Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High and Cesar Chavez Elementary School, Davis:

To prepare their World Language students to become global citizens in the 21st century, the team of five elementary and junior high school teachers strives to teach language in a way that the brain naturally learns: through strategies that make language comprehensible, personable and relevant to the student. The team will receive training in Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS), and become certified in an ACTFL-approved language proficiency assessment. They will work together, providing each other with feedback and sharing knowledge in order to demonstrate that fun and effective learning experiences lead to both student and staff success.

Important Dates

Spring 20172017 Awardees Announced
May 1 2017Cohorts 1, 2, and 3 Reunion Event
August 3‑4 20172017 Awardee Convening
Fall 2017Application Process opens for 2018 Grant Cycle

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