Are you wondering how to create an engaging, proficiency-based virtual environment come fall? Join this powerful one-day training where you will experience the techniques to effectively build community, stay in the target language and provide structure that still allows students to guide the learning. You will be part of a group platform that allows participants to engage in collaboration both during and outside of session times. Come see how to connect with your students and feel prepared for the coming school year.
- Methods for creating a positive virtual community
- Techniques for high student engagement
- Exploration of the 100% second language environment
- Strategies for eliciting student production
The OWL Virtual Symposium includes:
- All online materials: videos, webinars, printable content and strategies.
- Access to four Live Webinars with inspiring and informative facilitators
*All sessions are an hour except for the Demo session, which is 1 hour and 15 minutes to include debriefs.
7:20amPST/8:20amMST/9:20amCST/10:20amEST – Community Building and Introduction to OWL Values: Modeling How to Establish Virtual Community
8:30amPST/9:30amMST/10:30pmCST/11:30pmEST – Proficiency Foundation for Virtual Learning
11amPST/12pmMST/1pmCST/2pmEST – Virtual Engagement Strategies: Experience OWL Circles Online at Novice / Upper Novice to Low Intermediate / Mid Intermediate to Advanced Levels
12:25pmPST/1:25pmMST/2:25pmCST/3:25pmEST – Classroom Application
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need social media accounts to participate?
No! We’re using a community based platform that allows you to engage with fellow participants without the distraction of a feed.
If I live internationally, can I participate?
Yes! Webinars will be recorded for your perusal if you cannot make it due to the hours. With questions, reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If I cannot attend a live session, will I be able to experience the Symposium?
Yes! All live webinars will be recorded for your perusal when is convenient for you.
- August 10, 2020
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Venue: OWL Online
OWL hosts live webinars daily using Zoom as our platform. Zoom can be accessed on a computer or mobile app so you may access wherever you may be!
A welcome email with a Zoom link for your specific event will be sent to you within 24 hours of the live event.
Can’t make a live webinar? OWL will be recording all sessions, and will be available 24 hours post session on the Mighty Network.
Questions on Zoom? Connect with us at (541) 690-8038 for additional help!
OWL uses private, social community called Mighty Networks for between series collaboration. This network works both on a computer and via mobile app.
A welcome email with a link to OWL’s private, social will be sent to you within 24 hours of the live event.
Questions on how to set up? Connect with us at (857)-293-1706 for additional help!