BRYCE’S 2019 SCHEDULE

(See workshop descriptions and consulting options on the Workshops page)

1/11/19 (Friday)  Teaching Reading in World Language Classes, Parker, CO.

Lutheran High School, Parker, Colorado. This workshop on how to implement practical strategies for reading aloud to students, reading whole class novels with students, and getting students to read on their own.

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1/18/19 (Friday)  Teaching Reading in World Language Classes, Collinsville, IL

Collinsville High School, Collinsville, Illinois. This is a follow-up visit to the school–last fall I did a seminar on teaching with comprehensible input. This workshop will focus on how to implement various reading strategies.

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Seminars for the Bureau of Education and Research (www.ber.org). BER is the leading provider of professional development and PD training resources for educators in North America.

Learn the best strategies for sustainable acquisition-based world language teaching in Bryce’s comprehensive one-day seminars planned across the USA this upcoming school year. You will leave refreshed, inspired and with ideas that you can begin to implement the next day.

1/22/19 (Tuesday)  Houston, TX
1/23/19 (Wednesday)  Dallas, TX
1/24/19 (Thursday)  El Paso, TX
1/25/19 (Friday)  Phoenix, AZ

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Seminars for the Bureau of Education and Research (www.ber.org).

2/04/19 (Monday)  Portland, OR
2/05/19 (Tuesday)  Tacoma, WA
2/06/19 (Wednesday)  Seattle, WA
2/07/19 (Thursday)  Spokane, WA
2/08/19 (Friday)  Boise, ID

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2/09/19 (Saturday)  Colorado Congress of Foreign Language Teachers (CCFLT) Spring Conference, Denver, CO  “Secrets of the Secret Password”

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2/18/19 to 2/21/19  (Monday-Thursday) Ho-Chunk Nation teacher training workshops, Mauston, Wisconsin. “Classroom Management that Works” & “Sustainable C.I.”  Interview, observe, train and coach Ho-Chunk language teachers to help preserve their native language and culture through storytelling.

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Seminars for the Bureau of Education and Research (www.ber.org).

2/25/19 (Monday)  Columbia, SC
2/26/19 (Tuesday)  Atlanta, GA
2/27/19 (Wednesday)  Knoxville, TN
2/28/19 (Thursday)  Nashville, TN
3/01/19 (Friday)  Kansas City, MO

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3/19/19 to 3/27/19  Train teachers in acquisition-based teaching methods in public schools in two Latin American cities.

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BER World Language Conferences: Accelerating Your Students’ Communicative Proficiency in the Target Language

7 presentations at each conference:

  • Promoting Fluency & Spontaneous Authentic Communication in the Target Language
  • Utilize Powerful Reading Strategies for the World Language Classroom
  • More Effectively Differentiate Language Instruction to Reach All Students
  • Best Time-Saving Tips for the World Language Classroom
  • Enhance the Interpersonal Mode of Communication
  • Learn New Ways to Deliver Cultural Content in the Target Language
  • Must Have Management Tips for the Active World Language Classroom

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4/8/19 to 4/9/19 (Monday & Tuesday)  BER World Language Conference, Boston, MA

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4/10/19 to 4/11/19 (Wednesday & Thursday) BER World Language Conference, Chicago, IL

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4/26/19 to 4/27/19 (Friday & Saturday) Mitten CI Conference, Saline (Ann Arbor), Michigan.

  • Best Time-Saving Tips for the World Language Classroom
  • Body Language Secrets to Subliminally Connect: A Secret of Sustainable Classroom Management
  • Classroom Management with Respect & Care: Special Techniques for World Language 
  • How to Pull off FVR: It Ain’t Just Handing out Books  How to make it happen step-by-step. Learn what to expect, what to demand, what to provide and how to act to get students to really read voluntarily.
  • The Secrets of the Secret Password: The Tells and Skills that Make it Work

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Seminars for the Bureau of Education and Research (www.ber.org).

5/13/19 (Monday)  Boston, MA
5/14/19 (Tuesday)  Manchester, NH
5/15/19 (Wednesday)  Cherry Hill, NJ
5/16/19 (Thursday)  Long Branch, NJ
5/17/19 (Friday)  Newark, NJ

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6/8/19 (Saturday) Comprehensible Input Iowa Conference (CIIA), Nevada, Iowa.

  • Make the Most of Your Student-Teaching Experience. Bryce knows how to coach developing teachers. Most of his many student teachers over 30 years are still teaching. There will be a drawing to award 5 student teachers or first-year teachers free Skype/Face Time sessions with Bryce next school year.
  • How to Pull off FVR: It Ain’t Just Handing out Books  How to make it happen step-by-step. Learn what to expect, what to demand, what to provide and how to act to get students to really read voluntarily.
  • The Game-Changer: “Persona Especial” Student Interviews  After you’ve done this for a while, students get the confidence and skills to have lengthy and meaningful conversations with native speakers. Teacher: How many of you think you could have a good conversation with someone that spoke no English?” Students: “Of course! How easy! Do you think we’re stupid, señor?”
  • The Secrets of the Secret Password: The Tells & Skills that Will Make it Work for You   Here’s how to make it function smoothly all year. Years of observation and experimentation have allowed Bryce to master the skills. Now he’s sharing them with you. You can cut your learning curve way down with this session.

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6/10/19 & 6/11/19  (Monday & Tuesday) Fort Dodge Public Schools, Fort Dodge, Iowa. Consulting and training world language teachers in a proficiency-based, standards-aligned curriculum.

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6/18/19 (Tuesday) Milford School District, Manchester, New Hampshire.  Professional Development for teachers in the World Language Department.

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7/8/19 to 7/12/18 (Monday -Friday) National Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (NTPRS) Conference, Chicago, IL . Westin Chicago Northwest, 400 Park Boulevard, Itasca, Illinois   

  • Advanced TPRS Teacher Training: “Persona Especial” Student Interviews In-Depth (Monday, 2:30  – 4:30 pm; Wednesday, 8:00  – 10:00 am & 1:45  – 3:45 pm)
  • The Secrets of the Secret Password: The Tells & Skills that Will Make it Work for You   Here’s how to make using passwords function smoothly all year. Years of experimentation and reflection have allowed Bryce to master these skills and now he’s sharing them with you. You can cut your learning curve way down with this session. (Thursday, 9:15 am)
  • How to Pull off FVR: It Ain’t Just Handing out Books  How to make it happen step-by-step. Learn what to expect, what to demand, what to provide and how to act to get students to really read voluntarily. (Thursday, 2:00 pm)
  • The Game-Changer: “Persona Especial” Student Interviews  For beginning TPRS teachers (Friday, 10:30 am)

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7/15/19 to 7/18/18 (Monday -Thursday) International Forum on Language Teaching (IFLT) Conference, St. Petersburg, Florida.

  • Promote Spontaneous Speaking with Call & Response, Rejoinders and Passwords (Tuesday, 8:30 am; Thursday, 8:30 am)
  • The Game-Changer: Student Interviews (Tuesday, 10:00 am; Wednesday, 8:30 am)
  • “Must Have” Management Techniques for the CI Classroom (Wednesday, 10:00 am & 3:00 pm)

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8/7/19 (Wednesday) Atlanta Public Schools/Sutton Middle School (Northside Campus), Atlanta, GA.  Professional Development

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8/13/19 (Tuesday) Prospect Ridge Academy, Broomfield, Colorado.  Professional Development

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9/13/19 to 9/14/18 (Friday – Saturday) Comprehensible California Conference, Rosedale, California (Sacramento area)

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9/17/19 (Tuesday) Summit School District, Frisco, Colorado.  Professional Development for World Language Teachers.

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10/1/19 (Tuesday) Summit School District, Frisco, Colorado.  Professional Development for World Language Teachers: Model teaching in elementary and high school classroom with debrief and language lab with teachers afterwards.

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10/6/19 to 10/12/19 (Sunday –  Saturday) Various Cities, Latin America.  Professional Development for English Language Teachers.

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Bryce will be presenting 43 seminars for the Bureau of Education & Research (ber.org) during the 2019-2020 school year. BER is the leading provider of professional development for educators in the US and Canada. Read more here.

11/4/19 to 11/8/19 (Monday – Friday) 5 BER World Language Seminars

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11/25/19 to 11/26/19 (Monday – Tuesday) 2 BER World Language Seminars

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12/3/19 to 12/6/19 (Monday – Thursday)  2 BER World Language Conferences

Keynote: On the Path to Proficiency: Reflections from the World Language Classroom

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12/16/19 to 12/19/19 (Monday – Thursday) 4 BER World Language Seminars

 

BRYCE’S 2020 SCHEDULE

1/7/20 to 1/10/20 (Tuesday – Friday) 4 BER World Language Seminars

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1/27/20 to 1/31/20 (Monday – Friday) 5 BER World Language Seminars

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2/10/20 to 2/13/20 (Monday – Thursday) 4 BER World Language Seminars

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2/20/20 to 2/22/20 (Thursday – Saturday)  Colorado Congress of Foreign Language Teachers Spring Conference, Loveland, CO

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3/16/20 to 3/20/20 (Monday – Friday) 5 BER World Language Seminars

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4/13/20 to 4/17/20 (Monday – Friday) 5 BER World Language Seminars

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4/27/20 to 4/28/20  BER World Language Conference, Chicago, Illinois  Keynote speaker and presenter

On the Path to Proficiency: Reflections from the World Language Classroom

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4/29/20 to 4/30/20  BER World Language Conference, Los Angeles, California   Keynote speaker and presenter

On the Path to Proficiency: Reflections from the World Language Classroom

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5/04/20 to 5/08/20 (Monday – Friday) 5 BER World Language Seminars

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6/8/20 to 6/9/20 (Monday & Tuesday) Jenks Public Schools, Jenks, OK  Professional Development for World Language teachers

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Stay tuned for more workshop, conference and seminar locations. Watch for a city near you. Contact Bryce to set up a time.

Bryce is scheduled to do 43 BER seminars during the 2019-2020 school year. Locations are still being evaluated. Check back here for cities and seminar topics.