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Welcome to the 47th annual MaFLA Fall Conference! 
This app is made possible thanks to the generous sponsorship of Tandberg Educational/Sanako: www.sanako-us.com. Thank you! 
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Friday, October 24 • 4:30pm - 5:45pm
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A fandom is (according to urban dictionary) a "community that surrounds a tv show/movie/book etc." You have probably even noticed your students openly declaring their membership to such fandoms as Dr. Who, Sherlock Holmes, and Harry Potter. This session is designed to share a number of tested lesson plans that tap into this enthusiasm using fantasy tropes and characters to improve Latin acquisition. The presenter will show how to set up situations where students create and encounter comprehensible input through these fandoms.

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Abbi Holt

Arlington Public Schools
Abbi Holt has been teaching in Arlington for 11 years, first at the high school and then at the middle school. She has just recently started trying to use spoken Latin and is a two-year veteran of the UMass Conventiculum. She is also a giant fan of all flavors of nerdery. | | The website for the presentation is here: https://sites.google.com/site/latinfandom/ | | The slideshow will be posted here... Read More →


Friday October 24, 2014 4:30pm - 5:45pm
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