March 24 – April 15, 2018

Join us ONLINE for a revolutionary CI Conference event.


Top presenters.
No workshop conflicts.
Participate online from home.
Videos of real classrooms.


Workshops on:
TPRS/CI Activities
Reading Strategies & Activities
Other Classroom Activities
Classroom Management
Grading & Assessment


Comprehensible Online

Conference Different.


Register NOW!

We Conference Different.

An Entire Conference Totally Online.

Participate from home.

As this conference is 100% online, you can participate from the comfort of your living room anytime during the conference window. You can watch, pause, and replay any presentation.

The BEST presenters.

We’ve invited some of the best presenters in the CI business who will share with you their knowledge and expertise. Each presenter will have their own Q&A area to engage with you.

No schedule conflicts.

Because all of the presentations are recorded, there are no scheduling conflicts. You can watch the presentations in any order, at any time during the conference window.

Real students.

We’ve gathered real teachers with real students in real classrooms and videotaped them for your viewing pleasure. See for yourself why CI students are some of the best students around.

What is Comprehensible Online?

Comprehensible Online is an online conference dedicated to bringing together highly-skilled CI presenters and teachers who want to learn about comprehensible input and implement it in their classrooms.

Comprehensible Online is innovating a new format in conferences and professional development with a 100% online experience. All presentations are videotaped so that participants can watch, pause, and rewatch at any time during the conference window. Because of the online video format, there are no conflicts with presentation schedules. Participants are able to participate in all presentations without the fear of missing one scheduled at the same time—something not possible in traditional conferences.

Comprehensible Online will not only offer presentations on TPRS/CI activities, reading strategies & activities, classroom management, and grading & assessment but also offer views into CI teachers’ classrooms where you can witness CI in action in real classrooms with real teachers and real students.

Each presentation will have a discussion area where participants can actively engage with each other, pose questions, and interact with the presenter. All of these discussions will be visible to all participants.

We’re excited to bring you this unique conference experience and are confident that you’ll come away with a better understanding of comprehensible-input strategies and practices that you’ll be able to bring back to your classroom and enhance your instruction.


We kindly thank our sponsors for their support and donations. Without them, this conference would not be possible.

We need YOU! Be a Comprehensible Online Sponsor and donate today.

All donations must be received by Sunday, March 18, 2018.


Here are your awesome presenters. Their knowledge and expertise are unsurpassed.

Interested in presenting for Comprehensible Online? Submit your proposal today.

Submission deadline is Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

As more presenters confirm their participation, they will be added here.


Here’s the current list of powerful presentations available at this year’s Comprehensible Online.

2018 Presentation Details


3 Simple and Easy Speaking Assessments – No Muss, No Fuss, Lots of Success – Scott Benedict (1 hour)

4 Steps to Reader’s Theater: Flow creates pictures in their heads – Karen Rowan (1 hour)

10 Shortcuts to X-treme Personalization – Karen Rowan (1 hour)

A Highly Differentiated, Easy Approach to Teaching Heritage Learners of Spanish – Mike Peto (1 hour)

AFTER the conferences: Daily TPRS Self-Coaching – Karen Rowan (1 hour)

Brain Breaks! EVERYONE benefits! – Annabelle Allen (1 hour)

Bringing Reading to Life – Elicia Cárdenas (1 hour)

Character to Literacy to Story and Back Again to Literacy – Tina Hargaden (3 hours)

CI in the Elementary Classroom – Amy Vander Deen (2 hours)

Circling Made Easy – Terry Waltz (1 hour)

Classroom Management is the Cake, the Strategies are the Icing – Tina Hargaden (2 hours)

Classroom Management with Care and Respect – Bryce Hedstrom (1 hour) ADDED

Comprehensible Culture! – Annabelle Allen (1 hour)

Embedded Reading: Creating Readings – Laurie Clarcq (1 hour)

Embedded Reading: The Basics – Laurie Clarcq (1 hour)

Flow in the Elementary Classroom – Erica Peplinski (2 hours)

Head to Head: Applying Brain Science to the Language Classroom – Erica Peplinski (1 hour)

Intro to Phonetics for Language Teachers – Terry Waltz (1 hour) CANCELLED

Mafia and Loup Garou – Annabelle Allen (1 hour)

Making Comprehensible Videos For Your Students And The World – Pablo Román (1 hour)

Maravilla Latinoamericana – Mike Peto (1 hour)

Milking a Movie Talk – Annabelle Allen (1 hour)

Movie Talk – Annabelle Allen (1 hour)

Open Sesame! Comprehensible Input and an Open Mindset – Laurie Clarcq (1 hour)

Optimizing Your Classroom Setup For MGMT – Lance Piantaggini (1 hour)

Participation in a Proficiency-based World – Scott Benedict (1 hour)

Performance vs Proficiency Assessments and Why You Should Care – Scott Benedict (1 hour)

Questioning Is Core – Lance Piantaggini (1 hour)

Reading Outside the Roman Alphabet – Terry Waltz (1 hour)

Same Skills, Different Game – Lance Piantaggini (1 hour)

Starting With CI: Making Your Classroom More Comprehensible – Maureen Lamb (1 hour)

Successful Quick Writes – Less Stress, Less Grading, More Success! – Scott Benedict (1 hour)

Sustainable C.I. that Really Works – Bryce Hedstrom (1 hour) CANCELLED

Take Your Grading to the Next Level – The Basics of Proficiency-based Grading – Scott Benedict – (2 hours)

Teacher Wellness- Burn Out is Bad for Everyone – Erica Peplinski (1 hour)

This is (Us) Who We Are – Laurie Clarcq (1 hour)

TPRS: Demo and Basic Principles – Terry Waltz (2 hours)

Using Body Language to Connect with Students and Make C.I. Better – Bryce Hedstrom (1 hour)

Using Technology to Support Comprehensible Input – Maris Hawkins (1 hour)

Wait, They WANT to Read? Reading Strategies that Lead to Success – Bryce Hedstrom (1 hour) CANCELLED

Worth 1000 Words – The Power of PictureTalk – Amy Vander Deen (2 hours)

Write & Publish a CI Novel – Mike Peto (1 hour)

As presentations are confirmed, they will be added here.


Please support our fantastic exhibitors. Their products and services make our lives easier.

Do you want to sell your TPRS/CI-friendly materials in our virtual “Exhibitor’s Hall”? Register today!

teachforjune Workshops

teachforjune Workshops

Our Immediate Immersion French and Spanish curricula are based on high-frequency vocabulary in an innovative and versatile format. We also offer the Immediate Immersion Webversity course—the most comprehensive TPRS/CI training currently available.

Voces by Teacher's Discovery

Voces by Teacher's Discovery

Levels 1 and 2 of an online, CI, proficiency-based curriculum for Spanish called Nuestra historia. We offer teacher-only access or teacher + student access as monthly or yearly subscriptions. More information on the Nuestra historia series is here:

CI Liftoff

CI Liftoff

Bite-Size Books for Language Teachers: Short, 30-50 page books on skills to boost your success as a CI teacher.  Our latest Bite-Size Book of Classroom Management for $10

Teaching Manuals: How-to books on classroom practices, including our new year-long pacing guide, A Natural Approach to the Year.
Video Courses:  Virtual PD through videos, online readings and discussion.  Annabelle Allen’s No-Plan Lesson Planning:  20 hours of PD for $77
One Good Story


Comprehensible, culturally based and engaging novels for Spanish language learners.

The Pericles Group, LLC

The Pericles Group

Language learning card game, VERBA ( available in Spanish, French, Latin, Mandarin, and English (for ESL/ELL).

The Storyteller's Corner

The Storyteller's Corner

Picture stories, comprehensible culture units, and teacher’s guides that focus on teaching with comprehensible input.


Got a question? We’ve got answers.

When will EarlyBird Registration open?

EarlyBird Registration will open mid to late December, 2018.

When is the Conference Window?

The Conference Window is from March 24 through April 15, 2018. You will only have access to the conference presentations during these dates. After April 15, 2018, the conference will close and you will no longer have access to any of the presentations or materials.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept all major credit cards and PayPal.

We apologize but personal checks are not accepted.

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellations for any reason will be subject to the cancellation policy below:

  • 25% cancellation fee for cancellations made outside of 60 days prior to the conference.
  • 50% cancellation fee for cancellations made between 45 and 59 days prior to the conference.
  • 75% cancellation fee for cancellations made between 30 and 44 days prior to the conference.
  • 100% cancellation fee for cancellations made less than 30 days prior to the conference.
Do you accept purchase orders?

Yes. Purchase orders are accepted for registration.

All purchase order payments must be received by early registration deadlines to qualify for appropriate discounts.

  1. Please complete registration and choose PURCHASE ORDER as form of payment.
  2. Email purchase order to po [at] teachforjune [dot] com or fax to 916.367.0903.
  3. Please make checks payable to:

Scott Benedict c/o teachforjune Workshops
607 Oak Ridge Dr
Roseville, CA 95661


Will a Certificate of Completion be offered?

Yes. After the end of the conference, all registered participants will get a certificate of completion certifying the total number of hours available at the conference.

Are university credits available?

Yes. In cooperation with teachforjune Workshops and the University of the Pacific, you may register for university credits for an additional fee paid directly to the university. You may read more about university credits here.

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Register early for the best deals!

Registration fees are as follows:
Earlybird – $179 per person – December 1 – January 31, 2018
Regular Registration – $229 per person – February 1 – March 15, 2018
Late Registration* – $279 per person – March 16 – April 6, 2018

Student Teacher Earlybird Registration** – $99 per person – December 1 – January 31, 2018
Student Teacher Regular Registration** – $129 per person – February 1 – March 15, 2018
Student Teacher Late Registration** – $149 per person – March 16 – April 6, 2018

*Late Registration is from March 16th through April 6th. No registrations will be accepted after April 6th.
**Student Teachers are defined as teachers who are currently enrolled in the university with current ID and have not yet started a teaching assignment.

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