Monthly Archives: October 2013

AATSP Buckeye-News

Cortney Bird , Olentangy Local Schools, AATSP Rep 2nd Annual Immersion Weekend @ Hocking Hills Logan, Ohio October 25th-27th 2013 This fall join us for an exciting weekend in conjunction with Ohio University staff and students.  We will be renting … Continue reading

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Ohio Association of Teachers of Japanese (OATJ)

Prof. Akiko Kawano Jones (BGSU) Received the AATJ Teacher of the Year Award Hiroaki Kawamura, The University of Findlay  Prof. Akiko Kawano Jones of Bowling Green State University received the 2013 Teacher of the Year award from the American Association … Continue reading

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American Association of Teachers of German (AATG)

AATG News Fall Conference Information Deborah Page, University of Cincinnati, AATG Representative The fall conference is almost here.  The conference will be held November 1-2, 2013 at the Hyatt Place Hotel in Columbus/Worthington (614-846-4355).  

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Ohio Classical Conference Update

SLO Workshop & Annual Meeting K.C. Kless,  OCC Affiliate Latin Teacher, Indian Hill Middle School Latin teachers from around the state gathered on Saturday, September 21, at Granville High School to learn about and develop Student Learning Objectives. Sherwin Little … Continue reading

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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

TESOL Conference Update Lillian Acker, TESOL Liaison The next TESOL Conference will be held in Columbus on November 15-16, 2013, at the downtown Hilton where our Central States Conference was held this year. The Conference title is Crossroads, Connections, Collaboration … Continue reading

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Ohio Association of Teachers of Chinese (OATC)

Ping Wu, OATC Representative Founded in 2008, the Ohio Association of Teachers of Chinese (OATC) has been the major force for promoting Chinese language and culture and supporting Chinese teachers in Ohio.  With the growing popularity of Chinese study and … Continue reading

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Secondary Language Learning

The Best Professional Development in the World…. Debbie McCorkle, Secondary Language Learning Committee Chair, Unioto High School , French I-IV Those are the last words that I remember saying as I was losing grip on reality to the sedation that my dentist … Continue reading

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Early Education Learning

Change….Bring It On! Judy McCombs, Early Language Learning Chair, Columbus City Schools The craziness of the start of a new school year has finally begun to simmer down.  Fall has arrived. Another change.  How many of you have experienced one, … Continue reading

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OFLA Technology & World Languages Committee

Theresa Minick, Chair  Ohio teachers of world languages have been designing Integrated Performance Assessments (IPAs), and there are many ways that technology can help in the assessment process.

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Teacher Education & Licensure

Ohio Assessments for Educators Replaced the Praxis II Gaby Semaan, University of Toledo, Assistant Professor Visitors of The Ohio Department of Education web page searching for information about educator licensing in Ohio are welcomed with the statement “Beginning Sept. 1, … Continue reading

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