At the beginning of March the Massaachusetts DESE released Modules 1, 2, and 3 of the Online Learning Modules to support workd language teachers, directors, coordinators, and supervisors to advance their understanding of the Massachusetts 2021 World Languages Curriculum Framwork. The moduels are asynchronous and can be complete independently or with a group/department. Module 1 is about the Organiztion of the World Languages Framework: Overview of the Implementaion Series. Module 2 incorporates The Framework through the Lens of Proficiencyand Module 3 treats the topic of The FRamework through the Lens of Equity. The modules are very informaitonal and provide excellent resources. If you haven’t completed these yet, we recommend that you do.
On April 1 Modules 4, 5 and 6 were relased. Module is an Overview of Communication Standards and ACTFL Proficiency. Module 5 focuses on Interpersonal Communication Standards and Module presents Presentational Communication Standards. Be sure to take advantage of these excellent resources.
The DESE is also offering Curriculum Alighment Lebs. The first series was held in March but more are being scheduled for April. Be sure to stay tuned for them and sign up to attend. More inforamtion here.