Mary Risner
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Mary Risner's Discussions

Call for Proposals: Preparing Students for the Global Workplace webinar series

NOBLE invites you to participate in the 2014-15 “Preparing Students for the Global Workplace” webinar series.  Webinars are offered  monthly and last approximately one hour including questions and…Continue

Started Aug 20

Webinar: Developing a "Spanish for Leadership" Course

Part of the NOBLE Webinar Series:  Preparing Students for the Global WorkplaceDate:  Tuesday, January 14, 2014Time:  7:30  Eastern Standard Time Invited Guest:  Cristin Bleess, Castle View High…Continue

Tags: careers, language, foreign

Started Jan 11

Webinar Series: Preparing Students for Global Careers

Are you curious about teaching "languages for specific purposes (LSP)" but not sure what it's all about? Do you think this is only for college, not K-12? Do you assume you can't teach Business…Continue

Tags: careers, language, foreign

Started Dec 4, 2013

2014 Teacher Summer Institute in Belize

June 22-29, 2014The Rainforest is YOUR classroom! Shake up your professional development with the ultimate HANDS-ON learning experience in the rainforests of BELIZE!Who should participate? Educators…Continue

Started Nov 13, 2013

 

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Mary Risner's discussion was featured

Call for Proposals: Preparing Students for the Global Workplace webinar series

NOBLE invites you to participate in the 2014-15 “Preparing Students for the Global Workplace” webinar series.  Webinars are offered  monthly and last approximately one hour including questions and discussion. Possible topics can range from Language for Specific Purposes (LSP) research, curriculum ideas, LSP course development or assessment, LSP advocacy.  Topics can address secondary and post-secondary levels, any field (legal, business, medical, STEM, etc),  and any language or world region. …See More
Aug 22
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Call for Proposals: Preparing Students for the Global Workplace webinar series

NOBLE invites you to participate in the 2014-15 “Preparing Students for the Global Workplace” webinar series.  Webinars are offered  monthly and last approximately one hour including questions and discussion. Possible topics can range from Language for Specific Purposes (LSP) research, curriculum ideas, LSP course development or assessment, LSP advocacy.  Topics can address secondary and post-secondary levels, any field (legal, business, medical, STEM, etc),  and any language or world region. …See More
Aug 20
Mary Risner's discussion was featured

Webinar: Developing a "Spanish for Leadership" Course

Part of the NOBLE Webinar Series:  Preparing Students for the Global WorkplaceDate:  Tuesday, January 14, 2014Time:  7:30  Eastern Standard Time Invited Guest:  Cristin Bleess, Castle View High SchoolLog-In:   http://ufat.adobeconnect.com/r2trsm66gj8/For more information:…See More
Jan 11
Mary Risner posted a discussion

Webinar: Developing a "Spanish for Leadership" Course

Part of the NOBLE Webinar Series:  Preparing Students for the Global WorkplaceDate:  Tuesday, January 14, 2014Time:  7:30  Eastern Standard Time Invited Guest:  Cristin Bleess, Castle View High SchoolLog-In:   http://ufat.adobeconnect.com/r2trsm66gj8/For more information:…See More
Jan 11
Mary Risner's discussion was featured
Dec 4, 2013
Mary Risner added a discussion to the group Portuguese Educational Exchange
Dec 4, 2013
Mary Risner posted a video

Are We Prepared for Jobs of the Future????

For more resources on the importance of language learning for careers, visit: www.nble.org
Dec 4, 2013
Mary Risner posted a discussion

Webinar Series: Preparing Students for Global Careers

Are you curious about teaching "languages for specific purposes (LSP)" but not sure what it's all about? Do you think this is only for college, not K-12? Do you assume you can't teach Business French, Medical Spanish, etc. unless you yourself have worked in business, medicine or another specific profession?  Join us for the first webinar in a series that addresses these questions and more...Join the conversation on Tuesday, December 10th at 7:30 p.m.  (Eastern Standard Time)For more information…See More
Dec 4, 2013
Mary Risner's discussion was featured

2014 Teacher Summer Institute in Belize

June 22-29, 2014The Rainforest is YOUR classroom! Shake up your professional development with the ultimate HANDS-ON learning experience in the rainforests of BELIZE!Who should participate? Educators of all disciplines and grade levels, and pre-service teachersProgram Coordinators: University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies and the Belize Foundation for Research and Environmental Education in the rainforest of Belize (BFREE).For more information go to: …See More
Nov 13, 2013
Mary Risner posted a discussion

2014 Teacher Summer Institute in Belize

June 22-29, 2014The Rainforest is YOUR classroom! Shake up your professional development with the ultimate HANDS-ON learning experience in the rainforests of BELIZE!Who should participate? Educators of all disciplines and grade levels, and pre-service teachersProgram Coordinators: University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies and the Belize Foundation for Research and Environmental Education in the rainforest of Belize (BFREE).For more information go to: …See More
Nov 13, 2013
Sophia Aron replied to Mary Risner's discussion Foreign Language and Culture Advocacy Clip
"The message of the video is so true!  A great way to bridge the gap is to enrich the foreign language course offerings in junior high and high schools via interactive video conference (IVC) courses.  The earlier foreign language is…"
Oct 31, 2012
Mary Risner joined Steve Hargadon's group
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Partner Organizations - 2012 Conference

Whether you are a small school or a multi-national organization, we want to encourage you to become a conference partner by joining this group. Your work in this area must be non-commercial and primarily or substantively focused on globally connecting students or teachers, or other global competency and awareness education initiatives. Once approved, we'll ask you for more detailed information on your organization, which will be listed on the partner page with a link, logo, and a short…See More
Aug 13, 2012
Mary Risner posted a video
Apr 30, 2012
Mary Risner added a discussion to the group Portuguese Educational Exchange
Feb 23, 2012
Mary Risner posted a discussion
Feb 23, 2012
Mary Risner joined Adrian Meyer's group
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International Labōrātōria mūsica Production Challenge

The Production Challenge has been developed to be a programme that recognizes the ability of emerging artists, designers and producers to create a Word Class, financially successful programme in the field of arts, culture and entertainmentSee More
Dec 15, 2011

Profile Information

Title:
Associate Director
Location (City or Town):
Florida, USA
About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
To learn about collaborative projects promoting the real-world application of foreign language, culture, and technology to prepare students to be successful global citizens.
I am a:
administrator
Grade Level or Age of Students You Work With (if applicable):
K-12 teachers, post-secondary students
Web Site (if applicable):
http://www.nble.org
Global Education Projects Sponsored By You or That You're Involved In (if applicable):
NOBLE-Language and Culture Skills for the 21st Century Workplace

Portuguese Language Learning

Teacher Professional Development Integrating Technology and Area Studies
Languages Spoken:
Spanish, Portuguese, French
Favorite Education Resources:
List-serves from a variety of international associations
Twitter
Twitter Name:
LangForCareers
Skype Name:
maryrnsb

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At 10:57am on October 3, 2011, Pastor Samuel Muderhwa said…
Dear Mary
Thanks for the good works

Samuel
At 2:24am on May 21, 2010, Sally Wan said…
Yes sure, Mary.
Looking forward to hearing from you again :)
Cheers,
Sally
At 9:18am on May 9, 2010, Sally Wan said…
Hi Mary,
Have you got any knowledge building project plans?
Cheers,
Sally
 
 
 

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