Category Archives: General

Come join us at the 2017 OFLA Conference in Columbus, Ohio!

Lucas Hoffman, OFLA President 2016-2017 French & Spanish Teacher, Sylvania Southview High School Come join us at the 2017 OFLA Conference in Columbus, Ohio! It will take place March 30-April 1 at the Hilton Polaris. Many of you will remember … Continue reading

Posted in General, Letter from the President, Uncategorized, Winter 2017 | Leave a comment

2017 Board Elections, Meet the Candidates!

Beth Hanlon, OFLA President-Elect After working with the OFLA Nominations Committee, it is time to present the members that will be running for OFLA Board positions during the upcoming election! Please take the time to read about each the eligible professional … Continue reading

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The Twelve Months of Membership

Julie Frye, Membership Chair Lexington High School French teacher *I am enrolled in OFLA via OEA, and so my OFLA dues are automatically deducted from my paycheck. The renewal date for OFLA members who choose this option is 15 January annually. … 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

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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Building a Successful Japanese Program in Marysville

Iya Nemastil ネマスティル ・イヤ Ohio Association of Teachers of Japanese, Vice President Japanese Teacher, Marysville High School In order to build a successful language program, it is essential to advocate and lead with proficiency-based teaching practices to build a comprehensive … 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

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