AFLA is always looking for new ways to connect with and support language teachers in the diverse program models in our great state. To that end, we will be sharing activities, projects, and more that our language teachers are doing on this website in hopes that it will inspire other teachers in the state!
In connection with the ASTE Conference theme this year, Janna Lelchuk‘s Russian class at Juneau’s Thunder Mountain High School has done virtual reality “trips” via Google Cardboards. They have been able to travel to Moscow and St.Petersburg (virtually, of course) and enjoy the 3D views of the beautiful Red Square and the Hermitage Museum! Using augmented and virtual reality apps and videos, they watched the treasures of the Russian art at Tretyakov Gallery. There are no limits to technology today, and using it in class effectively has become one of Janna’s priorities. She will be presenting on virtual reality at AFLA this September!
Do you have something that you’ve done in class or a program in your district that you’d like to share with other teachers in our state? Email aflaalaska at gmail dot com to get it on the blog!