Workshop Schedule

Opportunities for Q&A are integrated throughout the workshop.

Time Content Format & Presenters
8:15-8:45 Registration
8:45-9:00 Opening and welcoming remarks

Professor Ted Mack--Introduction

Marcia Arndt

David Jahner

  • Previewing activity
  • An overview of the College Board's Advanced Placement Program and AP World Languages and Cultures program, including both historical and current information
  • An overview of how AP World Language exams are developed, created, administered, and scored
Marcia Arndt and David Jahner facilitating
10:00-10:15 Check for Understanding (CFU)/Interactive processing
10:15-10:30 Break
  • How to navigate AP Central
  • Choice Board Activity
  • Ticket Out the Door and Idea Challenge
Marcia Arndt and David Jahner present
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-1:30 Language Classroom Toolkit: Large Group Discussion
Group discussion and sharing of strategies, materials, and resources
  • How to build a strong WL department that will lead to success in AP (Online Module #1--Debriefing)
  • Other considerations for building a strong WL program
  • Understanding the three modes of communication and how they work together
  • Expectations for novice, intermediate, and advance proficiency levels
2:15-2:30 Break
  • Modes of Communication by Proficiency Levels: Group work to brainstorm strategies for each mode by proficiency levels
  • Gallery Walk to share communication strategies
Marcia and David present and segues into group work and discussion
3:45-4:00 Wrap up and Workshop evaluation