In-Service Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

2016 Fall In-Service Conference

Literature and the Arts in the K-12 Classroom

Workshops led by local high school teachers

Saturday, September 24, 2016

8:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Millersville University, McComsey Hall

You will learn great strategies to get your students engaged in the target language and culture through literature and the arts. You will be able to share your own experiences and ideas during presentations from local high school teachers. Professors from MU's Department of Foreign Languages will introduce the sessions. There will be opportunities for you to collaborate in small groups with your colleagues to discuss strategies and ideas for all levels. Bring your laptop or other device to enhance collaborative time!

Conference Schedule

8:00 Sign in and Registration
8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:45 Welcome and Introduction

Plenary Session:

Making Literature Accessible to Novice Learners
Megan Flinchbaugh and Nathan Campbell, Manheim Central High School
All Languages

10:15 Break

Language-specific immersion session:

The Intersection of Literature and the Arts
Amie Savidge, J.P. McCaskey High School

Nadine Smith, Penn Manor High School

Cara Busque, Manheim Central High School
Renée Campeau, Warwick High School

11:30 Lunch

Language Level-specific immersion session:

Children’s Literature for Novice Learners
Michelle Kindt, Hershey Middle School
All Languages

Literature in the Intermediate Classroom
Sara Velázquez, ELCO High School
All Languages

1:35 Conference Wrap Up

$30 Registration fee ($20 for presenters, students and retirees)
Includes continental breakfast and lunch.
Act 48 hours for PSMLA members.

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Deadline for registration is September 16, 2016.

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Past Conferences

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