This page contains materials from the workshop Cherice Montgomery gave at the World Language Professional Development Day in Boise, ID on Feb. 22, 2017.

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WORKSHOP AGENDA

Linguistic Legos: The Case for Pedagogical Change

  • Authenticity: The Power, Possibilities, and Problems of Shifting Proficiency
  • Building Meaningful Learning Outcomes: One Brick at a Time
  • Crafting Contextualized, Creative, & Communicative Lessons
  • Developing Scaffolding: The Lego Approach to Scaffolding
  • Engaging Learners Across the 3 Modes of Communication
  • Finding & Evaluating Culturally Authentic Texts & Materials


Scaffolding Interpretive Communication

  • Pre-, During, & Post-Reading Activities
  • Experimenting with Interactive Ways to Read a Text
  • Scaffolding Interpretive Inquiry
    • Scaffolding with Formatting
    • Scaffolding Genre
    • Activating Prior Knowledge
    • Breaking Text into Chunks
    • Creating Schema
    • Developing Interactive Activities
    • Engaging Learners with Meaning
    • Expanding Learners’ Academic Language (If we have adequate time)

LUNCH

Scaffolding Interpersonal Communication

  • What do we mean by proficiency?
  • Strategies for Shifting Proficiency
  • Scaffolding Intercultural Communication & Cognition
  • Developing Interculturality


Scaffolding Presentational Communication

  • Strategies for Scaffolding Writing
    • Idea Generation
    • Content Development
    • Structure
    • Organization
    • Elaboration
    • Fluency
    • Writing Process
  • Technology Tools for Supporting Presentational Communication


Rubrics: A Recipe for Fantastic Feedback

  • Encouragement v. Feedback
  • Giving Effective Feedback
  • Developing Effective Rubrics
  • Evaluations & Wrap-up

Content Area Collaboration

Authenticity: The Power, Possibilities, and Problems of Shifting Proficiency
Building Meaningful Learning Outcomes: One Brick at a Time
Crafting Contextualized, Creative, & Communicative Lessons
Developing Scaffolding: The Lego Approach to Scaffolding
Engaging Learners Across the 3 Modes of Communication
Finding & Evaluating Culturally Authentic Texts & Materials