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  • Posted in: Language Educators

    Welcome to the ACTFL Community! Our ACTFL community gets bigger every day. Many of you already know one another, while others are brand-new faces. For everyone new, and not-so-new, take a little time to introduce yourselves. Share your name, where you're from, what language(s) you teach, at what level, and why you believe language education is ...

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    Hello fellow teachers , My friend Michelle Kindt, French teacher and fabulous teacher trainer, had the idea for this class as something she wanted for herself, and she asked me if I'd be willing to offer it. We have a few spaces left! Join us! Warmly, Anna Advanced French for French Teachers (and other advanced speakers ...

  • Posted in: Language Educators

    Hi, everyone Have you had students, adults, or school groups attend Cactus Language programs? A few of our students are asking for feedback on their program - specifically the Junior program (youth) in France. Thanks in advance for any info! Bonne continuation à tous. Jenifer ------------------------------ Jenifer Bluhm jenifer.bluhm@lcds.org ---- ...

  • Posted in: Language Educators

    The Nicaragua Summer Exchange is a youth inspired immersion experience hosted in Granada.  Since 1998, our strategic partner, Centro Hispano Durham, NC. The  Nicaragua Summer Exchange  has been on a mission to help more college and high school students reach Spanish fluency.  Spanish provides a tremendous opportunity to expand one's community and career ...

  • Posted in: Language Educators

    Hi all, Wondering if anyone can point me to any research on English speakers, acquisition of reading in Spanish as a second language.  My direct email is profeaj@gmail.com.  ¡ Gracias anticipadas ! Alfred ------------------------------ Alfred Carter profeaj@gmail.com ------------------------------

  • Posted in: Language Educators

    I'm an ACTFL Member, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, and Spanish Teacher with 25 years' experience. Join me for a trip of a lifetime while we return to the town of my service for a Spanish Immersion Program. This program is so much more than just spending hours in the classroom and living with a host family. You will also see the country: beaches, ...


  • Global Engagement Initiative Award

    The World-Readiness Standards for Language Learning not only define the critical role of world languages in our students’ future careers, but also provide a framework for the curricular integration of collaboration with communities beyond the classroom ... more
  • ACTFL Mentoring Program - Mentees

    The ACTFL mentoring program was created to provide tools and resources to help new educators succeed. Mentoring is an incredibly vital component to educator success and development. Applications for mentees is currently open. Mentor applications will ... more
  • "Get Published in The Language Educator or Foreign Language Annals" Webinar

    Hoping to share your research, approaches to teaching, or passion for the profession? Join ACTFL on Tuesday, June 12th from 4:30 – 5:30 pm ET for an informational webinar about The Language Educator and Foreign Language Annals with ACTFL staff and editors, ... more

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