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SDWLA - South Dakota World Languages Association 

This is a resource for world language educators to collaborate on best practices, activities, assessments, and other useful resources.

How to use this site:
  • Discussions: This area is for educators to ask questions, get feedback, and collaborate on how to teach world languages. You can post under "Discussions" for general comments, or under a specific language discussion.
  • Resources: Here is where educators can share resources, such as assessments, oral activities, cultural activities, and grammar activities. You can post and search by language and level, or more generally.
  • Committees: Committee members can post their meeting minutes and ideas here. Others can see what's happening in the committees.
  • Conferences: Current and past conference information and resources are posted here.
  • Other: There are several other resources on this website, such as membership information, a list honoring the teachers of the year, and upcoming events.

Recent Announcements

  • CSCTFL 2015 Scholarship Opportunities  Centro MundoLengua Scholarship for AP Teachers in Spainwww.centromundolengua.com Summer 2015As part of its continuing commitment to professional development for teachers, MundoLengua collaborates with several organizations to provide full scholarships for participation in its College Board AP summer workshop in Seville.These scholarships are exclusively for high school teachers who are currently teaching AP Spanish Language & Culture, or who plan to teach it in the near future.All scholarships cover the following:+College Board workshop with all materials.+Housing with a Spanish family (individual room) and all meals included. +Cultural and social activities program with all entrances.The scholarships do not include:+Flight to Spain.+Transport in Spain.+Weekend travel.+Graduate credits from UC Riverside.+Health insurance ...
    Posted Nov 21, 2014, 12:55 PM by Profa Giffin
  • 2014 Conference Schedule The schedule for this year's conference is attached. Please note that there may be last minute changes.
    Posted Sep 19, 2014, 1:37 PM by Profa Giffin
  • SDWLA Conference Registration Brochure Attached is the Registration brochure for this year's conference. Please feel free to share this information with all the World Language teachers you know.See you in September!
    Posted Jul 28, 2014, 8:36 AM by Profa Giffin
  • SDWLA Conference 2014 Brochure Hello all!Please find this year's conference brochure attached below. See you soon!
    Posted Jul 24, 2014, 2:46 PM by Profa Giffin
  • Call for Proposal Call for proposal:The Program Committee seeks submissionsfrom middle school, high school, and university teachers for breakout sessions. Presentations on the conference theme are encouraged,including presentations that highlight teaching successes in world languages, describe program assessment and curriculum development efforts, or show how a focus on quality (through instructional units or activities) promotes student achievement in the classroom. However, other language-related topics are also welcome.Session presenters must register for the SDWLA Conference.Deadline for proposals:July 15th, 2014Submit a Proposal to:SDWLA Program Committee: Rob.Turner@usd.eduAngela.Helmer@usd.edu1. CONTACT INFORMATIONPlease print the full name of each presenter.Presenter Name(s)Professional Title(s)SchoolGrade Level/DepartmentAddressE ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2014, 8:35 PM by Profa Giffin
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