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Language Educators’ Learning Portal

Virtual Learning with ACTFL

ACTFL’s Language Educators’ Learning Portal is your gateway to high quality professional development resources, keeping you connected with what’s most effective in language learning—at your pace and on your schedule. ACTFL’s library of Virtual Learning Modules (VLMs) is designed for busy teachers and administrators seeking professional development on demand.

Every unique series offers its own recorded webinars, discussion guides and related articles designed for further reflection. Whether you’re looking for individual learning or whole department discussion, VLMs are ideal for guiding collaborative study as a Professional Learning Community or Network.

 

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Featured virtual learning modules

Core practices for effective language learning

How much time should I spend in the target language? What kind of feedback is most effective? How can I use more authentic resources with my students? This series allows you to gain practical knowledge for designing real-world tasks for your classroom and curriculum. Deconstruct research-based strategies for effectively developing your students’ language proficiency with Dr. Eileen Glisan of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

  • Six practical teaching methods backed by research that increase students’ language proficiency
  • Seven individual webinars with discussion guides included
  • Certificate of Completion Available for 2 Contact Hours

Exploring your practice: creating sustainable teacher reflection

Explore your classroom practice with this reflective teaching-learning model designed to support reflection among busy language educators. This series provides a roadmap for working with students and colleagues to develop deeper understanding about teaching and learning. Learn with Ali Moeller of University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Cori Crane of University of Texas-Austin to create and sustain an effective Professional Learning Community.