06 Apr PD Opportunities for K-12 Chinese Teachers (College Board)
We know this is a very unusual and challenging time for everyone, but we hope that online professional learning opportunities may bring some support, inspiration and community to Chinese teachers and program administrators across the U.S. We are excited to share the April schedule for the College Board Professional Learning Webinar Series, a series of complimentary webinars for K-12 Chinese teachers and school administrators. We are especially pleased to announce a new session on the timely topic of “Online Teaching Strategies and Tools,” as many teachers work quickly to adapt their teaching to remote and virtual settings.
Please see below and register today!
Date & Time: Friday, April 10, 4:00 – 5:30 PM EST
Topic: Online Teaching Strategies & Tools
Audience: All Teachers
Speaker: Maggie Chen, Chinese Teacher, Granada Hills Charter TK-12; Michelle Carlisle, Director, Confucius Institute, East Central Ohio Educational Service Center
Date & Time: Thursday, April 16, 8:00 – 9:30 PM EST
Topic: Setting the Stage for Learning with Learning Targets and Formative Assessment
Audience: Veteran Teachers
Speaker: Greta Lundgaard, World Languages Consultant, Plano Independent School District
Date & Time: Thursday, April 30, 2:00 – 3:30 PM EST
Topic: Sharing Chinese Language Program Resources
Speaker: Betsy Hart, Director of National Outreach,
National Foreign Language Center; Matt Coss, Adjunct Faculty Instructor, George Washington University
Date & Time: Thursday, April 30, 8:00 – 9:30 PM EST
Topic: Student-Centered Activities
Audience: New Chinese Teachers
Speaker: Helena Curtain, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Please note the following important messages:
- NO certificate or credits will be provided for the webinars at this time.
- Participants will need to log in with their full name, email, position and institution when joining the webinar so we may share resources after the webinar.
We look forward to seeing you online soon, and hope everyone is staying healthy and safe.
Chinese Language and Culture Initiatives