    • Intersections of Service & Learning: Bringing the Community into the Classroom
    • Technology-infused Information Gap Activities

Description:

This two-day workshop will explore the questions:

    • How can I develop more culturally-rich, interpersonal communication activities?
    • How can I use pre-, during, and post-reading activities, reading strategies, and other tools to build students' literacy skills?
    • How might I use community service as a place to begin designing meaningful learning experiences for students?
    • How might I use technology to create motivating information gap activities?

Teachers who participate in the workshop will:

    • Develop culturally-rich interpersonal communication activities that strengthen students' oral proficiency in Spanish
    • Experience effective pedagogical techniques for developing students literacy skills
    • Identify possible options for incorporate more hands-on learning through community service into their curricula
    • Expand their skills in using technology as a tool for creating motivating information gap activities

Cost: No charge to participants. USOE Credit available
For more information, contact: Dr. Nieves Knapp (801-422-3196)

Schedule from 2012:

Monday, June 4, 2012

Topic: Language Immersion

Description: This day will be dedicated to language sessions to help teachers improve and maintain their conversational skills. The topic will be current events in Spain and will be offered in collaboration with the Spanish Resource Center. Upon registration, participants will receive materials so they can become familiarized with the topics. In the workshop, they will participate in a variety of activities that include the 3 modes of communication.

Guest Presenters:
    • Sonia Cabrerizo
    • Susy Bird
    • Rebecca Brazzale
    • Ricardo Cetz
    • Carolina Cox
    • Dendi Moreno
    • Becca Proper

Tuesday & Wednesday, June 5-6, 2012

Topic: Developing content-based lessons and materials

Description:

This two-day workshop will explore the questions:

    • What is content-based instruction?
    • How can I incorporate content-based instruction into my existing lessons and materials?
    • Where can I find resources for developing content-based lessons?

Teachers who participate in the workshop will:

    • Engage in cultural conversations that strengthen their oral proficiency in Spanish
    • Experience effective pedagogical techniques for learning Spanish through the content of other disciplines
    • Expand their skills in using technology as a tool for developing content-based, communicative activities
    • Develop a content-based lesson plan and materials that they can use in their teaching

Cost: No charge to participants. USOE Credit available
For more information, contact: Dr. Nieves Knapp (801-422-3196)

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Just the Basics Culture: http://languagelinks2006.wikispaces.com/Culture-based+Activities