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    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...

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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 what level, and why you believe language education...

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  • Posted in: Language Educators

    We are very strongly considering adopting Entreculturas from Wayside Publishing. It has just come out and seems amazing! It is the first text that I have seen with a proficiency based approach. Also, it has a lot of authentic resources and not as many simulated and cheezy pictures and videos, etc. There are a lot of online resources, too. However,...

  • Posted in: Language Educators

    I would also look at EntreCulturas 1-3 by Wayside Publishing. This is a brand new textbook series focused on Proficiency and Interculturality. See link below. http://www.waysidepublishing.com/ Sent from my iPhone ------Original Message------ Dear Lance, I believe you missed the point. My main point was that when you address hot issues...

  • Posted in: Language Educators

    Dear Beckie, Sorry I'm so late in answering your message. I'd been looking for it in my e-mails and thought I might have destroyed it inadvertently - until I went back to ACTFL website recently and there it was. So trying to see how I can help. In France, Spanish is taught a a 2nd Foreign language in middle schools, beginning at age 13/14, so...

  • Posted in: Language Educators

    Dear Colleagues, I am a Japanese language teacher here in Sydney Australia who also happens to be a member of ACTFL. I am trying to understand the role that world language teachers (K-12 and post secondary) play in making both the language and the country where the language is spoken 'attractive'. I am currently preparing for a conference so I...


  • Special Focus Topics Submission: Empowering Learners

    The August/September 2017 "The Language Educator" magazine is currently seeking responses to the following question:

    Empowering Learners

    Motivation is a key component in learning. What does “learner-centered instruction” really look like? Technology... more

  • 2017 Language Scholarships

    Language course scholarships are now accepting applications for 5 different languages (Arabic, Chinese (mandarin), French, Italian, and Spanish). You must be a current ACTFL member to apply. Applicants may submit applications for multiple scholarships.... more

  • 2017 Convention Call for Proposals

    Be a part of the experience! Now it’s time to get serious about taking your idea and turning it into a convention proposal. Submit a proposal to be considered to present at the 2017 ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo of the American Council... more

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  • US - CA - San Mateo, What We're Looking For Masters or PhD in Spanish, Linguistics, or a closely related field Fluency in both English and Spanish is required Spanish language teaching or tutoring experience i
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  • US - NJ - Morristown, BA in Spanish or related field with near native proficiency in Spanish. Graduate degree and teaching experience a plus. Full time position for a teacher of Spanish starting September, 2017. 
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