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2011 Second Languages Matter! Best Practices Day

Registration Closed
Date:February 18, 2011
Time:8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Location: Edmonton (Fantasyland Hotel)
17700 - 87 Avenue
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Course code: IISLE-Feb. 18 11

About this learning opportunity

Mark February 18, 2011 on your calendars for Second Languages Matter! Best Practices Day

Involved in the teaching and learning of second languages? Then you don't want to miss Alberta's largest annual gathering of K-12 second language educators. Plan ahead for your Professional Growth Plan, personal and staff PD budget or even a school-wide PD day.

Over 30 practical and relevant sessions are planned, most presented by classroom teachers

Sessions for: FSL, ESL, ASL, French immersion, aboriginal, bilingual and language and culture (Spanish, German, Chinese, Japanese, Ukrainian, Hebrew, Punjabi, Arabic, etc.) Francophone teachers will also find many sessions valuable.

Consider offering a session if you:
-collaborate with L2 colleagues in an innovative way
-approach literacy instruction from a second language perspective
-plan instruction around authentic language use
-have interesting research or use of technology to share
-successfully engage students of all backgrounds, interests and abilities in L2 learning
-have great survival tips to share with others new to teaching a second language
-use a best practices or fabulous resource that your colleagues should know about

Presenters get free registration and a valuable addition to their professional portfolio.

Over 400 second language educators from across the province and around the country attended Second Languages Matter! 2010. Registration now open for 2011!

February 18, 2011
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Fantasyland Hotel, Edmonton
(includes a light breakfast and lunch)

To register (space is limited): Second Languages Matter! 2011
To submit a session proposal: Session Proposal
To request a display table: Exhibitors

For more information:

Michelle De Abreu,
Andrea Colling,