In episode 77, Stacey explores how to get the most out of going to a conference about language teaching. WTL volunteers Maris Hawkins, Carolyn Siegel, and Janina Hanson all weigh in with their best advice, as do some past guests. Do you have a conference coming up? Listen to this episode to prepare for the big event and make sure you get the most out of the experience.

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Show Notes

We welcome feedback, resources, and diverse perspectives on this topic! To contribute to the conversation started here, leave us a voicemail or send a text message to (629)888-3398. Or you can follow us on Twitter @weteachlang or use this contact form to send us an email.

You can learn more about the WTL team including Stacey, Maris, Carolyn, and Janina on this page., and you can follow us all on Twitter @staceymargarita, @marishawkins, @carolynrsiegel, and @janina_hanson.

Maris mentioned her colleagues her Latin colleagues from Bullis School, and you can follow them on Twitter @EvelynBeckman and @MagisterGreen

Resources mentioned on the show…

…The list of We Teach Languages guests and contributors presenting at ACTFL18 and the Midweek News & Updates with the list of MaFla18 presenters.

ACTFL online convention program

… the blog post Creating your Conference Path by Thomas Sauer

…the blog post So You’re Thinking about Presenting at a Conference by Albert Fernandez

Previous episodes mentioned on the show…

Episode 75: Comprehensifying and Extending Authentic Resources with Kara Jacobs

Episode 72: One Approach to a Content-Based, Upper-Level Course with Elena Morgan and Rachel Frenkil

Episode 70: Advice for New Language Teachers with Albert Fernandez, Bill Denham, and Ying Jin

Episode 67: Pursuing Proficiency with Williamson County Schools, Part II

Episode 51: Developing as a Professional and Presenting at Conferences with Erin Carlson

Episode 31: Blogs, Novels, and Teachers Sharing their Work with Maris Hawkins

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