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  • Posted in: Language Educators

    Dear ACTFL Community, Thank you for your continued engagement throughout this year! In order to help organize the Community a little better, we have created an "Educator Resources" Community . All non-ACTFL events and services must be posted in this Community. Examples include (but are not limited to): call for proposals/submissions, conference ...

  • 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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  • Posted in: Language Educators

    The College of St Elizabeth , a Catholic private college with a mission of leadership and service,  invites applications for adjunct teaching positions in the Global Studies and World Languages Program. Openings:  Spanish 101 on  Mondays and  Wednesdays 2:30 PM - 4:10 PM Spanish 201 on Mondays and Wednesdays 12:45 PM - 2:25 PM. Minimum ...

  • Posted in: Language Educators

    James, There are some excellent Latin TPRS/Comprehensible Input-based teachers.  Here are 2 blogs to get you started: Lance Piantaggini @ magisterp.com and Keith Toda @  http://todallycomprehensiblelatin.blogspot.com/ They ought to be able to hook you up with the Comprehensible Latin community - a formidable group of teachers! Best to you, Alisa ...

  • Posted in: Language Educators

    Dear Judith, I love this idea! In my school, however, I would be careful to add something that is more typically "feminine" also. We would never want to teach the idea that it is more often masculine folks who should be addressed with respect. I don't know the answer, though. A tiara and speak of a queen? That doesn't pair well with a tie, however. ...

  • Posted in: Language Educators

    I did something somewhat similar to the necktie.  I got different colors of photocopy paper from the office (pink, blue, green, other colors). I let each student pick out the color he/she wanted. Then I had them do a tri-fold on the sheet of paper; so, the paper had three sides after being folded. Then we brainstormed "titles."  For example:  Senor ...


  • Call for 2017-18 Research Project Proposals

    The ACTFL Research Priorities Project supports empirical research on six priority areas that are currently critical to improving foreign language education. Proposals can initiate a new research study, support/expand a study under way, or explore an emerging ... more

  • Get Involved! Volunteer With ACTFL

    Calling All ACTFL Members: Get Involved! In the upcoming weeks, we will be listing available volunteer opportunities here on the ACTFL Community. In the meantime, we encourage you to login to the Community and edit your Volunteer Profile and opt-in to ... more

  • ACTFL Sponsored Workshops

    Five ACTFL-sponsored workshops have been scheduled at four convenient locations around the country. Registration is open for all workshops listed. Registration is processed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Once a section has filled, any additional ... more

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  • US - NY - Rochester, The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures invites applications for an Adjunct in Portuguese language. This is a one-year, potentially renewable appointment, to begin Fall 2017. Requirements: M.