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Robert Ponterio

Robert Ponterio

Robert Ponterio, international communications and culture, presented a session at the New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers (NYSAFLT) annual conference held Oct. 11 in Buffalo, N.Y. The presentation, titled "French Culture through Online Authentic Materials," showed techniques for using various kinds of online materials, such as public service videos for children about the H1N1 virus and social media networks like YouTube, to teach French language in a strong cultural context. The keynote speaker at the conference was Terry Caccavale, SUNY Cortland Distinguished Alumna who is now a top specialist in early childhood language instruction.