Participants in this workshop will examine social justice topics, community-based learning for growing heritage language (literacy), and authentic assessments for heritage language development. Participants will collaborate; connect experiences of heritage teachers and learners to research on multilingual development; and learn how to bring communities, classrooms, and digital storytelling together to create powerful heritage language learning... Read more
Expert presenters will share the innovative activities they have created for their heritage Spanish students and guide workshop participants through an adaptation process that will demonstrate how teachers can customize such activities to fit their own specific classroom environments and their particular learners’ needs.
- CPE Credits are available for those who attend the whole... Read more
La Cosecha is the largest dual language conference in the country with over 2400 in attendance in 2016. The conference brings together educators, students, parents, researchers and supporters of dual language education. Organized by teachers, for teachers, La Cosecha 2017 will once again provide the opportunity to highlight classroom best practices, share research findings, and honor and... Read more
This panel will explore the intersection of applied linguistics, heritage Spanish language pedagogy, and language maintenance and revitalization efforts through the lens of resistance. Spanish in the United States is subject to the same pressures of three-generation-shift and loss (cf. Joshua Fishman 1972,1980) as other immigrant languages historically have been. Assimilation among Hispanophone families in... Read more
Our conference will focus on heritage/community language studies as a multidisciplinary field impacting a variety of educational contexts. We seek submissions from disciplines including but not limited to anthropology, applied linguistics, assessment, bilingualism, demographics, education, linguistics, policy, psychology, and sociology.
You are invited to submit a proposal for a poster, a paper, or a... Read more
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