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MLTAV Conference 2014
"A Vote for Languages"
Friday 16 May
Cliftons440 Collins Street, Melbourne

This professional learning activity has been supported partially through funding from the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

Major Conference Themes:

1. Languages in AusVELS; 
2. VCE; 
3. Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Language Learning; 
4. Immersion and Bilingual programs; 
5. Assessment and Reporting; 
6. The Ue of ICT, especially Web 2.0 Technology; 
7. Retention of Students, especially beyond Year 10, including alternative pathways; 
8. Models of PL, including Action Research for Languages Teachers and Mentoring; and
9. Blended Learning.

Conference Keynote Speakers

Maree Dellora
, Languages Curriculum Unit Manager, Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority - VCAA, speaking about AusVELS and the Australian Curriculum for Languages - conference speech PPT

Political Party Leaders / Representatives, speaking on their commitment to Languages Education in Victora and their stance on the implementation of the Australian Curriculum for Languages in Victoria.

Conference Sessions and Papers / Handouts

Please note that the following conference papers / handouts are made available in good faith. The MLTAV's liability policies with regard to accuracy of the information provided, advice contained in the resources and downloading of the files is published here. The resources are available for use by Languages professionals in a not-for-profit environment. Permission should, though, be sought from the author(s) for further distribution. Reproduction in any form for commercial use is not permitted.

Session 2

Session 2.1 - Gabriella Bertolissi & Maria Dikaiou: The VCE for Teachers new to Languages

Session 2.2 - Dr. Xia Cui: On the way to Immersion - Increasing students' exposure to the Target Language - handout

Session 2.3 - Linton Roe: Perspectives on CLIL -  handout 1 , handout 2 , handout 3  

Session 2.4 - Catherine Bradford: ICT Tools and Resources for the Languages Classroom: a resource to
                          invigorate language learning
- handout

Session 2.5 - Jaclyn Curnow: New to iPads or Looking for New Apps? - handout 1 , handout 2 , handout 3 , handout 4

Session 2.6 - Kylie Farmer: MLTAV Mentoring Project - CLOSED SESSION

Session 2.7 - Jennifer Brown-Omichi & Elissa Gault: How to be heroes - A cross domain, inquiry approach to
                         languages learning
- handout

Session 3

Session 3.1 - Gabriella Bertolissi & Maria DikaiouThe VCE for Teachers new to Languages

Session 3.2 - Nathan Lane: Using ICT to Provide and Receive Feedback to Students - Beginner Session -
                          handout

Session 3.3 - Dr. Jane Orton & Yin Zhang: Transforming a Content Area Topic into a Learnable CLIL Unit

Session 3.4 - Tammy Van Rossum: Languages Beyond the Compulsory

Session 3.5 - Dr. Priscilla Clarke: Supporting Bilingual Develoopment in the Early Years

Session 3.6 - Catherine Spurritt: Languages TeachMeet - handout

Session 3.7 - Jess McCulloch: (SESSION CANCELLED)

Session 4

Session 4.1 - Libby Tuckerman: Exploring the Langauge Learning Space

Session 4.2 - Adrienne Horrigan: Oral and Written VCE Language Examinations - handout 1 , handout 2

Session 4.3 - Concetta Andreana: Victorian Young Leaders to China Program

Session 4.4 - Sarah Rogerson: (SESSION CANCELLED - replaced by
                         Jaclyn Curnow:  New to iPads or Looking for New Apps?)

Session 4.5 - Kiki Kousourakis: Story Telling - An old technique, a new delivery - handout 1

Session 4.6 - Dr. Teresa De FazioEngaging students to improve student retention through a
                          teacher-led retention strategy
- handout

Session 4.7 - Jan Molloy: Stories of Migration - objects and artefacts in the Language Classroom.
                         Bringing the Museum into your classroom


Session 5

Session 5.1 - Xufang Heinze: Little Tricks, Big Difference - Simple, Free and Useful ICT Tools for Language
                         Teachers

Session 5.2 - Stanley Wang: An Open Dialogue or Character Teaching - handout

Session 5.3 - Jacquelyn Kirk: Language Games for Engaged Learners - handout

Session 5.4 - Amy Collins & Rebecca Gregory: Integrating iPads into the languages classroom - handout

Session 5.5 - Jaclyn CurnowVisible Thinking: Assessment For, As and Of

Session 5.6 - Kylie Farmer & Andrew Ferguson: Developing Units of Work Based on the
                          Australian Curriculum for Languages - handout 1 , handout 2

Session 5.7 - Kerry Law: Language teacher: YOU are the key to bringing the World together! - handout



MLTAV Conference 2013
"Languages: Broadening Horizons"
Friday 10th May
Karstens at CQ, Conference and Training Centre, 
123 Queen Street, Melbourne

This professional learning activity has been supported partially through funding from the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

Major Conference Themes:

     1. Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Language Learning and Teaching;
     2. LOTE in VELS, especially integration of Interdisciplinary Learning strands;
     3. Assessment;
     4. Reporting;
     5. the use of ICT, especially Web 2.0 technologies;
     6. Primary, Middle Years and VCE LOTE;
     7. Retention of Students, especially beyond Year 10; and
     8. e5 and LOTE.


Conference Keynote Speakers:

Lucie Sorensen, Senior Project Officer, Curriculum, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, speaking on 'The Australian Curriculum General Capability "Intercultural Understanding', including links to developments in the Languages curriculum and the role of Languages teachers in facilitating the implementation of this important General Capability.' - Click here for Lucie's Keynote Speech. Click here for Lucie's Conference PowerPoint Presentation.

Judith Timbs, Member of the Intercultural Programs Australia (AFS) Board of Directors, speaking on 'Learning about other cultures - what is the impact on students?'. Click here for Judith's Conference Keynote Speech.

CONFERENCE SESSIONS AND PAPERS/HANDOUTS:

Please note that the following conference papers/handouts are made available in good faith. The MLTAV's liability policies with regard to accuracy of the information provided, advice contained in the resources and downloading of the files is published here. The resources are available for use by Languages professionals in a not-for-profit environment. Permission should, though, be sought from the author(s) for further distribution. Reproduction in any form for commercial use is not permitted.

SESSION 2:
Session 2.1 - Fiona Curnow: Screencasting: Create your own video tutorials - Blended Learning and Staying Relevant in the 21st Century - handout

Session 2.2 - Tammy Van Rossum: Using the Professional Standards Project to enhance Action Research in Language Education - CANCELLED SESSION
 

Session 2.3 Adrienne Horrigan & Jennie Oldfield - 1st half of 100 minute session: CCAFL 2013 (CCAFL Languages - Armenian, Bosnian, Croatian, Dutch, Filipino, Hebro, Hindi, Hungarian, Khmer, Macedonian, Maltese, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sinhala, Swedish, Tamil, Turkish, Ukrainian, Yiddish - handout & click here for a VCAA Sample CCAFL Examination Paper.

Session 2.4 Sarah Pavy iPads: The differentiating Teacher's Best Friend - handout

Session 2.5 Nathan Lane: Language Promotion Across the School - handout 1, handout 2, handout 3

Session 2.6 Xufang Heinze: The Role of a Teacher in a Modern Classroom - handout

Session 2.7 Kerry Law: Curiosity, Creativity and Connection are the Keys for a Language - handout

Session 2.8 Clare Manning & Angela Patterson: From Little Things Big Things Grow - handout

SESSION 3:

Session 3.1 Maree Dellora: Update on Languages on AusVELS - handout

Session 3.2 Anat Wilson: Simple yet powerful tools: what every language teacher needs to try - handout

Session 3.3 Adrienne Horrigan & Jennie Oldfield - 2nd half of 100 minute session: CCAFL 2013 (CCAFL Languages - Armenian, Bosnian, Croatian, Dutch, Filipino, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Khmer, Macedonian, Maltese, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sinhala, Swedish, Tamil, Turkish, Ukranian, Yiddish - handout & click here for a VCAA Sample CCAFL Examination Paper.

Session 3.4 Michelle De La Coeur: Ways to Help your Students Remember Words and Phrases

Session 3.5 Kylie Farmer - CLOSED SESSION: Mentoring Project

Session 3.6 Linton Roe: Tune Me In To Languages - handout

Session 3.7 Dr. Jane Orton & Dr. Xia Cui: On the Way to Immersion - iPad work in a CLIL style

Session 3.8 Dr. Andrea Truckenbrodt & Sue Payne: Start with a Story Book - Developing an Engaging Unit of Work Around a Story - handout 1, handout 2, handout 3

SESSION 4:

Session 4.1 Dr. Russell Cross - 1st half of 100 minute session:Teachers' Perspective on the Potential of CLIL in Victorian Schools - handout

Session 4.2 Dr. Teresa De Fazio: Language Teachers Teaching New Languages, Supporting Language Maintenance

Session 4.3 Maria Dikaiou & Gabriella Bertolissi - 1st half of 100 minute session: Preparing quality VCE School Assessed Coursework tasks and the Audit process

Session 4.4 Ludivine Le-Gal: Games on Interactive Whiteboards to developo students' speaking skills - handout

Session 4.5 Steve Rogers: Languages Unplugged: What to do When the Lights go Out - handout

Session 4.6 Fay Stewart-Muir & Dr. Julie Reid - (Phil Cooper filled in for Fay on the day of the Conference): Cross-Curricular Priorities: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures - handout

Session 4.7 Sarah Rogerson: iPad Basics for the Busy Teacher - handout 1, handout 2

SESSION 5:

Session 5.1 Dr. Russell Cross - 2nd half of 100 minute session: Teachers' Perspective on the Potential of CLIL in Victorian Schools - handout

Session 5.2 Dr. Teresa De Fazio: Powerful Learning through Peer and Self-Assessment - handout 1, handout 2 , handout 3

Session 5.3 Maria Dikaiou & Gabriella Bertolissi - 2nd half of 100 minute session: Preparing quality VCE School Assessed Coursework tasks and the Audit process

Session 5.4 Kylie Farmer: How to apply for the 2014 Endeavour Language Teacher Fellowships - handout

Session 5.5 Yoshi Ohta: Planning a Languages Program - handout 1, handout 2, handout 3, handout 4

Session 5.6 - NO SESSION

Session 5.7 Sarah Rogerson: iPad for Busy Teachers - Beyond the Basics - handout 1, handout 2


MLTAV Conference 2012
"Languages Without Borders"
Friday 11th May
Karstens at CQ, Conference and Training Centre, 
123 Queen Street, Melbourne

This professional learning activity has been supported partially through funding from the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

Major Conference Themes:

  1. Primary, Middle Years and VCE Languages;
  2. Languages in AusVELS, especially integration of interdisciplinary Learning Strands;
  3. Australian Curriculum: Languages;
  4. Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Language Learning and Teaching;
  5. Assessment and Reporting;
  6. The Ue of ICT, especially Web 2.0 Technology;
  7. e5 and Languages;
  8. Retention of Students, especially Beyond Year 10.

Conference Keynote Speakers:

Mr. Robert Randall, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and General Manager Curriculum, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, speaking on 'The Current State of the Development of the Australian Curriculum: Languages.'

Dr David Howes, General Manager Curriculum, Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority, speaking on 'The Current State of the Development of the Australian Curriculum: Languages - the Victorian Perspective.' Click pdf here for a copy of Dr. David Howes Conference PowerPoint presentation.

CONFERENCE SESSIONS AND PAPERS/HANDOUTS:

Please note that the following conference papers/handouts are made available in good faith. The MLTAV's liability policies with regard to accuracy of the information provided, advice contained in the resources and downloading of the files is published here. The resources are available for use by Languages professionals in a not-for-profit environment. Permission should, though, be sought from the author(s) for further distribution. Reproduction in any form for commercial use is not permitted.

SESSION 2:

Session 2.1 Maree Dellora: Languages in AusVELS - pdf handout

Session 2.2 Clare Hardie, Gail Pollard, Hiromi Hagihara & Cheryl Henry-Wild: Showcasing your Language Class in the Cultural Diversity Quest - handout

Session 2.3 Jess McCulloch: The Black Line Mystery - Teaching meta linguistic awareness through a story - pdf handout

Session 2.4 Guosheng Chen, Sarah Smith & See Tan: VET in School Languages Programs - handout

Session 2.5 Lili Cvetkovic: Taking Charge of their own Learning: Supporting Students to develop Independent Language Learning Skills - pdf handout

Session 2.6 Maria Dikaiou & Gabriella Bertolissi: Workshop - VCE School-Assessed Coursework (1st half of 100 minute session) - pdf handout1; pdf handout2; pdf handout3

Session 2.7 Viviana Golding & Kylie Farmer: CLIL in Action: The Impact of CLIL - pdf handout

Session 2.8 Simone Hobbs: Apps and Web 2.0 - Practical Ideas for the Language Classroom - pdf handout

Session 2.9 Stuart Miller: Languages Online Game Makers - handout

SESSION 3:

Session 3.1 Rebecca Gregory: Asessment and use of iPads - pdf handout1; pdf handout2

Session 3.2 Catherine Bradford: Incorporating ICT into a Languages Program - pdf handout

Session 3.3 Naomi Wilks-Smith: An investigation into the role of gestures in Teaching and Learning Additional Languages - pdf handout

Session 3.4 Andrea Truckenbrodt: The 3Rs of successful language learning: routines, repackaging and revision - pdf handout

Session 3.5 Kerry Law: The Key to Success - EQ - pdf handout

Session 3.6 Maria Dikaiou & Gabriella Bertolissi: Workshop - VCE School-Assessed Coursework (2nd half of 100 minute session) - pdf handout1; pdf handout2; pdf handout3

Session 3.7 Viviana Golding & Kylie Farmer: CLIL in Action: CLIL Programs in Schools in the Barwon South-Western Region

Session 3.8 Jan Molloy: Using Web 2.0 in the Language Classroom with Making History - handout

Session 3.9 Stuart Miller: Languages Online Cartoon Story Maker - handout

SESSION 4:

Session 4.1 Kerry Law: Challenge one's self to achieve the best - a life-time journey - handout

Session 4.2 Julie Reid & Adrienne Horrigan: Supporting Aboriginal Language Programs - handout

Session 4.3 Michelle De La Coeur: Sharing Ideas - teaching tools and craft ideas - pdf handout

Session 4.4 Andrea Truckenbrodt: The 3Rs of successful language learning: routines, repackaging and revision - pdf handout

Session 4.5 Wendy McPherson, Jennifer Swanton & Graeme Henchel: Exploiting the potential of the Ultranet to support effective learning - pdf handout

Session 4.6 Sarah Pavy: Mixed Ability Classrooms - pdf handout

Session 4.7 Margaret Gearon: The potential for introducing CLIL in Victorian Schools - handout

Session 4.8 Margaret McIntyre: Using ICT to Foster Student Centered Learning in the Language Classroom - pdf handout

Session 4.9 Jess McCulloch: Twitter for Languages Teachers - pdf handout

SESSION 5:

Session 5.1 Kerry Law: Challenge one's self to achieve the best - a life-time journey - handout

Session 5.2 Adrienne Horrigan and Maria Dikaiou: Managing the Detailed Study - pdf handout

Session 5.3 Alison Bradbury: Teaching Language, Culture and History through Fairy Tales - pdf handout

Session 5.4 Jane Orton: Learning from a Target Language Country Sojourn - handout

Session 5.5 Rosaria Zarro: Organising a cultural language excursion both real and virtual - pdf handout

Session 5.6 Sarah Pavy: The use of visuals for developing language skills - pdf handout

Session 5.7 Marisa Cordella, Hui Huant & Ramona Baumgartner: Language Encounters Connecting Cultures and Generations - pdf handout

Session 5.8 Grace Di Muzio The National Gallery of Victoria as a resource for Languages - handout

Session 5.9 Jess McCulloch: Twitter for Languages Teachers - pdf handout

MLTAV Conference 2011
"Victoria - From LOTE to Languages"
Friday 20th May
Karstens at CQ, Conference and Training Centre, 
123 Queen Street, Melbourne

This professional learning activity has been supported partially through funding from the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

Major Conference Themes:

  1. Primary, Middle Years and VCE LOTE
  2. LOTE in VELS, especially integration of Interdisciplinary Learning Strands
  3. Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Language Learning and Teaching
  4. Assessment and Reporting
  5. the use of ICT, especially Web 2.0 technologies 
  6. e5 and LOTE
  7. Retention of Students, especially beyond Year 10

Conference Keynote Speakers:

The Hon. Minister Nicholas Kotsiras MP, Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship, speaking on How the Coalition is going to enact its 2010 election promises with regard to Languages education in Victorian Schools.

Dina Guest, General Manager, Languages, ESL and Multicultural Education Project Team, Office for Policy, Research and Innovation, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development following on from Hon Nicholas Kotsiras, with a focus on the same topic.

CONFERENCE SESSIONS AND PAPERS/HANDOUTS:

Please note that the following conference papers/handouts are made available in good faith. The MLTAV's liability policies with regard to accuracy of the information provided, advice contained in the resources and downloading of the files is published here. The resources are available for use by Languages professionals in a not-for-profit environment. Permission should, though, be sought from the author(s) for further distribution. Reproduction in any form for commercial use is not permitted.

Session 2.1 Maree Dellora: Interdisciplinary Approaches and Languages - handout

Session 2.2 Julie Newnham: E.K. Horwood Travel Scholarship Recipient 2010 - A Blog: Refleksi Indonesia- handout

Sessions 2.3 & 3.3 Adrienne Horrigan & Jennie Oldfield: Getting behind the VCE LOTE Examinations - an interactive session (100 minute session) - handout 1 & handout 2

Session 2.4 Sarah Pavy: Managing Challenging Behaviours in Language Classrooms - handout

Sessions 2.5 Kylie Farmer, Janet Gale & Kristien Sarwo-Rini: Bilingual Schools Network - CLOSED SESSION

Session 2.6 Viviana Golding: Using 5 (and more) senses to create activities for Languages lessons - handout

Session 2.7 Daniel Torcasio: LOTE, Visual Texts and the e5 Instructional Model

Sessions 2.8 & 3.8 Kerry Law: Building Creativity Achievable Journey, Connect Globally in Web 2.0 Technologies (100 minute session) - handout

Session 2.9 Jaclyn Curnow: E-Learning Resources - handout

Sessions 2.10 & 3.10 Anat Wilson: LOTE and Thinking Skills (100 minute session) - handout

Session 3.1 Lynn Pickles & Cheryl Pepper: Promoting Languages through the Cultural Diversity Quest - handout 1 & handout 2

Sessions 3.2, 4.6 & 5.6 Brendan O'Brien: Classroom Video Production for Engagement and Deeper Understandings (100 minute session) - handout 1, handout 2 & handout 3.

Session 3.4 Andrea Truckenbrodt & Megan McLaughlin: Interactive Japanese games with an (inter) cultural component - handout 1, handout 2 & handout 3.

Session 3.5 Kylie Farmer & Shona Mancev _ Bilingual Schools Network - CLOSED SESSION 

Session 3.6 Sarah Pavy: Vocational Language Learning - handout.

Session 3.7 Rosaria Zarro & Jan Molloy: IDENTITY: Yours, Mine, Ours Making Links for Intercultural Understanding.

Session 3.9 Clare Fleming & Michelle Sevenson: Mentoring Project: Hey, Let's Make a Wiki - Facilitator: Tina Wilkinson.

Session 4.1 Andrea Truckenbrodt: Getting Them Thinking in LOTE - handout

Session 4.2 Andrew Blumbergs: Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Language Learning and Teaching LOTE - handout

Session 4.3 Lisa Dowse: e5 Instructional Model

Session 4.4 Sarjit Ladd, Anne MacKelive & Jennifer Hayes: Mentoring Project - A Quality Beginning Program for LOTE in Primary School

Session 4.5 Gail Perry, Lorraine Morton & Trish Johnstone: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly of Teaching Auslan - Facilitator: Kylie Farmer - handout

Session 4.7 Maria Dikaiou & Gabriella Bertolissi: The VCE for Language Teachers - handout 1 & handout 2.

Sessions 4.8 Stuart Miller: Languages Online: Cartoon Story Maker - handout 

Session 4.9 Kalya Monks & Pina Mezzapesa: Mentoring project: Using Online Tools in a Wikispace to Engage Students in LOTE Learning - Facilitator: Tina Wilkinson - handout

Session 4.10 Xufany Heinze: Using ICT in and out Middle Years LOTE Classroom - handout

Session 5.1 Viviana Golding: Using the Target Language Consistently in the Primary Classes - handout

Session 5.2 Alan Chamberlain: Intercultural Language Teaching and Learning - Consequences for Methodology in Language Teaching - handout

Session 5.3 Linton Roe: Fun and Games at LOTE Assembly - handout

Session 5.4 Kylie Farmer: Professional Standards Project (PSP) & LOTEHAT Project Recognition of Highly Accomplished Teachers of Languages!! - handout 1, handout 2 & handout 3.

Session 5.5 Janet Gale: VELS Progression Measures Unpacked 

Session 5.7 Maria Dikaiou & Gabriella Bertolissi: Assessment Maps and Intercultural Knowledge and Language Awareness - handout

Session 5.8 Nathan Lane: Creating an ICT Rich Languages Classroom - handout

Session 5.9 Jaclyn Curnow: e5 and ICT: How can ICT be used to strengthen teacher capabilities of the e5 domains? - handout

Session 5.10 Xufang Heinze: Technology in Primary years LOTE Classroom - handout

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 MLTAV Annual Conference 2010
"Victoria - the State of Languages?"
Friday 14th May
Karstens at CQ, Conference and Training Centre,
123 Queen Street, Melbourne
 
This professional learning activity has been supported partially through funding from the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

Major Conference Themes:
  1. Primary, Middle Years and VCE LOTE
  2. VCE
  3. LOTE in VELS
  4. Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Language Learning
  5. Assessment and Reporting
  6. the use of ICT, especially Web 2.0 technologies
  7. e5 and LOTE
  8. Retention of Students, especially beyond Year 10

Conference Keynote Speakers:
Liz Beattie, MP, Member for Yuroke, Parliamentary Secretary Assisting the Premier in Multicultural Affairs, speaking on the new DEECD Languages Strategy
John Firth, Chief Executive Officer, VCAA and Board Member ACARA
Angela Scarino, Lead Writer for Languages in the National Curriculum

 

CONFERENCE SESSIONS AND PAPERS/HANDOUTS:
Please note that the following conference papers/handouts are made available in good faith. The MLTAV's liability policies with regard to accuracy of the information provided, advice contained in the resources and downloading of the files is published here. The resources are available for use by Languages professionals in a not-for-profit environment. Permission should, though, be sought from the author(s) for further distribution. Reproduction in any form for commercial use is not permitted.

KEYNOTE TRANSCRIPTS:

Morning: Liz Beattie, MP - Member for Yuroke Parliamentary Secretary Assisting the Premier in Multicultural Affairs - speaking on: 'the development of the new Victorian Languages Strategy with an emphasis on a number of reform areas'.

Afternoon: Angela Scarino (Lead Writer of the Shape paper for Languages in the Australian Curriculum) and John Firth (CEO VCAA & Board Member ACARA): The National Curriculum - Transcript of this session and Angela Scarino's handout - PowerPoint Presentation

Session 21. Professor Michael Clyne & Romana Baumgartner: Sharing languages & goodwill across generations & cultures - handout

Session 2.2. Jane Orton: The Languages Scene: how thinkgs look from the perspective of wanting to get Chinese moving

Session 2.3. Margaret Gearon: e5 and LOTE Teaching and Learning

Session 2.4. Marlene Dingle & Viviana Golding: Presentation on the DVD 'Talking about Languages'- handout

Sessions 2.5 & 3.5. Adrienne Horrigan & Jennie Oldfield: Effective VCE Examination Preparation - Curriculum & Assessment (100 minute session)- handout

Session 2.6. Eva Andreson & Laurence Brottes: LOTE Science Program - Primary to Middle Years - handout 1What is it bug template - handout 2: PowerPoint Presentation

Session 2.7. Steve Collis: Professional Development Like No Other - Professional Development and the Web

Sessions 2.8 & 3.8. Stuart Miller & Nancy Posterino: Languages Online Game Makers - Including introduction to Cartoon Maker (100 minute session) - handout

Session 2.9. Jaclyn Curnow: ICT and e5 Instructional Model- handout

Session 3.1. Kylie Farmer, Matthew Absalom, Lidia Faranda & Jane Macdonald - CLOSED SESSION

Session 3.2. Anat Wilson: Personal Learning Stretegies Central to the LOTE Learners' Success

Session 3.3. Teresa De Fazio: Learning about human rights in the second language classroom. Introducing a new curriculum resource - handout

Session 3.4. Steve Collis: ICT and Language Teaching

Session 3.5. Adrienne Horrigan & Jennie Oldfield - (See session 2.5 handouts - 100 minutes)

Session 3.6. Eva Anderson & Laurence Brottes - (Repeat session - see session 2.6 handouts)

Session 3.7. Lili Cvetkovic: Small changes make a big difference: How to start making some changes to bring your teaching into the 21st Century - handout

Session 3.8. Stuart Miller & Nancy Posterino (See session 2.8 handouts - 100 minute session)

Session 3.9. Celia Sutterby & Anna Varghese: Web 2.0 'What's New and How to!'- handout 1: Stixy Writing Assessment Task; handout 2: LOTE Web 2.0 Resources; handout 3: voki speaking assessment

Session 4.1. Angela Scarino & Andrew Ferguson: Possible Features of the Naitonal Curriculum, - results of MLTAV survey - handout

Session 4.2. Aasha Murthy (AFS): Long term Impacts of a True Intercultural Learning Experience

Session 4.3. Linton Roe: Immerse Me Twice!

Session 4.4. Anne de Kretser, Dr. Robyn Spence-Brown & Kurt Mullane: The State of Japanese / Indonesian / Korean Language Education in Australian Schools

Session 4.5. Julie Reid: Implementing the New Standards P-10 and Protocols for Aboriginal Languages and Cultures and Reclamation in Victorian Schools - handout

Session 4.6. Rosaria Zarro: Making Languages and VELS hands on!

Session 4.7. Lili Cvetkovic - (Repeat session - see session 3.7 handouts)

Sessions 4.8 & 5.8. Stuart Miller & Nancy Posterino - (Repeat 100 minute session - see session 2.8 for handouts)

Session 4.9. Jaclyn Curnow - (Repeat session - see session 2.9 handouts)

Session 5.1. Maree Dellora: Assessing Intercultural Learning - handout

Session 5.2. Jennifer Brown - CEO, Kylie Farmer - on behalf of Kathy Macfarlane, Independent Schools Victoria & Kristien Sarwo-Rini - DEECD: NALSSP Initiatives across all three Sectors- handout Kristien Sarwo-Rini

Session 5.3. Margaret Gearon - (Repeat session - see session 2.3 handouts)

Session 5.4. Marlene Dingle & Viviana Golding - (Repeat session - see session 2.4 handouts)

Session 5.5. Lynn Pickles & Trudi Blick: Promoting LOTE through the Cultural Diversity Quest

Session 5.6. Angela Scarino: Introduction to the Teaching and Learning Languages: A Guide - handout

Session 5.7. Celia Sutterby & Anna Varghese - (Repeat session - see session 3.9 handouts)

Session 5.8. Stuart Miller & Nancy Posterino - (100 minute session - see 4.8)

Session 5.9. Ana Wilson: ICT in the heart of the LOTE curriculum - Calling for Action

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MLTAV Annual Conference 2009
"Languages within a Changing Landscape"
Friday 15th May
Hemisphere Convention Centre, Moorabbin
This professional learning activity has been supported partially through funding from the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

Major Themes:
  1. LOTE in VELS
  2. Assessment for, as and of learning
  3. Intercultural Language Learning
  4. Interdisciplinary Learning in LOTE
  5. VCE LOTE
  6. Professional Standards for Accomplished Teachers
pdf CLICK HERE to download the Conference program.
CONFERENCE SESSIONS AND PAPERS/HANDOUTS:
  Please note that the following conference papers/handouts are made available in good faith. The MLTAV's liability policies with regard to accuracy of the information provided, advice contained in the resources and downloading of the files is published here . The resources are available for use by Languages professionals in a not-for-profit environment. Permission should, though, be sought from the author(s) for further distribution. Reproduction in any form for commercial use is not permitted.

Session 21. Sandy Phillips - 'Knowledgebank: Next Generation'

Session 2.2 Kylie Farmer - 'Professional Standards for Accomplished Teaching of Languages and Cultures'
 

Session 2.3 Sarah Pavy - 'Engaging Activities, Successful Language Learning' - Session Handout

Session 2.4 Marlene Dingle & Robyn Elmi ' Lights! Camera! LOTE Action! Organising a LOTE Student Film Festival.  Session Handouts: Lesson Plan for German Film Making; Crewing Roles for Students; Siobhan's Basic Film Making TipsLMR LOTE Film Festival 2008 DVD Order Form; Conference Presentation - 'The Teachers Perspective' (by Robyn Elmi - LOTE teacher from winning school, Weeroona College); Loddon Mallee Region (LMR) Film Festival Awards Booklet P1LMR Film Festival Awards Booklet P2; LMR Film Festival Awards Booklet P3LMR Film Festival Awards Booklet P4.

Session 2.5 Julie Reid - 'Indigenous Languages of Victoria: Revival and Reclamation'- Session Handout

Session 2.6 Maree Dellora - 'Promoting Thinking Skills in the VELS LOTE Classroom'- Session Handout

Session 2.7 Lisa Dowse & Heather Carver - 'Elluminate'- Session Handout

Session 2.8 Stuart Miller & Nancy Posterino - 'Rubric Maker'

Session 3.1 Claire Teisen (Red Herring) - 'Urashima the Fisherman' - Urashima Flyer

Session 3.2 Kathryn Hill - 'Classroom - Based Assessment'-

Session 3.3 Sarah Pavy & Sharyne Rankine - 'AISV Engaging Boys in Languages Research Project' - Session Handout

Session 3.4 Andrew Ferguson - 'Towards a National Curriculum for Languages - Have your say!' - Session Handouts: Melbourne Declaration Excerpts; Shape_of_the_Australian_Curriculum_May09 (by the National Curriculum Board).

Session 3.5 Lisa Dowse - 'Differentiating Language Tasks in the LOTE Classroom' - Session Handout

Session 3.6 Adrienne Horrigan - 'Programming for Combined Classes at Senior Secondary Levels' - Session Handouts: Discussion Slides (by Adrienne Horrigan); Programming for Combined Classes at Senior Secondary Level paper (by Adrienne Horrigan); Combined Class Paper (by Inge Cairns); Swinburne Senior Secondary College Dates 2009 (provided by Jackie Love)

Session 3.7 Jaclyn Curnow - '4 fun, fast, free E-learning resources' - Session Handout

Session 3.8 Stuart Miller & Nancy Posterino - 'Gamemaker'

Session 4.1 Madeleine Jenkins - 'Assessment Design' - Assessment Design; Design Guidelines.

Session 4.2 Angela Fletcher: Heather Cirovic, Hong Davies, Prema Devathas & Angela Khan - 'Professional Standards Project (PSP) Investigations' - Session Handouts: Cultural Task Based Approach to Teaching Second Languages (by Prema Devathas); Indonesian Lesson Design (by Prema Devathas); PSP Showcase Presentations (by Hong Davies); PSP Report Summary (by Hong Davies).

Session 4.3 Dr Andrew Blumbergs & Frances Holl - 'Interdisciplinary Language Studies: "The Planet & Natural Disasters" - Session Handout

Session 4.4 Gabriella Bartolissi & Maria Dikaiou - 'Using Assessment Maps to Understand the VELS LOTE Intercultural Knowledge and Language Awareness Dimension' - Session Handout

Session 4.5 Susan Fraser - 'Promoting LOTE' - Session Handout

Session 4.6 Andrea Truckenbrodt - 'LOTE and Numeracy: count on it' - Session Handout

Session 4.7 Jaclyn Curnow - '4 fun, fast, free E-learning resources' - Session Handout

Session 4.8 Gwyn McLelland - 'Podcasting and Web-enriching your VCE study - Session Handout

Session 5.1 Claire Teisen (Red Herring) - 'Urashima the Fisherman' - Session Handout

Session 5.2 Adrienne Horrigan - 'Exploring Assessment in VCE' - LOTE Units 1-4 for Teachers New to VCE (by Adrienne Horrigan); Program Outline Checklist; Sample Module.

Session 5.3 Viviana Golding - 'Characteristics of a LOTE Primary School' - Session Handout; Teaching an Additional Language (LOTE) in the Primary Class (by Viviana Golding).

Session 5.4 Jackie Love - 'Careers Counselling and Languages within a Changing Landscape - working Together': World Opinion Paper - Printed Edition

Session 5.5 Linton Roe - 'Sing My Language - Songs and Musical Games in the Primary LOTE classroom'

Session 5.6 Megan McLaughlin - 'Pockets of Success' - Session Handout

Session 5.7 Russell Blackie - 'Connect has arrived!'

Session 5.8 Julie Reid - 'Usability Trial of the Aboriginal Languages of Victoria Web Resource Portal'


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MLTAV Annual Conference 2008
"Celebrating the International Year of Languages"
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Friday 9th May
Hemisphere Convention Centre, Moorabbin
Highlights of the MLTAV 2008 Annual Conference included presentations by teachers who have taken part in the action-research projects funded through the DEECD Strategic Partnerships Program and the launch of Olympic Resources for Primary Languages Teachers to celebrate the International Year of Languages.

This professional learning activity has been supported partially through funding from the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

Major Themes:
  1. LOTE in VELS
  2. Assessment for, as and of learning
  3. Intercultural Language Learning
  4. Interdisciplinary Learning in LOTE
  5. VCE LOTE
  6. Professional Standards for Accomplished Teachers
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MLTAV Annual Conference 2007 "VELS Implementation and So Much More"
27 April - Hemisphere Centre, Moorabbin, Melbourne


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This professional learning activity has been supported partially through funding from the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
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AFMLTA Biennial National Conference - The Language Connection
11-14 July 2007 - Burswood International Resort, Perth


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Visiting speakers included:

Claire Kramsch, University of California, Berkeley, USA / Professor Anne Pauwels, University of Western Australia / Associate Professor Anthony Liddicoat, University of South Australia / Angela Scarino, University of South Australia / Ian Lillico, National Consultant in Gender Education / Dr Howard Nicholas, La Trobe University

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