Conference “Innovative and traditional Latvian language learning tools”

“Albert Hotel”, conference hall “Space” Riga, Dzirnavu street 33


Work agenda: 

9:00–9:30 Registration of conference participants
9:30–9:45 Opening of the conference

Speeches by Latvian Language Agency director J. Valdmanis and

Minister of Education and Science R. Ķīlis

9:45–10:20 European Recognition awards for learning sign language,

State Educational Development Agency


10:20–10:40 Vineta Vaivade, Latvian Language Agency

“Language learning skill and modern educational materials”


10:40–11:00 Arvils Šalme, University of Latvia

“Study textbooks between good traditions and bad novelties”


11:00–11:20 Ilze Stikāne, University of Latvia

“Language play in modern children’s poetry”


11:20–11:40 Indra Sproģe, author of „Joka pēc alfabēts” (“Alphabet for a joke”)

“Using different artistic expressions for creating association chains in the learning process”

11:40–12:10 Coffee break


12:10–12:30 Arnis Gross, “DekSoft”

“Latvian language and tablet computers”


12:30–12:50 Antra Krauce, University of Latvia

“Using tablet computers in learning processes in Latvian language lessons”


12:50–13:10 Aivars Gribusts, publisher “Lielvārds”

“Evaluate for teaching: how can learning diagnostics be created easy to use for teachers and attractive, interactive for students”

13:10–13:30 Anna Vulāne, University of Latvia 

“To the skies of the world of language up an electronic beanstalk”

13:30–14:30 Panel discussion


14:30-16:00 Presentation of N. Naua and I. Klēvere-Velhli book “For Latvian language students”

Ilze Auziņa