FLAVA Conference 2006 Friday LinguaFolio Pre-conference Workshop
Friday, October 12, 2006 ( 12:00 Noon - 3:00 PM )
Included in the Conference Registration Fee
Helen Small, Foreign Language Specialist, VDOE
In the first hour, participants receive copies of the teacher guide used by the joint pilot program of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Kentucky. Helen Small (Virginia Department of Education) and Patricia Cummins (Virginia Commonwealth University) present an historical overview of LINGUAFOLIO and the Virginia experience within a national context and go over the process that they are using for K-16 language portfolios. They will also talk about benefits to students and the uses of portfolios that have been seen in Europe and in the pilot experiments.