- Department will work on developing a series of writing prompts (1 per 6-week grading period) for students to respond to. The goal will be to have students respond in the target language earning a “C” or better based on department language/writing rubrics.
- Department will develop a student self-evaluation rubric for daily participation. The goal is to have students earn an average of “4’s/B’s” or better for their weekly participation grade.
- Department will meet twice per semester to review student work/progress in acquiring language concepts as well as to discuss methods / techniques for helping students in need.
- Prior to articulation, the department will collaborate with counseling staff to assess students for proper World Language placement for the following year. Placement will be based on teacher recommendation and/ or department developed assessment tool.
Sandra Diamond, Ed.DCo-Department Chair
M.Ed. & Ed.D. Alliant University
M.A. Phoenix University
B.A. University of California, Irvine
Richard SwainCo-Department Chair
B.A. San Diego State University
M.A. National Universityrswain@sandi.net