WAFLT Winter Workshop for Today’s and Tomorrow’s Teachers (W3-T3)
Get Your “A” Game Together: Advocacy, Assessment, Articulation for the 21st Century
UW-MILWAUKEE, Curtin Hall FEBRUARY 12, 2011
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Enabling our students to excel in today’s global society doesn’t just happen by accident. This workshop will provide teachers with ways to ensure that language study will continue to be a viable component of education for the 21st century and beyond.
Justin Gerlach, WAFLT Public Relations Chair
Mishicot Public Schools
Workshop and Session Information
|10:15-11:45||AM Break-out sessionsAdvocacy Presenter: Justin Gerlach, Michicot Public Schools|
Assessment Presenter: Anne Hlas UW-Eau Claire
Articulation Presenter: Janet Rowe, Hortonville
|12:00-12:45||Lunch, UWM Ballroom|
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Presenter: Todd Schlenker, Middle School Spanish Teacher and Department Chair, University School of Milwaukee
Staying in the target language is important to student learning. This session will include interactive activities that demonstrate TPR to introduce new vocabulary for all learners. Experience how synchronizing body movements and rap rhythms with proper pronunciation engage students. Examples of using music and competition to promote and assess L2 learning will also be shared.
These Kids Are Driving Me Crazy
Advocacy and Language Learning: Love Languages Profiles
A Trip Abroad in Your Own Classroom
Presenter: Jeff Stark, Foreign Languages Chair, Pilgrim Park Middle School, Elm Grove
Travel abroad is the best experience in language learning, but not possible for all students. Take students on a trip within your classroom. Provide real-life, hands-on cultural experiences integrating curriculum into the trip context. Practical in-class activities and logistics provided.
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Resources for Your Classroom: The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, UW-Milwaukee” Meet at registration table
Workshop Cost: $30 WAFLT Members; $40 Non-Members; $22 Students (includes registration, materials, continental breakfast and buffet lunch); $45 all on-site registrations
Registration: To register, download and complete the registration form and send it with payment by February 1, 2011
Make checks payable to WAFLT.