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MBWLP: Monterey Bay World Language Project

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    MBWLP Leadership Team

    For over 20 years the Monterey Bay World Language Project (MBWLP), one of the sites of the California World Language Project affiliated with the California Subject Matter Project, has been offering seminars to promote best language teaching practices in Monterey, San Benito & Santa Cruz counties. The MBWLP Team is composed of experienced language teachers because we believe that “Teachers Teaching Teachers” is the most effective way to encourage the use of proficiency-oriented, standards-based strategies to improve student performance. Please join us, fees negotiable!

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    The Monterey Bay World Language Project at California State University, Monterey Bay invites you to participate in the 2018-2019 Seminars for World Language Teachers

    Monterey Bay World Language Project 2018-19

    Program 1

    "Make Shift Happen!: Incorporating Global Competency in World Language Classrooms"

    Description: Explore ways to effectively instill global competency in the world language classroom, and connect diverse, international issues to individual stories and students' lives. Join us to develop authentic communication tasks informed by current research and to build active participants and leaders in the global world.

    2018-2019 core workshop series! This is a five-day series, with sessions held on the following days from 9AM to 4PM:

    September 29, 2018

    October 27, 2018

    December 1, 2018

    February 9, 2019

    April 6, 2019

    FULL package (all 5 days): $250 per person; $200 per person for two or more teachers from the same school; $125 First year teacher or accompanied by student teacher; $50 student teachers

    Register for program 12018-19 Core Practices Flyer
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    Program 2

    A Technology Seminar for World Language Teachers

    Saturdays from 9:00am-4:00pm: January 12 and 19, 2019

    Description: The use of technology is a 21st Century Skill embedded in all the Common Core and World Language Content Standards. Your students can become more proficient in the target language by using computer-based and web tools. In this 2-day workshop, you will be able to create engaging lessons for appropriate learning stages, maximizing your teacher effectiveness.

    Presenters: Yo Azama (2012 National Teacher of the Year) and Cameron Chien (North Salinas High School)

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    Early Bird Registration Deadline: Tuesday, December 4, 2019.

    Regular Registration Due: Friday, January 4 , 2019.

    Prices for two-day package :

    • $100 per person ($120 after 12/4/2018)
    • $80 per person for two or more teachers from same school ($100 after 12/4/2018)
    • $50 First year teacher of accompanied by student teacher ($70 after 12/4/2018)
    • $40 Student teachers ($20 after 12/4/2018)

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    Program 3

    Deepening Literacy for Emerging Language Learners

    Saturday, 04/27/2019 and Saturday, 05/04/2019 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Location: CSU Monterey Bay, WLC-North (Bldg. 49), Rm. 118, 4105 A Street Seaside, CA 93955

    The CA EL Roadmap calls for intellectually rich learning experiences that emphasize engagement, interaction, discourse, inquiry, and critical thinking. This guidance, along with the rigor of the CA ELD Standards and ELPAC, compel us to examine how we develop and deepen our students’ literacy.

    This two-day workshop will guide teachers in:

    • Utilizing high-impact literacy strategies that support CA ELD Standards and ELPAC preparation
    • Grounding instructional decisions for literacy in the CA EL Roadmap
    • Exploring connections between literacy instruction in Designated ELD and World Language courses
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    Keep in touch


    MBWLP Contact Information

    Mailing Address:


    100 Campus Center

    Seaside, CA 93955


    Street Address (use for GPS navigation only!)

    4105 A Street, Seaside, CA 93955

    Call us (831)582-4256

    Fax: (831)582-3885

    School of World Languages and Cultures

    (831) 582-3863
    (831) 582-3885