Professional Development Opportunity
Developing Assessments for the Secondary Dual Language and Immersion Classroom
Effective assessments for the secondary dual language and immersion (DLI) classroom need to monitor not only content understanding but also the development of target language proficiency – a challenging task indeed! This interactive three-hour workshop, intended specifically for secondary DLI teachers, will explore how to design and implement assessments that efficiently integrate content and language. After a brief introduction to several frameworks for conceptualizing and assessing language proficiency and the what and why behind performance assessments in DLI, we will together analyze sample assessments and rubrics/scoring guides to understand how they combine content and language evaluation. Participants will also have time to (re)design an assessment and associated rubric for their own classroom. Teams of secondary DLI teachers are encouraged to register together!
After this workshop you will be able to:
Target Audience: This workshop is designed specifically for secondary immersion teachers.
Cost includes morning coffee and workshop materials.
This workshop is cosponsored by the the Second Language Education program in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Education.
MAIN EVENTS FEEDBACK:
"The organization of the event was great! During the first session workshop I learned a lot. It was very practical and I will use this new application in my future classroom."
"I loved the amazing new ideas I learned in the immersion improv-integration of language and movement. Thanks for having the first half hour of arrive and have some coffee and food. Thank you so much for the gift card, great idea!"