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The 2018 OFLA Conference…Are you ready?

Beth Hanlon, 2017-2018 OFLA President Spanish Teacher, Oberlin High School The 2018 OFLA conference is taking shape and it is incredible to watch it all come together! The OFLA board is very excited to provide this professional development opportunity for … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

Milton Alan Turner, President Elect French and Spanish Teacher, Saint Ignatius High School 2018 OFLA Elections After working with the OFLA Nominations Committee, we will soon present the members that will be running for OFLA Board positions during the upcoming … Continue reading

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The Columbus Museum of Art Provides Inspiration to Ohio’s French Teachers and Students

By Lesley Chapman OFLA Executive Vice President French Teacher, Sycamore High School I don’t know about you, but I am often on the lookout for meaningful, worthwhile cultural experiences for my students. I’m not much of a fan of going … Continue reading

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Ohio Association of Teachers of Japanese is ready for the new year!

Laura Renz, Mirai Intercultural Language and Consulting, Vice President OATJ The previous year ended on a great note with OATJ’s Fall Conference in November with guest presenter Yo Azama who presented on Integrated Performance Assessment (IPA). Teachers of Japanese from … Continue reading

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Senegal Connection: Authentic Language Use in Real-Life Context

    Kerry Parker French Teacher, Edison High School Secondary Language Learning Chair As world language teachers, one of the challenges we face is to bring a sense of authenticity into learning. It is a challenge all teachers face – … Continue reading

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Shasha Gibbs, Medina High School OFLA Technology Integration Committee Chair The Technology Integration Committee is conducting a half-day workshop titled “Using Technology to Assess the Three Modes of Communication” at the upcoming OFLA Conference. If you are looking for more … Continue reading

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AU SECOURS! Translation: HELP!

  Julie Frye, Lexington High School French teacher/OFLA Membership Chair This may be repetitive, and I seem to make a similar plea each year in September and January, and maybe even a third time as the annual OFLA Conference approaches! … Continue reading

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