Monthly Archives: June 2013

Voice: The L2 Writer Identity

Hyun Jung Joo, The Ohio State University, Doctoral Student Introduction It is said that writing not only conveys information, but also conveys something about the writer. Thus, writing is known to be a representation of the self of the writer. … Continue reading

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My Best Teaching Moment

Erica Marie Jergens When I began my student teaching, I was excited to share my experiences with the French language and teach students about the beautiful French and Francophone culture that exists in 40 different countries all over the world. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Career in the Rubber Industry

Carol Eiber, OFLA Immediate Past President Those of us who work in teaching foreign languages emphasize the importance of knowing another language.   We tell our students, and anyone who will listen, that there will be more opportunities open to them … Continue reading

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World Languages, Global Competencies, Global Students

Victoria Eickhoff, Retired Momentum to prepare our students to graduate with global competence is growing.  One of the stated outcomes of the Common Core Standards from the Council of Chief State School Officers is to produce students who can engage … Continue reading

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Camp OFLA 2013

Camp OFLA, in its 9th year now, began on June 9th. This is one of OFLA’s best projects ever : http://www.campofla.org/campofla.org/Welcome.html.

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Giving Back To The Community

Medina High School 1st Annual Chinese New Year Luncheon Fundraiser Shasha Gibbs, Chinese Teacher, Medina High School On March 1, all students who are currently taking Chinese at Medina High School participated in “Medina High School First Annual Chinese New … Continue reading

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