World Languages Weekly Update
November 20, 2015
NEW World Readiness Standards for Languages
Watch the clip below to become familiarized, as well as make connections to the previous version.
2nd Annual Waukesha ONE Conference Call for Presenters!
The Waukesha ONE Conference will be held for all SDW Educators on January 22, 2016 at West High School.
Click here if you aren't familiar with the ONE Conference or SAMR.
Click on the image to the left to expand for a visual of SAMR.
Consider presenting solo or with a colleague to share with a wider audience how you and your students are applying technology tools for instruction and learning.
The call for presenters is open until December 1st.
Here's the link to submit your proposal: https://goo.gl/rmVCdT
#shachat Twitter Chat
Monday, Nov. 23rd, 8-9pm
This is an online event.
Starting to get your feet wet?
Not sure how to get started?
Join us on Twitter, using the #shachat hashtag on Monday, November 23, 2015 for a hearty discussion, where we will focus our discussion around our district pillar, Personalized Learning with our guest, Jeffrey Taege.
Hour of Code: The Next World Language?
Some would contest that coding is a world language of its own. What do you think?
Here's one person's take around the debate: https://diigo.com/085223
And here's a question: "Should coding be the new Foreign Language Requirement?" via Edutopia.
If you or your students are interested, there is something neat this year for the Hour of Code, as the ever-popular game Minecraft joins to offer some coding fun!
Check it out! https://studio.code.org/s/mc/stage/1/puzzle/1