2022 summer institute series

Connecting Learning Target to Checks for LearningA TELL Pathways to Learner Success Online Institute

institute description

In this online institute you will learn how to create and share daily learning targets and reference the learning targets throughout the lesson. Discover how to design activities that allow students to make progress toward the learning target. Use appropriate checks for learning during and at the end of the lesson to determine how well students have met the learning target.Join classroom educator, Mike Travers (Wellesley High School, MA) and other educators for three days to acquire, process and apply new learning in small group discussions. You can’t do it all and there is never enough time. This summer, explore effective practices and start the school year more energized and ready to embed practices that keep the focus on the learner.

institute facilitator

Picture of Mike TraversMike Travers  is a Spanish teacher at Wellesley High School in Massachusetts and has taught learners both Spanish and French at the novice and intermediate levels. Mike is very active in professional learning communities through MaFLA, NECTFL, and ACTFL, where he presents, facilitates or participates in conferences and workshops to continue learning more about proficiency-based teaching. Mike is a member of the MaFLA Board of Directors and NECTFL’s advisory board and the winner of multiple awards for his presentations at MaFLA and NECTFL.

August 8-1011 AM - 4 PM (ET)

15Hours of Professional Learning

$119Registration Fee

institute requirements

All institute schedules are posted as Eastern Time. You agree to be aware of differences in your timezone and join every required session on time.

All institutes includes synchronous presentations as well as time for independent/small group work. You agree to participate in all learning activities and throughout the day.

All institutes will use Zoom for all synchronous learning activities. You will need to make sure to have a computer with a functioning web camera, microphone and headsets.

All institutes will use Catalyst to share all institute information including daily zoom links. You will receive an invitation to join a private group on Catalyst prior to the start of the institute. 


Register for this PEARLL Summer Institute by clicking the button below. If you plan to register for more than one institute, you will need to complete registration for each separately.

Registration is limited to no more 20 educators in order to personalize the learning for each participant.

Registration will close three business days before the start of each institute.

All registrations must include payment via credit card. Registrations via purchase orders cannot be not accepted by the University of Maryland.

All registrations are on a non-credit basis. A professional development certificate for 15 hours will be made available upon completion of all tasks at the end of each institute.

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