NDE WL Guest Lecture Series

2022 World Language Guest Speaker Series

The 2022 World Language Guest Speaker Series is a joint effort between NDE World language and CLTA SIG K12 (Chinese Language Teacher Association Small Interest Group K12). The series includes language-specific webinars and non-language-specific webinars presented by world language educators and experienced language teachers in and outside of Nebraska. Nebraska World Language teachers, you are invited to share your ideas as guest speakers and to attend the webinars when you are available.  All the related information and recordings of the webinars will be linked to the World Language Guest Speaker Schedule.

To share your needs and suggestions, please respond to the 2022 Guest Speaker Series Topics Survey .

If you are interested in presenting as a guest speaker in our Guest Speaker Series, please respond to the 2022 Guest Speaker Series Presenting Interest Survey .

2022 World Language Guest Speaker Recordings

Implementation of Strategies on 4 Strands in Chinese Language Teaching

by Xinwen Tu on May 14th

Informational Poster


One Tool to Embellish, One Tool to Manage

by Jan Coone on May 7th

Informational Poster


Round Table Discussion: How to Establish and Advocate for Chinese Programs from Scratch

by CLTA SIG K12 Leadership Team on April 30th

Informational Poster


Service-learning for language learning: A How-to guide

by Dr. Cecilia Tocaimaza-Hatch on April 23rd

Informational Poster


Problem-Based Learning Ideas to Enhance Global Mindedness

Presented by Zhouzhou He on April 16th

Informational Poster


Innovative Ideas to Foster the 21st Minds (Chinese Specific)

Presented by Ying Jin on April 6th

Informational Poster

The Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy: Your Language Passport to Opportunities

Presented by Stephanie Call & Chrystal Liu on April 3rd

Informational Poster


Technology-enhanced Choice Board for Chinese Classroom

Presented by Dr. Le Kang on April 2nd

Informational Poster


NDE World Language Specialist Stephanie Call introduces experts in world language teaching and learning to provide free, timely resources. The following webinars were recorded in the summer of 2020.

Please review websites for recordings and resources.

Rebecca Colagreco, Iowa Braille School
“Special Education Accommodations in World Language”
Live Thursday July 23, 2020

Alicia Dallman Shoemaker, Elkhorn Public Schools
Rachel Twist, Skutt Catholic High School
“Temporary Distance Learning Plan: Tools & Tips”
Live Thursday July 16, 2020

Aleesia Barbici-Wagner, Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education P.h.D. candidate
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
“Online Pedagogy for the Elementary Learner”
Live Tuesday July 14, 2020

Dr. Amy Himes, Curriculum and Instruction Facilitator, Secondary Science and K-12 World Language
Millard Public Schools
“Process of District Curriculum Development”
Live Thursday July 9, 2020

Kelleen Browning, German Instructor
Lincoln Southeast High School, Lincoln Public Schools
“Using Peardeck for Student Engagement”
Live Tuesday June 30, 2020

Kelly Garcia, Spanish Instructor, ESU 5
Dr. Nick Ziegler, Technology Integration Specialist and World Language Supervisor, ESU 5
with Brittany Andrews and Christina Schroeder, Spanish Instructors, ESU 5
“Digital Age Pedagogy in World Language Education”
Live Thursday June 25, 2020

Jan Coone, World Language Educator (retired)
ESU 16 and Wallace Public Schools
“Choose Wisely: 3 Tools to Manage Content and Student Responses”
Live Tuesday June 23

Jamie Honke, Spanish Instructor and Department Chair
Ralston High School, Ralston Public Schools
“Zoom 2: Storytelling With Student Participation”
Live Thursday June 18, 2020

Kathy daMoude, Spanish Instructor, Hershey Public Schools
Mariah daMoude, Spanish Instructor, Brady Public Schools
“Collaboration Through Gimkit”
Live Thursday June 11, 2020

Danielle Fulcher, Spanish Instructor, Freeman Schools
Dr. Nick Ziegler, Technology Integration Specialist and World Language Coordinator, ESU 5

“Creating a Remote Learning Plan”
Live Thursday June 4, 2020

Theresa Jensen, Spanish Instructor
Millard North High School, Millard Public Schools
“Zoom: From Creating Videos to Storytelling”
Live Thursday May 28, 2020

Stephanie Call, Education Specialist World Languages
Nebraska Department of Education
“Using Google Sites as a Teaching Tool”
Live Thursday May 21

Malia Pope, Spanish Instructor
Lincoln North Star High School, Lincoln Public Schools
“Instructing Online Through Google Classroom”
Live Thursday April 23, 2020

Dr. Michelle Warren, Associate Professor of Spanish; Graduate Program Chair
University of Nebraska Kearney
“Teaching with Media Resources in an Online Environment”
Live Thursday April 16, 2020

Updated May 17, 2022 1:55pm