Are you going to NECTFL (Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages)  February 13-14th in New York City? If so, don’t miss all of our excellent WTL contributors who will presenting there. Maris Hawkins has put together this list to guide you as you pick your sessions!


Pre-Conference Workshops on Thursday, February 13

  • Leslie Grahn (episode 69): Engaging All Learners in the Language Classroom
  • Manuela Wagner (episode 27), Michele Back, Dorie Conlon-Perugini (episodes 8, 73 and 82): Strategies for Equitable Language Learning for All Language Learners
  • Amanda Seewald (episode 24): Globalizing Curriculum: Putting World Issues at the Center of Instruction
  • Deborah Espitia, Heather Sherrow (episode 87): Instructional Coaching Skills for Teacher Growth


Friday, February 14

8:30-9:30 am

  • Thomas Sauer (episodes 79 and 101): Empowering Progress: Developing Learners’ and Teachers’ Reflective Practice

11:30 am-12:30 pm

  • Rebecca Blouwolff (episodes 47, 93 and 99): Empowering Diverse Learners: Research-Based Strategies for Success
  • Tim Eagan (episode 47) and Kim Talbot: Feedback to Push Forward: Practical Tools for Monday

1:45-2:45 pm

  • Amanda Seewald (episode 24): Proficiency in the Immersion Classroom: What Can They Discuss?

4:30-5:30 pm

  • Paul Sandrock (episode 23), Bridget Yaden and Howie Berman: Growing Your Network and Leadership
  • Linda Egnatz (episode 63): Increase Learner Engagement and Program Retention with Motivating Language Credentials
  • Justin Slocum Bailey (episodes 26 and 113): Chill Input
  • Kara Jacobs (episode 75): Your Road Map to CI Success

Saturday, February 15

8:45-9:45 am

  • AC Quintero (episode 41) and Jennifer Degenhardt: Comprehensible Novels as the Basis of Your Instruction

10:30-11:30 am

  • Laura Terrill (episode 37): Developing Literacy with Visual Texts
  • Meghan McGinley (episode 96) and Elyse Petit: Promoting Student Engagement with Digital Journals in Foreign Language Courses

1:00-2:00 pm

  • Paul Sandrock (episode 23), Bridget Yaden and Howie Berman: Supporting Learners Along Pathways to Seal of Biliteracy and Beyond
  • Katrina Griffin (episode 101) and Cora Hofstetter (episode 101): The Real World: Language Classroom

2:15-3:15 pm

  • Angelika Kraemer (episode 117) and Theresa Schenker: Engaging All Language Learners with Free Tech Tools
  • Leslie Grahn (episode 69): Using Authentic Resources to Teach Grammar in Context

3:30-4:30 pm

  • Victoria Gilbert (episode 119) and Saybel Nunez: Multiple Pathways within an IPA: Many Roads Lead to Proficiency
  • Manuela Wagner (episode 27) and Michele Back: Making Connections to Support All Learners

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