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            Welcome to
            LinguaFolio
     Transatlantic Dialogue
   Sponsored by the Goethe-Institut
Members of
• Council of Europe

• Ministries of Education

• National Council of State
  Supervisors for Languages
  (NCSSFL)
                         EUROPEAN LANGUAGE PORTFOLIO
                         PORTFOLIO EUROPÉEN DES LANGUES




Alliance Française
Goethe-Institut
Instituto Cervantes
Russian Language Testing
Consortium
Universidade de Lisboa
Università per Stranieri di Perugia
University of Cambridge
                       EUROPEAN LANGUAGE PORTFOLIO
                       PORTFOLIO EUROPÉEN DES LANGUES




European Language
      Portfolio
• Over 75 approved
  versions are used
  in over 20
  countries
• Each version must
  be approved by the
  Council of Europe
                  EUROPEAN LANGUAGE PORTFOLIO
                  PORTFOLIO EUROPÉEN DES LANGUES




Common Frame of
Reference
Common Scale of Reference


European Language Portfolio
ACTFL                Common Scale
Performance          of Reference
Guidelines
                     Approximately 400
160 statements for
                     statements,
language educators
                     subdivided into 40
to determine
                     categories, which
proficiency…
                     describe what typical
                     language users can
                     do…
              ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines (Speaking)

                    Comparison
              Speakers at the Novice-Mid level communicate minimally and with difficulty by
              using a number of isolated words and memorized phrases limited by the
              particular context in which the language has been learned. When responding to
              direct questions, they may utter only two or three words at a time or an

 ACTFL proficiency guidelines and
Novice
              occasional stock answer. They pause frequently as they search for simple
              vocabulary or attempt to recycle their own and their interlocutor’s words.
Mid           Because of hesitations, lack of vocabulary, inaccuracy, or failure to respond
the Common European Framework
              appropriately, Novice-Mid speakers may be understood with great difficulty even
              by sympathetic interlocutors accustomed to dealing with non-natives. When
              called on to handle topics by performing functions associated with the
              Intermediate level, they frequently resort to repetition, words from their native
              language, or silence.

         European CSR Can do Descriptors (Speaking) A1
Spoken        I can interact in a simple way provided the other person is prepared to repeat or
Interaction   rephrase things at a slower rate of speech and help me formulate what I’m trying
              to say. I can ask and answer simple questions in areas of immediate need or on
              very familiar topics.
Spoken        I can use simple phrases and sentences to describe where I live and people I
Production    know.
                        EUROPEAN LANGUAGE PORTFOLIO
                        PORTFOLIO EUROPÉEN DES LANGUES




         The ELP seeks to:
•   Add value to language learning
•   Promote plurilingualism
•   Encourage reflection on
    achievement
•   Contribute to mobility in Europe
    for workers and students
    LinguaFolio further seeks to:
•   Facilitate K-16 articulation
•   Serve as a tool for students to
    manage their language learning
•   Recognize and value heritage
    languages
•   Promote language learning as a
    life-long endeavor
        LinguaFolio helps:

•   Language learners and their
    parents
•   Educators
•   Businesses and employers
                                        Pilot



         LinguaFolio
           Indiana!


Student Name:
          Indiana Department of Education
                 World Languages                                                           www.doe.virginia.gov/Instruction/
                                                                                               Language/LinguaFolio
 LinguaFolio USA! - A national “Year of Languages” world language initiative endorsed by
 the National Council of State Supervisors of Foreign Languages (NCSSFL).
 LinguaFolio Indiana! - A state pilot program supported by the Indiana Department of       Virginia Department of Education
 Education, Office of Program Development: World Languages.
                  http://www.doe.virginia.gov/linguafolio




  What is LinguaFolio?


• A Web site of resources for
  creating an individual portfolio
   What is LinguaFolio?
• A pilot program for elementary,
  secondary, university, and adult
  learners

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/linguafolio/participate.html
Five training modules:
Module 1 4
         3
         2
         5
How doNew LinguaFolio – the
Send a it!to Message: “Can-do”
Welcome learn? Let me Google the
Just     I
Accessing the Global Chat Room
ways…
Guidelines for of interculturality
ultimate inbox development of self-
Implementation
The importance in the classroom
Developing development of
History and autonomous and
assessment criteria
reflective learners through self-
LinguaFolio
assessment
      Implementation
For LinguaFolio to be effective, it is
  important that students record
  information in all three sections of
  LinguaFolio:
  Language Biography
  Language Dossier
  Language Passport
                     Timeline
Pace your implementation to best fit
your:
 schedule
       school
       class or level
   goals
       teacher
       student
Model, Model, Model
Complete your own LinguaFolio or a
 sample for students to see.


   Sample activity from training module 5:
   Complete p. 55 or 86 of Teacher’s Guide
   Discuss with partner how you decided
    what to enter and also how you would
    introduce this activity in your class
     Housing LinguaFolio
Paper               Electronic
 Notebook            Floppy Disk
 Individual Folders Jump Drive
 In the room         CD
 Student keeps       Hard Drive
                     School Server
                     Classroom
                     School Lab
       Implementation Tips

Introduction to Learners:

  Game Score Analogy (p. 6 )
       LinguaFolio Nebraska
       Implementation Tips
Language Biography
   Share your model

   Allow learners to complete,
    answering any questions that
    arise
   Group learners to work on
    biography section together
       Implementation Tips
Language Passport
  Checklists
   Self, Peer, Teacher
  LinguaFolio   Jr.
   Grades 3-8
   Reflects outcome based program goals
  LinguaFolio
   Grades 9-16
   Reflects personal goal and career plans
      Implementation Tips

Language Dossier

  Folder   of Evidences

  Collection   of evidence ongoing
        Implementation Tips
Language Dossier can include:
   Dialogs
   Projects
   Research
   Compositions
   Copies of awards
   PowerPoint presentations
   CDs/DVDs/Videotapes
   Photos
        Classroom Time
      Management Scenarios
   Self directed, once a week time
    periods for learners to update and
    record their progress
   Periodic time fillers, when there is
    an extra 10 minutes, learners could
    update and record their progress
         Adapted from LinguaFolio Indiana
      Classroom Time
   Management Scenarios
 Frequent  out of class assignments
  for which learners could be assigned
  to update and record their progress
 Periodic group work where learners
  can peer assess
       Adapted from LinguaFolio Indiana
             Timeline
Checklist:
  Decide  where to house LinguaFolio
  Dates for learner, parent, community
   presentation of LinguaFolio
  Dates for pilot data submissions

  Reflect integration throughout year or
   semester
             Timeline
Checklist:
   List of chosen Biography pieces and
    due dates
   Dates for checklist work including
    self-assessment, peer assessment
    and teacher assessment
   Dates for dossier collection,
    reflection, evaluation
   Passport completion
                 Resources
LinguaFolio Nebraska
http://www.nde.state.ne.us/FORLG/PreK16.htm

Indiana World Languages site with LinguaFolio
links:
http://www.doe.state.in.us/opd/wrldlangs/

European Language Portfolio
http://culture2.coe.int/portfolio/

LinguaFolio
                           Contacts
            Virginia                             Georgia
            Helen Small                         Susan Crooks
   Foreign Language Specialist      Program Specialist, Foreign Language
 Virginia Department of Education        and International Education
                                      Georgia Department of Education
        North Carolina                              OR
        Helga Fasciano                       Gregory Barfield,
  Second Language Consultant           World Languages Coordinator
NC Department of Public Education      Fulton County School System

        South Carolina                          Kentucky
          Ruta Couet                     Jacqueline Bott Van Houten
       World Languages                      World Language and
   SC Department of Education        International Education Consultant
                                     Kentucky Department of Education
Just go for it!

								
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