Aug. 11, 2009 Agenda

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Thompson School District World Languages and Cultures
District Meeting Agenda: August 11, 2009


(filter override code today: user tsdworld with the password of trav3l.)

Agenda item Notes, reflections, etc.
1. Welcome
2. New Staff and Student Teachers
3. Overview for today
4. New State Standards are coming (and we will be happy!) (ok, at least Theisen will!)
5. Curriculum update info, project teams and text purchases-What’s next?
6. Elementary Spanish Program-next stage
7. Four district meetings this year-focus on technology and assessment (stayed tuned for dates)
8. Advocacy for World Languages in the 21st Century: How can we "Race to the Top" if we are monolingual? US Global Competence Video:
9. Technology Today:Let’s explore, learn and create.
11. More tech time
12. Curriculum maps-revisions: Spanish maps


Technology Today:Let’s explore, learn and create presentation

1. Go to: WL-TSD Tech 2009 and explore the site for several minutes. Go to the bottom of the page and fill out the form. (This is will our tech wiki for this year for our district days.)

2. Go to: Advocacy for World Languages in the 21st Century and explore sites and videos for students, parents, administrators, etc.

3. Explore Resources and Activities (click on it on the left side)

4. Go to Google Maps Presentation (see left side)

5. Best Buy tech tools presentation:

6. Lunch

7. More tech explore and/or tech-integrated lesson

8. Curriculum maps-next steps Spanish maps /French and German will make plans