Intermediate Workshop Agenda

The agenda below is a list of recommended activities to teach for all of the units if you are planning to run this workshop yourself. These plans are meant as suggestions for teacher developers and can be customized according to your students’ skill levels, interests, and goals for standards-based education. If you would like to teach a custom workshop, and need recommendations for a lesson plan, submit a request in our Forum.
Intermediate Workshop

Day One

DAY ONE: Communications

  • Welcome and Communications Icebreaker (Technology Tic-Tac-Toe)
  • Introductions with Vocaroo
  • FInding Realia and Saving to Dropbox
  • ESL Conversation Question Starters
  • Weebly or Blogger
  • “Where Good Ideas Come From” and CommonCraft
  • Voxopop
  • BrainShark

Day Two

DAY TWO: Culture

  • How to Integrate Culture into the World Languages Classroom
  • iPad Apps Showcase
  • Live Binders for Collecting Cultural Artifacts
  • Taxedo
  • FaceTime
  • Developing Multicultural Perspectives

Day Three

DAY THREE: Comparisons

  • Field Trip to a Museum or Location to Collect Authentic Cultural Materials in Photo and Video
  • Lunch
  • Storyboarding
  • Video Editing with Windows Live Movie Maker

Day Four

DAY FOUR: Connections

  • Overview of Connections and Icebreaker
  • PhotoPeach for Slideshows and Quizzes
  • PollEverywhere
  • NearPod
  • ToonDoo
  • Touring the Globe with GoogleEarth and ToonDoo

Day Five

DAY FIVE: Communities

  • Examples of Face-to-Face and Online Learning Communities
  • Starting a Conversation Using an Avatar with Voki
  • Google Hangout
  • Prezi
  • iPad Tools for Collaboration and Sharing
  • Technology Tic-Tac-Toe
  • Participants Showcase