Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languagese
- March 10th, 2013
WAYK session led by Jason Slanga (Latin). Evan sticks around Baltimore for individual training, classroom observation and presentations.
Hold on to Your Tongue
- February 16th, 2013
International Mother Language Day Celebration.
Tsleil-Waututh First Nation Community Training
- February 13th, 14th, and 15th, 2013
Core group development and the outline of community wide program success.
Tobacco Plains, Canada
- November 22nd to December 2nd, 2012
Tobacco Plains Band of Ktunaxa Nation 10 community training in the Kootenai Langauage.
Bishop Paiute Workshop
- November 11th and 12th, 2012
1 day curriculum design consultation with Qwina West.
1 day community workshop and designing "The Walk".
AILDI Pima and Pi-Posh Workshop
- November 6th, 7th, and 8th, 2012
WAYK returns to Arizona for a 3 day workshop with district wide head start staff training forcusing on the Pima and Pi-Posh languages.
Technique driven training for head start teachers and students.
This workshop was organized by the American Indian Language Development Institute (AILDI).
Palo Alto, CA
- Novenber 3rd and 4th, 2012
Stanford Splash! workshop led by Stanford Languages Club members Will Monroe and Miguel San Pedro.
1 day advanced hunting workshop with Stanfor Languages Club. Group planning for expanding WAYK at Stanford.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
- October 22nd to 26th, 2012
WAYK returns to Canada for a second training and classroom visit for selected CEF Saskatoon second language and special education teachers.
French classroom observation and ESL staff and student training.
Native Youth and Elders Conference
- October 15th-17th, 2012
Over 100 people came to the 2 hour WAYK demo run by Kodiak youth!
Unangax Language Workshop
Alaska Native Heritage Center, Anchorage, AK
- October 14th, 2012
1 day workshop focusing on the Unangax Language
This space was generously made available by the Alaska Native Heritage Foundation.
The Kodiak Island "Language Hunting" "Core team/wolf pack" travel to Kodiak Island
Kodiak Island, AK
- October 1st-11th, 2012
Trainings are taken from the main city out to the villages by the core team.
Intermediate Hunting and building Rides, laying the perfect Alutiiq path.
Spark community language nights in Old Harbor and Port Lions.
2012 Oklahoma Foreign Language Teachers Association Fall Conference
Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School, Oklahoma City, OK
- September 29th, 2012
Evan Gardner presents the Keynote speech.
Travels with Charley, The ACTFL scale and WAYK techniques for building a classroom community.
Edmond North High School, Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, OK
- September 28th, 2012
Language learning techniques with Oklahoma high school language students (1000 of them)
If you are a language student at North High, you have heard of ACTFL and Where Are Your Keys?!
6 full period auditorium presentations to most of the student body at North High!
Edmond Public Schools
Santa Fe, NM
- September 27th, 2012
Language learning techniques with 400 Santa Fe High SChool language students!
Baltimore WAYK Latin for Baltimore County School Latin teacher training
- September 7th-11th, 2012
1 day workshop September 7th, 2012
A Latin weekend of "The Walk: Baltimore" September 8th, 9th, 2012
Observing and advising spoken Latin classrooms, Septmeber 10th and 11th.
Conseil des Ecoles Fransaskoises
- August 29th and 30th, 2012
Conseil des Ecoles Fransaskoises French and English language teachers get exposed to WAYK during the annual state wide staff training.
The Yurok Tribe
- August 8th to 19th, 2012
WAYK players and interns come together for 2 weeks of intensive WAYK training.
Week 1: Understanding WAYK and packaging lessons.
Week 2: Yurok immersion camp in the Redwood Forest.
Charles Town, West Virginia
- July 17-19, 2012
Join WAYK and the best Latin teachers in the world for a full week of Latin Language Hunting! The spoken Latin community of teachers are devouring WAYK techniques! Last year was a huge success introducing the Latin community in general to WAYK. Let’s get a pack hunt going!
Prepare yourselves for the explosion of Latin’s return as the world’s lingua franca!
Visit www.latin.org for more info and to sign up!
University of Oklahoma Classics Department
- June 29th, and 30th, 2012
A weekend of WAYK Latin hosted by the U of O classics department and the quest for "OklaRoma".
- June 22nd, 23rd, and 24th, 2012
Join Evan and PSU interns, Stevie, Alina and Melissa as we bucked brigade and design a neighborhood Maidu "Walk".
Santa Rosa Latin Workshop
Flamingo Hotel, Santa Rosa, CA
- June 2nd and 3rd, 2012
A weekend of WAYK Latin focusing on Hunting and Packaging "The Walk".
Stanford Weekend of WAYK
Stanford University, Palo Alto CA; Black Community Services Center
- May 12-13, 2012
- 9:00 – 5:00 both days
Join Evan, Sky, and David at Stanford university for a whole weekend of WAYK hosted by the Stanford languages club! We will be workshopping techniques for rapid language acquisition primarily with Mandarin Chinese. Thanks to support from the Stanford Undergraduate Senate and Stanford University Speakers Bureau, this workshop is offered free of charge to participants.
Contact David at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP!
WAYK Presents at the 2012 National Migrant Education Conference
- Tuesday, May 1st, 2012
Rapid English and Spanish acquisition for migrant families and program staff.
WAYK Latin Los Angeles!
Pacifica Christian High School, 1730 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA, 90403
- Saturday, April 21, 2012
$35 is the best price ever for this Latin focused event. [Signups now closed]
Contact Justin at email@example.com.
Kodiak Island Alaska
Charles Town, West Virginia
- March 25 - April 1 2012
Evan Gardner and April Charlo bring WAYK community building and Language revitalization techniques to Kodiak College and the Alutiiq Studies program
Contact April Counceller for details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Where Are Your Keys? returns to Portland State University Native Center
PSU Native Center
- 10am to 5pm
- March 23, 2012
We will focus on the Chinuk Wawa language gatherings.
We will explore advanced WAYK techniques for reaching ACTFL "Advanced" fluency.
We will also discuss adding additional WAYK native language nights.
PSU interns and Chinuk Wawa community potluck concludes the workshop.
Visit www.whereareyourkeys.org for more info and to sign up!
"Live Your Language Alliance"
Humboldt State University, Arcata, California
- March 15th and 16th 2012
Evan Gardner, Sky Hopinka, along with PSU interns Stevie and Melissa travel to the Redwoods!
WAYK will give a general presentation and then end the day with a demonstration using a specific Northern California Language.
Kootenai Summer 2012
Salish Kootenai College, Pablo, Montana
- March 10, 2012
Planning Kootenai Summer 2012, Saturday March 10 2012 Salish Kootenai College Core team members plan all day for an unforgettable summer 2012!
Visit www.charkoosta.com to see what went on!
Northern Quest Resort and Casino, Spokane, WA
- March 6-9, 2012
April Charlo will be the lead presenter at this year’s conference at the Northern Quest Resort and Casino in Spokane, WA. There will be lots of great presentations on advancements in curriculum and pedagogy!
Contact JR Bluff at email@example.com
American Indigenous Languages Development Institute
- February 10-11, 2012
2 FULL DAYS OF WAYK! 27 people have already signed up for this very affordable workshop.
$40 includes lunch and plenty of snacks.
We will also be joined by teachers of Mexico’s indigenous languages!
Contact Alyce Sadongei at firstname.lastname@example.org
Georgia Classical Association Winter Conference, “Let’s speak Latin!”
Mountain View High School, Lawrenceville, GA
- January 28-29, 2012
Once the official presentation is over we will play Where Are Your Keys-Latin all weekend!
For information contact Keith Toda at email@example.com
Salish and Kootenai Workshop
- December 14-19, 2011
Evan returns to Flathead for a week long community training ending with a 2 day Salish and Kootenai workshop. Get ready for “Flathead Summer 2012”!
Events include; Presenting to the Salish Kootenai College Board, Department of Lands Salish Class, Salish class for Charkoosta news staff, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Education Department Language Program Community Update, Meeting with Humanities Montana, and of course lots of Salish and Kootenai Language hunting!
For more information, contact April at firstname.lastname@example.org
- November 17-20, 2011
Evan Gardner and Nancy Llewellyn demonstrate how to use the American Council for Teaching Foreign Languages oral proficiency test on an endangered spoken language—Latin.
- November 5-6, 2011
The Stanford languages club, assisted by Evan Gardner, leads a two-day workshop at Stanford University, training attendees in WAYK accelerated acquisition techniques and demonstrating how the method can be used to revitalize endangered languages.
For more information or to RSVP, contact Evan.
Stanford SPLASH! Seminar
- October 29-30, 2011
Stanford SPLASH! is a "program that brings high and middle school students from everywhere to Stanford’s campus for a two-day learning extravaganza. Classes are taught by Stanford undergraduates, graduate students, and other community members." Amongst tons of other very cool classes and workshops taught by Stanford affiliates, David Edwards will be leading two "Where Are Your Keys?" workshops. The program is open to all students in grades 7-12, but space for the WAYK workshops is limited.
For more information or to sign up when registration opens, visit Stanford SPLASH!
Language is Life Gathering
Marin Headlands Institute
- September 16-18, 2011
Five experienced WAYK players—Evan Gardner, Dustin Rivers, April Charlo, Sky Hopinka, and David Edwards‐come together for a language rocket ride to fluency.
Salish Kootenai College,
Flathead Reservation, MT
- September 9-10, 2011
April Charlo invites the WAYK team to her home community on the Flathead Reservation to share her knowledge and experience gained from her summer WAYK internship.
Kalispel reservation, MT
- September 8, 2011
JR Bluff hosts a WAYK demonstration for his adult language teacher training.
Numu Language Revitalization
Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, OR
- June-August, 2011
For eight weeks of intensive facilitation and Numu language learning, seven high-school students began the journey toward fluency and community language leadership.