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Webinar: Common Core and the World Language Classroom: Shifting into High Gear with Nonfiction
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In this session, participants will learn to use of a variety of informational text resources, including textbooks, to help them make the instructional shifts necessary for successful implementation of the Common Core State Standards. This session will examine text complexity as it applies to informational texts and offer strategies for building knowledge in the disciplines and writing from sources.

11/5/2013 to 11/6/2013
When: November 5 or 6, 2013


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Common Core and the World Language Classroom: Shifting into High Gear with Nonfiction

 

Tuesday, November 5 and Wednesday, November 6, 2013

 


The same webinar will be offered four times: once in the morning and once in the afternoon on both Tuesday, November 5 and Wednesday, November 6. Participants must choose one of the four times.

· Tuesday, November 5 AM: 11:00am – 12:30pm Eastern Time; [10:00am-11:30am Central; 9:00am-10:30am Mountain; 8:00am-9:30am Pacific]

· Tuesday, November 5 PM: 5:30pm – 7:00pm Eastern Time; [4:30pm-6:00pm Central; 3:30pm-5:00pm Mountain; 2:30pm-4:00pm Pacific]

· Wednesday, November 6 AM: 11:00am – 12:30pm Eastern Time; [10:00am-11:30am Central; 9:00am-10:30am Mountain; 8:00am-9:30am Pacific]

· Wednesday, November 6 PM: 5:30pm – 7:00pm Eastern Time; [4:30pm-6:00pm Central; 3:30pm-5:00pm Mountain; 2:30pm-4:00pm Pacific]


 

Session length: 90 minutes

 

Session Language: Due to the complexity of the subject matter, English and Spanish, as appropriate

 

Session Description: Common Core and the World Language Classroom: Shifting into High Gear with Nonfiction

In this session, participants will learn to use of a variety of informational text resources, including textbooks, to help them make the instructional shifts necessary for successful implementation of the Common Core State Standards. This session will examine text complexity as it applies to informational texts and offer strategies for building knowledge in the disciplines and writing from sources.

Presenter:

Dr. Barbara Jones is a Santillana National Consultant. Dr. Jones has an EdD from the University of Houston in Teacher Education, with an emphasis on teacher professional development, and post-doctoral studies in Educational Administration from Arizona State University and Sam Houston State University. She is currently an Adjunct Professor and has been a Visiting Assistant Professor at St Thomas University (Houston, Texas), Principal of Donna C. Lewis Elementary (Spring ISD, Texas), a Title I dual language Exemplary School, and an Assistant Principal in Scarborough Elementary in Houston ISD. Dr. Jones has had extensive experience as a district programmatic evaluator for bilingual programs, dual language programs, Spanish language programs, ESL and bilingual teacher and school site administrator trainer and teacher coach. She has recently developed a series of lectures on different aspects of the impact of the Common Core in second language learning and Spanish NLA for Jersey City Public Schools and NYC Department of Education. Dr. Jones currently resides in Houston, TX. She is fully bilingual.



 

WEBINAR PRICING

 

 

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION

Register by October 24 at 11:59pm

LATE REGISTRATION

October 24 - 31 at 11:59pm

 

2013 AATSP Member

 

 

$30.00

 

$40.00

 

Non AATSP Member

 

 

$40.00

 

$50.00

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

· AATSP MEMBERS must sign in to receive the AATSP-member pricing.

· Payment by credit card must be completed upon registering.

· You will receive an email confirmation for your registration payment. Once the registration payment is processed, refunds cannot be granted.

· Approximately two days before the webinar, you will receive an email message providing a password to access the webinar along with other instructions. If you do not receive the password, please check your JunkMail folder. The email message will be from messenger@webex.com 



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