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Elementary FSL Curriculum Project

January 28th, 2015 | Posted by webmaster

Check out some of our Elementary FSL Curriculum Project resources!

Podcasts

Introduction Making Real World Connections

MAKING REAL WORLD CONNECTIONS

PLANNING FOR LIFE LONG LANGUAGE LEARNERS

AUTHENTIC ORAL COMMUNICATION

ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION IN THE FSL CLASSROOM

Dear Language Teacher,

This weekend is your last chance to register for the OMLTA Spring Conference at early-bird prices. As of 12am (midnight) on Sunday, February 1st, prices will go up, so register now! This year’s conference theme is Conference ‘World Congress of Modern Languages: Collaborating across Languages and Borders’.

For more information and to register, visit our conference page at http://www.omlta.org/events/omlta-2015-spring-conference/ Join OMLTA/OPLV and receive a member discount on your registration fee.

To become a member, please go to www.omlta.org

See you at the conference!!!

OMLTA Spring Conference: 2015 World Congress of Modern Languages Registration Is Now Open

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for our Spring 2015 Congress.

OMLTA/AOPLV will be holding a very special Spring Conference in collaboration with CASLT (Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers) and FIPLV (Fédération Internationale des Professeurs de Langues Vivantes).  The World Congress of Modern Languages will be taking place at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, between March 26‑28, 2015. The theme of the conference is: Collaborating across Languages and Borders.

For more congress details and to register, please go to

http://www.omlta.org/events/omlta-2015-spring-conference/

Early-bird registration closes January 31 and sessions fill up quickly, so sign up today!

We look  forward to seeing you in Niagara Falls in March!

To book your accommodation please go to

http://www.caslt.org/conference15/accommodation_en.php

Click here to see our Schedule of Events

Click here to see our Workshop Schedule

Click here to see our Workshop Descriptions

Dear OMLTA Colleagues:

¡Buenas noticias!

Nipissing University, in collaboration with the OMLTA, is offering the first-ever Spanish – Part 2 Additional Qualification course!

All Ontario teachers in good standing with the OCT who have one year of teaching experience (in any subject area, in any division) and who have a qualification in Spanish from a Faculty of Education or the Part 1 AQ are eligible for this course. Candidates with an Honour Specialist in Spanish may also enrol.

The course is completed in English and Spanish, and is offered completely online between January 28 and April 17, 2015. There is no expectation to participate during the March Break.

For further details and to enrol, visit the Nipissing University website at: http://www.nipissingu.ca/academics/faculties/schulich-school-of-education/pd-for-teachers/Pages/default.aspx

We are pleased to see this AQ course be offered as a result of advocacy from OMLTA members and directors.

We hope that you consider this outstanding professional development opportunity.

Best wishes. ¡Saludos!

As a member of the Ontario Modern Language Teachers’ Association I am proud to be part of the networking of language teachers across this province. Imagine, OMLTA is celebrating 125 years! That’s quite a milestone. It represents countless hours of work, limitless passion for teaching and learning, and invaluable support from colleague to colleague. Memories of early days at conferences include appreciation for the opportunity to network with so many teachers of French; forum for instructional strategies and resources to be shared; and opportunity to convey the essence of the key-note speaker’s message to colleagues ‘back home’ who did or did not teach French—just because it was so powerful and such a privilege to be there and to hear speakers of such stature as Stephen Lewis-I still wear proudly the pewter lapel pin from that year, “Languages for Peace.” 125 years of OMLTA memories to look back on, and foundation to build on! We’re part of a profession learning more and more about language learning. Looking forward to March, 2011!

– Sharon McNamara-Trevisan - Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board