The NFLRC Team @ ACTFL 2016

Going to the 2016 ACTFL Conference in Boston?

The NFLRC team and a number of our intensive summer institute participants will be out in full force with a number of exciting presentations related to our Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) and Online Language Pedagogy (OLP) projects. Mark your calendars and come join us!

 

Visit us in the ACTFL 2016 Exhibit Hall: Booth 2528

 

Developing Materials for Online Language Learning

Fri, 11/18: 5:00 PM  - 6:00 PM | Boston Convention & Exhibition Center | Room 104A

Online language learning requires specialized materials development for web-based delivery. Come learn about a series of professional development modules on this topic created by the Hawaii National Foreign Language Resource Center and North Carolina Virtual Public Schools as an open educational resource for online language teachers.

Session Presenters

 

Applicable Language: Non-language specific

Audience Level: All

Focus Area: Learning and Teaching

Language of Presentation: English

 

Building Literacies through Project-Based Language Learning

Sat, 11/19: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM | Westin Boston Waterfront | Hale Room

This presentation will highlight the implementation of Project-Based Language Learning in the Portuguese L2 classroom and beyond, in a project that connects learners from different parts of the world in building literacy skills. This interactive session will encourage attendees to discuss and explore driving questions and project ideas.

Session Presenter


Rachel Mamiya Hernandez

 

Meet Rachel at the NFLRC Exhibitor Booth (#2528) on Saturday, 9:30-11:30 am.

 

Applicable Language: Portuguese

Audience Level: All

Focus Area: Learning and Teaching

Language of Presentation: English

 

Be a PBLL Allstar: Autonomy, Authority, Audience, Assessment, Authenticity

Sun, 11/20: 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM | Boston Convention & Exhibition Center | Room 158

This session proposes strategies for success for each of five key issues in implementing Project Based Language Learning, with the goal of empowering teachers, both novice and experienced, to navigate challenges or uncertainties in PBLL. Presented during ACTFL Paper Presentations on High Levels of Achievement.

Session Presenters


Barbara Bird

Daniela Busciglio
 

 

Meet Barbara & Daniela at the NFLRC Exhibitor booth on Saturday, 2:00-3:00 pm

 

Applicable Language: Non-language specific

Audience Level: All

Focus Area: Planning for the Learner

Language of Presentation: English

 

Free Innovative Technology Tools from the Language Resource Centers

Sun, 11/20: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Boston Convention & Exhibition Center | Room 205B

The panel will bring together four Title VI Language Resource Centers to showcase free technology projects with a live demonstration. The tools will address various areas of interest to K-16 language instructors including professional development, project-based learning, cultural literacy, reading proficiency, and online education.

Session Presenters: William Nichols | Carl Blyth | Julio Rodriguez | Chantelle Warner

Applicable Language: Non-language specific

Audience Level: K-16

Focus Area: Learning and Teaching

Language of Presentation: English

 

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