Conference 2010

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Plan to join us at the Great Minnesota Global Languages Get-Together!

Hard copies distributed at registration



M to the power of 3!
  1. The power of being multilingual
  2. The power of our multicultural heritage
  3. The power of Minnesota language education


Theme             
Multilingual Multicultural Minnesota will bring together many of the languages and cultures taught in Minnesota schools for one common professional development event.

Languages and Levels         
All languages taught in Minnesota schools: American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, Classical Languages, French, German, Hebrew, Hmong, Japanese, Minnesota Indigenous Languages, Somali, Spanish, and Persian. Whether you teach in kindergarten or the university, you will find sessions of interest to you. 

Keynote Address

Dana Mortenson of World Savvy will tell us why and how to enhance students' knowledge of global issues and skills for global citizenship.  Dana won one of the 2010 40 Under 40 Leadership Awards and is an expert on international studies.

Thursday Afternoon Workshops at Brooklyn Center High School

  • Minnesota Language Proficiency Assessments Rater Training Workshop
  • Web 2.0 Tools to Build Cultural Competency
  • Meeting the Needs of Heritage Language Learners in Spanish
Thirty Breakout Session on Friday on a Wide Variety of Topics

  • Cultural Storytelling
  • Solving mysteries
  • Global Competence
  • Common Assessments
  • Cultural and Technology Integration
  • Translation and Interpretation
  • Addressing the Achievement Gap
  • Art, Music, and Literature                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Registration

Online Pre-registration EXTENDED until Oct 15th (Online payment only, no checks):
$100 - members
$150 - non-members

Onsite Registration (October 21-22):  

$125 - members
$175 - non-members

Note:  Only a limited number of luncheon tickets will be available for registrants after October 15. First come, first served.  


Stay onsite for a relaxing conference experience


Embassy Suites Brooklyn Center 
6300 Earle Brown Drive
The MCTLC corporate rate of $119/night is available to members all year round and includes a suite room, full breakfast and manager's happy hour.

Make reservations online or call 763-560-2700.

User names and passwords are only needed for people wanting to credit their stay to a Hilton Honor's account.



Minnesota Council on the Teaching of Languages and Cultures
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