The NFLRC Team @ ACTFL 2016

    • November 18-20, 2016
    • Director(s): Julio C Rodriguez
    • Facilitator(s):

      NFLRC Team

    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