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Hello FLAVA, The Foreign Language Association of Virginia is now accepting proposals for its annual spring conference, Languages: Beyond Boundaries.  Proposals will be accepted immediately, continuing through 11:59 PM, Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Because Languages do take us Beyond Boundaries, we encourage all to submit a proposal for this, the...

Hello, FLAVA! Many thanks to all who were able to attend and lead in FLAVA’s first virtual conference for language educators.  What a theme -- Beyond Languages!  What we learned this last weekend only reinforces the importance of possessing communicative skills in languages other than our native tongue and...

Congratulations to the Award Winners of FLAVA 2020! Video of award presentation   David Cox Award - Rachel Thompson, Spanish Teacher at Princess Anne High School, Virginia Beach City Public Schools   Marshall Brannon Award - Dr. Luis Guadano, Associate Professor of Spanish and World Cultural Studies, Old Dominion University,...

We are excited to welcome our keynote speaker, Amanda Seewald, owner of MARACAS Language Programs and Learning Kaleidoscope Educational Consulting. Learn more about and register for the conference here.   ...

Meeting the Challenges of Instruction, Practice, and Feedback in World Language Teaching Online See the recorded webinar here.   Recent world events have called us to make significant changes in our work lives and instructional practices from in-person and real-life activities to digital means of conveyance and execution. ...

Message for Seal of Biliteracy Recipients from the National Language Teacher of the Year Rebecca Blouwolff, ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year, has recorded an inspiring video message to congratulate all learners earning the Seal of Biliteracy. Please share the link to the video with schools and...

AP Chinese will launch a new curricular framework this fall and the course audit process requires new insights for rigorous syllabus writing and design. Please consider attending an ONLINE AP Chinese Summer Institute led by Professor Miao-fen Tseng (曾妙芬老师) this July to keep abreast of the newest development...

CALICO is offering 12 online workshops 26-30 May about various topics in World Language teaching, including games, augmented reality, making connections, and remote learning. More info here: https://calico.org/2020-hands-on-workshops/ CALICO is the computer-assisted language instruction consortium....

Not just another boring webinar! FLAVA is always here to help you. During this unprecedented time of distance learning and teaching, FLAVA invites you to participate in a Virtual Collaboration for all World Language educators to be offered on May 7, May 14, and May 21 (4:00 PM –...

More resources from VOWLS and NADSFL to assist teachers have been shared in the VOWLS Member Google folder and on our website: www.vowls.org. In addition, The National Council of State Supervisors for Languages (NCSSFL) is collaborating to provide a single site to locate resources to...