ACTFL is offering two installments of its popular Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) Assessment Workshop — one at Mills College (“Middlebury at Mills”) in Oakland, Calif., July 5 to 8, and one at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vt., July 19 to 22. This four-day professional development workshop is designed to introduce language educators to the OPI, the ACTFL rating scale, and the techniques for conducting and rating oral proficiency interviews. Learn more and register.
The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages congratulates the Santa Rosa High School students for winning 3rd place, in the High School Category of the 2012 ACTFL Student Video Contest, “Discover Languages, Discover the World”! See video.
SWCOLT/AZLA in Phoenix is one month away – April 12-15!
To receive the early registration price of $150, you’ll need to register by March 13th.
Register via mail, fax, or online at http://www.swcolt.org
You will be able to register for $175 March 14 – March 31 via mail, fax, or online AND ONSITE April 11-14.
To receive the hotel conference rate of $99 per night, you’ll need to reserve by March 21. Register athttp://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/SWCOLT
Are we helping our AP students to learn, or forcing them to memorize? Here is one student’s opinion:http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-living/ci_19818879?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com
Submit a proposal to present a interest session at the CLTA Conference, March 15-18, 2012.
We’re excited to announce the launch of @CLTAtweets! Please check out the CLTA’s presence on Twitter, and check it daily for tips, strategies, and vital information for world language teachers! All subscribers to @CLTAtweets will have inside access to CLTA resources that will help us in our classrooms all throughout the year!For information on creating your Twitter account, please email us at CLTAtweets@gmail.com!