Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Parlez-vous Français? Georgia Says 'Oui,' Leads Southeast In World Language Education! Find out more via this link!
Check out our recent article in the ACTFL Language Educator on Building a Globally Competent and Competitive Workforce for Georgia.
New Online Course Available for Georgia Teachers
Attention Georgia teachers and administrators, we have completed the development of a new course to support world language educators in Georgia which is now available! This course, developed in collaboration with ACTFL, reviews the essential core competencies for world language educators and is accessible via the State Longitudinal Data System Platform.
2020 Virtual German Teacher Workshop
We have begun planning for the nation’s largest
Virtual German teacher workshop to be held on Saturday, October 24th beginning
at 8:30am. Teachers can register via this link.
Session proposals can be made via this link until
Thursday, October 1st
We will be building a website to house the conference and all materials will be
uploaded to the website following the conference but you will need to register
via the above link to access them.
French Teacher Virtual Workshop
Our French teacher workshop held on Sept 12th, 2020 had over 220 French teachers attending from across the USA. The conference website has been updated with all the recordings and is a resources for French teachers for the year. You can access it via the link below.
Link to Resources from the Event for French Teachers
2020 International Jubilee Symposium
The 2nd Annual International Jubilee Symposium will take place virtually on Wednesday, Sept 23rd from 8:30 - 2pm. This event will feature a number of great teacher leader speakers and is a free professional development event.
Please see the link below to register!
Registration for 2020 International Jubilee Symposium
2020 Jubilee International Symposium final .pdf
GaDOE Launches World Language Community Online PLC
The Georgia Department of Education has launched a new innovative platform to provide the opportunity for world language teachers and administrators and GaDOE staff to collaborate, connect and share thoughts and resources as well as encouragement for the 2020-2021 school year! The instructions below will help guide you in the creation of your account and navigating to the communities that you are interested in. We look forward to connecting! Find out how via the pdf instructions below.
Introducing GaDOE WL Communities.pdf
Georgia AATSP Workshop on September 12th
- AATSP-Ga has their upcoming virtual Fall conference on Saturday, Sept 12th as well. There is no registration free and open to all teachers. Please see the event flyer, I have uploaded here and links embedded in the flyer. 2020 FLAG TOTY Mrs. Meredith White will be presenting on “Location, Location, Location: Harness the Power of Google Drive and Google Calendar for Organization and Transparency"
7th Annual GADII Website Resources Available
This year's 7th Annual Virtual GADII was the largest free virtual Dual Language Immersion Conference in the nation! The event featured a variety of presentations. The website for this year's GADII now houses the recordings and materials from those presentations and is available for you to view via the link below.
Link to GADII Website
Teacher to Teacher Video/Webinar Series
Being Intentional with Proficiency in the World Language Classroom. - Mrs. Bertha Delgadillo.
Tips for Easy Unit Planning during Digital Learning - Elsie Ratliff and Jamie Vega - July 2020
Jamie Vega and Elsie Ratliff Webinar 7-30-2020.pdf
GaLearns World Language Course is now open!
The Georgia Department of World Languages is happy to announce the opening of the first of several online courses under development designed to introduce world language teachers and administrators to the NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements. These courses are being developed in partnership with NCSSFL & ACTFL and we are excited to offer them free to anyone and everyone in the United States and beyond. The first course, Getting Started with Can-Do Statements, is the first course in a 3 course unit entitled, Understanding and Using the Novice Level NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements. A digital badge of completion will be provided at the completion of each course. For information on how to access the free course, please reference the pdf guidance below.
Create your free account at GaLearns here.
Below are the flyers for those courses currently released.
The initial 3 course series is designed to be taken sequentially.
Online Professional Learning Communities for Georgia WL Teachers
- A new online PLC community for World Language teachers is now available via EdWeb: www.edweb.net/gadoeworldlang We invite you to join and connect with other world language teachers in
World Language Options beyond High School
The Georgia Department of Education World Languages and Global Workforce Initiatives, in cooperation with the GaDOE World Language University/College Advsiory Board is pleased to offer the following documents to help with articulation of language programs K-Workforce. (Please check back in with us as we add to this area.)
GaDOE World Language Educator of the Month Program!