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Jennifer Redmann


Jennifer Redmann (Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison) is Associate Professor of German at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster PA. She is Chief Reader for the AP German Language and Culture Exam and is co-author (with Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim) of "Schreiben lernen: A Writing Guide for Learners of German" (Yale UP, 2011). She has published articles on German youth literature, reading journals, learning stations in the FL classroom, and foreign language literacy.

Improving the Teaching of Writing at all Levels with the MPG-Approach
This workshop focuses on reinvigorating and improving student writing in German with the MPG-Approach: by including level-appropriate Models, adopting a Process-orientation, and focusing on Genres. Workshop topics include: sequencing writing assignments within the entire curriculum; integration of writing with texts and films at all levels; and assessment of student writing. Keywords: Curriculum, Teaching Strategies

Preparing Students for the AP German Language and Culture Exam
This workshop offers participants strategies for preparing students for the free-response tasks on the AP German exam. Topics include: integrating the interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational modes of communication in classroom activities; choosing appropriate authentic materials and designing tasks and assessments to accompany them; and scaffolding tasks vertically across curricular levels. Keywords: AP/IB German

Bridging the Gap with Texts: Integrating Skills and Content at all Levels of the German Curriculum
A literacy-based curriculum places texts, along with level-appropriate tasks, at the center of every course at every level. This workshop begins with discussion of a theoretical framework for literacy-based language teaching, along curricular models. We then consider practical approaches to working with authentic texts at all levels of the curriculum. Keywords: Curriculum, Teaching Strategies

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