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Downstate Illinois AATSP Fall 2016 Workshop presents: From the virtual world to the real world: Technology in the foreign language classroom. Presenter Rachel L. Shively (Ph.D., University of Minnesota) is an Associate Professor of Spanish and Applied Linguistics at Illinois State University (ISU). She has taught English as a Second Language and Spanish as a Foreign Language classes in the community and university settings since 2003 and regularly teaches a course at ISU about technology in the foreign language classroom for pre- and inservice K-16 teachers.
The Chicago Area Chapter AATSP will host the 37th oral and artistic contest that honors the memory of a past president, Fenando Mendoza. The poster contest is open to students in grades 6-12 and the Poetry Contest is for students 1st - Jr. College. The event is on November 19th at Niles North High School. All information and entry forms are on the site: chicagoaatsp.org
all registration forms and monies need to be sent to:
Learn more about ICTFL Awards including:
-Teacher of the Year
-Distinguished Service Award
-Award for New Teachers of Foreign Language
-Award for College Foreign Language Teaching Majors
Awards Nomination deadline: Friday, September 16th