Making the Standards a Reality

Online, Live Course   2015-2016

Free for teachers - 10$ for Clock hours

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Washington World Language Standards
  • Paris Granville, Bellevue School District Curriculum Department
  • Dr. Bridget Yaden, Pacific Lutheran University


Participants will examine current trends in language teaching and troubleshoot the realities of teaching language acquisition.

Course Format

Real World Simulations, Scenarios and Videos

Real World Simulations, Scenarios and Videos

This course will be offered across the state through Skype for Business or Google Hangouts - based on teacher preference. It includes short videos or teaching scenarios followed by voice discussion by the participants. After the live webinar, teachers will get help troubleshooting real classroom issues. Teachers may choose to participate in one or all sessions. (3 hour minimum for clock hours) 4:00-5:00 PM

  • October 29, 2015: Building a Culture of Target Language Use - 3 Examples
  • November 5, 2015: Troubleshooting the Culture of Target Language Use - Bring your real world challenge to your colleagues
  • December 3, 2015:  Doing Language - How can the NCSSFL-ACTFL CanDo statements help us?
  • January 28, 2016: Interpersonal Mode Communication: Micro-practice, dramatic interludes, and quick assessment
  • February 11, 2016: Classroom Management in the Target Language
  • March 3, 2016: Presentational Mode - High Leverage Writing Strategies
  • March 31, 2016: Weaving Culture into Language

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How do I type in French on my U.S. Keyboard?


Quick steps to install French as a language and set up the keyboard so that you can type with your United States, QWERTY, keyboard.


  • Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 users
  • French Teachers
  • Students of French
  • French people living and working in the U.S.


  1. One Time Only: Install French as a language in Windows and associate the U.S. International keyboard
  2. Switch between languages easily
  3. Learn How to Type with your new keyboard

1. First Install the French Language and Keyboard

Choose the language you want from the task bar at the bottom right.

Choose the language you want from the task bar at the bottom right.

Now you can type accents everywhere. At first, you may want  to refer to this guide, but eventually, it will become second nature.