Christina Ennis | November 16, 2018
In this session, Carol Gaab shares powerful techniques that will make story-asking more effective and easier to accomplish. Take the stress and the guess out of asking a story with these practical proven strategies.
This webinar will focus on effective techniques for differentiating language instruction, in addition to helping you articulate how you may already be differentiating instruction. Learn ten powerful, yet simple strategies for providing engaging and effective instruction for all students, not just the top 5% of the class. Discover how to engage and successfully reach all types of learners, regardless of perceived ability levels and learning styles.
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How do you know where to GO...if you don't know what they KNOW? Assessment is more than just tests and quizzes. In this webinar, you will learn some fantastically fun and easy ways to quickly and informally assess your students' progress as well as help them to assess their own skills and knowledge. You will soon discover that formative assessment will also help you to more effectively plan your daily instruction. No more surprises on test day!
This session will show participants little tips and tricks from a seasoned CI veteran on how to squeeze every last drop of potential CI from each class period. We will discuss using bellringers, using trends and viral videos, and planned conversations. We will search for those hidden moments where CI can be maximized. Participants will also see demonstrations of effective techniques for starting and sustaining good CI-heavy class discussions.
If one movie can produce 170,000+ images, and a picture’s worth a thousand words, then how in the world can videos be acquisition-friendly? In this interactive session, you will learn how to create a wide variety of video-based lessons that are highly effective for sustaining interaction in the target language, inspiring higher-order thinking, engaging even hard-to-reach/teach students, and maximizing acquisition potential for all learners. Discover the secret to what a picture’s really worth…
Boredom and lethargy have one thing in common: SCHOOL! In this enlightening session, Cindy will share a variety of fresh, innovative ways to provide CI, facilitate acquisition, assess, and consistently sustain student engagement and energy. Learn easy strategies to boost moods, promote optimum brain function and enhance conditions for successful language acquisition.
Reading have you down? Have you tried using novels and felt unsuccessful? Have you wanted to find more engaging ways to read with your students? Look no further! In this session, we will tackle the reading monster together. From finding the right novel for the kids in front of you to finding the right ways to assess comprehension, we will dig our way out of the reading rut one good book at a time!
Let me show you how to use different fun and enjoyable CI activities that add personalization and repetition, while staying in the target language. For years, I have been building a “bank” of my favorite CI activities that I have created or adapted from different blogs, workshops, and conferences that have become a powerful tool for my students. Come learn and practice with me and leave with ideas that can be used right away.
This webinar will focus on what makes a good reading and a good reader and why weaker readers don't engage in reading. Learn effective and engaging techniques for completing class readings and deepening comprehension. Watch as attendees participate in several pre-reading and post-reading activities that will engage readers of all literacy levels, facilitate acquisition and help students develop a love for reading in the Target Language.