BRYCE’S 2020 SCHEDULE

See Bryce’s PREVIOUS ACTIVITIES & PRESENTATIONS from earlier in 2020 and past years.

 

3/13/20 (Friday)  Berkeley County School District, Martinsburg, WV.  Professional Development workshop for all district world language teachers. 

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

Best, Most Powerful Strategies for Teaching World Languages (Version 2.0)

Is this something from which all world language teachers will benefit?

Absolutely! The principles of second language acquisition in the seminar will apply to all languages. There is a large and growing contingent of teachers that are using proficiency-based instructional strategies like those that ACTFL suggests and that are presented in these seminars. Here is what a Latin teacher has done with one strategy that is presented in the seminar: https://magisterp.com/2015/09/24/discipvlvs-illvstris-la-persona-especial-latine/

3/16/20 (Monday)  Albany, NY.  Register for the Albany seminar here.
3/17/20 (Tuesday)  Syracuse, NY.  Register for the Syracuse seminar here.
3/18/20 (Wednesday)  Rochester, NY.  Register for the Rochester seminar here.
3/19/20 (Thursday)  Long Island, NY.  Register for the Long Island seminar here.
3/20/20 (Friday)  Cherry Hill, NJ.  Register for the Cherry Hill seminar here.

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3/30/20 to 3/31/20 (Monday & Tuesday)  Tampa Preparatory School, Tampa, FL.  World Language program review: Observe classes, interview students, listen to teachers’ observations, analyze curriculum and instruction, make recommendations on effective and efficient SLA techniques.

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4/3/20 (Friday)  Lutheran High School, Parker, Colorado. (Pending)

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

Best, Most Powerful Strategies for Teaching World Languages (Version 2.0)

Is this something from which all world language teachers will benefit?

Absolutely! The principles of second language acquisition in the seminar will apply to all languages. There is a large and growing contingent of teachers that are using proficiency-based instructional strategies like those that ACTFL suggests and that are presented in these seminars. Here is what a Latin teacher has done with one strategy that is presented in the seminar: https://magisterp.com/2015/09/24/discipvlvs-illvstris-la-persona-especial-latine/

4/13/20 (Monday)  Minneapolis, MN.  Register for the Minneapolis seminar here.
4/14/20 (Tuesday)  St. Louis, MO.  Register for the ST. Louis seminar here.
4/15/20 (Wednesday)  Kansas City, MO.  Register for the Kansas City seminar here.
4/16/20 (Thursday)  Dallas, TX.  Register for the Dallas seminar here.
4/17/20 (Friday)  Albuquerque, NM.  Register for the Albuquerque seminar here.

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4/23/20 (Thursday)  Fort Dodge Public Schools, Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Mentoring of world language teachers. Ongoing monthly follow-up to summer workshop: Celebrations? What’s working? What’s not working well yet? This month’s topic:  TBD

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4/27/20 to 4/28/20  2 BER 2-Day World Language Conferences in Chicago & California, Keynote speaker and presenter

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

4/27/20 to 4/28/20 (Monday – Tuesday) Chicago, Illinois.  Register for the this conference here.

4/29/20 to 4/30/20 (Wednesday – Thursday)  Anaheim, CA.  Register for this conference here.

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5/1/20 (Friday)  St. John’s Lutheran School, Orange, CA. Guest teaching in Spanish classes (Pending)

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

Best, Most Powerful Strategies for Teaching World Languages (Version 2.0)

5/04/20 (Monday)  Burlington, VT.  Register for the Burlington seminar here.
5/05/20 (Tuesday)  Manchester, NH.  Register for the Manchester seminar here.
5/06/20 (Wednesday)  Boston, MA.  Register for the Boston seminar here.
5/07/20 (Thursday)  Providence, RI.  Register for the Providence seminar here.
5/08/20 (Friday)  Hartford, CT.  Register for the Hartford seminar here.

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5/11/20 (Thursday)  Fort Dodge Public Schools, Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Mentoring of world language teachers. Ongoing monthly follow-up to summer workshop: Celebrations? What’s working? What’s not working well yet? This month’s topic:  TBD

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5/12/20 (Tuesday)  Backyard Tap, Loveland, CO. Spanish Language Learners Meet-up: Monthly get together of local Spanish learners to talk and connect.

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

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6/13/20 (Saturday) Comprehensible Iowa Conference, Van Meter, Iowa. Keynote Speaker: Building Stronger Roots Together, session presenter, & exhibitor.

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7/20/20 to 7/24/20 (Monday – Thursday) National TPRS Conference, Minneapolis, MN.  DOUBLE TREE HOTEL, 1500 Park Place Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416

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9/2/20 (Wednesday)  East Islip School District, Long Island, NY. Professional Development Workshop: Acquisition, Word Frequency, Grammar, Getting Meaningful Repetitions, and Teaching with Comprehensible Input

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10/1/20 to 10/3/20 (Thursday-Saturday)  Wyoming Foreign Language Teachers Association (WFLTA) Annual Conference, Casper, Wyoming.

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10/9/20 to 10/10/20 (Friday-Saturday)  Comprehensible California Conference, Rosedale, California (Sacramento area).

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11/2/20, 11/3/20, 11/4/20 (Monday-Wednesday)    New BER Seminars on Reading Strategies  Locations TBD.

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11/9/20 to 11/10/20 (Monday & Tuesday)    New BER Seminars on Reading Strategies. Locations TBD

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11/16/20 to 11/17/20 (Monday & Tuesday)   BER World Language Two-Day Conference, Anaheim, CA

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11/18/20 to 11/19/20 (Wednesday & Thursday)   BER World Language Two-Day Conference, Sacramento, CA

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12/1/20 to 12/2/20 (Tuesday & Wednesday)  World Language Two-Day Conference, Chicago, IL

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12/3/20 to 12/4/20 (Thursday & Friday)   World Language Two Day Conferences, Boston, MA

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2021 – BER Seminar Dates   Seminar content and locations TBD 

January 5 – 8

January 25 – 29

Feb 22 – 26

March 8 – 12

April 12 – 16

April 26 – 30

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

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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.