Central Connecticut State University: ML 428
Welcome! This is the page specific to our ML 428 course. Click on the discussion tab at the top to join our discussions. Remember that you will have to "join" this wiki before you can add a posting. In addition to the documents below, feel free to browse the other pages along the left.

Program Advocacy Brochure
Many of the resources you will need for the brochure assignment can be found on our Program Advocacy page.
View the class presentation from September 4th, "Elementary Foreign Language Programs: Keys to a Successful Voyage here.

Talking with Carol Ann Dahlberg

The videos for the STARTALK-Concordia Language Villages Assignment can be found here.

Standards

Download the Connnecticut World Languages Framework (2005) here.
All of the Connecticut Department of Education Frameworks can all be found here: http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/cwp/view.asp?a=2618&Q=320954&sdePNavCtr
Download the Executive Summary of the Standards for Foreign Language Learning here.
Order a copy of the Standards here.

Looking at Units

From Concept to Unit!

Here's our GREAT UNIT CHECKLIST!


Great Resources and ideas for units at FLTeach! http://web.cortland.edu/flteach/flteach-res.html

Download a complete unit plan written by Jessica for a demonstration class for middle school students at the National K-12 Foreign Language Center website.

Download a complete unit plan written by Jessica for first graders at our Demonstration Class page.

http://ctworldlanguageunits.wikispaces.com/ Content-based units created by Connecticut educators in the summer of 2010 can be found here.

http://flenj.org/CAPS/?page=149 The Foreign Language Educator’s of New Jersey have put together sample units complete with assessments in many topic areas. Terrific resource!
http://www.educacion.es/exterior/usa/es/publicaciones/materiales/portada.shtml
This is an Embassy of Spain publication for multicultural education. There are units in Spanish on common themes in the world language classroom.
Go to http://www.ecb.org/worldlanguageassessment/video.htmand go down to the video called “Assessing Cultural Competence” (14 minutes) and watch it.
"Teaching Foreign Languages K-12: A Library of Classroom Practices" http://www.learner.org/resources/series185.html
Choose any video from #4 to #15 and watch all or some of it as an example of classroom instruction/unit planning. (about 30 minutes per video)Brainstorming Units! Here are some brainstorming webs.

Mini-Activity Templates and Examples


for more examples from participants in past years, go to the Methods Participant Activities page.



Creating a Wikispaces Site

See lots of great technology ideas on our Links for Technology page.

Assessment

Watch the Wisconsin Department of Education videos on assessment at http://www.ecb.org/worldlanguageassessment/video.htm
Watch "Types of Assessment" and "Assessment Tools."
Assessment Planning Template Document

Find lots more links about assessment on our Links for Assessment page.