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As technology has developed, so have methods for using technology to learn a language. These programs aren’t meant as a replacement for in-class language instruction, but they can be effective supports to extend and continue learning both in and out...

NYC Association of Foreign Language Teachers/UFT conference

Some 200 teachers on Nov. 3 attended “Celebrating Cultural Relevance in our Languages Other than English Classroom,” the 21st annual professional development conference of the New York City Association of Foreign Language Teachers/UFT and the New...

NYC Association of Foreign Language Teachers Conference 2018

More than 200 participants attended a wide variety of workshops at the annual professional development conference of the New York City Association of Foreign Language Teachers/UFT and the New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers — titled Celebrating Cultural Relevance in our LOTE Classrooms — on Nov. 3 at union headquarters in Manhattan.

NYC Association of Foreign Language Teachers/UFT conference

The New York City Association of Foreign Language Teachers/UFT, marked the 20th anniversary of its annual professional development conferences promoting world languages and cultures on Nov. 4 at UFT headquarters.

Association of Foreign Language Teachers/UFT Conference 2017

The New York City Association of Foreign Language Teachers/UFT reached a milestone this fall when it held its 20th annual professional conference, “Celebrating 20 Years of Promoting World Languages and Cultures,” on Saturday, Nov. 4. Nearly 300 teachers of Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Russian, Greek, German, Latin and other languages came to UFT headquarters for the conference.

NYC Association of Foreign Language Teachers conference

"The place was inflused with language and learning," said the president of the New York City Association of Foreign Language Teachers/ UFT about the group's 19th annual conference.

NYC Association of Foreign Language Teachers professional conference 2016

The New York City Association of Foreign Language Teachers/UFT held its 19th annual professional conference on Saturday, Nov. 12, with teachers of Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Russian, Greek, German, Latin and other languages in attendance at UFT headquarters.

New York City Association of Foreign Language Teachers/UFT fall conference

Some 350 other educators came together at union headquarters to discuss and promote language teachers and the crucial service they provide in an increasingly diverse world.

NYC Association of Foreign Language Teachers professional conference 2015

The New York City Association of Foreign Language Teachers/UFT held its 18th annual professional conference on Saturday, May 2, with teachers of Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, Russian, Greek, German, Latin and other languages in attendance at UFT headquarters.

Inspirational ‘maestra’

The hallways of Bayside HS in Queens are a big, churning mass of teenage energy. When 34 students file into María del Pilar García’s AP Spanish class, that energy doesn’t disappear. It’s harnessed.