Creativity in the World Language Classroom: Practical, Powerful, Essential! Keynote Speaker: Anne Cummings Hlas, Ph.D. Explore why creativity is important, examining creativity from the teacher viewpoint and student viewpoint. Learn how to make input comprehensible, and learn where students use their creativity to build or create. Publication: Practical Creativity: Activities and ideas for Your Language Classroom
Making Creativity Work in Your Classroom Presenters: Anne Cummings Hlas, Cammy Rathsack Let's revitalize our teacher toolboxes by adopting and adapting multimodal approaches that support our students in thinking and learning creatively. Together we will explore Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic, and Tactile activities and brainstorm how to adapt them to different teaching contexts.
Create Meaning, Engage Learners, and Make Learning Visible Presenter: Pam Delfosse See how you can leverage creativity to build comprehension, engage learners, and make learning visible. Come experience comprehensible input, student engagement, and formative assessment strategies by participating in a Japanese micro-lesson!
Creative Responses to Reading at the Novice Level Presenter: Sarah Thompson Let's explore how creativity can make us better readers. Learn how to ensure that novice learners understand what they are reading and are able to respond creatively to what they read.
Collaboratively Creative (Roundtables) Facilitators: Debb Boness, Josh LeGreve, Jessica Owens How can creativity get us out of a rut and onto a path moving forward? Join your fellow participants in a series of roundtable discussions around creative and practical solutions and strategies for everyday challenges.
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