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This has been an amazing week!  I have gotten the opportunity to meet so many wonderful educators and am so excited to see so many people ready to go back to the classroom pushing students toward proficiency!

I am blogging about the sessions I saw today on CIPeek but I promised my session attendees that I would share two documents.  First,

Grading Rubric Class Discussion

And second:My performance descriptors

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Thank you guys so much for coming and for making this conference so much fun!

Author: senoracmt

I began teaching Spanish in Illinois in 1994. I have taught levels 1-4 in a small rural high school, 8th grade introductory Spanish, Biology 1, and 101 and 102 at the community college level. My Spanish classes are partnered with the community college to offer students 8 semester hours of dual credit on completion of Spanish 4. In 2011 I met Carol Gaab and Kristy Placido and have since co-authored the book "La hija del sastre" with Carol Gaab and authored the novels "La Calaca Alegre", "Bianca Nieves y los 7 toritos." "Vector," "48 horas" and "Bananas" through Fluency Matters. In 2006 I became National Board certified and I have been serving as a mentor both for candidates seeking certification in world languages other than English and a virtual mentor for candidates in all certificate areas. I completed my Masters degree in Spanish education in 2011 and did my research on the use of Understanding by Design to create meaningful cultural units for the language classroom. I am a frequent presenter on this topic, please consider me if you are interested in a workshop on backward design. In 2013 I was named the ICTFL Foreign Language teacher of the year and in 2014 I was selected as CSCTFL's teacher of the year. In November of 2014 I was lucky enough to be one of the five finalists for the ACTFL National Teacher of the Year in San Antonio, TX. What a "Cinderella" experience! You can reach me via email at senoracmt at gmail.com.

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  1. Thanks for sharing Carrie as I will certainly have the goals posted this year!
    Say, I think I need your email address in order to send you to zulily! How can I get it?? Gracias and I hope you had a nice drive home! You must be OVER THE TOP getting ready for your new job😆 at your old school!
    Keep in touch! Karen Weigel

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