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FLAVA Foreign Language Teachers Workshop Series

October 14, 2014

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Tucker Multimedia Center - Tucker Hall 408

Dick Kuettner

Khadijah Luqman and Alice Ann Mahoney
Chesterfield County Public Schools

Workshop Title: "All Things Considered: Language Classroom Edition"

Workshop Description: Are you struggling with staying in the target language? Are you tired of the same bell-ringer? Are you having difficulty transitioning between activities? Do you have five minutes that you need to fill? After attending this hands-on workshop, you will walk away with procedures, resources, and activities for staying in the target language, anticipatory sets, making transitions, and lesson closure.

Workshop Leaders' Bios:

Khadijah Luqman
Khadijah Luqman is Spanish teacher at LC Bird High School in Chesterfield, VA. During her 10 years at LC Bird she has taught all levels of Spanish, and is currently teaching levels II, IV, V and AP Spanish Language. Khadijah received her Bachelor's degree in Communications and Ethnic Studies from Mills College in Oakland, CA and her Masters degree in International Education from the School for International Training in Vermont. She is currently working on a Masters in School Counseling. She is a member of of the AATSP and the sponsor of her school's Spanish Honor Society.

Alice Ann Mahoney
Alice Ann Mahoney, originally from Roanoke, Virginia, studied Spanish and Philosophy as an undergraduate at Virginia Tech. She graduated and decided to stay for her Master's in Foreign Language Education. After graduating magna cum laude last year, she began teaching at Lloyd C. Bird High School, levels Spanish II and III. This year she is teaching I and III and continues her own professional development as Coordinator of the Poster Contest for the Virginia Chapter of ACTFL, Technology liaison for LLoyd C. Bird World Languages, and sponsor for the Spanish Club.

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