Upcoming Events

En esta sección tendremos información de eventos que les pueden interesar a los instructores de español como lengua de herencia. Please get in touch with us if there is a relevant event that you would like to advertise or share with the community.

Methodological Developments in Teaching of Spanish as a Second and Foreign Language
April 27, 2019, 10am - 6pm
Barnard College

A Workshop for Teachers: Two directions on Curriculum Design

10 am – 1 pm
Kim Potowski (University of Illinois at Chicago)
General principles in teaching heritage speakers: Linguistic and curricular considerations

3 pm – 6 pm
Heidi Byrnes (Georgetown University)
Linking Content and Language Learning in an Integrated Multi-Year Curriculum

Registration is Free.... Read more

DMV Spanish Heritage Language Pedagogical Workshops​
May 4, 2019, 10am - 4:00pm
McKeldin Library Special Events Room (6137), University of Maryland, College Park

Join us on May 4th, 2019 for a series of hands-on pedagogical workshops with UMD speakers Dr. Ana Patricia Rodrígues, Dr. Manel Lacorte, and Dr. Elisa Gironzetti

Enjoy a special session on UMD Library resources for Spanish teachers.

Workshop: New Perspectives and Techniques for Teaching Spanish as a Heritage Language
June 10, 2019 - June 11, 2019
The University of Texas at Austin

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... Read more
Eleventh Heritage Language Research Institute
June 10-13, 2019
University of New Mexico

Join us for this year’s Heritage Language Research Institute on June 10-13, 2019, at the University of New Mexico. The Institute will feature presentations by researchers, discussion sessions, and two round table sessions: (1) on HL support in schools with the aim of helping heritage speakers succeed personally, linguistically, and academically, and (2) on lesser-studied... Read more

2019 STARTALK/NHLRC Teacher Workshop
June 24-28, 2019

This workshop is designed to help language teachers face the challenge of teaching heritage language (HL) students. The workshop will open on June 1, 2019, with online assignments for three weeks. This will be followed by a five-day face-to-face workshop . Accepted participants will be required to complete the online assignments as well... Read more

Teaching Heritage Languages and Learners
July 29–August 2, 2019, 9am-4pm
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN

Participants in this workshop will examine social justice topics, community-based learning for growing heritage language (literacy), and language arts approaches 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... Read more

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