OER Hangout: Activities for remote language teaching

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In this discussion-based webinar, we heard from three panelists about activities they have successfully used in the remote language classroom.

  • Olivia Grugan is a Virtual Learning Specialist and Arabic/Spanish/German instructor for the World of Learning Institute at Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8. World of Learning offers remote opportunities for schools to offer languages they would not otherwise be able to offer in their context.
  • Catherine Ousselin is the AATF Social Media Manager and Curator, an avid blogger on World Language curriculum development and technology integration, and a frequent participant on Twitter Ed-chats. She teaches French at Mount Vernon High in Washington State where she serves as a Digital Literacy Coach for the school district.
  • Daniel Verdugo is a Spanish Teacher at Huron High School (Ann Arbor Public Schools), and the editor of Ñ! magazine, an educational project that features original content created by students of Spanish as a Second Language to develop biliteracy skills, language proficiency, and critical thinking.


For more information...

  • Presenter documents (PDFs) are available on this page, underneath the video (for an editable Google slides version of Olivia Grugan's teaching routines, see here)
  • A summary of the webinar is published in COERLL's blog
  • Notes from the chat and Q&A are available here.
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