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Press Release for IWLA 2015 Grant Winner

10 Oct 2015 11:00 AM | Jason Noble (Administrator)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Des Moines, IA—The Iowa World Language Association (IWLA) is pleased to announce that a $500 Grant has been awarded to Emily Turner, a Spanish language teacher at Camanche High School in Camanche, Iowa. The grant presentation was held during the Luncheon of the 2015 Iowa World Language Association Annual Conference at the Downtown Mariott in Des Moines, IA on Friday, October 9th.

Emily plans to use the funds to purchase TPRS novels for a collaborative literacy project. Students in her upper-level Spanish classes will interact virtually with Spanish students from another small school. The project will give students opportunities to enhance their reading comprehension as well as their interpersonal communication. IWLA would like to congratulate Emily as our $500 grant winner.

About IWLA
The Iowa World Language Association (IWLA) represents the more than 1200 world language educators in the state from all levels of instruction and representing all languages. The Iowa World Language Association (IWLA) is devoted to advancing the worldwide mission of education and world languages, literature and culture by promoting the study of world languages and cultures, promoting language curricula, from primary to post-secondary levels, to enable students to become proficient in the target language, and opening the doors for multilingual interaction with other cultures. More information can be found at www.iwla.net.


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