Dear teachers of foreign languages! Be sure you include plans to join MaFLA colleagues in October for the Annual MaFLA Fall Conference which will be held October 25-27 in Springfield, at the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel.Especially for French teachers:
Use this as a chance to learn best practices, network with other local colleagues, and find the gem to take back to your district. From feedback and technology to proficiency strategies and intercultural competencies, jump on board with these sessions for your pedagogy PDPs and your students.
Register by September 28 for best prices! Click here to register online and reserve your seat.
Friday October 26 – Workshop on Francophone cinema with Presenter Mariette Monpierre, well-known “cineaste” from Guadeloupe, director of the award-winning film “Le Bonheur d’Elsa” who will discuss the themes of identity, and social and racial problems which women face in today’s society!
Friday Sessions: Meet the K12 Education Officer, Edit Dibra, from the French Cultural Services in Boston and learn how the FCS can help you promote your program (online resources, scholarships) and energize your students (exchanges/field trips)!
Also, sessions on Infomatics and Bandes dessinées, “Slam Poetry,” Sitcoms & Reality TV & the French presence in New England.
Saturday Sessions, October 27, on Using Picture Books, Francophone Cinema, Advocacy and an Interview with Mariette Monpierre on her future projects!Read more