The 10th Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish Webinar Series in Applied Linguistics begins on Monday, February 15, with a presentation by Dr. Susana Madinabeitia-Manso of the University of Navarra. Dr. Madinabeitia-Manso will present, “Dynamic Assessment in the Spanish Classroom.” 

This webinar will introduce participants to Dynamic Assessment (DA), one of the pedagogical applications of Vygotsky’s (1978) Zone of Proximal Development. DA introduces meditational tools to the assessment process with the goal of ascertaining and promoting L2 development, placing the learner at the center of the teaching/learning activity. This talk will by frame DA theoretically, while also outlining concrete, practical applications that language instructors can incorporate into their teaching. Participants in this session will receive authentic instructional resources as well as templates to successfully implement DA in the language classroom. 

This free event begins at 5 p.m. via Zoom (