Category Archives: No. 3 – Summer 2016

CSCTFL Extension Workshop is a Success!

Martha Pero Halemba Hudson City Schools Spanish Teacher CSCTFL Program Chair 2017 OFLA President 2008-2009 OFLA Professional Development Chair   Becky Shick presented “ Preparing Our Students for Success: Designing and Implementing Standards-based Thematic Instruction” on October 8th in Delaware. … Continue reading

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A Message from the President

  Happy 2016 Summer to the OFLA members and friends. In this last article as the president of the Ohio Foreign Language Association, I want to take a moment to share highlights from what your OFLA Board and other groups … Continue reading

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Stepping Up: Taking a leadership role in YOUR professional organization

Beth Hanlon, OFLA Executive Vice-President Spanish Teacher, Oberlin High School   I think back to the beginning years of my teaching career. Back to when surviving the daily struggles of lesson planning and classroom management were the top priorities. As … Continue reading

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Core Practice #3 of World Language Teaching

Lucas Hoffman, Sylvania Southview HS, OFLA President-elect This is part three in a series of articles about the nationally developed core practices of world language teaching. In the fall article, I wrote about the ACTFL position statement on 90% target … Continue reading

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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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The power of reflection

  As this school year closes, reflection is a powerful tool for combating the “could’ves” and “should’ves” that so often plague educators. Combat this by using the following questions as a guide to help you feel accomplished: What professional and … Continue reading

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CSCTFL/OFLA 2016: Inspiring new beginnings

by Angela Gardner Ross High School After attending the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages in conjunction with OFLA, I was exhausted, overwhelmed, delighted, excited, inspired, and proud of my home state all at the same time. … Continue reading

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