The College Board announces the Professional Learning Webinar Series

The College Board announces the Professional Learning Webinar Series to provide flexible professional development opportunities for K12 teachers and administrators to enhance their Chinese language programs. They will be hosting complimentary webinars for Chinese teachers and school administrators to provide great learning opportunities for educators. All webinars will be offered to participants at no cost. Please follow the link(s) below to register.

In September, the three webinars for teachers and administrators are:

Webinar 1:

Topic:  American National Learning Standards for Foreign Language & Backward Design

Time:                   Tuesday, 9/17/2019, 8 PM-10 PM EST

Presenter:          Ying Jin (金璎老师), ACTFL 2018 National Language Teacher of the Year

Description:       Introduction to National Standards for Foreign Language Education, three modes of communication and lesson planning using backward design.

Audience:           New Chinese Teachers

Language:          Chinese

Link:                    Click here to access the webinar

Webinar Password: Cb123                       

Webinar 2:

Topic:  Strategies for Classroom Management and Activities to Foster Engagement

Time:                   Monday, 9/30/2019, 8 PM-10 PM EST

Presenter:          Heidi Steele, Secondary School Chinese language teacher

Description:       Strategies on classroom management and activities to foster student engagement.

Audience:           Veteran Chinese Teachers

Language:          Chinese

Link:                    Click here to access the webinar

Webinar Password: Cb123         

Webinar 3:

Topic:                  Building a Strong AP® Chinese Program

Time:                   Wednesday, 9/25/2019, 2 PM-4 PM EST

Presenter:          Dr. Jianhua Bai, Chief Reader of AP® Chinese, College Board/ETS; Professor of Chinese, Kenyon College

Description:       Strategies and resources to develop a well-articulated Chinese language program that leads to AP® excellence.

Audience:           School Administrators and Program Coordinators

Language:          English

Link:                    Click here to access the webinar

Webinar Password: Cb123         

 Please note the following important messages:

  1. NO certificate or credits will be provided for the webinars at this time.
  2. Participants will need to log in with their full name, email, position and institution when joining the webinar so we may share resources after the webinar.
  3.  All webinar materials will be provided to you after the webinar.

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