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Department of Modern Languages

The University of Mississippi

Empowering with Languages: Free Webinars for Language Teachers

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Attend ALL of these Seven FREE Webinars and get CEUs at a reduced price!

The Mississippi Foreign Language Association (MFLA), in collaboration with Avant and The University of Mississippi in response of Covid-19 and in lieu of our regular summer workshops, we will be offering a series of seven free webinars. Learn how to motivate students to become biliterate and get the skills needed to take them from Novice learners to Intermediate learners and beyond. Furthermore, learn strategies to include heritage speakers, and become more familiar with assessments. See how easy it is to bring the world to your classroom with a simple click. MS Empowering with Languages

Come and join us for these free webinars and get empowered to make a difference in your school and in our world! #empoweringwithanguages

In support of these webinars, the University of Mississippi is giving a 50% discount on CEUs to Mississippi teachers who attend them. The regular fee is $20 and during these webinars, they will only be $10.00 (payable directly to the University).

Note: Teachers who wish to earn CEUs are required to attend all 7 approved webinars. They also need to send in the Ole Miss CEU form along with certificates of attendance awarded by AVANT.

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Registration Links

Friday 19 June 2020
02:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Avant-MFLA W1 “The Global Seal of Biliteracy Pathway” with Linda Egnatz, Executive Director of the Global Seal of Biliteracy. Register Here

Monday 22 June 2020
02:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Avant-MFLA W2 “Easy steps to implement the MS Seal of Biliteracy” with Limeul Eubanks and Sandra Elliott, 2019 ACTFL Teacher of the Year: Register Here

Tuesday 23 June 2020
02:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Avant-MFLA W3 “Getting them Talking: Engaging and Empowering Novice Learners” with Rebecca Aubrey from MS Dept. of Education: Register Here

Wednesday 24 June 2020
02:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Avant-MFLA W4 “Caution: Heavy Load – Practical Ways to Keep Proficiency-Based Teaching Sustainable and Purposeful” with Meredith White, 2020 FLAG Teacher of the Year: Register Here

Thursday 25 June 2020
02:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Avant – MFLA W5 “Understanding Assessment and Proficiency” with Aziz Ebinghannam, Avant Assessment: Register Here

Friday 26 June 2020
02:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Avant – MFLA W6 “Bringing the World to Your Schools & Communities” with Akash Patel, CEO of the Happy World Foundation: Register Here

Monday 29 June 2020
02:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Avant – MFLA W 7 “Fostering (Bi)Literacy for all students: Strategies for Including Heritage and Native Learners” with  T.J. Troche, Spanish Teacher, President of the Professional Language Association of Nevada, and Ryan Smith, 2018 NADSFL Supervisor of the Year for Washoe County School District: Register Here