Welcome to the Organic World Language Community

Join the Conversation!
We are excited that you are here to join the conversation about learning. We are a vibrant, passionate, and active community of educators and students dedicated to working together to establish classroom environments where learners are empowered and engaged. We believe in movement, 100% immersion and an emphasis on the importance of creating community in the classroom. The OWL techniques and strategies align with the National and World Readiness Standards, ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines, the Common Core Standards, IB and AP programs. Check out our site to learn more about us and how you can get involved!
Workshops
OWL offers fun, interactive, and informative workshops for any and all educators interested in student-centered, proficiency-based instruction. Join the transformative experience of a dynamic, high-energy workshop where concepts are applied through interactive, hands-on activities and collaborations. We strive to create a sustainable professional development partnership with you and your program to provide the best possible support as you continue your journey towards best practices.

Upcoming Events

  1. Visitation Days: Crater High School, Central Point, OR

    October 6 @ 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  2. Online PD: Teacher for a Day

    October 6 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  3. 2016 TFLA Fall Conference

    October 13 @ 8:00 AM - October 15 @ 5:00 PM
  4. Online PD: First Week at a Glance Debrief

    October 27 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The OWL method is 100% unconventional and 100% effective. It makes sense, and because it makes sense, it will work. Not to mention it’s a blast. — Alycia Harrah

Community
The OWL community has been growing for four years and is made up of dedicated educators working to implement techniques and strategies that elicit student-production and high levels of engagement in learning environments. The OWL forums provide a safe and vibrant space to collaborate.