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Don Doehla
Je pense, assez souvent, mais je ne connais pas toutes les réponses!
Je pense, assez souvent, mais je ne connais pas toutes les réponses!


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This is an excellent opportunity!


CLTA is looking for members who are interested in developing their leadership capacity and teaching practice and who are committed to furthering the mission of the California Language Teachers’ Association. To that end, the California Language Leadership Initiative (CALLI) is being offered at the 2018 CLTA Conference in Ontario. This intensive leadership institute will take place over a three day period (Thursday, March 8 – Saturday morning, March 10) during the conference.

CALLI will follow ACTFL’s LILL model ( and is designed to empower educators to become agents for change throughout California’s language classrooms and programs. This invitation-only institute will foster a growth mindset focused on research-based teaching and purposeful nurturing of leadership skills.

Applicants should have some demonstrated leadership ability, show potential for growth and impact, and demonstrate a long-term commitment to the California Language Teachers’ Association. To apply, please complete the digital application by following this link:

The application deadline has been extended to Friday, February 2, 2018.

Selected teachers will attend the conference for free!

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Very interesting opportunity to be held at the UC +BerkeleyLanguageCenter on January 24th

The Berkeley Language Center
Cordially Invites You to the Upcoming Meeting of Its
Found in Translation (FIT) Working Group

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Hélène Yèche
Professor, Université de Poitiers, France
Visiting Scholar, Institute of European Studies, UC Berkeley
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in B4 Dwinelle Hall

The Lakota revitalization movement is one of the most active among many Native American languages facing endangerment. It has become more structured as of 2004 with the advent of the Lakota Language Consortium that provides essential learning and teaching resources and programs. This presentation focuses on better understanding how Lakota revitalization may be an important step toward reclaiming identity and building community. Using data from a recent case study, I will be discussing contemporary conceptions and practices of Lakota in the US and beyond.

We are a growing group of U.C. Berkeley community members interested in language, culture and cross-cultural communication. We invite you to join us!

Refreshments and discussion to follow!

Questions? Contact:

Elyse Ritchey at

and Vesna Rodic at

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+George Couros tweeted: "Shifting thinking from compliance to engagement to empowerment" and sent out this great rubric. What do you think?

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A great opportunity for excellent professional development for WL teacher this summer:

CARLA -- Teaching Language Through the Lens of Social Justice

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Need some FREE icons for you Google Docs or Slide presentations? Check out this:

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Do you #PBLL ? Here's an article from +BIEPBL (Buck Institute for Education at​ by +John Larmer to help you take the plunge!

By the way, we will offer our annual #PBLL Workshop series (4 days) June 18-21. Check our website for details at

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Have you used digital badges to acknowledge student achievements? Here is an article from +Edutopia by Nick +Nicholas Provenzano to help you get started or to extend your options.
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