2024Winter Conference


“From Scantron to Standards: Standards Based Grading in the World Language Classroom”

FLAND Winter Conference 2024

February 10, 2024

FLAND is excited to announce plans for the 2024 Winter Conference. It will be held February 10, 2024 at Sheyenne High School in West Fargo. FLAND members, Ryan Mayer and Katie Richardson have graciously offered to host AND be our featured Keynote presenters.

Friday evening from 6 pm - 9 pm, join us at Porter Creek, 1555 44th St S, Fargo, ND for food, drinks, & socializing. FLAND will have their own side room reserved. Members will order and pay for their own tab.

What: FLAND Winter Conference

When: Saturday, February 10, 2024 9-3:45

Where: Sheyenne High School, West Fargo, ND

Why: Because getting together with colleagues is AWESOME!!!

FLAND February 10th Schedule

Sheyenne High School, Fargo, North Dakota

Time Location Topic

8:30-9:00 Outside 2600 Wing Registration/Silent Auction

2600 FTLA

9:00-10:00 2628 Keynote Presentation

10:00-10:30 2628 Session Sign-Up

10:30-11:00 2622, 2623 Language Groups Meeting 

11:00-12:30 2623 Membership Meeting & Lunch

12:30-3:00 2626, 2628 Workshop Sessions

3:00-3:45 2622 Norming and What's Next

Workshop Sessions

Time Room 2626

12:30-1:00 Reassessment & Absent Students

What does reassessment look like? How do I implement reassessment? What do I do when students are gone? 

Room 2628

Low prep CI multimodal communication

How to implement some low prep CI activities for teachers who are still dipping their toes in CI strategies that lend themselves well to standards based grading

1:10-1:40 Grading the "Other" Standards

Communication is the standardteachers prioritize the most but how do I make sure I include the other standards like Culture, Comparisons, Connections, and Communities in my classroom?

Structuring a Class Period Using CI Strategies 

How to structure a lesson plan using CI strategies

1:50-2:20 Ugly side of grading 

How to make standards referenced grading work in a traditional 100-point system? How do I own my gradebook?

Rethinking Unit Creation

How to organize your units around key structures instead of vocabulary and traditional themes.

2:30-3:00 Reassessment & Absent Students

What does reassessment look like? How do I implement reassessment? What do I do when students are gone?

How to get Students and Stakeholders on Board

Testimonials and how to ease stakeholder concerns moving to standards-based grading

Accommodations: A block of rooms has been reserved for FLAND. Must call by February 1st.  Room rate: $89

Ramada Inn

3333 13th Ave S

Fargo, ND 58103

(701) 235-3333

Reserve your Room!