Wednesday Webinar Celebrates United Nation’s International Mother Language Day

In celebration of United Nation’s International Mother Language Day, the Administration for Native Americans’ Native Language Community Coordination (NLCC) Training and Technical Assistance Center is presenting a webinar on language immersion. Please register and join us to learn about language immersion for Native languages.

Immersion: Tips, Tricks, and Strategies

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

3:00 p.m. EST/12:00 p.m. PST/11:00 a.m. AKST

Webinar description:

Ms. Whelshula begins the presentation with the definition of immersion and then steps through the different techniques including TPR, TPRS, example lesson plans, and the teaching differences between child and adult immersion.

Webinar Goal and Objectives:

Goal: Participants will learn about language immersion and how to use it.

Learning Objectives: As a result of the training session, participants will

  • Define immersion.
  • Explain language acquisition and compare it with language learning.
  • Identify immersion activities to promote language acquisition.

Presenter: Cree Whelshula, NLCC T/TA Director

Ms. Whelshula is the T/TA Director for the Native Language Community Coordination Training and Technical Assistance Center and serves as in-house expert for Sister Sky, Inc. on Native language revitalization efforts, second language acquisition, and best teaching practices. She utilizes her diverse experience in mentor- apprentice, immersion, early childhood development, and administrative partnerships to support the needs of the NLCC cohort in various capacities.

Webinar Registration:

All attendees must register here to join. For more information, visit the event website.

If you are unable to attend, this webinar will be recorded and available on the website. Thank you and we look forward to your participation.


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