ASL interpreter – Billy Sanders
The presenter will demonstrate and discuss the value of using pictures for starting a new unit, conversation starters, and cultural authentic resources in the classroom! She will give effective examples of comprehensible input strategies that will engage and encourage students to laugh, learn, and communicate in the target language.
Kia London is a passionate and committed educator, writer, and advocate for equity through diverse representation in the world language curriculum. She earned her Master’s Degree in Linguistics, with a focus on language and identity, and is now currently pursuing her Master’s in Spanish. Kia has presented at local, state, regional, and national language conferences. With fifteen years of experience, she has taught Spanish for all grade levels K-12 . Specializing in the second language acquisition process, through CI strategies, the integration of culture and the arts, with an equitable approach, she enjoys learning with her students!