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2018 Fortbildungstag (Professional Development Day): Sunday, November 25

Ontario Association of Teachers of German
Fortbildungstag (Professional Development Day)

Thema: „Kommunizieren mit allen für alle Möglichkeiten: Sprachkompetenzen im DaF-Unterricht

Sunday, November 25, 2018
Iroquois Ridge H.S.
1123 Glenashton Drive, Oakville ON, L6H 5M1

Registration via Google Doc:      


                11:30 AM             Registration begins
                                                Lunch, tea, and coffee will be served
                                                Enjoy the many giveaways from our supporters

                12:00 PM             Welcome, introductions, brief update from OATG President
                                          Aktuelle Musik/Poetry Slams im DaF-Unterricht (Themen: Digitalisierung, Migration und                                            Umwelt)
                                           Elke Rühl – ZfA Kanada-Ost, Toronto

                1:15 PM                Apps und Digitale Medien im DaF-Unterricht
                                           Nichi Sachdeva –  Goethe-Institut Toronto

                2:15 PM                Break and Networking (snacks, tea, and coffee will be served)
                                           Book Sale with Goethe Books (payment by credit card, cheque, and cash

                3:00 PM                Let’s Solve This Problem! Shifting Our DaF/DaZ Classes from Spoken Production
                                           to Spoken Interaction

                                           Jimmy Steele – OATG/Toronto DSB

                4:00 PM                Final remarks, prize draws, and closing

                4:30 PM                OATG Annual General Meeting (additional food will be provided)
                                           All members in good standing are welcome to attend. Election of Vice President

The cost of the afternoon is $40.00, including all meals.
Parking is free on site.

Payment will be accepted on site by cash or cheque (no credit cards, please).
Receipts will be provided electronically as soon as possible.



Iroquois Ridge H.S. is conveniently located just off of the QEW and Highway 403.

Renew your membership dues at the same time and receive a discounted annual rate!
A reminder that professional dues (to the OATG and others) are tax-deductable.

Teacher candidates may attend these workshops at no charge.

Goodies and giveaways provided by Goethe Books (, the OATG, and DAAD.
There will also be prizes from the OATG.