Category Archives: Committee News

How to Resolve the Teacher Shortage in Foreign Languages?

Dr. Barbara Sposet, Baldwin Wallace University OFLA Teacher and Education Licensure Chair A U.S. Department of Education report released in August, 2016, reveals that in the state of Ohio there has been a teacher shortage in foreign languages the past … Continue reading

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Exciting News for Camp OFLA 2017

Lori Winne, Ph.D., Early Language Learning Chair Co-Director, Camp OFLA OFLA continues to support Camp OFLA with scholarships for campers and stipends for H.S. counselors and teachers. The mission of OFLA is committed to world language study beginning in the … Continue reading

Posted in Committee News, Early Language Learning, General, Uncategorized, Winter 2017 | Leave a comment

What’s New for New Teachers?

RESA News for 2017 Lesley Chapman, Beginning Teachers Chair  French Teacher, Sycamore High School Like all things new, the RESA program is growing and changing each year. It is important to know what those changes are for this year if … Continue reading

Posted in Committee News, Professional Development, Uncategorized, Winter 2017 | Leave a comment

Twelve Tips for Implementing Authentic Resources in Your Classroom

Lisa Sobb, OFLA Secondary Language Learning Committee Chair Sylvania Southview High School The importance of including authentic resources in the world language classroom cannot be overstated.  Not only do they provide exposure to current, authentic language, but they also can … Continue reading

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AATG News

Deborah Page In this issue: Fall Conference Held, Dennis Boyd New OFLA Liaison, Spring 2017 Chapter Meeting/Election for Second Vice President, and 2017 Ohio AATG Officers Fall Conference Held The Ohio Chapter of the AATG held its fall conference on … Continue reading

Posted in Affiliates, Committee News, General, Uncategorized, Winter 2017 | Leave a comment

2017 National French Contest/Grand Concours Registration

Nicole Hanlon, Buckeye Valley High School Vice Présidente, AATF Ohio Interested in having your students participate in the Grand Concours? The National French Contest, “Le Grand Concours” is an annual competition sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French. Students … Continue reading

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Scholarships

Teri Wiechart OFLA Scholarship Committee Chair OFLA President 2013-2014 Comprehensible Input Based Teaching–Trainer and Coach It’s time to start planning for the next year’s OFLA CONFERENCE, March 30-April 1, 2017. Deadline for all applications is November 30, 2016. College and … Continue reading

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