Workshop: New Perspectives and Techniques for Teaching Spanish as a Heritage Language

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Heritage Spanish instructors of all levels (K-12, higher ed) are welcome to attend this series of mini-workshops led by faculty from Texas A&M, Texas A&M Commerce, Houston Baptist, UT Rio Grande Valley, UT Austin and Baylor.

  • Sociolinguistics approaches to SHL for grammar and vocabulary development – José Esteban Hernández (UTRGV) & Flavia Belpoliti (Texas A&M Commerce)
  • Orthography as a thermometer in the SHL classroom – Encarna Bermejo (Houston Baptist University)
  • Communicating ideas through language: a language arts and metalinguistic approach for teaching SHL – Delia Montesinos (UT Austin)
  • Challenges and strategies to create a Heritage Spanish program – Karen López Alonzo & Alex McNair (Baylor University)
  • De Viva Voz: Podcasting, storytelling, and identity in the Spanish heritage classroom – María Irene Moyna (Texas A&M)
  • The use of technology in the SHL Classroom: Some apps to create multimodal activities and projects – Yanina Hernández (UTRGV)
  • Undergraduate Student Panel – Moderator: Jocelly Meiners (UT Austin)
  • Graduate Student Poster Presentations

See the full schedule and workshop descriptions here

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