GCRTC Core Connection

Spring 2019

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38 WORLD LANGUAGE 2018-19 WORLD LANGUAGE SUPPORT NETWORK AND PLC - ALBANY REGION The Albany Support Network for World Language teachers is in our fourth year collaborating to improve teaching and learning. New and returning members are welcome! Throughout the year, participants will come together monthly to discuss and deepen teaching practices and will then go back to the classroom to implement new teaching practices. Each session will include time to discuss and reflect upon implementation. Topics for the 2018-19 school year include: • January: Differentiation in the World Language Classroom • February and March: ACTFL's Three Modes of Communication • April: Technology • May: Reflection on our Practice In addition to these topics above, each month 2-3 participants will share strategies/best practices for NYS Topics in a "swap shop" style presentation. Each session will consist of 2 hours in person, as well as 30 minutes of reflection on implementation and/or discussion of monthly readings online. The online portion will be completed asynchronously in the Schoology platform. CTLE Credit: 20 hours Location: Sand Creek MS Library, South Colonie CSD Date: 1/8, 2/12, 3/12, 4/9, 5/14 (Tues) Time: Monthly In-Person 4:15-6:15 pm, 30 minutes per month asynchronous online Facilitator: Tiffany Phelps, Scotia-Glenville German Teacher Registration: https://goo.gl/PVH5Na ADIRONDACK PLC OF WORLD LANGUAGE EDUCATORS 2018-19 All are welcomed to join our alliance for professional learning. Our goals are to improve World Language teaching practice and increase student achievement. This year's theme will be Comprehensible Input. Various professionals from the field will join us to guide our learning or enhancement of using CI in our World Language classrooms. Professional Trisha Moller from Pine Bush, NY and Jeffrey Klamka from Guilderland, NY will lend us their expertise with employing CI in the classroom. Together they have 40+ combined years of experience teaching using this innovative method. Our sessions Click to view on Amazon.

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