Cultivating Motivation for Diverse Language Learners
Have you struggled with student motivation in your language classroom?
We have found that motivation can be cultivated through relationships and classroom community building.
In this dynamic presentation, we will:
- Share strategies that you can employ to enhance your connection to your diverse group of language learners.
- Suggest language activities to increase student engagement and interest.
- Share tools that you can use in your language classroom to elevate commitment and foster connections.
- And much more!
Presenter: Stephanie Moretta and Stephanie Gamauf
Bio: With a combined forty years of experience teaching Spanish in a US high school, Steph Gamauf and Steph Moretta have taught levels 1-5 with various learners. They strongly believe in building relationships and creating warm and engaging classrooms, which help motivate students to become confident and strong language learners. Currently, they are both teachers in the Chicago area.
With over 20 years of teaching in a USA High School Spanish classroom, Steph believes that relationships are the foundation of a successful classroom. In addition to teaching, Steph also coordinates the Academic Assistance Center at New Trier’s Northfield campus.
Stephanie Gamauf is a Spanish teacher at New Trier High School located in Winnetka, Illinois, a suburb north of Chicago. Stephanie has been teaching for 19 years and has taught Spanish years 1-5.
Platform: Microsoft Teams Live Event
Register to attend the live event
Date: Thursday, July 15th, 2021
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm EDT (check your local timezone here)
Certificate: Attendees who join us live will receive an attendance certificate. Please fill in your name as you would like shown on the certificate.
Recording: Can’t make it at this time? No problem, all registrants will receive the recording to access on-demand and watch it at your preferred time.