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Welcome to the preliminary schedule for the 2017 FLAM Conference to be held October 27-28 at the St. Charles Convention Center. This schedule to subject to change.

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Culture & Global Citizenship [clear filter]
Friday, October 27
 

8:30am CDT

Interculturality: Where Language and Culture Meet
Teaching Language and culture go hand in hand, but how do we get our students to internalize intercultural communicative competence? In this session, participants will go beyond the traditional cultural products, practices and perspectives. Proficiency-based learning strategies showcasing student work at multiple levels will be shared in the interactive session sponsored by Vista Higher Learning. Examples in French and Spanish; applicable to all languages.

Presenters
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Ken Stewart

National Language Consultant, Duke University
Ken Stewart is a freelance consultant in World Languages. He currently teaches Spanish at Duke University in North Carolina. He is a former ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year and an advocate for language learning.

Exhibitors
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Vista Higher Learning

Isabel Tran
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Friday October 27, 2017 8:30am - 9:40am CDT
Meeting Room 103 One Convention Center Plaza Saint Charles, Missouri 63303
  Culture & Global Citizenship

11:00am CDT

Exploring Your Horizons Through the Lens of Spanish
This presentation will focus on  learning information about the real world, cultures, and developing competence through the use of authentic resources in Exploremos.

Presenters
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Leti Ortiz

National Geographic Learning | Cengage, Chicago, IL

Sponsors
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National Geographic Learning | Cengage

Barb Postal
Thanks to National Geographic Learning | Cengage for being a 2017 FLAM Conference platinum sponsor! !Exploremos!is a content rich Spanish program for middle school and high school that supports today's students to learn more about their world and themselves by exploring contemporary... Read More →


Friday October 27, 2017 11:00am - 12:10pm CDT
Meeting Room 103 One Convention Center Plaza Saint Charles, Missouri 63303
  Culture & Global Citizenship

1:50pm CDT

From Passports to Parent Meetings: A Guide to Planning a Travel Program
Are you a teacher dreaming of a language and cultural immersion experience for your students? Are you intimidated by your administration, the vast array of travel providers, and the thought of planning your program in between stacks of final exams and papers? This session is just for you! We’ll walk you through each step of the process, from approaching your principal to planning your parent meetings. You’ll leave feeling empowered and ready to launch your students on the path to global citizenship, no strings attached!

Presenters
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Barb Thees

Associate Director of Outreach, Xperitas
Xperitas is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to promoting global citizenship through authentic immersion experiences. Born from the decades of shared experience of Intercultural Student Experiences and Global Citizens Network, Xperitas offers programs that embody true... Read More →

Exhibitors
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Xperitas

Outreach Manager, Xperitas
Xperitas is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to promoting global citizenship through authentic immersion experiences. Born from the decades of shared experience of Intercultural Student Experiences and Global Citizens Network, Xperitas offers programs that embody true... Read More →


Friday October 27, 2017 1:50pm - 3:00pm CDT
Meeting Room 103 One Convention Center Plaza Saint Charles, Missouri 63303
  Culture & Global Citizenship

3:50pm CDT

Inspire and Engage Language Students Through Experiential Learning, Globally
Join a discussion on ways to inspire and engage students through experiential learning on a global scale. Hear from Emily Meier on her experience building her German and Spanish programs with global education. Discover the impact of her program and how it resulted in greater engagement in and recognition of her foreign language program. Hear the impact of global education and brainstorm with fellow educators on experiential activity ideas to deepen student engagement.

Presenters
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Jocelyn Karpy

EF Education First
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Emily Meier

Lutheran High School of Kansas City

Sponsors
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EF Education First

Gobal Education Consultant, Shane Murphy
Thanks to EF - Education First for being a 2017 FLAM Conference platinum sponsor!For over 50 years EF has been working toward one global mission: Opening the World Through Education. Together with educators worldwide, we provide 21st century learning experiences that promote critical... Read More →


Friday October 27, 2017 3:50pm - 5:00pm CDT
Meeting Room 103 One Convention Center Plaza Saint Charles, Missouri 63303
  Culture & Global Citizenship
 
Saturday, October 28
 

10:50am CDT

National Dress and Dances from Panama
Do you want to spice up your classes with some dances and culture from Panama? At this presentation, you will learn about the "Pollera", the Panamanian dress, and the 4 basic steps of the Panamanian dances. The presenter will bring in her "Pollera" and will share a PowerPoint of different "Polleras" Conference participants will be able to try out each dance, listen to Panamanian music, and ask questions about the Panamanian culture in general.

Presenters
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Dilsa Rodríguez-Gusa

Spanish Teacher, Marshfield High School
I am from Panama. I have 3 children, a dog, and a cat. I LOVE teaching Spanish and my culture very much. That beautiful lady pictured here is my mom when she turned 70. Sooo beautiful!


Saturday October 28, 2017 10:50am - 12:00pm CDT
Junior Ballroom A One Convention Center Plaza Saint Charles, Missouri 63303
  Culture & Global Citizenship