AmErICAN CouNCIL oN ThE TEAChING oF ForEIGN LANGuAGES convention PReview d ng de si lu ou ACTFL 2009 Co-SpoNSorS: nc H s i nd American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) | American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI) al a California Language Teachers Association (CLTA) | Chinese Language Association of Secondary-Elementary Ri on Schools (CLASS) | Chinese Language Teachers Association (CLTA) | National Association of District Supervisors te ati of Foreign Languages (NADSFL) | National Council of Japanese Language Teachers (NCJLT) | National Council ma stR of State Supervisors for Languages (NCSSFL) | National Network for Early Language Learning (NNELL) gi Re The 2009 actFl convention and world languages expo is the largest gathering of language educators in the united States with the largest exhibition anywhere of teach- ing materials and technology for the language professional. It is the only major event where the many voices of language professionals from all levels, all assignments and all languages can come together to learn and speak up for language education. ACTFL 2009 promises to deliver maximum educational value to help you grow professionally, re-energize your mind, renew friendships or make new ones and return home with a multitude of good ideas. Join us for an outstanding educational program and exciting exhibition. Come participate in this diverse and progressive educational program. Don’t miss this unforgettable educational experience! in these critical times for language education, it’s about the power of many voices… • Come hear keynoter Steve hildebrand, who orchestrated Barack obama’s successful grassroots campaign, speak on “organizing for Change: Foreign Languages and the obama Administration”. • Find out how You can be a part of ACTFL’s renewed advocacy initiative! now is the time to spread the word about this major professional development event for language educators at all levels…speak up for language education… • Network with colleagues in educational and social settings • Advocate for your language programs • Expand your knowledge and skills by attending over 500 educational sessions • hear about the latest research and best practices • Discuss your needs with more than 250 exhibitors in the World Languages Expo looking FoR Funding to attend tHe convention? • Contact your school district about Title II professional Development funds designated for core subjects identified in the No Child Left Behind Legislation. Since Foreign Language is listed as a core subject in No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation, any funding designated to NCLB professional development would include support for foreign language teachers. • present a proposal to your pTA/pTo identifying the professional development opportunities that will be gained by convention attendance. • request support from a local community-based organization such as the rotary Club, Chamber of Commerce, or other groups that support educators. • Apply for a First Time Attendee Scholarship from ACTFL. The application can be downloaded from www.actfl.org. • use grant funds that designate a portion of the grant for convention attendance or professional development. • Check out scholarships offered by state and regional organizations. • Inquire about graduate student program funding opportunities if you are a graduate student. Remember that convention attendance falls into the tax category of unreimbursed professional expenses. check with your tax consultant about what portion you can deduct on your taxes. keynote sPeakeR oPening geneRal session FrIDAY, NovEmBEr 20, 2009, 8:30 Am – 10:00 Am (DoorS opEN AT 8:00 Am) san diego convention center, Ballroom 6 STEvE hILDEBrAND, KEYNoTE SpEAKEr, deputy campaign manager for Barack obama In the historic 2008 presidential cam- can be applied to the task of enlisting grassroots demand paign, Steve hildebrand served as the and support for stronger language programs across the deputy national campaign manager for u.S. And he will suggest how language educators can best Barack obama. he was at the forefront craft their policies and advocacy efforts to blend with the of all strategic decisions and helped to broader policies of the obama administration. craft the groundbreaking grassroots hildebrand’s extensive political career has included manag- campaign strategy from the very ing races in South Dakota, Iowa, and minnesota. he oversaw beginning. From savvy marketing to the the midwestern states for the Clinton-Gore re-election in use of the internet and small donors, 1996 and served as political director of the Democratic hildebrand’s strategy helped raise an astonishing $750 million for the candi- Senatorial Campaign Committee from 1997-1998. In 1999 and date, shattering records and changing the political landscape forever. 2000, hildebrand ran the Iowa caucuses for vice president mr. hildebrand’s address to this year’s opening General Session will focus on Gore and the Women vote! program for EmILY’s List. “organizing for Change: Foreign Languages and the obama Administration.” he In 2005, hildebrand and paul Tewes founded hildebrand will demonstrate how focused grassroots efforts and the application of tech- Tewes Consulting, a full-service consulting firm with a nology helped introduce a relatively unknown candidate to the broad popula- specialty in communications, candidate research, and tion of American voters … those most interested in the issues and policies grassroots strategy. which Barack obama represented. he will show how many of those strategies ThurSDAY, NovEmBEr 19 eXciting tHings Registration workshops 8:00am – 6:00pm 9:00am – 4:30pm HaPPening in san diego! FrIDAY, NovEmBEr 20 Registration 7:00am – 5:00pm X Two NEW full-day immersion workshops in Spanish and French opening general session 8:30am – 10:00am X Seven Ap workshops sponsored by ACTFL and The College Board Plenary session 11:00am – 12:00pm X SpECIAL Chinese workshops for teachers educational sessions 11:00am – 7:15pm world languages expo 10:00am – 5:00pm X morE Arabic sessions exhibitor workshops 10:00am – 5:00pm X over 500 Sessions featuring 20 languages of the world SATurDAY, NovEmBEr 21 X morE activities for classroom teachers to use on monday morning Registration 8:00am – 5:00pm X 250 Companies Exhibiting at the World Languages Expo Plenary session 10:00am – 11:00am X Two outstanding plenary Sessions on Friday and Saturday educational sessions 8:00am – 7:45pm awards luncheons 11:15am – 12:45pm X Twenty poster presentations on Saturday Poster session 2:00pm – 3:00pm X ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year announced world languages expo 8:00am – 5:00pm X Excellence in the profession honored exhibitor workshops 8:00am – 5:00pm at ACTFL Awards Ceremony on Friday SuNDAY, NovEmBEr 22 workshops 8:00am – 11:00am ComE EXpErIENCE ALL oF ThIS… educational sessions 8:00am – 11:00am AND morE IN SAN DIEGo! world languages expo 8:00am – 12:00pm 1 oveR 500 cutting-edge sessions! You’ve heard a lot of A key theme of this year’s Convention 21st centuRy skills talk about preparing our advocacy will be how to “speak up” for the impor- students for living and tance of language programs. National working in the 21st Century! Where does language education figure in leaders who have been working on language policy issues as well that scenario? Important sessions that focus on languages and the as those who have been busy building public support in their local future of our students in the Digital Age are included in this year’s communities will be sharing what is going on and how you can get array of sessions. involved! Those looking for effective approaches ReseaRcH studies and action ReseaRcH Best PRactices to classroom practice will have numer- ous sessions from which to choose. No A primary focus of this year’s Convention will be the research matter what level or language you teach, come ready to get great studies generated by the language field and what they tell us about ideas from those who have their best practices to share. particular effective classroom practice. Whether it is through poster sessions emphasis is on engaging our students with the 21st Century technol- or classroom action research, those with an interest in bridging the ogy tools that are available—many at no cost to you! theory-to-practice divide will have ample opportunity to explore these issues! Language classes have liteRatuRe and tHe aRts always incorporated lit- one of the most important topics con- erature and the arts. This assessment fronting our field, there will be numer- year’s Convention is no different in looking at innovative ways to ous sessions on best ways to track your bring poetry and other literary works to your students. In addition, students’ language development. From performance assessments to the number of sessions that outline how to advance language study the current revision of the ACTFL proficiency Guidelines for reading through music, dance, theater and visual arts will astound you! and Listening, Convention attendees will have access to the latest developments in what’s going on in the language assessment field. HeRitage students/dual language PRogRams Innovative approaches to study abroad study aBRoad programs will be highlighted in a number Drawing not only on expertise from around the country and around the of sessions at this year’s Convention. world but also from our host state of California, sessions that outline Whether creating a study abroad blog, transforming students into how to best meet the needs of our heritage learners will be front and anthropologists, or developing an interdisciplinary approach, you center at this year’s Convention. Community service learning, literacy will find ways to update your own programs and make them not only development, testing heritage speakers, and developing student port- attractive to students but more focused on language development! folios are just a sampling of important topics that will be addressed. ways to save on RegistRation rEGISTEr EArLY! If you register by July 15, 2009, you will save teaching, you can save on registration rates. proof of eligibility is money. required. read more in the registration Instructions. JoIN ACTFL. reduce your registration costs by becoming a SAvE AS A STuDENT or rETIrED ACTFL mEmBEr. Special member. To join ACTFL, go to www.actfl.org. low registration rates are offered to students and retired SEND A TEAm. If your school registers 10 or more and pays with members with the appropriate documentation. read more in the one check, there is a 10% discount. All registration forms must be registration Instructions. mailed together with the one check. AvoID oNSITE rATES. register no later than october 14, 2009 to SAvE AS A NEW TEAChEr. If you are in your first two years of save. onsite rates are significantly higher. 2 Read Below FoR aReas oF PaRticulaR Focus! how do we build cRoss-cultuRal comPetencies intercultural com- instRuctional and cuRRiculaR design petence and how Interested in developing a standards-based instructional program? do we measure it? Come hear what others are doing in the class- many of this year’s sessions will explain how to establish a program room and beyond to ensure that students leave language programs whether its an Advanced placement program, elementary language equipped with the ability to know “how, when, and why to say what program or innovative programs such as “open Education.” You don’t to whom.” need to reinvent the wheel—come hear from those who have already done it! Thinking that our diFFeRentiated instRuction classrooms are homo- Leadership can take on many forms geneous in language leadeRsHiP from going for National Board knowledge and performance has always been a misperception! Now Certification to developing the skills you with the continuously changing demographics of the students in our need to be a department chair, lead teacher, or mentor. our national programs, differentiating instruction is the norm. many sessions at leadership groups such as NCSSFL (state supervisors) and NADSFL this year’s Convention will be taking a look at how best to meet the (district supervisors) have many sessions that will focus on how you needs of all the students in your classroom! can develop the necessary skills to take on the leadership positions that are in your realm. Don’t miss these unique opportunities for A special emphasis of several pre-con- immeRsion your personal professional development. vention workshops as well as specific sessions will give you the opportunity our profession’s national standards to be immersed in the language! Tune up your language skills by standaRds have stood the test of time and we are participating in these sessions! In addition, there will be sessions now examining their impact since their that focus on immersion methodology for students whether in an release in 1996. At the same time, language-specific standards are elementary immersion program or in an immersion study abroad being developed in a number of less commonly taught languages. Find context. Don’t miss these sessions given by those who have estab- out what’s going on for the specific language(s) that you teach! From lished successful programs in these areas. standards that connect K-16 to those for National Board Certification, there is a standards session devoted to your particular interest. The ACTFL Convention inteRnational BencHmaRks always draws an You will not be disappointed with the international atten- tecHnology array of technology sessions at this dance and these experts bring information about what is happening year’s Convention. Whatever is out there in language education in other countries. particular focus will be on to engage our digital natives from Web 2.0 connections to other the European CEFr and how it compares to the u.S. ILr and ACTFL emerging technologies, you will be able to find a number of sessions proficiency Scale. in each time slot devoted to integrating these technologies into your daily instruction. and, HundReds moRe! cHeck tHe 2009 convention and eXPo Page on ouR weB site at www.actFl.oRg FoR moRe PRogRam inFoRmation. 3 Full-day woRksHoPs 9:00 Am – 4:30 pm tHuRsday, novemBeR 19, 2009 aP® level ADvANCED pLACEmENT (Ap ) ® advance rate by october 14: $135 each W04 GErmAN LANGuAGE WorKShop In this College Board workshop, participants will engage in a professional exchange of ideas surrounding the Ap German Language course. participants will ACTFL orAL proFICIENCY INTErvIEW (opI) examine 2009 Free response Questions, scoring guidelines, and related samples. W01 FAmILIArIzATIoN WorKShop participants will discuss appropriate classroom materials, learn techniques and This workshop is intended to familiarize participants with the ACTFL content-specific strategies that can be incorporated into the Ap classroom to proficiency Guidelines-Speaking and with the Assessment Criteria, rating help students prepare to be successful in their Ap course work, consider Ap Scale, and Interview protocol of the ACTFL oral proficiency Interview (opI). curriculum and syllabus development, and become acquainted with resources participants will view and review demonstration video-taped interviews to support Ap teachers. portions of this workshop will be conducted in German. conducted in English, practice rating language samples, and discuss the Special Focus: Instructional Strategies to Improve Student Writing implications of the ACTFL proficiency Scale and the opI for establishing presenter(s): TBD program goals, and for planning curriculum, instruction, and assessment. presenter(s): maria Teresa Garreton, Chicago State university aP® level ADvANCED pLACEmENT (Ap ) ® W05 ChINESE LANGuAGE AND W02 ACTFL WrITING proFICIENCY GuIDELINES FAmILIArIzATIoN WorKShop CuLTurE WorKShop In this College Board workshop, participants will engage in a professional Intended as an introduction to the ACTFL proficiency Guidelines – Writing exchange of ideas surrounding the Ap Chinese Language and Culture course. (revised 2001), this workshop introduces participants to the major and participants will examine 2009 Free response Questions, scoring guidelines, minor level descriptors and the criteria for assigning a global writing profi- and related samples. participants will discuss appropriate classroom materi- ciency rating. participants explore a variety of writing tasks across levels of als, learn techniques and content-specific strategies that can be incorpo- proficiency, evaluate language samples based on the criteria as described in rated into the Ap classroom to help students prepare to be successful in the Guidelines, and design appropriate writing activities and writing assess- their Ap course work, consider Ap curriculum and syllabus development, ment prompts at the four major levels. participants discuss the implications and become acquainted with resources to support Ap teachers. portions of the ACTFL proficiency Scale for establishing program goals, and for plan- of this workshop will be conducted in Chinese. Special Focus: Instructional ning curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Strategies to Improve Story Narration presenter(s): Karen Breiner Sanders, Georgetown university (ret.) presenter(s): TBD aP® level ADvANCED pLACEmENT (Ap ) ® aP® level ADvANCED pLACEmENT (Ap ) ® W03 W06 JApANESE LANGuAGE AND FrENCh LANGuAGE WorKShop In this College Board workshop, participants will engage in a professional CuLTurE WorKShop exchange of ideas surrounding the Ap French Language course. participants In this College Board workshop, participants will engage in a professional will examine 2009 Free response Questions, scoring guidelines, and related exchange of ideas surrounding the Ap Japanese Language and Culture samples. participants will discuss appropriate classroom materials, learn course. participants will examine 2009 Free response Questions, scor- techniques and content-specific strategies that can be incorporated into ing guidelines, and related samples. participants will discuss appropriate the Ap classroom to help students prepare to be successful in their Ap classroom materials, learn techniques and content-specific strategies that course work, consider Ap curriculum and syllabus development, and become can be incorporated into the Ap classroom to help students prepare to be acquainted with resources to support Ap teachers. portions of this workshop successful in their Ap course work, consider Ap curriculum and syllabus will be conducted in French. Special Focus: Writing Skills development, and become acquainted with resources to support Ap teach- presenter(s): TBD ers. portions of this workshop will be conducted in Japanese. Special Focus: Instructional Strategies to Increase Interpersonal Communication presenter(s): TBD Join actFl and save! rEDuCE Your rEGISTrATIoN CoSTS BY BEComING A mEmBEr oF ACTFL. To JoIN Go To WWW.ACTFL.orG. 4 Full-day woRksHoPs 9:00 Am – 4:30 pm W07 aP® level ADvANCED pLACEmENT (Ap ) Your STuDENTS W11 ASSESSING DEvELopmENT For ® LATIN WorKShop LANGuAGE In this College Board workshop, participants will engage in a professional exchange of This workshop will provide participants with an in-depth look at all facets of ideas surrounding the Ap Latin course. participants will examine 2009 Free response assessing student performance in a standards-based program. participants Questions, scoring guidelines, and related samples. participants will discuss appropri- will begin with identifying outcomes and then aligning these outcomes ate classroom materials, learn techniques and content-specific strategies that can with curriculum features and instructional practice. They will learn how to be incorporated into the Ap classroom to help students prepare to be successful in develop authentic assessment tasks that allow students to show what they their Ap course work, consider Ap curriculum and syllabus development, and become can do with the language. Step-by-step instructions for developing rubrics acquainted with resources to support Ap teachers. Special Focus: how Grammar to accompany the tasks will be given as well as how to adapt these rubrics Contributes to Literal Translation and reading Comprehension based on evidence provided by student performances. Strategies for involv- presenter(s): TBD ing students in the performance assessment process will also be addressed. participants will leave equipped to implement a performance-based program in their school. handouts will be provided to workshop attendees. W08 aP® level ADvANCED pLACEmENT (Ap ) ® SpANISh LITErATurE WorKShop presenter(s): paul Sandrock, Wisconsin Department of public Instruction In this College Board workshop, participants will engage in a professional exchange of ideas surrounding the Ap Spanish Literature course. participants sPanisH BrINGING ThE vISIoN oF ToDAY’S will examine 2009 Free response Questions, scoring guidelines, and related W12 immeRsion SpAIN To Your STuDENTS samples. participants will discuss appropriate classroom materials, learn tech- niques and content-specific strategies that can be incorporated into the Ap (oFrECIENDo AL ALumNADo uNA vISIóN DE LA classroom to help students prepare to be successful in their Ap course work, ESpAñA ACTuAL) consider Ap curriculum and syllabus development, and become acquainted Este taller presenta una visión atípica de la España actual, comprometida en with resources to support Ap teachers. portions of this workshop will be la consecución de un liderazgo mundial en energías alternativas y en el cui- conducted in Spanish. Special Focus: Writing About Literature dado de su hermoso y diverso patrimonio natural. Los asistentes tendrán la oportunidad de aprender cómo acceder a recursos que motiven al alumnado presenter(s): TBD a comparar y contrastar los retos planteados a los problemas medioambien- tales. presented in Spanish. W09 aP® level ADvANCED pLACEmENT (Ap ) ® presenter(s): Carmen de pablos, Embassy of Spain SpANISh LANGuAGE WorKShop In this College Board workshop, participants will engage in a professional exchange of ideas surrounding the Ap Spanish Language course. participants FRencH INNovATIvE FrENCh rESourCES will examine 2009 Free response Questions, scoring guidelines, and related W13 immeRsion For ThE FuTurE: NouvEAuX samples. participants will discuss appropriate classroom materials, learn tech- niques and content-specific strategies that can be incorporated into the Ap DéFIS méThoDoLoGIQuES pour ENSEIGNEr LE classroom to help students prepare to be successful in their Ap course work, FrANçAIS consider Ap curriculum and syllabus development, and become acquainted Le monde change, le profil de vos étudiants évolue. Au cours de ces ateliers with resources to support Ap teachers. portions of this workshop will be nous allons vous fournir les outils pour faire face à ces nouveaux défis. conducted in Spanish. Special Focus: Teaching Listening Comprehension votre public n’est plus monolingue en anglais et nécessite un enseignement plurilingue. Le programme French heritage et les stratégies d’apprentissage presenter(s): TBD en classe d’immersion vous fourniront des approches méthodologiques adéquates. Le papier et le crayon ne sont plus les instruments privilégiés de ChINESE W10 DELIvErING A STANDArDS-BASEDALL STuDENTS proGrAm: mEETING ThE NEEDS oF communication de vos élèves qui se connectent au monde différemment. Nous vous initierons à l’usage du podcasting, du blog, des vidéos en stream- This workshop is designed to provide current and prospective teachers of ing, des portails et des nouvelles ressources de Tv5. Enfin, pour vous aider à Chinese at the K-12 level with an overview of standards-based instruction, persuader votre entourage que le français demeure la langue internationale curriculum and assessment as well as classroom management strategies. de demain, nous vous fournirons un argumentaire convaincant sous forme The presenters will also discuss strategies for building successful Chinese de powerpoint que vous pourrez utiliser à votre tour. presented in French. programs as well as information about resources available for teacher certifi- presenter(s): Catherine petillon, Embassy of France; Adam Steg, Embassy of cation. participants will be introduced to the ACTFL modified oral proficiency France; David Lasserre, Tv5, Delegation du Quebec Interview as well as the integration of the teaching of culture into instruction. presenter(s): Weigang Feng, Beijing Language and Culture university; Dali Tan, Landon; Yuanchao meng, Newton public School; Lucy Lee, Livingston high School; Carol Shaoyuen Chen-Lin, Choate rosemary hall; Yu-Lan Lin, Boston public Schools 5 HalF-day woRksHoPs 9:00 Am – 12:00 pm tHuRsday, novemBeR 19, 2009 advance rate by october 14: $75 each W17 ENGAGING LANGuAGE LEArNErS INSIDE AND ouTSIDE ThE CLASSroom Successful second language lessons must engage all learners in ways that GETTING Your STuDENTS From NovICE W 14 To INTErmEDIATE To ADvANCED: WhAT personalize and energize the curriculum and motivate students to apply their learning to the real world. This session will present strategies and DoES IT TAKE? structures that promote active learning and connect students to the target This workshop provides an overview of the ACTFL oral proficiency rating culture. participants will be actively involved in classroom-proven activi- Scale and description of the functions, contexts/contents area, discourse ties and assessment strategies that keep students engaged and interested, type and accuracy features appropriate to each level. participants discuss moving and thinking. In addition to many successful lesson activities, there the curricular implications of the proficiency scale and explore strategies will be an introduction to Cultural participation and research projects which and activities that enable students to cross proficiency level borders. engage students in authentic, real world culture outside of the classroom. presenter(s): Chantal Thompson, Brigham Young university presenter(s): Cynthia Ann Leathers and Diana munoz, redondo union high School uNpACKING ThE STANDArDS WITh BACKWArD W15 DESIGN: pErFormANCE ASSESSmENT AND STrATEGIES W18 GAmES ANDCLASSroom For ThE WorLD LANGuAGE TrANSFEr how do I design from the Standards? What is transfer? participants will learn Come prepared to participate, to play and to expand your repertoire! Ways a model protocol that specifically aligns Backward Design with the National to liven up textbook activities will be explored, language-intensive games Standards (5Cs). Enduring understandings, Essential Questions, and perfor- will be played, reading techniques and projects to maximize target language mance assessment for transfer will inform thematic unit planning and guide usage will be discussed. participants will also learn how to successfully program design for teachers, administrators and teacher educators. conduct a no-English classroom. presenter(s): Jennifer Eddy, Queens College presenter(s): Esther Gordon, harriton high School W19 poETrY IN ThE CLASSroom W16 CrEATING INTErDISCIpLINArY LESSoNS uSING oNLINE mAppING TooLS The presenters, both with long years of teaching experience, believe poetry online mapping tools allow educators to create interactive maps connecting has a place in every language classroom, from first year through graduate 3-D topography with the history, culture, economy and literature of specific school. poems that have been successful in the classroom will be introduced locales. The addition of annotated text, pictures, videos and tours engages and discussed, and participants will receive tips on how to enliven poetry language students and supports differentiated learning. participants are discussions. responsible for bringing their own laptops and securing Internet access. presenter(s): Jo Sanders, rilke School; Karl F. otto, university of presenter(s): Barbara Lindsey, university of Connecticut; Kevin Gaugler, pennsylvania (Emeritus) marist College 6 HalF-day woRksHoPs 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm tHuRsday, novemBeR 19, 2009 advance rate by october 14: $75 each W23 hoW To WrITE ThE ACTFL/NCATE proGrAm rEporT This workshop will prepare foreign language teacher education programs to GETTING Your STuDENTS From ADvANCED W 20 To SupErIor: WhAT DoES IT TAKE? write their ACTFL/NCATE program report as they seek national NCATE recogni- tion. participants will examine the program standards, the program report This workshop provides an overview of the ACTFL oral proficiency rating template, and sample assessments. hands-on activities will focus on the types Scale and description of the functions, contexts/contents area, discourse of assessments and data that can demonstrate achievement of the standards. type and accuracy features appropriate to each level. participants discuss presenter(s): David mcAlpine, university of Arkansas; Judith Shrum, virginia the curricular implications of the proficiency scale and explore strategies polytechnic Institute and State university and activities that enable students to cross proficiency level borders. presenter(s): Chantal Thompson, Brigham Young university W24 EXpLorING WEB 2.0 TEChNoLoGIES IN ThE WorLD LANGuAGE CLASSroom W21 DArE To DIFFErENTIATE: DIvING DEEpEr Blogs, wikis, podcasts, voiceThread, YouTube and Facebook will be presented with a rationale for their use in teaching languages. We will explore photoStory and Go beyond the shallow waters of differentiation basics into deeper under- moviemaker to create our own movie during the workshop! The purpose is to de- standing. Through demonstrations and simulations, participants will explore mystify these technolgies and explore their uses in the teaching of world languages. planning for differentiation, differentiated assessment, and more complex structures for applying differentiation in the classroom. This interactive presenter(s): Lori Langer de ramirez, herricks high School workshop is designed for participants who are already familiar with the basic principles of differentiation. presenter(s): Leslie Grahn and Deborah Espitia, howard County public BAND DEuTSChLANDS W25 DIE popuLärSTEDEuTSChuNTErrIChT – ToKIo hoTEL Im Schools Tokio hotel ist die populärste deutsche Band aller zeiten. rolling Stone magazin nannte sie ,,the greatest German bubblegum-neo-glam-goth-emo boy band. Ever.” In diesem Workshop werden didaktische vorschläge zum W22 ThE JoB INTErvIEW: SpEAKING up … ThE poWEr oF Your voICE Einsatz einiger Songs dieser jungen dynamischen Band vorgestellt. Die Teilnehmer erhalten ein paket mit unterrichtsentwürfen/CD mit verschie- Are you counting the days to defend your dissertation? Is the job interview denen musikclips. process stressing you out? Would you like some ideas to help you get ready for your job interviews? presenters will facilitate an interactive, hands-on presenter(s): mohamed Esa, mcDaniel College session that promises to help attendees learn about how the interview process works and how to prepare for it. Included in this workshop will be opportunities to delve into critical pieces of the job interview process, con- rESEArCh oF W26 LEArNING ANDChINESE ForEIGN LANGuAGE TEAChING sider ways to communicate with prospective employers, and connect with To meet the increasing need of our CLTA members who are interested faculty in foreign language education programs. You will leave this workshop in empirical research but do not have specific ideas where to start with, ready to implement the lessons learned in your next job interview. this workshop is designed to help participants, particularly junior faculty presenter(s): marcela van olphen and victoria russell, university of South members who will engage in meaningful and feasible research on Teaching/ Florida; Carine m. Feyten, miami university; richard Donato, Learning Chinese as a Foreign Language (CFL). The workshop will first review university of pittsburgh; Jean W. LeLoup, ; rebecca Fox, George research studies conducted in teaching or learning Chinese as a foreign mason university language in the united States. Drawing upon the findings of previous studies, potential topics will be identified and discussed. Feasibility and requirements of prospective projects will be analyzed. Considerations and concerns on designing the study, collecting data, and carrying out the project will be all registrations must be postmarked examined. participants are encouraged to share their current research top- or submitted online by 12 midnight est ics, and discuss their approaches in conducting their studies. This is hands- of the date listed below. on experience, a time and a place to exchange our thoughts and viewpoints on research in learning and teaching Chinese as a foreign language. portions early Bird Registration advance Registration presented in Chinese. Wednesday, July 15, 2009 Wednesday, october 14, 2009 presenter(s): Chuanren Ke, university of Iowa (7/15/09) (10/14/09) 7 HalF-day woRksHoPs 8:00 Am – 11:00 Am sunday, novemBeR 22, 2009 8:00Am – 11:00Am INTEGrATED pErFormANCE ASSESSmENTS advance rate by october 14: $75 each W29 For K-12 SETTINGS participants will learn to analyze and design integrated performance assess- ments using authentic materials that enable students to interpret oral and W27 21ST CENTurY TooLS To TEACh, LEArN, CoLLABorATE AND ADvoCATE For LANGuAGES written texts, speak and write in planned and unplanned contexts, identify and compare cultural products, practices, and perspectives, make inter- how do teachers engage students in 21st century learning using the disciplinary connections, and document their use of language for personal many online tools? Through videoclips, “how to” explanation handouts enrichment. portions will be presented in French and Spanish. and discussion, participants will examine such online tools as Wikispaces, presenter(s): Anne G. Nerenz, Eastern michigan university; Emily L. Spinelli, vokis, Toondoo, Wordle, Flickr tools, piclits, Twitter, Facebook and many AATSp; Jacqueline moase-Burke, oakland Schools more. participants will also learn the steps for digital storytelling, making powerpoint movies and creating online slideshows. Finally participants will W30 DIGITAL STorYTELLING: uSING STorIES To look at Bloom’s taxonomy and its role in cricital thinking strategies. You will amaze your students with your new skills. promoTE LANGuAGE proFICIENCY presenter(s): Toni Theisen, ACTFL 2009 National Language Teacher of the Year participants will have hands-on practice with Web-based, free tools that pro- vide opportunities for students to integrate voice, video and text in digital ThE W28 NEWKEYS To ThE CLASSroom: SupporTING performance tasks. The advantages and challenges of storytelling tools that integrate multimedia, foster collaboration and allow the sharing of student TEAChErS AS ThEY GET STArTED work with a larger audience will be discussed. The author of ACTFL’s publication, The Keys to the Classroom, paula patrick, will provide strategies to help new classroom teachers gain confidence and presenter(s): Judi Franz, university of California; Lauren B. rosen, university direction as they begin their teaching careers during this workshop. Topics of Wisconsin will include: keeping instruction in the target language, communicating with parents, classroom management, assessments, and dealing with challenging moments. (A copy of The Keys to the Classroom will be provided.) W31 TAKING ADvANTAGE oF ANvILL (A NATIoNAL vIrTuAL LANGuAGE LAB) presenter(s): paula patrick, Fairfax County public Schools This workshop will be a hands-on exploration of ANvILL, a Web-based speech toolkit for language teaching and training that is available for free through our NFLrC. originally designed for LCTL programs, ANvILL makes lesson authoring with multimedia dramatically easier—no matter what language or WWW.ACTFL.orG writing system is being used. Your resource and connection! The ACTFL Website presenter(s): Jeff magoto, Bomi oh, Norman Kerr, Sachiko Kamioka and Greg is the place to visit for information about sessions, hopper-moore, university of oregon events and exhibits at ACTFL 2009. You will also find W32 ChINESE CALLIGrAphY (ShuFA) hANDS-oN general information about the Convention; updated program, registration, and housing information, etc. WorKShop It is also the place to go to join ACTFL, renew your mr. Bertrand mao will introduce the aesthetic principles of calligraphy, pro- membership, find a job, learn more about the ACTFL- vide specifics tool selections, demonstrate the artistic execution of different sponsored professional development workshops, shop calligraphic styles, and guide the participants on how to prepare for teach- ing a calligraphy class to high school and college students. The workshop at the ACTFL Store, learn about Discover Languages, also includes hands-on practice by participants. download white papers, professional research and presenter(s): Bertrand mao, visArts at rockville; madeline m. Chu, Kalamazoo so much more! You can also find links to business College partners, language association, resource centers and other language organizations at www.actfl.org. 8 2009 woRld languages eXPo Explore the premier showcase of products and services available WELComE CoFFEE BrEAK for today’s foreign language educator. While visiting the World As soon as the General Session is over on Friday morning, join your col- Languages Expo, you will have the opportunity to learn about leagues for a cup of coffee and get your first look at the World Languages cutting-edge products, browse the latest publications and network Expo. Coffee Stations will be set up around the exhibit hall so you can grab with industry leaders. With more than 250 companies, we guarantee a cup of coffee and visit with exhibitors before the sessions begin. that you will find the latest and greatest products and services avail- able for you and your students. DEDICATED EXhIBIT hALL hourS The World Languages Expo is open every day; however, we know how busy your schedule is during the Convention so ACTFL has scheduled time into each day for you to visit the exhibit hall without having to miss that all-important session. During the dedicated exhibit hall hours there will be no sessions scheduled so you have ample time to see the newest products and technology available to the foreign language educator. Dedicated times are: Friday – 10:00 am – 11:00 am, saturday - 9:00 am – 10:00 am and 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm and sunday – 9:00 am – 10:00 am. EXhIBITor WorKShopS Come learn about the latest trends and products for your classroom. Whether it is a product or software demonstration, or a discussion with noted publishers, the Exhibitor Workshops give you the oppor- tunity to preview and learn firsthand from the people who designed, developed and produced the products and services themselves. These are very popular so don’t miss this experience! sPecial events satuRday, novemBeR 21, 2009 aatg awaRds luncHeon SATurDAY, NovEmBEr 21, 11:15Am – 12:45pm nnell swaP sHoP BReakFast At this luncheon, AATG honors outstanding individuals in the field of SATurDAY, NovEmBEr 21, 7:30Am – 9:30Am German language education. here’s an opportunity to congratulate your colleagues, and to meet and network with other AATG members. This annual breakfast provides attendees an opportunity to network All AATG members are invited to attend. Admission is by ticket only. with early language learning professionals. A plethora of activities from colleagues in the profession will be shared. E-mail an activity to emBassy oF sPain luncHeon Nathan Lutz prior to November 10th at: firstname.lastname@example.org . Include your SATurDAY, NovEmBEr 21, 11:15Am – 12:45pm name, grade, objectives, and permission to share your materials. A not to be missed favorite for Spanish teachers! This luncheon Admission is by ticket only. will highlight the culture of Spain and will be conducted in Spanish. emBassy oF FRance luncHeon Information about full program scholarships, institutes, and services available to teachers of Spanish, to the business community, and to SATurDAY, NovEmBEr 21, 11:15Am – 12:45pm the general public through the Embassy will be presented as well as For the first time in the history of the ACTFL Convention, the cultural entertainment. Admission is by ticket only. Embassy of France is delighted to organize a luncheon for teachers of French. This is the perfect opportunity to network with colleagues. ncJlt awaRds luncHeon Conducted in French, information about full program scholarships, SATurDAY, NovEmBEr 21, 11:15Am – 12:45pm resources and services available to teachers will be presented. The NCJLT Awards Luncheon provides an opportunity for Japanese The luncheon will highlight an unforgettable cultural performance. educators to meet over lunch and network with colleagues. During Admission is by ticket only. this event NCJLT will hold its annual Teacher Awards Ceremony and introduce affiliate representatives. All NCJLT members are invited to attend this event. Admission is by ticket only. 9 hoTEL mAp CAN BE FouND Hotel ReseRvation FoRm AT WWW.ACTFL.orG oN ThE 2009 CoNvENTIoN pAGE. For best availability and immediate confirmation, make your reservation via Internet. requests room rATES/TAXES received via fax or mail may take longer to process. All hotel requests are processed on an To take advantage of the special ACTFL rates, please book your reservation by october 14, 2009. availability basis. After that date, ACTFL room blocks will be released and hotels may charge higher rates. INTErNET rESErvATIoNS: www.actfl.org All rates are per room and are subject to 12.6% occupancy tax (subject to change). Special requests cannot be guaranteed; however, hotels will do their best to honor all requests. phoNE/FAXED/mAILED rESErvATIoNS hotels will assign specific room types upon check-in, based on availability. Phone: Domestic, 800-967-4590 mail reservations to: GuArANTEE/CANCELLATIoN poLICIES International, 847-996-5875 ACTFL housing/Experient All hotels require a valid credit card to guarantee the reservations at the time of booking. 568 Atrium Drive Credit cards must be valid through November 2009. Any cancellations made within 72 hours Fax reservations to 847-996-540 vernon hills, IL 60061-1731 of the arrival date or failure to checking in on your confirmed arrival date will result in 1 night room and tax charged to credit card provided. ACKNoWLEDGEmENTS ACTFL housing will send you an acknowledgement of your reservations. please review all ChANGES/CANCELLATIoNS/NEW rESErvATIoNS CuToFF information for accuracy. E-mail acknowledgements will be sent within 72 hours of reservation Continue to use ACTFL housing for new reservations, changes, and cancellations through being processed. Faxed and mailed acknowledgements will be sent 10-14 days. If you do not october 14, 2009. Note: request for new reservations will be on an availability basis receive your acknowledgement within this time frame, please contact ACTFL housing by phone 800-967-4590 domestic, 847-996-5785 international, or e-mail: email@example.com. you please Note: Your confirmed hotel may assess an early departure fee for departure date will not receive a written confirmation from the hotel. changes at check-in. Keep a copy of form for your records. Do NoT mAIL AFTEr FAXING. Acknowledgements are e-mailed, mailed or faxed only to the e-mail provided or name listed in field #8. photocopy this form if you need more than one room. 1. SELECT From FIvE hoTELS: rooms are assigned first come/first served. If choices are not available, a room will be secured at a hotel based on your preference of rate or proximity, and availability. marriott marina City view $199 sgl $199 dbl embassy suites $195 sgl $215 dbl manchester grand Hyatt $209 sgl $209 dbl (headquarter hotel) Bay view $219 sgl $219 dbl Hilton Bayfront $199 sgl $199 dbl omni san diego $199 sgl $199 dbl 1st choice 2nd choice 3rd choice if hotel choices are sold out, which is more important? n room rATE n LoCATIoN 2. ArrIvAL DATE: (make air reservations before filling out arrival/departure dates on this form. requests for more than 2 days pre/post- convention may not be available through the housing department. Acknowledgment will advise you to call the hotel direct 3. 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SpECIAL rEQuESTS: n SmoKING n NoN-SmoKING n ChECK hErE For DISABILITY List other special needs: 10 imPoRtant! pLEASE rEAD CompLETE rEGISTrATIoN RegistRation FoRm INSTruCTIoNS BEForE FILLING ouT ThIS Form. INSTruCTIoNS CAN BE FouND AT WWW.ACTFL.orG oN ThE 2009 CoNvENTIoN pAGE. actFl 2009 annual convention and woRld languages eXPo | NovEmBEr 20-22, 2009 | SAN DIEGo, CA RegisteR online: www.actfl.org | By Fax: (866) 654-4054 or (514) 380-9369 | By mail: ACTFL c/o Laser registration, 1200 G Street, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005-6705 Questions: Call (866) 573-7070 or (514) 228-3005 or E-mail: ACTFL@Laser-registration.com *Do not send membership fees with registration. membership fees should be sent to ACTFL membership, p.o. 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Continued on reverse 11 FuLL DAY WorKShopS hALF DAY WorKShopS thursday, november 19, 2009 | 9:00 am – 4:30 pm By 10/14/09 After 10/14/09 thursday, november 19, 2009 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm By 10/14/09 After 10/14/09 w01 ACTFL oral proficiency Interview (opI) n $135 n $160 w14 Getting Your Students from Novice to n $75 n $100 Familiarization Workshop Intermediate to Advanced: What Does It Take? w02 ACTFL Writing proficiency Guidelines n $135 n $160 w15 unpacking the Standards with Backward n $75 n $100 Familiarization Workshop Design: performance Assessment and Transfer w03 Advanced placement (Ap) French n $135 n $160 w16 Creating Interdisciplinary Lessons using n $75 n $100 Language Workshop online mapping Tools w04 Advanced placement (Ap) German n $135 n $160 w17 Engaging Language Learners Inside and n $75 n $100 Language Workshop outside the Classroom w05 Advanced placement (Ap) Chinese n $135 n $160 w18 Games and Strategies for the World n $75 n $100 Language and Culture Workshop Language Classroom w06 Advanced placement (Ap) Japanese n $135 n $160 w19 poetry in the Classroom n $75 n $100 Language and Culture Workshop thursday, november 19, 2009 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm By 10/14/09 After 10/14/09 w07 Advanced placement (Ap) Latin Workshop n $135 n $160 w20 Getting Your Students from Advanced to w08 Advanced placement (Ap) Spanish n $135 n $160 Superior: What Does It Take? n $75 n $100 Literature Workshop w09 Advanced placement (Ap) Spanish w21 Dare to Differentiate: Diving Deeper n $75 n $100 n $135 n $160 Language Workshop w22 The Job Interview: Speaking up … n $75 n $100 w10 Delivering a Standards-based Chinese n $135 n $160 The power of Your voice program: meeting the Needs of All Students n $75 n $100 w23 how to Write the ACTFL/NCATE program report w11 Assessing Your Students for n $135 n $160 Language Development w24 Exploring Web 2.0 Technologies in the World n $75 n $100 Language Classroom w12 Bringing the vision of Today’s Spain to Your Students (ofreciendo al alumnado n $135 n $160 w25 Die populärste Band Deutschlands – n $75 n $100 una visión de la España actual) Tokio hotel im Deutschunterricht w13 Innovative French resources for the w26 research of Chinese Foreign Language n $75 n $100 Future: Nouveaux défis méthodologiques n $135 n $160 Learning and Teaching pour enseigner le français sunday, november 22, 2009 | 8:00 am – 11:00 am By 10/14/09 After 10/14/09 sPecial events By 10/14/09 After 10/14/09 w27 21st Century Tools to Teach, Learn, Collaborate n $75 n $100 aatg awards luncheon and Advocate for Languages n $40 n $47 Saturday, November 21, 11:15 am – 12:45 pm w28 The Keys to the Classroom: Supporting New n $75 n $100 embassy of France luncheon Teachers as They Get Started n $46 n $53 Saturday, November 21, 11:15 am – 12:45 pm w29 Integrated performance Assessments for K-12 n $75 n $100 embassy of spain luncheon Settings n $46 n $53 Saturday, November 21, 11:15 am – 12:45 pm w30 Digital Storytelling: using Stories to promote n $75 n $100 ncJlt awards luncheon Language proficiency n $40 n $47 Saturday, November 21, 11:15 am – 12:45 pm w31 Taking Advantage of ANvILL (A National virtual n $75 n $100 nnell swap shop Breakfast Language Lab) n $29 n $36 Saturday, November 21, 7:30 am – 9:30 am w32 Chinese Calligraphy (Shufa) hands-on Workshop n $75 n $100 This form is NoT to be used for the 4-day opI Assessment Workshops. visit www.actfl.org/professionaldevelopment for registration instructions. Payment enclosed suBmit RegistRation FoRm By registering for this convention, individuals are giving ACTFL permission to communicate internet www.actfl.org Total registration $ periodically by e-mail and use any photographs taken. Complete registration fees and mail ACTFL c/o Laser registration Total Workshops $ policies can be found in the registration brochure or at www.actfl.org. 1200 G. Street, NW, Suite 800 total amount $ ACTFL reserves the right to charge the correct amount if different from the amount listed. Washington DC, 20005-6705 Fax (866) 654-4054 or (514) 380-9369 Payment inFoRmation (u.S. Dollars drawn on u.S. Bank) All registrations must be accompanied by payment. Faxed forms must include credit card information. conFiRmation oF RegistRation BILLING ADDrESS: Confirmations will be sent via e-mail, fax or postal mail from the convention registrar, Laser registration, within INSTITuTIoN/CompANY 2-3 business days of receipt of the registration. please keep a copy of this form for your records. ADDrESS CITY STATE zIp CoDE CouNTrY cancellation/ReFund Policy All requests for refund must be made in writing to Laser n ChECK #: n purChASE orDEr # registration, no later than Wednesday, october 14, 2009. payable to ACTFL *po’s will only be accepted from an institution and must refund requests received after this date will be reviewed accompany the registration form. po’s must be paid in full before by ACTFL on a case by case basis. the convention. See registration policies for complete instructions. • All refund requests will be subject to a $35 processing fee n CrEDIT CArD pAYmENT n visa n masterCard n AmEx and will be made in the same manner payment was made. • All refunds will be processed after the convention, please allow 8 weeks for processing. Workshops and CrEDIT CArD NumBEr EXpIrATIoN DATE ticketed events will not be refunded after the event has NAmE oF CArDhoLDEr occurred. • All substitution requests must be in writing from the SIGNATurE original registrant. Such requests are subject to a $35 Form may be photocopied. processing fee. 12 actFl oPi woRksHoPs ImporTANT NoTICE: Attendees wishing to attend both the opI workshop and the ACTFL 2009 Annual Convention and World Languages Expo will need to register for each event separately. Register online at www.actfl.org or download the registration form and send it to the address on the form (select professional develop- ment/workshops/workshop registration/). do not use the convention Registration Form to register for the two oPi workshops below. actFl oRal PRoFiciency inteRview actFl oPi ReFResHeR/noRming woRksHoP assessment woRksHoP ThurSDAY, NovEmBEr 19, 2009 moNDAY, NovEmBEr 16 – ThurSDAY, NovEmBEr 19, 2009 A one-day workshop for currently certified opI testers, opI tester The ACTFL oral proficiency Interview (opI) Assessment Workshop is a candidates and those who have previously participated in opI or four-day professional development workshop designed to introduce mopI workshops; and also for those who have already participated in language educators to the oral proficiency Interview, the ACTFL rating the four-day opI Tester Training Workshop. participants will update scale, and the techniques for conducting and rating oral proficiency their knowledge of the developments in oral proficiency testing and interviews. In daily plenary presentations, participants address general review concepts and techniques related to opI testing and rating. concepts and strategies for oral proficiency testing. This information is pLACE: The San Diego marriot hotel. then reinforced and practiced in language-specific break-out sessions by observing model interviews, participating in hands-on rating activi- DATE: Thursday, November 19, 2009 ties, and conducting and rating live practice interviews. These practice TImE: 9:00 Am – 5:00 pm interviews and ratings are discussed and critiqued in the language- LANGuAGE SpECIFIC SECTIoNS: English (and mixed languages), specific groups. Following the workshop, eligible participants may and Spanish pursue ACTFL opI rater and opI Tester Certification. rEGISTrATIoN FEE: $150 (member rate only) pLACE: The San Diego marriot hotel DATES: November 16, 17, 18 and 19, 2009 TImE: 8:00 Am - 5:00 pm LANGuAGE SpECIFIC SECTIoNS: Arabic, English (and mixed languages), French, German, and Spanish rEGISTrATIoN FEE: $685 ACTFL members; $850 non-ACTFL members houSING: To make your housing reservations for either of these workshops, go to www.actfl.org and click on the 2009 Convention page to book your room. QuESTIoNS: Any questions about these two workshops may be sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (914) 963-8830 x219 or fax to (914) 963-1275. maRk tHese imPoRtant dates on youR calendaR: July 15 EArLY BIrD rATES END octoBeR 14 DEADLINE For ADvANCE rEGISTrATIoN octoBeR 14 DEADLINE To mAKE houSING rESErvATIoNS 13 ACTFL 1001 N. 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