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Letter from the President

Lucas Hoffman, OFLA President 2016-2017 French & Spanish Teacher, Sylvania Southview High School Dear OFLA colleagues, As the 2016-2017 academic year comes to an end, I’d like to look back at the good work that OFLA has accomplished this year. … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead: A Context for OFLA 2017-2018

Beth Hanlon, OFLA President-Elect Spanish Teacher, Oberlin High School After a great “core strengthening” at the 2017 OFLA conference, the 2016-2017 school year will soon be behind us! I would like to take the opportunity to give you details of … Continue reading

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The OFLA Membership Year

Julie Frye, OFLA Membership Chair French Teacher, Lexington High School  This is a reminder to those of you who join/renew by means other than the OEA payroll deduction plan. You may have recently joined and/or renewed your OFLA Membership for … Continue reading

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Recruiting and Retaining Language Students

Angela Gardner Spanish Teacher, Ross High School Think back to your choices as a student. Why do you sign up for any particular class? A course may fulfill required minimums for graduation with a particular diploma or degree. Many schedules … Continue reading

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Foreign Language Classrooms: Native versus Non-Native Teachers and Culture Integration

Marissa Wood In our exponentially-growing multicultural society, the ability to speak multiple languages is crucial. It is thought that those who can reach more people will ultimately be more successful. Furthermore, a society in which more connections are made—linguistic and … Continue reading

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How to Resolve the Teacher Shortage in Foreign Languages?

Dr. Barbara Sposet, Baldwin Wallace University OFLA Scholarship 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 10 years. The … Continue reading

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