NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Our series began October 14 with a webinar specifically designed for our newest colleagues. Our second webinar, focused on creating a classroom environment that promotes students learning was held Tuesday, November 11, with presenters Yo Azama and Maryann Woods-Murphy. Join NECTFL now so you can attend all the others in the 2014-2015 series (and access all past webinars)! All webinars will be based on the criteria of the TELL Project -- Teacher Effectiveness in Language Learning -- a framework that "provides a common language and definition of the model world language teacher": the teacher YOU can be!
As you return to the classroom and the office, be sure to consult this outstanding publication for useful, well-written articles and peer reviews of world language materials and resources!
Two of the articles in this issue focus on literacy—media literacy at all levels and information literacy in foreign language education. The third article discusses ideas to improve student motivation through autonomous learning choices.
Reviews of books and other products appearing in this issue are of special interest to teachers of Arabic, French, Italian, Latin, and Spanish.
An attractive certificate with our embossed NECTFL seal and logo, listing the student's name, language and culture studied, school name + city/state. NECTFL information provided so you can create a press release and promote your program and its successes!