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Join the transformative experience of a dynamic, high-energy workshop where concepts are applied through interactive, hands-on activities and collaborations.

OWL workshops reflect the values of student-centered classrooms and high engagement. Students feel empowered to guide their learning and become active participants and leaders. By building community in a proficiency-based environment, students move forward in their language as teachers create spaces for acquisition. We explore the vital role that literacy plays in language development as students learn to interact with both their peers and the text.

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  • April 20, 2018 - April 21, 2018
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

This workshop is designed for participants who want to develop systems to support proficiency-based learning. Through further exploration of the strategies & techniques introduced in the Foundations workshop, we go deeper into how to create a space for acquisition.   Development of student-centered curriculum Integration of student interest in lesson planning through Threads & Progressions (more…)

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Workshop Recap~ OWL 1: Hopkinton, NH

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OWL facilitator, Jaclyn, spent two awesome days at Hopkinton Middle-High School in Hopkinton, NH! Read her recap below 🙂 One of my favorite parts of my role with OWL is facilitating workshops….

Workshop Recap ~ OWL 1: Albany, NY

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OWL facilitator Chris spent two incredible days at Green Tech High School in Albany, NY! Read his recap below 🙂 I am writing this blog entry exactly one week after my…

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We are excited that you are here to join the conversation about learning. We are a vibrant, passionate, and active community of educators and students dedicated to working together to establish classroom environments where learners are empowered and engaged. We believe in movement, 100% immersion and an emphasis on the importance of creating community in the classroom. The OWL techniques and strategies align with the National and World Readiness Standards, ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines, the Common Core Standards, IB and AP programs. Check out our site to learn more about us and how you can get involved!

OWL offers fun, interactive, and informative workshops for any and all educators interested in student-centered, proficiency-based instruction. Join the transformative experience of a dynamic, high-energy workshop where concepts are applied through interactive, hands-on activities and collaborations. We strive to create a sustainable professional development partnership with you and your program to provide the best possible support as you continue your journey towards best practices.

 

The OWL community has been growing for four years and is made up of dedicated educators working to implement techniques and strategies that elicit student-production and high levels of engagement in learning environments. The OWL forums provide a safe and vibrant space to collaborate.

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