Workshop Descriptions

The FLAVA Workshop Series has gone virtual! Take a look below to learn about our next workshop. Then register here. You will receive an emailed link to the Zoom session before the workshop.


The next complimentary virtual FLAVA Teacher Workshop is scheduled for Thursday, December 9, 2021  (4PM – 5PM) via Zoom

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Co-constructing Practices to Help Students with Disabilities Move toward Proficiency

With Wade Edwards: Associate Dean and Professor of French, Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences, Longwood University. Co-author of Disability and World Language Learning: Inclusive Teaching for Diverse Learners

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ACTFL’s Statement on Diversity and Inclusion in World Language Teaching and Learning (2019) specifically mentions disability as a learner attribute that instructors should be careful not to overlook. Participants in this session will: consider a pedagogy of inclusion that addresses common barriers to students with disabilities; discuss relevant case studies developed at Longwood University that focus on the intersection of disability and language learning; and co-construct strategies that can help lead students to proficiency.