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    • 27 Jul 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Vestavia Hills High School
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    Linda Markley
    Past President of SCOLT

    Hosted by Vestavia Hills High School
    Vestavia Hills, Alabama

    Authentic Experiences on the Path to Proficiency

    Destination:  Proficiency!  But how do our students get there?  What kind of experiences will they have?  Learning is more impactful when it is authentic, personalized and meaningful.  Come learn how to create authentic language learning experiences for your students that move them effectively along the path to proficiency and to become life-long language learners.



    • 28 Jul 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Vestavia Hills High School

    Chrissy Roe & Hannah Joseph 
    Spain Park High School, Hoover, Alabama

    Hosted by Vestavia Hills High School 
    Vestavia Hills, Alabama

    Rethink the way your students interact with language! Breakout EDU brings today‚Äôs popular escape room phenomenon to the classroom. These interactive activities reinforce critical thinking, teamwork, complex problem solving and can easily be adapted for use in any language, at any level. Learn what the excitement is about by discovering how to select and run both traditional and digital breakout games. You will also learn valuable tips and tricks for implementing these interactive activities in your foreign language classroom. 



    • 03 Aug 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • University of South Alabama

    Krista Chambless, PhD, Nick Gossett, Phd, Sandrine Hope, PhD
    The University of South Alabama, Mobile Alabama

    Hosted by the University of South Alabama

    On April 9, 2017 the State Department of Education approved a new course of study for world languages. This professional development workshop will present the new course of study highlighting additions and differences from the previous course of study. Presenters will also discuss ACTFL's core practice of Backward Design in planning curricula. Workshop will be conducted by members of the Course of Study committee.



    • 02 Feb 2018
    • (CST)
    • 03 Feb 2018
    • (CST)
    • University of Mobile, Mobile, AL

    AWLA invites you to submit proposals for Alabama World Languages Association Annual Conference 2018

    Sweet Home Alabama: Language and Community

    University of Mobile, Mobile, AL, February 2-3, 2018 

    We are currently accepting workshop and session proposals.  

    Please stay tuned for more conference and registration details in the coming months.


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