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    • 04 Jun 2022
    • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Zoom

    Kristy Britt is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

    Topic: June AWLA Board Meeting

    Time: Jun 4, 2022 09:30 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

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    Meeting ID: 985 0022 0559

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    • 07 Jun 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • James Clemens High School, Madison, Alabama


    Tuesday, June 7, 2022 9:00 am-3:00 pm

    Incorporating Authentic materials in the 3 modes of communication

    Are you looking for authentic materials on a wide variety of topics to engage students at all levels in all modes of communication? Then join 2021 SCOLT Educator of Excellence Dr. Sandrine Hope and 2021 Wilga Rivers Award recipient Dr. Krista Chambless as they share authentic resources that can be used with all language levels to improve proficiency in all 3 modes of communication. Participants will discuss how to create tasks for various proficiency levels, using the same resource. Participants will collaborate to create tasks for use in their classrooms.

    • 13 Jun 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • The University of Alabama at Birmingham


    Monday, June 13, 2022 9:00 am-3:00 pm

    Pandemic Perks: Using Digital Manipulatives to Engage ALL Students* 

    Maintain student attention through digital manipulatives and virtual platforms. Experience innovative uses of online tools to plan activities engaging all students… then learn to make them! Participants will leave with ready-made activities/templates for instant use in the physical or virtual classroom!

    Languages: English 

    Audience Level: K-12

    Content - Synchronous or Asynchronous use of Technology

    Alabama Teacher of the Year. Hannae Rae Joseph (Hoover City Schools) - Spain Park High School - 

    Lisa Lloyd Vice-President of AWLA (Thompson High School).

    • 14 Jun 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • The University of Alabama at Birmingham


    Tuesday, June 14, 2022 9:00 am-3:00 pm

    Essential Tools for the World Language Classroom

    The presenter will share essential tools (high, low, and no tech activities) and ideas to empower students to be successful in the world language classroom. Participants will be given access to a number of easily adaptable templates that could be used right away.

    Languages: English and Spanish

    Audience Level: K-12

    Content - Learning Resources / Tools

    Yohanna Jiménez (Bayside Academy) -

    Thinking Like a Journalist: Building Proficiency Through Inquiry*

    Explore the 5-E Method, unpredictable topics, inquiry-based thinking strategies, and tasks for development of vocabulary and communication skills in the world language classroom. Participants will develop materials to incorporate into their curriculum that will have their students “thinking like a journalist.”

    Languages: English

    Audience Level: K-12 & Higher Ed

    Content - Innovative Approaches for the Instruction of Literacy Skills

    Chelsea Lawrence (UMS-Wright Preparatory School) - 

    • 20 Jul 2022
    • 9:00 AM
    • 21 Jul 2022
    • 3:00 PM
    • The University of South Alabama (SALI)


    Wednesday and Thursday, July 20-21, 2022 9:00 am-3:00 pm

    Teaching for Meaning and Purpose with Thematic Units

    Well-planned standards- and proficiency- based thematic units are the basis for a powerful curriculum that contains motivating experiences that respond to the diverse needs of our learners. Thematic planning leads to lessons that are culturally connected, cognitively challenging and emotionally engaging. In this 2-day workshop we will: a) see examples of thematic units, b) learn how to plan such a unit and c) go through the steps of creating a unit from choosing a topic to filling in a unit plan template.

    Presented by Helena Curtain

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