Wayside heads to ACTFL!

EntreCulturas, Chiarissimo, and Scandite Muros educators present

It's that time of year! We hope you'll be joining Wayside at ACTFL 2016 in Boston.

Our fantastic teacher-authors for EntreCulturas, Chiarissimo, and Scandite Muros will be giving valuable presentations on their Spanish, Italian, and Latin textbooks and teaching strategies.

Spanish: Novice to Intermediate, EntreCulturas: Interculturality from the Start

FRIDAY 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. | Workshop Room 1

What is interculturality? Explore how the EntreCulturas Spanish series uses authentic tasks and resources to teach communication skills that deepen the understanding of cultural products, practices, and perspectives. Walk away with innovative strategies that cultivate intercultural learners to engage with others, their communities, and the world. Presenters: Maritza Sloan; Megan Cory; and Jennifer Cornell

Italian: A Modern Approach to Novice and Intermediate with Chiarissimo

FRIDAY 2:30 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. | Workshop Room 4

Come and participate as experienced teacher, lecturer, and author Bruna Boyle demonstrates how to draw students into the lives and language of the Italian people. For Novice to Intermediate learners, the student-centered strategies in Chiarissimo Uno and Due develop students' abilities to communicate and build the foundation for continued learning. Presenter: Bruna Boyle, University of Rhode Island

Scandite Muros: Sight-Reading Latin

FRIDAY 2:30 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. | Workshop Room 5

Translating at home with the internet will not turn students into fluent readers. The presenter will demonstrate how to incorporate regular sight-reading into your Pre-AP®, AP®, and advanced Latin classes using Scandite Muros. Included will be the five areas where students struggle most and classroom-tested strategies to help them improve! Presenter: Jane Lienau, Brunswick High School

Download the full ACTFL program here.