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World Language Weekly May 13, 2019

Ohio Seal of Biliteracy

Denison University just announced that it will award up to 4 college credits for students earning the Seal of Biliteracy!

The application window for Juniors is open for the Ohio Seal of BIliteracy. Please share this information with your students and encourage those with high proficiency levels, and meeting the English Language Requirements to apply. More information can be found on our website at: ccsoh.us/SealofBiliteracy.

Projects, Projects, Projects

Looking for an end of the year project? Or a need to review one unit to prepare for the end of the year? Within our curriculum folder, then level folders on our Team Drive are the projects our 2018 Summer writing team created!! Be sure to make a copy before making any changes. Enjoy and thank you to our writing team members!!

Chinese PD: Developing Chinese Literacy From Character Acquisition to Reading Proficiency

Lending Library Titles

Please contact me if you have Lending Library Titles so that we can schedule a pick up date.

Get students talking more by asking more questions- Martina Bex

Check out this video from Martina Bex about asking better questions to get your students talking more! It's less than 5 minutes!! You can find Martina's website and blog here: https://comprehensibleclassroom.com/

New PD Opportunities

Bande Dessinee for the French Classroom. Two-day workshop at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library.

Final Exams Are Ready!

Thank you to our wonderful Final Exam Writing Team!! Finals exams were finished this week and are available in our World Languages Team Drive. World Languages - Final Exams - 2019 Final Exams. Final exams will not be shared via a Word Document this year, just Google Drive. Please note: All exams are posted with view-only permissions. If you wish to make any edits to the document, you must first Make a Copy (File -> Make a Copy), please DO NOT request Edit access as this changes the exam for everyone. Please contact me if you notice any errors. I will correct and I will communicate through our newsletter any updates to the documents.

Summer Language Study Opportunities for Teachers & Students

Teachers - AP Summer Institutes

Students - Kent State University STARTALK Summer Language Academy

Deadline to apply: April 15, 2019

Students - Summer Linguistics Institute for Youth Scholars

Deadline to apply: June 1, 2019. Need-based financial aid is available. contact program director Dr. Julia McGory at mcgory.1@osu.edu

OSU Summer Language Courses

iFLT Conference - July 15-18; St. Petersburg, Florida

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OSU Summer Seminars Abroad for Spanish Teachers

The program will take place from July 9-25, 2019 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Upcoming Seminars

Environmental Issues, June 3-7, 8:30 - 3:30pm. Click here for more information. Teaching about Asia, June 10-14, 8:30 - 3:30pm. Click here for more information.

Summer Scholarships & Opportunities

Professional Development Opportunities

Global Citizenship in the Spanish Classroom: Using Spanish commands to explore micro-financing with Kiva.

April 30, 2019 - 6pm

Summer 2019 Institute in Montreal and Quebec City

Early Release PD Recordings: Find the links to the recordings to our Early Release Virtual PD here. If you are interested in participating in future Early Release Virtual PD, please consult your administrator. If approved, sign up in PDS - Course number 33368.

Registering For A CCS Activity

CCS has adopted a new PD planner. Click here for instructions on how-to register for a CCS Professional Development Opportunity.

Upcoming Dates

May 13, 2019 - Quarter 4 grading window opens

May 15, 2019 - HS Department Chair Meeting

May 23, 2019 at 6:30pm - Seal of Biliteracy Awards Night. CSIA. Email me to RSVP!

May 29, 2019 - Quarter 4 Grading Window Ends

May 30 ,2019 - Quarter 4 Grading Verification & Corrections Due

May 31, 2019 - CAAP Pick up

Lending Library

Use the sign-up sheets below to reserve copies of lending library titles. I will deliver the books to your school by the requested time frame. Please contact me with any questions.

Spanish Lending Library

French Lending Library

Japanese Lending Library

Chinese Lending Library

Professional Lending Library

Want a book not listed? Submit your suggestions here.

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