Archive of Past Workshops

FLAVA Interactive Workshops 2022-2023

October 27, 2022 – Food, Family, and Language: A Project-Based Assessment Lisa Fore Presentation

December 5, 2022 – How to Engage (and Re-Engage) Students with Comprehensible and Compelling Input Claudia Elliott Presentation (Passcode: nJ=d37=V)

January 12, 2023 – Seamlessly Integrate Language, Culture and Content in Your World Language Class Dr. Dali Tan Presentation

March 13, 2023 – Motivation to Move through March Annabelle Williamson Presentation (Passcode:ZN@3+9w&)

May 31, 2023 – Getting Our Feet Wet…How to promote World Languages in our school, community and county Jenniffer Whyte Presentation

June 6, 2023 – What did I miss? Keep your students on track no matter where they are! Chrissy Roe Presentation

July 20, 2023 – 23 Ways to Engage Students with Cultural Activities in the 2023-24 School Year Martha Davis Presentation (Passcode: f6y+2e9W)

August 24, 2023 – The Compound Effect of the Calendar Routine in the World Language Class Glenda De Hoyos Presentation (Passcode: gm+HKr8*)



FLAVA Interactive Workshops 2020-2021

June 15, 2020 – Meeting the Challenges of Instruction, Practice, and Feedback in World Language Teaching Online Avant MORE Learning, featuring Allison Carneiro da Silva, Dr. Rebecca Fox, and Rhode N’komba Presentation

September 17, 2020 – Achieving World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages through Social Justice Education Stephanie Knouse Presentation

October 29, 2020 – Virginia World Language Updates Virginia World Languages Specialist, Dr. Lisa Harris Presentation

December 10, 2020 – Using Personalization to Increase Student Engagement Amy Petersen



FLAVA Interactive Workshops 2019-2020

October 24, 2019 – ¡Habla en español, tio!– Changing teaching styles to engage Generation Z students effectively Javier Buenadicha Gomez

December 5, 2019 – Moving Towards Proficiency Eric S. Jaworski

January 30, 2020 – Designing Activities for Meaningful and Spontaneous Interpersonal Communication Lily Anne Goetz


FLAVA Interactive Workshops 2018-2019

October 18, 2018 – Arts in the World Language Classroom Allison Carneiro da Silva Presentation

November 29, 2018 – Promoting Student Voice and Creativity in the World Language Classroom Heidi Trude

January 31, 2019 – Blended Learning: Where Virtual Instruction Comes Face to Face with Classroom Practices to best Prepare 21st Century Students Leah Devine Presentation

March 7, 2019 – Virginia LinguaFolio Online – The Power of Portfolio Assessments Stephanie Knight


FLAVA Interactive Workshops 2017-2018

October 26, 2017 – ¿ Hablas Minecraft? Gamification in the World Language Classroom Glen Irvin

December 7, 2017 – Can-Do Statements for Intercultural Communicative Competence: Investigate, Interact, Reflect. Kathy Shelton

February 15, 2018 – Integrating STEM Topics in the World Language Classroom Nathan Lutz

May 3, 2018 – Using Technology to Enhance Your Comprehensible Input Classroom Maris Hawkins


FLAVA Mentorship Training


FLAVA Interactive Workshops 2016-17

October 20, 2016 – Foreign Language for All: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners Dr. Lisa A. Harris, Specialist for Foreign Languages at the Virginia Department of Education, and Dr. Teresa S. Lee, Educational specialist for the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) in the Office of Special Education Instructional Services. Presentation

December 8, 2016 – Yes, we are reading teachers! Karen Heist.

February 23, 2017 – Engaging All Language Learners at All Times Michaela Claudia-Nix, Program Specialist for World Languages and Work Force Development, Georgia Department of Education Presentation

March 23, 2017 – Engaging Technology Tools for the Foreign Language Classroom Heidi Trude, selected French Future Leaders Fellowship program participant and Google Certified Educator Trainer Presentation

May 4, 2017 – Why is Interculturality at the Heart of Learning Languages? Janet Parker, the College of William and Mary, Foreign Language Supervisor to undergraduate and graduate students in the world language cohort. Presentation


FLAVA Interactive Workshops 2015-2016

October 22, 2015 – PALS 2.0: The Fairfax Interpersonal Speaking Assessment and Writing Presentation

November 12, 2015 – Ready, Set …. Wait

February 4, 2016 – Personal, Engaging, Portable: Multimedia and Digital Stories in the World Language Classroom Presentation

March 17, 2016 – Engaging Students with Language Learning through Technology: Focus on the Interpretive Mode Presentation


FLAVA Interactive Workshops 2014-2015

All Things Considered: Language Classroom Edition Khadijah Luqman and Alice Ann Mahoney. Presentation

Skills-Centric Teaching Warren Warsaw Presentation

Score Big with Strong Language Goals Marleny Perdomo. Presentation

Setting and Monitoring Learning Targets: Getting Educators and Learners on the Same Page Paul Sandrock Presentation


FLAVA Interactive Workshops 2013-2014

September 17, 2013 – Grading for Proficiency Jennifer Carson Presentation

November 7, 2013 – Making Technology Have Relevance in the Language Classroom: Moving Toward Proficiency Kathryn Murphy-Judy Presentation

February 27, 2014 – Using the Target Language in Meaningful Contexts with Success Ellen Mayock Presentation

March 20, 2014 – Ten Take-Home Activities to Engage and Inspire your Language Students Ginny Ogden Presentation


FLAVA Interactive Workshops 2012-2013

February 7, 2013 – Teacher Effectiveness for Language Learning: More Than Just a Concept Dr. Lisa Harris Presentation

February 28, 2013 – Why Assessing Your Students Beings with Assessing Yourself Sheila Cockey Presentation

March 26, 2013 – Planning for Success in the Language Classroom Ms. Helen Small Presentation

April 2013 – Teaching the Lesson with Meaningful Input Strategies Dr. Sharon Hahnlen Presentation


FLAVA Interactive Workshops 2011-2012

October 11, 2011 – Tried and Proven Conversation-Building Activities Peter Vlaming Presentation

November 10, 2011 – Learning Activities for the Inhibited Language Learner Norah Jones Presentation

January 19, 2012 – Teaching Language With (Not Through) Film Katie Chenoweth Presentation

Spring 2012 – True Differentiated Instruction Isidoro Kessel and Annette Waggoner Presentation