The perfect training for dual language programs

GLAD (Guided Language Acquisition Design) is composed of teacher-friendly strategies that support ALL students in reaching their full potential. This online course en español was designed by and for dual language and Spanish immersion classroom educators. Our course aligns with any language immersion program your district or school is using. The course is 100% in Spanish!

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What You’ll Learn

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    Become more confident in your ability to teach any subject, to any level of student, in a dual language or dual immersion classroom.

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    Dual Language Strategies

    Have a clear and proven model to teach your students in Spanish. Easy to learn strategies perfect for immersion classrooms/schools.

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    Distance Learning

    Create an effective dual immersion learning environment that promotes peer-to-peer DISTANCE learning.

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    Learn how to create a dual language classroom that manages itself, even in a distance learning setting!

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    Unit Creation

    Learn to create your OWN units, reaching students of all learning levels for any language immersion program.

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    Proven Model

    Dual language experts agree immersion classrooms need GLAD training! Check out our awards on our about page. The GLAD strategies will work FOR YOU.

What's Included

  • 100% Online

    Complete the course on your own time, at your own pace. Finally, professional development for teachers working with a dual language program that is all online!

  • 100% Spanish

    Our course is COMPLETELY in Spanish, including the classroom examples! Made for dual language, dual immersion, and bilingual educators!

  • Live distance teaching examples

    Live distance learning demonstrations of GLAD strategies, with coaching! See examples of how to teach in dual language, virtually!

  • Lifetime access to GLAD unit library

    Lifetime access to over 100 GLAD units you can use in your own classroom!

  • Proven Mastery

    Become a master teacher in less than 6 weeks! Check out our pacing guide. Course access for 6 months to sharpen your dual language strategy skills.

  • GLAD Trainer Access

    Easily ask questions and get quick answers from GLAD Certified Trainers! Our trainers are experts in teaching in dual language, dual immersion, and Spanish immersion classrooms!

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GLAD works

All of our strategies have been proven to be effective across a wide range of grade levels (K-12), demographics, regions, and cultures. Read more about our data.

Department of Education

Awarded Project of Academic Excellence

U.S. Department of Education, OBEMLA

Be GLAD strategies have transformed our dual immersion program. The classrooms are filled with interactive charts that show the high level of student engagement. Thanks to these strategies, students will be better equipped to develop orality in two languages with ease and pride.

Dr. Alex GonzalezPrincipal - Dual Language Elementary

Be GLAD provides you with many practical and useful tools that you can use both in your virtual and face-to-face classes.

Marisel Rivera3rd Grade Teacher - 50/50 Dual Language Model

Be GLAD strategies are great for all students. I used them previously as a dual language elementary school teacher and I now use them with my Spanish students at the secondary level. They support the development of all four modalities of language and create an interactive learning environment.

Brittany Sola PelzelHS Teacher - Spanish

Course Modules

Our online español course is composed of 6 chapters, which include Research/Theory & Classroom Demonstration videos in Spanish so that you can visualize what these strategies will look like in your own VIRTUAL classroom! Movements, pacing, and delivery will be shown for each strategy in a live virtual classroom!

  • Capítulo 1
    • 1.1 - Introducción
    • 1.1 - La historia de Be GLAD
    • 1.1 - Datos
    • 1.1 - Planificación anual basada en estándares
    • 1.1 - Planificación inversa: Cómo crear una Tabla de aprendizaje
    • 1.1 - Comprensión por diseño
    • Capítulo 1.1: Prueba
    • 1.2 - Componentes de Be GLAD
    • 1.2 - Dame Cinco
    • 1.2 - Investigación de la adquisición del lenguaje
    • 1.2 - Investigación de la lengua primaria
    • 1.2 - Sensibilidad cultural y respeto
    • 1.2 - 7 herramientas del bolsillo
    • 1.2 - Liberación gradual de responsabilidad (GRR)
    • Capítulo 1.2: Prueba
  • Capítulo 2
    • 2.1 - Señal de silencio y Palabra señal
    • 2.1 - Tres normas de conducta
    • 2.1 - Refuerzos literarios y Monitores
    • 2.1 - Diagramas de observaciones
    • 2.1 - Diarios interactivos
    • 2.1 - Gráfica T para las destrezas sociales
    • 2.1 - Reporte de exploración
    • 2.1 - Tareas en equipo
    • Capítulo 2.1: Prueba
    • 2.2 - Diagrama de investigación
    • 2.2 - Diccionario cognitivo
    • 2.2 - Libro grande
    • Capítulo 2.2: Prueba
  • Capítulo 3
    • 3.1 - Diagrama visual de conceptos
    • Capítulo 3.1: Prueba
    • 3.2 - Poesía y cantos
    • 3.2 - Diagrama narrativo
    • 3.2 - Volver a contar en el idioma primario
    • Capítulo 3.2: Prueba
  • Capítulo 4
    • 4.1 - Diagrama pictórico
    • Capítulo 4.1: Prueba
    • 4.2 - Diagrama de patrones gramaticales
    • Capítulo 4.2: Prueba
  • Capítulo 5
    • 5.1 - Mapa cognitivo
    • 5.1 - Grupos de expertos
    • Capítulo 5.1: Prueba
    • 5.2 - Tabla de aprendizaje
    • Capítulo 5.2: Prueba
  • Capítulo 6
    • 6.1 - Dictado interactivo
    • 6.1 - Párrafo cooperativo
    • Capítulo 6.1: Prueba
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  • Can I pay for the GLAD training with a Purchase Order? What if I don’t have a PO number yet?

    Yes, you can pay for your GLAD Training with a PO, even if you don’t have the PO number at the time of registration. Simply select the Purchase Order method of payment during checkout. If you don’t have a PO number at the time of registration, type in ‘TBD’ in the ‘PO Number’ field and provide an email address we can obtain the PO information from.

  • I have never heard of GLAD, what is it?

    Project GLAD is a professional development training for teachers designed to deliver content in the most effective way, according to research.

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