“Illinois World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages Roll-Out” Todd Bowen & Leslie Rathunde
Explore the World-Readiness Standards to gain a better understanding of the document as guiding standards. Take a deeper dive below the surface of the 5 C's to prepare to develop curricular documents. Investigate supporting documents as well other state models. Review guiding principles for curriculum design for learning languages.
Following examples of model curricula, participants will have collaboration time to begin developing their own documents that are standards-based.
Leslie Rathunde, Spanish Teacher at Glenbrook North HS
Leslie Rathunde is currently teaching Spanish at Glenbrook North High School. Leslie has participated in ACTFL’s OPI training, TALL IL 1.0 and 2.0, and of course attends local, regional, and national conferences. She has been a presenter at ICTFL Fall Conference, presented at ICTFL Winterfest, and presented at CSCTFL. Leslie is passionate about learning and always seeking new ideas to enhance her teaching. Leslie has served as a member of the ICTFL Board for several years and feels that it is important to help support and develop language learning in Illinois. Over the past 5 years, Leslie has worked on various teams to develop language curriculum at her high school as well as working with teams of teachers at other schools in the area.
Administrators attending will have meeting time to discuss the impact of the standards on teaching and learning as well as the evaluation process. Please contact us about administrator registration.