Category Archives: Committee News

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

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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

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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

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Beginning of the Year Advice and Resources for New Teachers

Nicole Hanlon, OFLA Beginning Teachers’ Chair The start of a new year is always full of feeling: excitement, nerves, anxiety, and motivation – and sometimes just a feeling of being plain overwhelmed. As a newish teacher myself (this is Year … Continue reading

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Let Them Be Noisy

Channeling Enthusiasm while Learning Samantha Bremner, OFLA Early Language Learning Chair I’ve been told many times that my classroom is the loudest. I get headaches; the kids get tired, my classroom is in a constant state of organized chaos. But, … Continue reading

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Meet the Technology Committee Members

Shasha Gibbs, OFLA Technology Integration Committee Chair Medina High School Angie Drerup is currently a Spanish teacher at Buckeye High School in Medina. She earned a BS.Ed. In Spanish Secondary Education from Ohio University in 1994, a MS.Ed. in Classroom … Continue reading

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A Call to Action

Barbara A. Sposet, Ph. D., Baldwin Wallace University OFLA Teacher Education and Licensure Committee Chair What do you get when you gather 21 college/university World Language faculty, one ODE consultant and one ODHE (Ohio Department of Higher Education) representative? The answer: … Continue reading

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