Sessions & Workshops

50th Annual IFLTA Conference

ExpandINg Avenues to MultilINgual Proficiency

November 1 – 3, 2018


TENTATIVE LIST OF SESSIONS AND WORKSHOPS

Posted 8.21.18

This list might change, and could be different from the list included on the official program, due to last minute cancellations or any other unexpected circumstances; more sessions could be added in the following months.  PDF download

 

Session Title Session delivered in this language

 

Materials/Examples given in this language Strand(s)
Teaching Novels with Novel Ideas: Research to Practice English Spanish Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
Lowering the Affective Filter: Theory to Practice English Spanish Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities / Research
The Melding of Device and Mind

 

English French, English Technology/ (new) Apps
Comprehensible Input through Latin Novellas Latin, English Latin, English Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
Promoting Language Learning Outside the Classroom: Building a Broad Learning Community Chinese, English Chinese, English Community Service / Experiential Learning
Authentic Avenues to Proficiency English French, Spanish Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
The THRILL-Seeking Facilitator English Spanish Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
Recruiting for the Language Teaching Profession: WL Educators Rising English English Leadership and Advocacy
The Unique Spanish Don Juan Spanish, English Spanish Culture/ Literature/ Film / Art
Boosting Engagement through Storytelling English French Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
French on the Move: Interactive Activities for the Beginning Levels of French French, English French Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
Explicit vs. Implicit Knowledge of Spanish among Adult Heritage Speakers Spanish, English Spanish, English Heritage Speakers
Casa de España en Indiana Spanish Spanish Culture/ Literature/ Film / Art
Songs for Teaching French Grammar French, English French Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
History, culture, and life in the GDR German

 

German

 

Authentic Cultural Material/ Overseas Experience
Panorama Cultural / Fun With Culture Spanish, English Spanish, English Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
Interactive Karaoke songs with themes, games and projects for effective language teaching Spanish Spanish Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
AATSP and IN-NELL Leadership Spanish, English Spanish Leadership and Advocacy
Teaching for Mastery and Student Ownership of Learning: Becoming Multilingual Spanish Spanish Language Proficiency, Bilingualism, Multilingualism, Feedback
Say Something! Strategies to Overcome Speaking Fears and Increase Participation English French, German Language Proficiency, Bilingualism, Multilingualism
Visualizing Latin Grammar: Using Lightboard Technology to Enhance Teaching Latin English Technology/ (new) Apps
Hispanic Cultures and Cuisines, A High School Elective Spanish Spanish Culture/ Literature/ Film / Art
Circumlocution for Novice Learners English Spanish, English 90%+ Target Language for Learning
Career Prep Spanish for Levels 1-4 English Spanish Language Proficiency, Bilingualism, Multilingualism
Pedagogical Tips Gleaned from Dual Credit Japanese Site Visit Japanese, English Japanese Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
Virtual Reality in the WL Classroom with Google Cardboard English Spanish, English Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
That’s the Test? Using Games as Assessments Japanese, English Japanese, English Assessment/Feedback/ Standards
The Spanish Resource Center in Indianapolis and the Spanish Education Programs in EEUU Spanish, English Spanish, English Authentic Cultural Material/ Overseas Experience
Who Japanese Companies in the Midwest are hiring Japanese Japanese, English Research/Publication
There’s a Gene for That: Genetic Mapping and Language Acquisition English French, English, Spanish Language Proficiency, Bilingualism, Multilingualism
Watch and Discuss: Visual Storytelling in the L2 Classroom English Spanish 90%+ Target Language for Learning
90% from Day One! Introduction to TPRS English German 90%+ Target Language for Learning
Deutsche Denkpausen und Aktivitäten German German Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
Student who learn two Asian languages simultaneously English Chinese, Japanese, Korean Special Learning Situations
Can WeChat improve L2 Chinese Writing? English Chinese, English Technology/ (new) Apps
Autism Spectrum Disorder in the language classroom English French Special Learning Situations
Retaining students through fun and leadership English German, Spanish Leadership and Advocacy
Teaching “La Francophonie au Quebec. Lessons Learned French, English French Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
Funding your Professional Development Dreams in the Classics English Latin, Greek, English Professional Development
10 best strategies from the International Forum on Language Teaching English German, Spanish Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities/ Comprehensible Input
Free Voluntary Reading, Creating a classroom library and a classroom of readers English French or Spanish Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
Fabulous Pictor: Material Culture in the Latin Classroom English Latin Culture/ Literature/ Film / Art
Build Confidence! Backward planning a novel to ensure student success English Spanish, other languages in session Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
Embrace It or Resist It? Internet Language in Second Language Teaching Chinese, English Chinese Instructional Material/ Textbook
Global Living-Learning Community – A Model for Promoting Language Acquisition and Cross-Cultural Understanding English English Language Proficiency, Bilingualism, Multilingualism, Overseas Experience and Study Abroad Opportunities
A Journey into a Blended-Learning World Language Classroom Spanish, English Spanish Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities/ Professional Development
Spoken-Latin, Immersive Techniques, and Latin-Learning Latin, English Latin, English Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
La langue française comme véhicule de la culture francophone French French Culture/ Literature/ Film / Art
Perspectives on Mindfulness and Interculturality: A Study English English Research / Publication
Call Out! IFLTA Social Media “Street” Team English English Technology/ (new) Apps
How to design an online Chinese course Chinese Chinese, English Professional Development
Comprehensible Culture English Spanish 90%+ Target Language for Learning
Dual language immersion programs: Models, Benefits, and Pathways English English Dual Language Immersion Programs
Community-based language learning and less commonly-taught languages English English Community Service / Experiential Learning
Japanese Heritage Learners and Avenues to Multilingual Proficiency Japanese, English Japanese Heritage Speakers
Approaches to including students from lower-income backgrounds English German, Classics, Spanish Special Learning Situations
Spanish in the Workplace English, Spanish English, Spanish Community Service / Experiential Learning/ Specific Classroom Course Development
Teaching Picasso’s Guernica and its Legacy English Spanish Culture/ Literature/ Film / Art
Komm, wir gehen in den Zoo! German German Special Learning Situations
Input Galore! English Spanish Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
Using Machine Translation to Increase Student Classroom Engagement Japanese, English Japanese Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
Project Based Learning (PBL) in Japanese: collaboration with students Japanese, English Japanese Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
Avenues to Success: Increasing Enrollment and Engagement in Language Departments English English Leadership and Advocacy
Spiele spielen German German Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
What can we learn from extensive reading courses? Japanese (and/or English) Japanese Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
Swap Shop for the Latin Classroom English English, Latin Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
Tecnología en la Enseñanza del Español con el Aula Inversa Spanish Spanish Research / Publication/ Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
Engaging Spanish Students and Bilingual Students in Career Pathways Spanish English, Spanish Community Service / Experiential Learning/ Bilingualism/ Leadership
The value of community engagement in study abroad programs English Mostly English but possible in other languages Community Service / Experiential Learning/ Study Abroad/ Language Immersion
Accelerating Oral Proficiency in Dual Language Classrooms: Teaching to Learn English Spanish Dual Language Immersion Programs
Dynamic Assessment in the Dual Language Classroom English Spanish Assessment/ Feedback / Standards
Teaching Chinese Values in Classical and Contemporary Texts Chinese Chinese Instructional Material/ Textbook
Once upon a time: Children’s Literature in the Language Classroom English Spanish Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
Setting up a Community Classroom English English Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities/ Classroom Environment
Meeting the Interculturality Can-Do Competencies with EMC’s ¡Qué chévere! English and Spanish Spanish Curriculum and Articulation

 

WORKSHOPS

 

Leadership Workshop I and II English English Leadership and Advocacy
Activities and Games for Interpretive Language Skill Development English English Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
Embedded Reading English French, German, other languages Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities
Keep them engaged! Using a video series in the world language classroom English French, Spanish Teaching Methods/ Classroom Activities

 

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