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Dual Language Immersion [clear filter]
Wednesday, August 15
 

12:00pm

US Cultural Norms & Classroom Management
Cultural norms influence classroom education. Identify US cultural norms. Identify your own cultural norms. What is expected to succeed with classroom management in UCPS and the US?

Speakers
avatar for Donna Podgorny

Donna Podgorny

Dual Language Immersion Instructional Coach
I have the honor of working with teachers, principals and students that value being multilingual. What fun it is to watch teachers shine and students language abilities grow!


Wednesday August 15, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
F202 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

1:15pm

Stop, COLLABORATE, and Listen! Achieving Biliteracy through Collaboration
The road to achieving biliteracy in a dual language/immersion classroom takes a lot of work and most importantly, takes a lot of collaboration. This session will highlight the importance of the DL/I and English Language Arts teachers sharing the same vision and working together as a unified front to achieve biliteracy in a DL/I classroom.

Speakers
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Luis Agudelo

Teacher, Weddington Elementary School


Wednesday August 15, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
F202 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:30pm

What Every DLI Teacher and Administrator Needs to Know about the Guiding Principles of Dual Language Education
Examine the seven strands of the Guiding Principles of Dual Language Education from Center of Applied Linguistics in order to reflect on and improve their DLI program.

Speakers
avatar for Donna Podgorny

Donna Podgorny

Dual Language Immersion Instructional Coach
I have the honor of working with teachers, principals and students that value being multilingual. What fun it is to watch teachers shine and students language abilities grow!


Wednesday August 15, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
F202 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104
 
Thursday, August 16
 

8:30am

Istation (Invite only for Spanish DL/I Kindergarten Teachers)
This session is invite only for kindergarten Dual Language Immersion teachers and co-teachers in the DLI program. During the first 3-hour session, we will go over the basics, including the assessment, instruction, reports overview and resources overview, navigating through the Istation website and App. We will use the second 3-hour session, after lunch, to dig deeper into reports for grouping students and discuss small-group Teacher Directed Lessons, as well as looking for and saving lessons that will be useful for the upcoming first six weeks of class.


Thursday August 16, 2018 8:30am - 3:00pm
WMS 619 Weddington Middle School 5903 Deal Rd Matthews, NC 28104

10:15am

Ditching the Textbook
This session will focus on how to make learning a foreign language more meaningful by ditching the textbook and incorporating interactive games.

Speakers
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Brooke Souther

French Teacher


Thursday August 16, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
F100 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:00pm

What is Dual Language Immersion?
Learn the basics of dual language education: outcomes, benefits, data and why it works.

Speakers

Thursday August 16, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
F201 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104
 
Friday, August 17
 

8:30am

Dual Language Immersion PLC
Friday August 17, 2018 8:30am - 3:30pm
MHS Media Center Monroe High School: 1 High School Drive Monroe, NC 28112