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CASLT Online Professional Learning 1-Hour Session Series
Tips for Tweaking: Key considerations of adapting instruction in second language classrooms
By Katy Arnett, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Educational Studies
Online session held on May 29, 2014
Integrating Technology & Social Media into L2 Teaching and Learning
By Jacques Cool, Education Specialist
Online session held on April 3, 2014
Teaching Culture in the L2 Classroom
By Melody Kostiuk, Languages Consultant, Institute for Innovation in Second Language Education Edmonton Public Schools
Online session held on October 28, 2014
Technology in the Classroom Series
Rapid Design of Classroom Language Routines
with Jim Murphy, e-teacher, CDLI (Centre for Distance Learning and Innovation)
Online session held on January 28, 2014
Intensive French and Intensive Language Programs in Canada - A Focus Group Meeting
Moderated by Valerie Pike
Online session held on Marsh 31, 2014
This online focus group meeting aimed to learn about the contexts, highlights and challenges so as to support those who have embraced this approach to teaching and learning a second language. The Focus Group Meeting provided an opportunity for a small group from across Canada to present some of the highlights and challenges related to intensive language (IL) programs in various regions. Presenters represented various stakeholders from the Intensive Language education community.
A summary report of the ILP Online Forum by the moderator, Valerie Pike, is available to CASLT members:
ILP Online Forum Report
These short videos give you a quick overview of what is the Common European Framework of References for Languages, and how it could apply to our Canadian context. The slightly longer version develops the notion of a Language Portfolio, and is intended for teachers, administrators, etc. whereas the shorter version is for the general public.
What is the CEFR?
Uploaded on February 12, 2014
What is the CEFR? (Longer version)
Uploaded on February 14, 2014
Languages Without Borders 2013 Selected Recordings
The CASLT Live Learning Centre is an online library of selected session recordings from CASLT's Languages Without Borders 2013 conference. These educational sessions are available for your professional development needs. Extend your learning experience beyond the conference as you review your favourite presentations and share valuable industry content with colleagues. If you were unable to attend the conference, here's your chance to find out what you missed.