World Language Weekly


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19 Teacher Instagram Hacks

Check out these organization and time-saving tips that will help to make your school year a great one! There are a variety of age-ranges, but there are some great hacks!!

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Using Files from the Team Drive

When using items from the Team Drive for instruction - Please make a copy of the file first, and place in your own My Drive. Only members of the Team Drive can access the files. Sharing of files outside of the team drive members will require the person to request access. I will not be approving access outside of the members of the team drive.

This will also allow you to make changes to documents without changing them for everyone!

For directions on making a copy of a document and moving it to your own drive, click here.

Student Interest - Four Corners Activity

La Maestra Loca has shared a Four Corners activity to gather information on student interests! Although her slides are intended for Spanish classrooms, it could be easily adaptable to other languages. The interests are mostly generic (in reference to language/country/culture) but each corner is represented with a flag of a Spanish Speaking Country that would need to be changed, along with a few cultural items. Find her post here.

Immersion Days

Last year, we continued our Language Immersion Days at Spruce Run and COSI. Spruce Run books very quickly, so please sign-up soon! Please let me know if you are interested in participating in either Immersion Day experience here. You can watch the video, from the Spruce Run Immersion Day, put together by our Communications department here.

OFLA awards for 2018

The window has opened for nominations for the 2018 OFLA awards and will close on November 1, 2018. More information here. This is a great way to recognize those that advocate, support, promote and excel in the World Languages field.

From CCS Gifted Newsletter

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HS Department Chair Meeting Dates

Wednesdays, 3:30 - 5:30

September 19

October 17

November 28

December 19

January 23

February 20

March 20

April 17

May 15

Professional Development Opportunities

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.

Course Requester (Facilitator) Training

September PD dates for Course Requester (Formerly Facilitator) Training for the new Professional Development System (PDS) are posted. Search PDS by entering the course number (32867).

Central Ohio TCI

ANYONE interested in learning more about teaching with Comprehensible Input and learning about Language Acquisition.
There is no charge, but you are welcome to chip in for coffee.

Meeting at Hilliard Darby, 4200 Leppert Rd, Hilliard, OH 43026

September 8, 2018 9-12:30pm.

Click here for more information and to register.

Upcoming Dates

September 3 - No School - Labor Day

September 12 - 90 Min Early Release

September 19 - HS Department Chair

October 3 - WL Best Practices PD

October 10 - 90 Min Early Release

October 17 - HS Department Chair

October 19 - World Languages District PD Day

October 23 - End of Quarter 1

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