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AATG Planned Sessions for ACTFL 2014

The AATG Annual Meeting Program Committee has organized a number of planned sessions for the 2014 Convention to showcase and inspire the innovative and resourceful teaching of our profession. Members interested in presenting in these sessions are invited to submit abstracts (250 words) to individual session chairs by December 20, 2013.

Planned sessions are organized in four focus areas:

Planning for the Learner

Focus on 21st Century skills, instructional design, curriculum, horizontal and vertical articulation, national standards, resources and learner variables.

Learning and Teaching

Focus on instructional strategies, immersion, use of the target language, cultural competence, authentic materials, learning tasks, innovation in the classroom, and project-based learning.


Focus on performance and proficiency testing, classroom-based action research, assessment practices, educator effectiveness and proficiency targets.

Focus on professional issues from language advocacy, international partnerships and projects, study abroad, and stakeholder engagement.

Planning for the Learner

Beyond the Classroom: Providing Experiential Learning Opportunities to German Language Learners See More

The Changing Face of German Studies Graduate Programs See More

Do You See What I See? – Visual Literacy Strategies for the German Classroom See More

Eco-Pedagogy and Feminist Praxis in German / Modern Languages and Literatures See More

Foreign Language Curricular Frameworks and German Program Articulation See More

Motivating German Students with a Music-Based Curriculum See More

Reaching Global Competence through (German) History See More

Schreiben lehren  More than Essays and Emails See More

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Learning and Teaching

Aesthetics in the Language Classroom See More

The Brothers Grimm in the German Classroom See More

Der papierlose Unterricht: Das surfende Klassenzimmer! See More

Dialektische Vergnügungen: Brecht’s Oeuvre and Method in the German Classroom See More

Fußball: New Goals in the German Curriculum See More

German Contests – How and Why See More

Intercultural Dimensions of Language Learning See More

Literacy and Literature in the Language Classroom See More

Spiel ist Leben - Leben ist Spiel: Lieder, Spiele, Gedichte und Theater in der Grundschule See More

Teaching German Film and Television: Challenges and Possibilities See More

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Maximizing Language Learning through Effective Classroom Assessment See More

Measuring Learning Outcomes in Collegiate German Programs See More

Role Play, Simulation, Drama Pedagogy: A Discussion of Outcomes See More

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Changes in the Landscape: German Study Abroad Programs in the 21st Century See More

From Beginning Graduate Student Instructors to Seasoned Professors: Coordinating Diverse Teaching Staffs in Collegiate Language Programs See More

Grow your German Program with STEM See More

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