SI 2013 World Languages Curriculum Remodeling Session
East Team
Socrative Room
July 8 & 10
Greenville Convention Center
Greenville, NC
July 15 & 17
Sheraton Imperial Convention Center
Durham, NC
July 23
Apple Valley MS/N Henderson HS
Hendersonville, NC
West Team
Socrative Room
July 8 & 10
Hilton Charlotte University Hotel
Charlotte, NC
July 15 & 17
Koury Convention Center
Greensboro, NC
July 23
Gray's Creek High School
Hope Mills, NC
World Languages Parking Lot:

All session materials are posted on the World Languages wiki in the Professional Development section on the Summer Institutes 2013 page ( in the interactive agenda.

Description of 90-minute session:

The World Languages Curriculum Remodeling Session will highlight professional development resources and instructional materials for standards implementation, with an emphasis on exploring assessment and building local capacity. Information will be shared about state policies, national and international initiatives, and various projects that support the North Carolina World Language Essential Standards.


By the end of the World Languages Curriculum Remodeling Session, participants will be able to:
  • Access the needed professional development resources and materials on the World Language wiki.
  • Describe World Language assessment tools and options.
  • Update current plan to build local capacity as teachers continue to implement the North Carolina World Language Essential Standards.

Interactive Agenda:
1st Session
2nd Session
Pre-Work: Treasure Hunt on WLES Wiki
Materials to Download & Use
1:00 - 1:20
3:00 - 3:20
Welcome, Overview & Prepare to Share
Activities: How many teachers? Socrative poll questions & Prepare to Share Local PD Planning Guide
Agenda for IHE Institutes

IHE Presentation

SI 2013 Presentation

Prepare to Share handout
1:20 – 1:35
3:20 - 3:35
Mapping Assessment Acronyms
Graphic Organizer
1:35 - 2:00
3:35 - 4:00
Exploring World Language Assessment Resources
Activity: Acronym Jigsaw using Google Presentation
Assessment Acronym Cards

Acronym Jigsaw Presentations Materials
2:00 - 2:20
4:00 - 4:20
Mining the World Language Wiki for PD Ideas
Activity: Pre-Work ( Review & Treasure Hunt Extension
Share with Google Form
2:20 - 2:30
4:20 - 4:30
Reflection Question, Self-Assessment & Plus/Delta Exit Ticket

Reflection Question: Go to
2013-2014 WLES Resources handout


Access the World Language Wiki Treasure Hunt in the LiveBinder at:

  • Take the Wiki Tour Overview so that you become familiar with how the wiki is organized.
  • Explore the professional development resources on the wiki, including tabs that have resources organized by goal to help you develop local training to:
    • Establish a working knowledge of the World Language Essential Standards (WL),
    • Understand the 8 proficiency levels of the WLES,
    • Know how to teach to build proficiency, and
    • Know how to assess proficiency, formatively and summatively, in the classroom.
  • Update your district/charter portion of the Building Capacity section ( of the World Language Wiki to share the types of programs and courses you have in each language.

As you do the Pre-Work, please complete and submit the Google Form at for further use during Summer Institutes 2013.