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Adapting and Creating Activities for Heritage Learners of Spanish

Fri, June 10, 2016 | CLA 0.102 in the College of Liberal Arts building, The University of Texas at Austin

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

This workshop is full and registration is closed. Thank you for your interest in the COERLL and Texas Language Center workshops!
  • Claudia Holguín (University of Oregon)
  • María M. Carreira (California State University)
  • Yanina Hernández (Texas State Technical College)
  • José Esteban Hernández (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley)

This two-day summer workshop (June 10 & 11) for K-16 teachers of heritage learners of Spanish will provide participants plenty of time to design lessons for their own classes. With guidance from presenters, participants will find new ways to meet the particular needs of their heritage learners by applying a variety of strategies for adapting, creating, and sharing original activities based on textbooks, open educational videos, and digital storytelling techniques.

The event is part of COERLL's Heritage Spanish project, which seeks to build a community of Spanish heritage language teachers for sharing and collaborating on classroom resources.  

This workshop runs 8am to 4:30pm each day, and will be held in CLA 0.102 in the College of Liberal Arts building on the UT-Austin campus. CPE credit is available for those who attend the whole workshop.

Breakfast, lunch, and refreshments on both days of the workshop, and a Friday evening social event will be provided!

A nominal tiered fee is charged to help offset the cost of materials, refreshments, and meals:

  • All students (including graduate students): $5 Use discount code HSStudent when entering payment information.
  • K-12 teachers $10 Use discount code HSK12 when entering payment information.
  • All others: $20.

To pay by purchase order, select the 'Purchase Order' button on the payment screen and send a copy of your receipt with your check made out to: The University of Texas at Austin

Texas Language Center
2505 University Ave., B7800
Austin, TX 78712-1085

Register now!

Click here for information about the venue, lodging, maps, and parking.

Sponsored by: COERLL and the Texas Language Center

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