Category Archives: Affiliates

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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AATSP Winter 2017-2018: Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica Chapter Ideas

Lindsay Dollinger, AATSP Buckeye Chapter President 2018 Having just inducted our school’s biggest incoming class of new inductees to the “Los Pioneros” Chapter of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, the time for planning a new year of opportunities for our Spanish … Continue reading

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OHIO AATG FALL CONFERENCE AND OTHER AATG UPDATES

OHIO AATG FALL CONFERENCE Dennis Boyd, Brunswick High School/Ohio AATG Treasurer/AATG Liaison to OFLA The Fall AATG conference was held on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at the Hyatt Place Dublin. The conference featured presentations by Gene Aufderhaar, Darlene Lyons, Leeni … Continue reading

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LESSONS IN LANGUAGE LEARNING FROM A NATION OF POETS

Derek Braun, TESOL/OFLA Liaison Columbus City Schools, ELL Science Teacher Aqoon l’aani waa iftiin la’aani. (Somali proverb: To be without knowledge is to be without light.) Somalia is known as a nation of poets. The Somali language wasn’t given an … Continue reading

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AATF Ohio Updates

Nicole Hanlon, AATF Representative Bonne rentrée à tout le monde! Fall is in the air and that means the time is quickly approaching for our annual French Immersion Weekend at Mohican State Park! This year’s weekend will take place October … Continue reading

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AATG Updates

Dennis Boyd, Brunswick High School Ohio AATG Treasurer/AATG Liaison to OFLA OHIO AATG FALL CONFERENCE The 2017 Ohio AATG Fall conference will be held on Friday/Saturday, November 3-4 at the Hyatt Place in Dublin (n.b.: new location). The Ohio AATG … Continue reading

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Advocating for Bilingual Education: Meeting the Needs of ELL Students and Foreign Language Learners

Derek Braun, TESOL/OFLA Liaison Columbus City Schools, ELL Science Teacher “I was born here, pero soy de México.” This was the statement made by a student introducing herself to the class on the first day of school. The setting is … Continue reading

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