Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
What does language assessment data tell us?
Lift language proficiency through data collection and intentionally planned instruction
When: Thursday, February 25, 6-8pm
Objectives of the Workshop:
- Gain knowledge of ACTFL proficiency guidelines
- Gain strategies for collecting assessment data
- Plan purposeful instructional strategies to improve focused areas identified through assessment
With over twelve years of service as Chinese immersion teacher and Lower School Director, Kevin Chang now heads the Chinese faculty as Chinese Program Director at Chinese American International School (CAIS) in San Francisco. Mr. Chang’s work in Chinese as a foreign language education has included leading the Hanban-NAIS Acculturation Training for visiting teachers in 2007 and 2008 and mentoring a variety of Chinese language teachers between 2006 and 2012. His presentations on topics on Chinese curricular and instructional strategies at different events hosted by NAIS, NCLC, and The Chinese Education Conference have helped spur the growth of Chinese education around the country. Today, Kevin Chang oversees a long-term Chinese immersion curriculum development project, leads a Chinese faculty of over 30 teachers, and plays an integral role of providing quality Chinese education at CAIS.