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    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...

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    Great and real story! Thanks! ------------------------------ Fernando Najera fernando.najera@utna.edu.mxHead of Language Department

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    I would like to hear from it. Thanks ------------------------------ Fernando Najera fernando.najera@utna.edu.mxHead of Language Department

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    Greetings! My name is Catherine Ousselin and I teach French in Mount Vernon in Washington State. This is my 14th year in at the High School level. I previously taught at the University of Kansas during my Master's in French Language and Literature. I have previously taught ELL and Spanish, but our...

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    Shane, I completely agree. I'm not sure what you're working on specifically, but perhaps we have overlapping goals. I've implemented a program in a few university classrooms to facilitate language exchanges for Spanish/English outside of the classroom, complementing the lessons professors teach in...

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    I also am very interested in this conversation. I teach middle school students whose motivation is quite different from university students, but I would greatly welcome this conversation. I have tried a variety of ideas to get students to work more independently and would love to hear others' ideas...

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    Please blather away! I'm very interested in the concept. ------------------------------ Linda Miller Lmiller565@aol.comTeacher

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    Yes, please go on. Thank you for sharing. ------------------------------ Ileana

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    The University of Colorado is offering a fully online course (3 grad credit) on SLA and Teaching Methods starting June 18th. Tuition is $960 and we have scholarships available. The scholarship covers 50% of the tuition. Apply today! http://goo.gl/forms/hCR2O9oNleXMylgA2 We are also offering...

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