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Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (NECTFL) 2011

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel
April 2 - 4, 2011
Baltimore, MD

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Field Trips: Beyond Ethnic Markets & Restaurants
Field trips should be purposeful, should be integrated into curriculum and instruction, and should advance student learning and experience with the language. This session will challenge the traditional concept of field trips and suggest innovative ways to design and implement them. Information from student surveys and other data collected from more than 200 programs will be provided, and examples of effective field trips will be shared and discussed. In English with examples in English and of special interest to PreK-12 educators.

Presenters include Margaret Malone
Saturday, April 2, 2011
11:00am - 12:15pm
Harborside B

Building U.S. Language Capacity Through Collaboration and Connection
Many entities are seeking to increase the language capacity of the United States, often in isolation. This presentation describes initiatives to develop collaboration across language-focused sectors to achieve a unified effort. After an overview describing the landscape of language-focused initiatives, presentations cover the work of the Alliance for the Advancement of Heritage Languages, development of a National Heritage Language Programs Database, and state-level advocacy efforts.

Presenters include Joy Peyton
Saturday, April 3, 2011
10:15 - 11:30am


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