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National Foreign Language Resource Center
2017 Intensive Summer Institute: Pathways to Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL)

Join us in exploring the use of Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) as a framework for crafting compelling environments and experiences for language learners. During the NFLRC 2017 Intensive Summer .. (more)
Aug 2 - Aug 9, 2017
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Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language & Literacy
2018 Intercultural Competence Conference

Intercultural Competence and Mobility: Virtual and Physical Sixth International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence, January 25-28, 2018, Tucson, Arizona (and a .. (more)
Jan 25 - Jan 28, 2018
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Center for Open Educational Resources & Language Learning
Adapting OER activities for your heritage Spanish classroom

Presenters will share activities they have created for their heritage students and guide participants in adapting the activities for their specific classroom environment. This workshop is part of .. (more)
Jul 27 - Jul 28, 2017
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Center for Language Education and Research
Assessment in a proficiency-based language classroom

Are you teaching for proficiency but still giving discrete-point grammar tests? At a loss for determining if your students are meeting proficiency goals? Just interested in better ways to assess your .. (more)
Jun 26 - Jun 28, 2017
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Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition
Beyond Communicative Competence: Using Authentic Materials to Develop 21st Century Literacies

Preparing students for participation in the globalized communities of the 21st century entails out-of-the-box thinking on the part of foreign language teachers. How do we move beyond preparing student .. (more)
Jul 17 - Jul 21, 2017
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Assessment and Evaluation Language Resource Center
Call for Papers: East Coast Organization of Language Testers (ECOLT) 2017

Please see the ECOLT website for more details. .. (more)
Mar 17 - Jun 5, 2017
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Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition
Character Literacy Development in Mandarin Immersion

Becoming literate in Chinese is a complex and time-intensive process. Promoting high levels of literacy among immersion learners is arguably one of the Chinese immersion teacher’s greatest challenges. .. (more)
Jul 24 - Jul 28, 2017
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Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research
Chinese Program and Curriculum Design

This workshop will center on two topics of great interest to Chinese teachers: program development and curriculum design at the tertiary level. We will survey Chinese programs of different sizes regar .. (more)
Jun 23 - Jun 24, 2017
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Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition
Content-Based Language Instruction and Curriculum Development

This institute has been specifically designed for K-16 foreign language teachers who want to familiarize themselves with and implement Content-Based Instruction (CBI) in the second language classroom. .. (more)
Jul 24 - Jul 28, 2017
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Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition
Creativity in the Classroom: Fostering Student Learning Through Creative Language Experiences

Creativity is a way of thinking about learning and teaching that emphasizes collaboration, problem-solving, intrinsic motivation, discovery, and an openness to new ideas. This workshop will examine th .. (more)
Jul 10 - Jul 14, 2017
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Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition
Culture as the Core in the Second Language Classroom

The national "Standards for Foreign Language Learning" state that students "cannot truly master...language until they have also mastered the cultural context in which the language occurs". Cultural le .. (more)
Jul 24 - Jul 28, 2017
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Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition
Developing Assessments for the Second Language Classroom

Effective classroom assessments support teaching and learning and are essential to helping students achieve higher levels of proficiency. Aligned with standards and benchmarks, they are at the core of .. (more)
Jul 10 - Jul 14, 2017
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Assessment and Evaluation Language Resource Center
East Coast Organization of Language Testers (ECOLT) 2017

The East Coast Organization of Language Testers (ECOLT) represents an East Coast group of professionals, scholars, and students who are involved in language testing projects and research. ECOLT will .. (more)
Oct 20 - Oct 20, 2017
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Center for Open Educational Resources & Language Learning
FLLITE Workshop

Presenters will explain the concept of the literary in everyday life and identify pedagogical principles underlying their FLLITE (Foreign Languages and the Literary in the Everyday) approach as they h .. (more)
Aug 3 - Aug 4, 2017
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Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition
Growing Learner Language: A Hands-On Approach to Developing the Language Learners Produce

The focus of this institute is on the growth and development of the language learners produce, and how that growth may be enhanced by ongoing pedagogical innovation. This institute (described by past .. (more)
Jul 24 - Jul 28, 2017
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Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition
Immersion 101: An Introduction to Immersion Teaching

A must for new immersion teachers and administrators, this institute provides an introduction to the challenges, options, and issues in the unique world of immersion education (K- 12). The institute i .. (more)
Jul 10 - Jul 14, 2017
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Center for Language Education and Research
Increasing proficiency through World Language Core Practices

Looking to up your proficiency game? World Language Core Practices, recently published by ACTFL, are research-supported “teacher moves” that support language learners in gaining proficiency. The pract .. (more)
Jun 29 - Jun 29, 2017
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Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research
L1 Use in the Language Classroom

This workshop tackles head on current debate about the status and appropriateness of L1 use in foreign language learning and teaching. Grounded in current research and practice, we explore how a refin .. (more)
Jun 19 - Jun 20, 2017
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Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research
L2 Vocabulary Teaching and Learning

In this workshop we will explore essential aspects of the nature of vocabulary, present important findings from vocabulary studies that help us understand how words are organized and learned, offer in .. (more)
Jun 23 - Jun 23, 2017
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Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition
Meeting the Challenges of Immersion Education: Vers une approche intégrée en immersion

Vers une approche intégrée en immersion : voici le titre d’une nouvelle ressource pédagogique visant à outiller les enseignants à mettre de l’avant l’apprentissage de la langue française d’une manière .. (more)
Jul 17 - Jul 21, 2017
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National African Language Resource Center
Professional Development for African Language Instructors

A two week intensive program that will allow you to participate in a professional development focusing on the following themes: Using Standards-Based, Thematically Organized, Backward Curriculum De .. (more)
May 15 - May 26, 2017
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Center for Language Education and Research
Reaching 21st century learners through unit design (section 1)

How do you design units that are relevant and engaging for your students? Is it sometimes a challenge? In this workshop, participants will hear about a successful unit design model used in the languag .. (more)
Jun 30 - Jun 30, 2017
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Center for Language Education and Research
Reaching 21st century learners through unit design (section 2)

How do you design units that are relevant and engaging for your students? Is it sometimes a challenge? In this workshop, participants will hear about a successful unit design model used in the languag .. (more)
Aug 3 - Aug 3, 2017
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Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition
Styles- and Strategies-Based Instruction

Enhancing students’ ability to learn a foreign/second language through styles- and strategies-based instruction (SSBI) is the focus of this institute. SSBI is a learner-centered approach to teaching t .. (more)
Jul 17 - Jul 21, 2017
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Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition
Teaching Heritage Languages and Learners

Teaching heritage learners is not the same as teaching learners of a foreign language. Heritage languages are languages other than English that are spoken in homes, communities, and extended families. .. (more)
Jul 10 - Jul 14, 2017
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Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition
Teaching Language Through the Lens of Social Justice

Teaching for and about social justice positively influences all students, yet social justice education can be challenging to integrate into the language classroom. In the first part of this institute, .. (more)
Jul 17 - Jul 21, 2017
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Center for Language Education and Research
Teaching language with technology: Basic tools and techniques

Technology can help teachers engage language students and develop 21st century skills, for example, through classroom language exchanges via the internet. Technology can also help teachers assess stud .. (more)
Jul 31 - Aug 2, 2017
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Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research
Teaching Social Meaning in Language

This workshop focuses on practical ways to raise students’ awareness of social and cultural meanings of language in the classroom and to support learners’ use of language in social-contextually approp .. (more)
Jun 21 - Jun 22, 2017
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Center for Open Educational Resources & Language Learning
TELL Collab Austin

The TELL Collab will bring together K-12 world language educators to explore, model, and share effective language learning practices identified by the TELL framework (http://www.tellproject.org/). Th .. (more)
Jul 24 - Jul 26, 2017
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Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition
Using Technology in Second Language Teaching

Technology is constantly changing and it is a challenge to keep abreast of all the new and exciting ways to use it in the classroom meaningfully. Participants in this online institute will work togeth .. (more)
Jul 17 - Jul 21, 2017
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Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition
Using the Web for Communicative Language Learning--online course

Technology is constantly changing and it is a challenge to keep abreast of all the new and exciting ways to use it in the classroom meaningfully. Participants in this online institute will work togeth .. (more)
Jul 10 - Aug 13, 2017
 
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