Philadelphia, PA
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Saturday, January 26, 2013 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

The Wharton School, Jon M. Huntsman Hall
3730 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19064

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Conference for High School Language Instructors
Are your students competitive for the global economy?
Which literacies will lead to success?

For success in the globalized economies of today and the future, mastery of financial literacy adds a rich dimension to academics along with the Common Core subjects and 21st century themes that define the main curricular changes in education. The AP vertical theme guide and language and culture planning and pacing guide can offer a productive point of departure to prepare 21st century language educators.

Join us at the conference and explore multiple literacies through

Pre-lunch sessions:
  • Diana Drake, Managing Editor, Knowledge@Wharton High School, Financial Literacy for Teachers from Knowledge@Wharton and High School web-based resources
  • Lynn Fulton, Education Specialist and World Language Immersion, Delaware Department of Education, ACTFL Board Member, Common Core Standards and World Languages
  • Christina Frei, Director of Language Instruction, Academic Director, Penn Language Center, Adjunct Associate Professor of Education, University of Pennsylvania, AP Curriculum for World Languages
Post-lunch session:
Technology Workshop on Theme-based Activities

Eleni Miltsakaki, Research Associate, Institute of Research in Cognitive Science, Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania

  • The role of inquiry-based activities in teaching world languages
  • Webquests: Structured inquiry-based activities utilizing web resources
  • Practical guidelines on how to find, share, and create language webquests
  • Hands-on technology training on how to create webquests online
  • Create your own webquest for online/offline use
  • Free account and access to your personal questbook

Participants receive Act 48 and NJ professional credit
Breakfast and lunch included!

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  • Deadline: January 21, 2013
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