Highlights of the 2016 Fall Conference

Laura Terrill's Keynote Address:
Building Proficiency in Today's Digital Natives

 

Workshop Presentations

Click on the workshop title to view the presentation used in the workshop.

Session A

A-05: Verba Discenda: Effective Ways to Teach and Assess Vocabulary
Presented by Maureen Lamb from the Westminster School

A-07: Engaging Students Through Authentic Texts
Presented by Cheri Quinlan from Vista Higher Learning

A-09: Technology as a Tool in the Teaching of World Languages
Presented by Betty Chang-Twillie from the Glastonbury/East Hartford Magnet School

Session B

B-12: Keynote Address - Proficiency in Today's Digital Natives
Presented by Laura Terrill, the keynote speaker for our conference and expert on language acquisition.

Session C

C-14: Advocacy for French: Our Goals, Our Roles
Presented by Jon Shee, President of the AATF CT

C-16: En español, por favor: teaching in the target language 101
Presented by Jesús Hernández Cobo, Cheshire Academy

C-17: Communications Toolkit
Presented by Beth Lapman from the Hamden Public Schools

C-18: Implementing Integrated Performance Assessments
Presented by Maureen Lamb (Westminster School), Bonnie Nietupski (Rocky Hill High School), Lisa Urso (John Winthrop Middle School)

C-20: Stations in the Spanish 1 Classroom
Presented by Trudy Anderson from the Nathan Hale School in New Haven

C-24: Building Proficiency in the Interpretative Mode
Presented by Laura Terrill, the keynote speaker for our conference and expert on language acquisition.

Session D

D-25: Designing a Standards-Based Unit
Presented by Amanda Robustelli-Price, World Language Consultant

D-28: Building Proficiency & Teacher Effectiveness Using LILL's Core Practices
Presented by Lea Graner Kennedy from Stonington High School

D-29:  Moving Away from Traditional Assessments to PBL/IPA
Presented by Sara Deveaux from the Loomis Chaffee School

D-31: Social Media & Social Justice
Presented by Katy Reddick from Strong Middle School in Durham

D-36: Building Literacy in the Interpersonal Mode
Presented by Laura Terrill, the keynote speaker for our conference and expert on language acquisition.

Session E

E-25: Designing a Standards-Based Unit
Presented by Amanda Robustelli-Price, World Language Consultant

E-43: Keep It In The Target Languages: Scaffolding Lessons for Beginning Language Teachers
Presented by Megan Wojcicki and Judith Ojeda from the Timothy Edwards Middle School in South Windsor


 

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