March 13, 2020 – March 14, 2020 all-day

The Art of Lesson Planning: Making Your Masterpiece!    presented by Megan Smith

Be inspired to plan engaging lessons driven by current culture and authentic communication. We will walk through complete lessons in various languages for novice and intermediate students that you can replicate or reimagine to fit any thematic unit. Learn to blend relevant authentic resources and low-prep tasks to promote proficiency growth at any level.

More Than Words: Introducing, Expanding, and Recycling Vocabulary  presented by Megan Smith

Rethink how to teach and grow vocabulary by considering student proficiency first. See simple strategies to teach vocabulary in context of culture-based lessons, provide more options for students to choose and expand their vocabulary, and recycle high-frequency words and structures throughout the year. More than words is all you have to do, to make it real.