When

Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 1:00 PM CDT
-to-
Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 5:00 PM CDT

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Where

Marriott Houston Westchase 
2900 Briarpark Drive
Houston, TX 77042
 

 
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Contact

TFLA 
Texas Foreign Language Association 
214-534-7258 
webmaster@tfla.org 
 

2019 Fall Conference | Texas Foreign Language Association Event 

The Texas Foreign Language Association is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Annual Fall Conference!

Early registration is available online until October 12. 

Please make sure your membership is up-to-date prior to registration. Conference is for up-to-date members only.

A block of rooms is available until Oct. 4, at the discounted rate of $149 per night.


Register today for early registration rates.
To Pay by PO, please click 'pay by check' option. Please send check to:
TFLA
1315 Cherokee Dr.
Richardson, TX 75080


We hope to see you there!
 

P.S. Be sure to register for Thursday pm workshops.

All Workshops are 1:00-4:00 p.m on Thursday:
WS1:  Let’s eBook! Design your own and help students achieve proficiency through digital authoring!
At this hands-on workshop, participants will compare various eBook authoring tools and learn how to use Book Creator, an online-based book authoring tool, to create eBooks with text, images and sound/video files to teach world languages and cultures. Participants will also learn various genre of eBooks that can be created and how to assign eBooks as student projects to help extend students’ language skills and cultural understanding of the target language through brainstorming activities at the session.

Presenter: Makiko Fukuda, UT San Antonio
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WS2: Presentation: Planning for Proficiency with the TEKS for LOTE 

Understand the proficiency guidelines? The performance descriptors? Ready to see these research-based frameworks come together? Then you are ready for a deep dive into the TEKS for LOTE. A detailed understanding of our state standards and the goals grounding them impact classroom language learning goals, activities and assessments. Participants in this active workshop will examine the connections between the TEKS for LOTE, unit and lesson planning, performance tasks, and applications to the classroom. 

Presenter: Greta Lundgaard 

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WS3: Presentation: Using the Power of Music and Theater to Teach Spanish
SING, DANCE AND MAKE CLASSES MORE ENJOYABLE THROUGH MUSIC AND THEATER. Learn numerous interactive activities involving music including TPR, role playing and skits. Apply ways to use songs in Spanish to strengthen students’ communication skills, reinforce specific structures and vocabulary, and enhance the cultural awareness. Detailed handouts will be offered.

Presenter: Gisela Galvan Rios, Sherwood High School