Monthly Archives: January 2014

Letter from the President

The Times They Are a-Changin’ Teri Wiechart, OFLA President 2013-2014 Dear Colleagues, Happy New Year! As you look at the New Year’s resolutions you have considered, let’s see what OFLA can and can’t help you with.

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Some of the SLA supporting the IPA

Martha Castañeda, Executive Vice-President Miami University As teachers we often hear about the importance of creating Integrated Performance Assessments (IPAs) for our language classroom.  Still, we seldom hear about the Second Language Acquisition (SLA) behind the IPA.   In this newsletter … Continue reading

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Realizing the Benefits of Being an OFLA Member

Professional Development, Collegiality, Support and Shared Knowledge Roz Terek, Immediate Past President French Teacher, Poland Seminary High School When I think about the changes that have recently been imposed on teachers in Ohio and throughout the nation, it seems clear … Continue reading

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Membership

CH-CH-CH-CHANGES They happen all the time! Julie Frye, Lexington High School Membership Chair Happy New Year to one and all. I have been spending some holiday time renewing memberships and updating the OFLA contact/member roster. And, as many of you … Continue reading

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The Cardinal: The Ins and Outs

Beth Hanlon, Spanish Teacher, Wellington High School Executive Recorder and Editor for Print Publications I have only edited The Cardinal electronically and therefore, it blows my mind to think of how The Cardinal would have been edited in the past! … Continue reading

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2014 Conferences

Two fantastic professional development conferences are coming up this year!  Click on the conference title below for more information! 2014 OFLA Annual Conference 2014 CSCTFL

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AATF

AATF Ohio News Le Grand Concours Pascale Abadie, AATF-OH President See Judy Bates’s article in this newsletter for information on how to sign up for this year’s contest. Judy Bates, our  Ohio French Contest Administrator “extraordinaire” is ready to retire after many … Continue reading

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