Dear FLAVA members, If you’ve been to a FLAVA conference lately you know us as a terrific place to meet hundreds of creative and friendly colleagues. But where can you have those conversations during the rest of the year? The answer is at one of FLAVA’s many social media outlets. These days FLAVA is on […]
School is a place to learn, and making mistakes is part of the learning process, because we all learn from mistakes. The way we point out these mistakes to students could either make them or break them. In 2012, we started a teacher research project to improve student achievement by providing descriptive feedback. Descriptive feedback […]
Colleagues, an update on the progress of Seal of Biliteracy legislation in Virginia: Seal of Biliteracy bills passed easily in both the House of Delegates (HB1351) and Senate (SB916). The key difference is what criteria would be considered for awarding the Seal to a student.
Dear Colleagues, Please read below about an exciting opportunity: the Mead fellowships by NECTFL. What an exciting way to receive funding for a special project that would benefit all language teachers! FLAVA must receive your application by Monday, November 16th! Please follow the directions below and send completed applications to Sue Robertson at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you cannot […]
Proposals are now being accepted for the 2016 FLAVA Annual Conference: Globally Mine! The conference will be held October 6-8, 2016 in Williamsburg. To submit a proposal, please go to the following link: http://flavaweb.org/conference/2016-call-for-proposals/
The Foreign Languages and Literatures Department sponsored its first Spanish Spelling Bee Competition on April 9, 2016 from 9:00 am- 12:00 pm. This initiative brought together high school students from the Hampton Roads area and the ODU community to promote foreign language education as well as to offer high school students a firsthand experience with […]