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November 2020

TPRS Online Workshop – November 9-12, 2020

November 9, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - November 12, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
$199

This is a TPRS online workshop due to the CoVid-19 virus. 12 hours of training, 3 hours a day for 4 days. 3 pm to 6:15 pm Pacific Time. At our workshops teachers have the unique experience of learning a language that they do not typically teach. We refer to this as the "student experience." As classroom teachers, we often forget what it is like to learn a new language. Experiencing Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling is an unparalleled professional development opportunity and it reminds us of what effective teaching is. TPRS® works at every level of language instruction and has been used in thousands of classrooms around the world for over 30 years. Come see this powerful teaching method for yourself. TPRS® Workshops consist of: Second language acquisition principles and theory Presenter demonstrations of techniques for optimizing comprehensible input Participants learning to understand, read, write and speak a new language Strategies for teaching stories Individual coaching and group practice Information regarding homework, grading, timed writings, classroom management, lesson plans, scope and sequences and more All participants will receive a certificate of completion with the number of hours completed (3 hours per day) and sample curriculum for teacher and…

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December 2020

TPRS Online Workshop – December 7-10, 2020

December 7, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - December 10, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
$199

This is a TPRS online workshop due to the CoVid-19 virus. 12 hours of training, 3 hours a day for 4 days. 3 pm to 6:15 pm Pacific Time. At our workshops teachers have the unique experience of learning a language that they do not typically teach. We refer to this as the "student experience." As classroom teachers, we often forget what it is like to learn a new language. Experiencing Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling is an unparalleled professional development opportunity and it reminds us of what effective teaching is. TPRS® works at every level of language instruction and has been used in thousands of classrooms around the world for over 30 years. Come see this powerful teaching method for yourself. TPRS® Workshops consist of: Second language acquisition principles and theory Presenter demonstrations of techniques for optimizing comprehensible input Participants learning to understand, read, write and speak a new language Strategies for teaching stories Individual coaching and group practice Information regarding homework, grading, timed writings, classroom management, lesson plans, scope and sequences and more All participants will receive a certificate of completion with the number of hours completed (3 hours per day) and sample curriculum for teacher and…

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February 2021

TPRS Online Workshop – February 1-4, 2021

February 1 @ 4:00 pm - February 4 @ 7:30 pm
$199

This is a TPRS online workshop due to the CoVid-19 virus. 12 hours of training, 3 hours a day for 4 days. 4 pm to 7:15 pm Pacific Time. At our workshops teachers have the unique experience of learning a language that they do not typically teach. We refer to this as the "student experience." As classroom teachers, we often forget what it is like to learn a new language. Experiencing Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling is an unparalleled professional development opportunity and it reminds us of what effective teaching is. TPRS® works at every level of language instruction and has been used in thousands of classrooms around the world for over 30 years. Come see this powerful teaching method for yourself. TPRS® Workshops consist of: Second language acquisition principles and theory Presenter demonstrations of techniques for optimizing comprehensible input Participants learning to understand, read, write and speak a new language Strategies for teaching stories Individual coaching and group practice Information regarding homework, grading, timed writings, classroom management, lesson plans, scope and sequences and more All participants will receive a certificate of completion with the number of hours completed (3 hours per day) and sample curriculum for teacher and…

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“BEYOND THE BASICS SERIES: “Teaching Intermediate Speakers” with Blaine Ray” – Feb 23-24, 2021

February 23 @ 4:00 pm - February 24 @ 7:30 pm
$149

This is an online workshop due to the CoVid-19 virus. 6 hours of training, 3 hours a day for 2 days. 4 pm to 7:15 pm Pacific Time. This is a follow-up workshop ideal for someone who has already been to a beginner workshop in 2019 or 2020. It will discuss some of the skills and strategies to engage students who are processing language quickly and need more engaging ideas to continue their progress toward intermediate low and mid oral proficiency. As students process basic verbs faster, lesson planning becomes more interesting. This is an exciting time and can happen quite early in the process, as early as 20-30 hours for a language like Spanish. The workshop will focus on creatively planning lessons for optimal student engagement. It will include a demo of Blaine teaching his high achieving students. This training is appropriate for ideas for how to teach advanced levels as well. Blaine will share his strategies for engagement and will answer the following questions: * How can I enhance engagement by quantifying and specifying details? * How does Describe the Situation impact my pacing? * What are my linguistic goals with advanced students? * How can I get…

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March 2021

TPRS Online Workshop – March 1-4, 2021

March 1 @ 4:00 pm - March 4 @ 7:30 pm
$199

This is a TPRS online workshop due to the CoVid-19 virus. 12 hours of training, 3 hours a day for 4 days. 4 pm to 7:15 pm Pacific Time. At our workshops teachers have the unique experience of learning a language that they do not typically teach. We refer to this as the "student experience." As classroom teachers, we often forget what it is like to learn a new language. Experiencing Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling is an unparalleled professional development opportunity and it reminds us of what effective teaching is. TPRS® works at every level of language instruction and has been used in thousands of classrooms around the world for over 30 years. Come see this powerful teaching method for yourself. TPRS® Workshops consist of: Second language acquisition principles and theory Presenter demonstrations of techniques for optimizing comprehensible input Participants learning to understand, read, write and speak a new language Strategies for teaching stories Individual coaching and group practice Information regarding homework, grading, timed writings, classroom management, lesson plans, scope and sequences and more All participants will receive a certificate of completion with the number of hours completed (3 hours per day) and sample curriculum for teacher and…

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BEYOND THE BASICS SERIES: “Improv and Dramatization in the TPRS Classroom” with Von Ray – Mar 29-30, 2021

March 29 @ 4:00 pm - March 30 @ 7:00 pm
$149

This is an online workshop due to the CoVid-19 virus. 6 hours of training, 3 hours a day for 2 days. 4 pm to 7:15 pm Pacific Time. This is a follow-up workshop ideal for someone who has already been to a beginner workshop in 2019 or 2020. Participants will experience and practice skills that inject interest and engagement into the language learning process through principles of improvisation and techniques that enhance the dramatization of a story.  Tips for both online teaching as well as in-person teaching will be shared. All participants will receive a certificate of completion with the number of hours completed (3 hours per day).  Presenter: Von Ray   Discounts Presenter Bios and Photos

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