Project CRITICAL Workshop 2 Agenda

August 26, 2020


8:30 a.m.           Project Website

Review of CRFs


8:45 a.m.           PowerPoint

PPA, Steps

A PPA PowerPoint is a PowerPoint that incorporates the steps from the PPA model.

Big List

                        Good examples

Guided Practice on How to Create PowerPoint

·PowerPoint in the Classroom

· Google Slides  


9:15 a.m.           Work on PPA Presentation using chosen problem

                                Breakout Groups for help with specific skills or work on your own

o   Formulating a good Social Problem (Step 1 of the PPA)

o   The AHPPA and GHPPA

o   Text boxes and general formatting (Text boxes)

o   Creating hyperlinks (How to)

o   Inserting Images/pictures (Pictures)

o   Slide Transitions (Transitions)

o   Custom Animation (Animation)

o   Google Slides (Getting Started Video)(How to)

o   Presentation tips


11:45 a.m.         Submitting Presentation

    Presentation Checklist

Share or attach to staff developers

View and access presentation at the Products’ link


12:00 p.m.         LUNCH


12:30 p.m.         Catherine DiFelice Box, Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania

Working with Multilingual Learners in the Content Classroom

Identity & Discourse

·Information about multilingual learners in your classroom

·Deficit Discourse view of ELs in the classroom

·Unique resources ELs bring to the classroom to reframe into an Asset Discourse


1:15 p.m.           Differentiation in the Classroom

·         Three ways teachers can differentiate for ELs in the classroom

·         What techniques are available to implement this differentiation?

·         How techniques can be embedded in activities such that they benefit all in the classroom


·         Canterbury Tales

·         Task Support Checklist


2:25 p.m.           Evaluation


2:30 p.m.           Adjourn