April 2008 ::

April 27, 2008

Spring Workshop w/ Greg Duncan

spring_workshop_small2.gifYou are invited to the first-ever "KWLA Spring Workshop" for World Language Teachers at all levels, to be held May 28-30 at St. Francis High School in Louisville. Nationally recognized world language expert, Greg Duncan will be delivering a series of three one-day workshops focusing on student motivation.

May 28: Getting them to stay beyond the requirement: tips for the wise May 29: Talking Up a Storm! Getting Our Students to Intermediate Proficiency May 30: Performance-Based Assessment: Showing Them What They Can Do

» Download Workshop Announcement » Begin Online Registration. $30 per workshop / $75 for all three workshops (Registration includes all workshop materials, professional development credit, lunch, and refreshments.) For additional information including descriptions of each workshop, click on "Learn More" below. Learn more »

April 14, 2008

New Festival Scholarships Announced

The University of Kentucky and Western Kentucky University are pleased to announce three scholarships in the amount of $500 to be awarded for outstanding achievement at the KWLA State Language Festival. Three $500 scholarships will be awarded, one for each of these three languages: French, German, and Spanish. University of Kentucky Application Western Kentucky University Application

April 08, 2008

2008 State Festival Information

Registration: Teachers who will be sending students to participate at this year's Festival must register online. All entries must be received by Monday, May 5 to allow for evaluation sheets to be printed. » 2008 State Festival Registration » 2008 Festival Schedule and Directions Videos: Videos for the State festival should be sent to: Jeff Rogers, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, 1055 Patterson Office Tower, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0027.