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Immersion Weekend 2022

Immersion Weekend 2022

Liebe Virginia AATGler, wir wollen 2022 versuchen, wieder ein Immersion Weekend anzubieten. Helft uns, den besten Termin zu finden. Hier ist der Umfrage-Link Thema 2022: Lehrer gut, alles gut? – Achtsamkeitstraining für Lehrer und den UnterrichtWir alle haben in den vergangenen zwei Jahren mehr als sonst gearbeitet. Die Auswirkungen, die die Corona-Pandemie auf die mentale Gesundheit von Lehrern und Schülern hatte, sind unübersehbar. Wir wollen beim Immersion Weekend 2022 einmal etwas für das Wohlbefinden der Deutschlehrer (und ein bisschen auch…

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First AATG-VA Kaffeeklatsch

First AATG-VA Kaffeeklatsch

AATG Virginia would like to invite you to our first virtual “Kaffeeklatsch” December 4th, 2021 at 3pm. Make your favorite cup of coffee or tea and join us for a “Klatsch” session to talk about everything and anything with a group of friends in a relaxing environment. We would like to hold this and any future sessions in German to give teachers an opportunity for immersion. The “Kaffeeklatsch” is open to all German teachers regardless of AATG membership. We hope…

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PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS GERMAN POSITION

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS GERMAN POSITION

Woodbridge Senior High School in Prince William County seeks a full time German teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.   He or she will take over a strong program, with an enthusiastic following.  The educator will join a supportive and innovative World Language Department.  Please contact Ms. Shelia Coleman @ colemasd @pwcs.edu or jobs.pwcs.edu for more information.

Accelerated Intermediate German Online Summer Course at Virginia Tech

Accelerated Intermediate German Online Summer Course at Virginia Tech

Take your German to the next level this summer! Online intermediate German summer course, 26 May – 2 July. Develop communicative competence via vocabulary, culture, and speaking. Six credits.  Equivalent of two semesters of second-year German. Synchronous online course.  Meets via Zoom, 9:30am to 12:15pm, Monday through Friday.  Frequent conversation and group work, online in real time.  Robust Canvas site guides student work outside of class. For more information and to register:

2020 Immersion Weekend “Raus aus der Box”

2020 Immersion Weekend “Raus aus der Box”

The Virginia Chapter of the AATG invites German teachers from Virginia and the surrounding states to attend our 202 Immersion Weekend “Raus aus der Box” from May 2 to 3 on the campus of the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA. Teachers are always looking for new and innovative methods to capture the interest of students, especially in a foreign language environment.  We would like to provide teachers with ideas on how to utilize break-out boxes much like an…

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Anja Moore’s presentation recognized as “Best of FLAVA”

Anja Moore’s presentation recognized as “Best of FLAVA”

Congratulations to Anja Moore on her selection of Best of FLAVA. Her session, “Musik der DDR – Dance Dance Revolution oder Friedliche Revolution?” was extremely well received. The participants were able to share memories as well as discover similarities in the music that East and West Germany listened to behind the wall.  Most of the workshop attendees stayed behind to talk to each other about their reminiscences and experiences. If you were unable to attend her presentation at FLAVA, Anja…

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Immersion Weekend 2019

Immersion Weekend 2019

Das nächste Immersion Weekend findet vom 6. bis zum 7. April 2019 zum Thema Project Based Learning statt. Unter dem Titel “Kinder an die Macht” leitet Bettina Hoeninger den Workshop. Nähere Information findet man hier.

ATTG Business Meeting at FLAVA 2018

ATTG Business Meeting at FLAVA 2018

The ATTG Business Meeting at FLAVA 2018 took place at Doraldo’s, an Italian restaurant near the conference hotel. The meeting was facilitated by Vice President for Colleges Susan Wansink. After reports on activities this past year (Immersion Weekend, NGE/PAD Interviews,) the present members elected new officers. The new AATG-VA board looks as follows: President: Andrea Machesney Vice President Colleges: Susan Wansink Vice President High Schools: Bettina Hoeninger At-large Colleges: Marcel Rotter At-large High Schools: Anja Moore Secretary: Bettina Staudt Treasurer:…

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Congratulations to the 2018 AATG-PAD Winners

Congratulations to the 2018 AATG-PAD Winners

Congratulations to the 2018 AATG-PAD winners and their teachers: Ismar Alickovich, Mills E. Godwin High School (student of Kristen Macklin) Joseph McDonough, Loudon Valley High School (student of Teresa Breitenthaler) Students will receive round‐trip air transportation from Newark or New York to Kulmbach or Nürnberg, cities in southern Germany. In addition to a two-week school and homestay program, they also make a special excursion to Berlin.

AATG-VA’s Nominations for Study Abroad Trip

AATG-VA’s Nominations for Study Abroad Trip

We are happy to announce the nomination of the following students for the annual study-abroad trips sponsored by the Paedagogischer Austauschdienst in Bonn: Alen Dzaferagic (Award II-Senior, Heritage High School) Tanay Kundan Bapat (Award I, Stone Bridge High School) Kamron Soldozy (Award I, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology) The nominations are the result of an interview on March 18 on the campus of the University of Mary Washington. Invited were the students that had scored 90% or…

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