WHAT CAN PEARLL DO FOR YOU?
Planned online resources for language educators:
A series of self-guided multimedia learning modules to help educators see links among the professional growth goals they have identified in TELLfolio, the classroom library of practices, …..
A dynamic platform showcasing crowdsourced videos of high-quality instructional strategies.
Planned services for language educators:
Through an annual summer institute, PEARLL offers in-depth PD experiences over multiple days.
A self-assessment tool and online portfolio (aligned with criteria identified in the TELL framework) providing educators opportunities to consider their teaching practices and chart their professional growth.
PEARLL develops and implements models for the coaching of language educators, to provide support for teachers and instructors throughout the academic year.
Develop an online collection of professional development tools and resources based on the Teacher Effectiveness for Language Learning (TELL) framework.
Develop a suite of professional development opportunities, including asynchronous online learning modules, models for face-to-face and online coaching, and an annual intensive summer institute.
Conduct research studies to measure PEARLL’s impact on teaching practices and student outcomes and to gather feedback on teacher beliefs and attitudes toward new teaching practices.
Identify and promote networks of language educators to disseminate information, promote PEARLL’s initiatives, and facilitate capacity-building.
WE’D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU
Professionals in Education Advancing Research and Language Learning (PEARLL)
National Foreign Language Center
University of Maryland
5600 Rivertech Court., Suite K
Riverdale, MD 20785