Category Archives: Committee News

What Will You Say?

Kerry Parker, OFA Secondary Language Learning Chair French Teacher, Edison High School It is a topic that is once again coming back to the attention of educators, policymakers and journalists alike – we have a national shortage of teachers. And not … Continue reading

Posted in Committee News, Summer 2018, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Future of World Language Education

Denise Broda, OFLA Scholarship Chair Spanish Teacher, Wooster High School I had the pleasure of getting to meet this year’s conference scholarship winners in April at our annual conference, and that experience left me feeling very optimistic about the future … Continue reading

Posted in Committee News, Summer 2018, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Expand Your Horizons: Bringing Variety into the Classroom

Samantha Bremner, ELL Chair, Toledo We’ve all been there. It’s time to teach a lesson about traditional cultures in your classroom. Break out the decorations, mix up or order the food, and settle on for another day to be discussed … Continue reading

Posted in Committee News, Summer 2018, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Making Progress One Step at a Time

Barbara A. Sposet, Ph.D., OFLA Teacher Education & Licensure Committee Chair Baldwin Wallace University As we conclude national Teacher Appreciation Week, there are several local and national events of note that have taken place over the first half of 2018 … Continue reading

Posted in Committee News, Summer 2018, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Three Suggestions for the Beginning Teacher (and to all of us)

Nicole Hanlon OFLA Beginning Teachers Chair Woo hoo! You’ve made it! You’re halfway through your first year (or another year, if you aren’t a first-year teacher)! The end may not really be in sight, but you have at least the … Continue reading

Posted in Committee News, Uncategorized, Winter 2018 | Leave a comment

WHAT TECH TOOLS WOULD YOU LIKE TO LEARN HOW TO USE?

Shasha Gibbs, OFLA Technology Integration Committee Chair Medina High School 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 engaging … Continue reading

Posted in Committee News, Technology, Uncategorized, Winter 2018 | Leave a comment

OFLA Scholarships: Online and Ready

Denise Broda, OFLA Scholarship Chair Spanish Teacher, Wooster High School Did you know that the Ohio Foreign Language Association offers scholarships to attend the annual conference and scholarships to help teachers study abroad? Do you want to attend the conference … Continue reading

Posted in Committee News, Fall 2017, General, Scholarships, Uncategorized | Leave a comment