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Upcoming World Language Conferences

September 17, 2020

The New York State Association of World Language Administrators (NYSAWLA) is proud to present a free, online workshop: “Curating Authentic Resources for the World Language Classroom” by Leslie Grahn on November 3, 2020 from  8:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Click here for the PDF of the workshop flyer.

The New York State Association of World Language Administrators (NYSAWLA) in collaboration with the New York State Education Department’s Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages (NYSED-OBEWL) is offering a free, online workshop for world language teachers and administrators working in New York State schools.

Leslie Grahn, a noted leader, presenter, author, and blogger in the field of world language education, will explore and discuss "authentic texts": what they are; ways to find, organize and curate them; and how to use them for intentional skill-building with students. 

8:00-8:15         Welcome - Francesco Fratto, President of NYSAWLA, Update on Standards - Candace Black, OBEWL-NYSED

8:15-9:15         Session 1

9:15-9:45         Group work time followed by reflection

9:45-10:00       Questions

10:00-10:15     Break

10:15-11:15     Session 2

11:15-11:45     Group work time followed by reflection

11:45-12:00     Questions & closure

Those who attend the live, online workshop will be provided with a certificate of attendance documenting (four) 4 hours of CTLE credit.  A maximum of 950 registrations will be accepted.  The live webinar will be recorded and uploaded to the NYSAWLA and OBEWL websites for on-demand viewing by teachers who are unable to attend virtually.  Certificates of attendance will not be provided for this on-demand viewing.

To register: https://wlnys.wufoo.com/forms/zzjvbhp0rlka0s/

NYSAWLA and NYSED are approved CTLE providers.