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Saturday, May 6 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
National Direction & Global Engagement in Your Classroom

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In an increasingly global world, teaching a language is more that drills and flashcards: we are expected to cultivate cultural competency for (mis)understood peoples, encourage comparison with (un)known cultures, and connect to our local community and the world. How can we include these philosophies, encourage higher order and critical thinking skills, and stay true to our curriculum? Using examples from ACTFL’s Globally Engaged Programs, we’ll process all that is being asked of world language teachers and discuss how to integrate it into a lesson plan, a year's curriculum, and K-12 language study.

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Beckie Rankin

French Teacher, Lexington High School
Beckie Rankin is currently a French teacher in Lexington, MA, but began her career in Washington, DC as the WL Curriculum Coordinator for a charter network. After completing her MAEd at Wake Forest, she moved to West Africa for a year, teaching gap year students in a program simi... Read More →

Saturday May 6, 2017 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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