Graduate Credit  or Professional Development
For World Language Educators
 
  • Graduate Courses for degree completion, professional development, re-certification or salary advancement

  • Courses taken for Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) transferable graduate credit may be applied toward the 12-credit option for professional licensure in Massachusetts or other graduate programs (please email for more information). 

  • All courses are developed by highly qualified and dynamic university instructors

  • Instructor-facilitated courses offered in six-eight week accelerated sessions and accommodate public school vacations

  • Choice of Syllabus and Transcript from three prominent, accredited universities (see partnerships)

    • Southern New Hampshire University 

    • University of the Pacific 

    • Ashland University- (register directly through the university)

  • Graduate Courses may audited and taken for Professional Development Points.  Certificate of Completion is provided by Idioma Education & Consulting, a DESE approved Professional Development ProviderThe MA DESE will convert a graduate course or approved equivalent into PDPs  (1 semester hour = 22.5 PDPs) so you may earn both if you take our courses for credit.

  • Idioma also offers affordable Self-paced Courses that allow teachers to start a course anytime and work at their own pace

Online Self-Paced Courses

Work at your own pace and register anytime

General Education Courses

  • Differentiated Instruction

  • Classroom Success for English Language Learners

  • Linguistics for Teachers of ESL/ELL

  • Intercultural Communications

WL Methodology & Pedagogy Courses

  • Learning Beyond the Classroom: Travel Course

  • Gender Identity in the World Language Classroom

Hispanic Studies & Education Courses

  • Advanced Spanish Grammar for Educators

  • Latin American Rhythm & Beat: Using Music & Lyrics to Teach Spanish

  • Descubre Cuba

  • Descubre Argentina

  • Descubre Puerto Rico

French Studies & Education Courses

  • Advanced French Grammar for Educators

  • Impressionism & the Impressionists

Italian Studies & Education Courses

  • Advanced Italian Grammar for Educators

  • Italian Opera and Culture: Puccini, Rossini and Verdi

Online Summer 2020 Sessions

Registration OPEN

(S1) June 15- July 24

(S2) July 13- August 21

General Education (MA recertification)

  • Differentiated Instruction

  • Classroom Success for English Language Learners

 

WL Methodology & Pedagogy Courses

  • The 5 C's and 3 Communication Modes of Second Language Learning (S1)

  • Cultural Integration in the World Language Classroom: The Role of Intercultural Competence in 21st Century Language Learning (S1)

  • Special Topics in World Language Methodology and Pedagogy: Core Practices (S1)

  • Spiral it up: Map Your Curriculum Based on the Advanced Placement Themes (S2)

  • Assessing Students in the World Languages Classroom: Using Integrated Performance Assessment to Develop Student Proficiency (S2)

 

Hispanic Studies & Education Courses

  • Masterpieces of Hispanic Theater (S1)

  • Teaching Grammar as a Concept in Context (S1)

  • Love in the Time of War: The Time in Between (Entre Costuras) (S2)

  • Spanish Writing Seminar: Using Global Themes to Enhance Written Presentational Communication (S2)

French Studies & Education Courses 

  • Novels for the Novice Learner: Enhancing Communication through French Readers (S1)

  • Integrating the Arts through Authentic Resources in the French Classroom (S2)

Italian Studies & Education Courses  

  • From Classic Stories to the Big Screen: Using Animated Film in Italian (S1)

  • Understanding Italy Today through Manzoni and Tamaro (S2)

Mandarin Studies & Education Courses

  • Using Web Tools for Formative and Summative Assessment in the Mandarin Classroom (S1)

 

Latin Studies & Education Courses

  • NEW: From Epigram to Epic: Teaching Poetry in the Latin Classroom (S1)

  • Come, See and Conquer: Teaching Julius Caesar in the High School Classroom (S2)

 

Online Winter 2020 Session

January 13- February 28 (w/optional 1 week break for February vacation)

WL Methodology & Pedagogy Courses

  • Leading the Charge: Designing and Sustaining Standards-based World Language Programs

Hispanic Studies & Education Courses

  • Spanish World through Film

  • Masterpieces of Hispanic Short Story

French Studies & Education Courses

  • Film in the French Classroom: Using Global Themes to Enhance Student Proficiency

Italian Studies & Education Courses

  • TBD

 

Latin Studies & Education Courses

  • Come, See and Conquer: Teaching Caesar in the Latin Classroom

Face to Face Workshop, Summer Institute, and On-site Consulting

Earn PDPs or Graduate Credit through our on-site presentations, or live stream option, with small break out sessions that will re-energize your language curriculum

World Language Institute- 

June 29- July 1, 2020

SAVE THE DATE

Onsite Consulting Services Available.  Our team of instructors will design a workshop to meet the goals of your department or district.

Please contact info@idiomaconsulting.com

Online Spring 2020 Sessions

March 23- May 1 (w/optional 1 week break for Spring vacation)

WL Methodology & Pedagogy Courses

  • Teaching World Languages through the Lens of  Social Justice

  • Using Digital Tools to Transform Student Learning in the World Language Classroom

Hispanic Studies & Education Courses

  • Isabel Allende: Personal History & Creative Process 

  • Novice Level Novels to Enhance Communication in the Spanish Classroom

 

French Studies & Education Courses 

  • Film based Activities to Engage and Motivate French Students

Italian Studies & Education Courses

  • Understanding Italy Today through Manzoni & Tamaro

 

Latin Studies & Education Courses

  • From Epigram to Epic: Teaching Poetry in the Latin Classroom

Online Fall 2019 Session

Registration Opens August 1

(F1) September 16- October 25

(F2) October 28- December 13 w/1 week break

WL Methodology & Pedagogy Courses

  • Assessing Student in the World Language Classroom: Using Integrated Performance Assessment to Develop Student Proficiency (F1)

  • The 5 C's and 3 Communication Modes of Second Language Learning (F2)

  • NEW: Using Digital Tools to Transform Student Learning in the World Language Classroom (F2)

Hispanic Studies & Education Courses

  • The Making of Cultural Myths: Using Animated Film to Teach Spanish (F2)

  • Masterpieces of Hispanic Poetry (F2)

French Studies & Education Courses

  • NEW: Integrating the Arts through Authentic Resources in the French Classroom (F2)

Italian Studies & Education Courses

  • Understanding Italy Today through Manzoni and Tamaro (F2)

 

Latin Studies & Education Courses 

  • NEW: From Epigram to Epic: Teaching Poetry in the Latin Classroom (F2)

 

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