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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 17, 2020 - April 18, 2020
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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**This event is currently postponed due to the COVID19 virus. OWL Is giving free online support to teachers during the transition to distance learning. Find more information here!**    Day 1: Visitation Day See students and teachers in action in this all-day OWL Visitation Day! Participants will spend time in student-centered, proficiency-based classes observing strategies and (more…)

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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.

 

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