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Associated College in China (ACC) at Hamilton College in collaboration with Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES (student)

ACC STARTALK Chinese Language Students Program for Non-Native Speakers

Chinese • July 7, 2013July 12, 2013Residential Program
  • Hamilton College, Clinton, NY

This Chinese language summer immersion program for Central New York Students is designed as a one-week residential camp program. The program aims to provide a rewarding summer immersion experience for a select group of highly-motivated students. Program Goals: To provide students a language immersion experience on the Hamilton College campus, and to improve students' linguistic proficiency and cultural competency through an outcome-based curriculum, task-based instruction, authentic cultural experience, and individualized one-on-one online tutoring and peer interaction. Also, to develop the interactive distance learning technology to expose students to authentic Chinese language, people, and culture through participatory online learning tools. Eligibility: Participants must have completed 7th grade and taken at least two years of Chinese language instruction. Preference will be given to students who have participated in the Central New York BOCES Program. Students are allowed to participate in the STARTALK summer immersion program for a maximum of 2 years, to allow new students access to the program Program Cost: STARTALK scholarships will be available for all admitted students. The scholarship will cover program tuition, meals, text material, instructional cost, distance tutorial, and technology support. For more info, please visit our website: https://my.hamilton.edu/china/summer-camp/youth-camp-home

315-859-4519 • accfsk12@hamilton.eduhttps://my.hamilton.edu/china/summer-camp/youth-camp-home

Associates in Cultural Exchange (A.C.E.) (student)

STARTALK, FINISHfirst: Bridging Language, Growth, and Achievement

Seattle, WA • Arabic, Persian, Urdu • July 13, 2009 July 24, 2009

Associates in Cultural Exchange, through a grant from STARTALK, is offering two-week Arabic, Persian, and Urdu summer language camps at Northgate Elementary School in Seattle for students ages 10-14. Classes start on July 13 and end July 24 and meet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. All three camps are being offered free of charge with fresh lunches included. All teachers are native speakers trained in the Natural Approach and Total Physical Response methods. Students are immersed in their new language and culture through storytelling, reading, writing, arts, crafts, plays, field trips, and multicultural events.

206-217-9644 Ext. 201 • makaj@cultural.orghttp://cultural.org/wlp/camp.php

Association of Chinese Resources (teacher)

STARTALK Hatching Teacher Program

Chinese • June 11, 2010 June 20, 2010
  • Days Inn Parsippany, Parsippany, NJ
  • Distance Learning, NY, NY

This teacher program aims at preparing participants for Chinese classrooms in a variety of educational settings, including K–12 schools, weekend Chinese language schools, and summer camps. Participants will learn about the Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century and the OPI concepts for teaching and learning and how to use the backward design method for curriculum development. They will also learn various effective teaching strategies in implementing the standards in the classroom. Participants will be able to design and deliver standards-based teaching plans that integrate culture, content, and technology into teaching practices for 80 hour summer Chinese classroom programs. Additionally, they will develop a repertoire of teaching techniques and strategies that are both effective for carrying out differentiated instruction and also aligned with functional goals and performance assessment.

973-659-1350 Ext. 110 • jliu@linkhigh.comhttp://www.acsusa.org/startalk

Association of Chinese Schools (student)

STARTALK Hatching Student Program

Chinese • July 5, 2010 July 30, 2010
  • Chatham High School, Chatham, NJ
  • Montgomery High School, Skillman, NJ
  • P.S.105, Brooklyn, NY

The focus of the programs is to provide the students the opportunity to learn basic Chinese language and the culture within a relaxed and welcoming environment. The goal is for students to be able to greet people and handle daily conversation about themselves and their families by the end of the summer. The conversational themes and topics being addressed include age/grade, numbers, dates (years, months, and days), family members, and countries. The cultural topics include calligraphy, festivals, crafts (lantern making, knots, etc.), Chinese games, lion dance and yoyo. The program hopes to inspire the student’s interest to continue learning about the Chinese language and culture. And, the Huntington Library and Gardens program is designated for intermediate level and up students who will be trained to be bilingual docent at the Chinese Garden of the library and be ableto tour the beauful garden at the end of program. The program will be started on July 5 and ended on July 30.

973-659-1350 Ext. 110 • jliu@linkhigh.comhttp://www.acsusa.org/startalk

Association of Chinese Schools (teacher)

STARTALK Hatching Teacher and Student Program

Chinese • May 15, 2011July 3, 2011
  • STRTALK Hatching Teacher Program, East Parsippany, NJ

This is an Ten-days training Chinese teacher program that aims at strengthening participants’ teaching practices Plus 10 hours online digtal learn. Participants will learn about the Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century and various approaches and methods in implementing these Standards in the classroom. They will learn how to become reflective practitioners who can plan and implement their curriculum, while trying to align curriculum, instruction with assessment. Participants will have the opportunity to teach micro-lessons to high school students and receive feedback from both peer participants and professional development specialists. By the end of the program, participants will be able to design and deliver standards-based lessons. Additionally, they will develop their skills to carry out differentiated instruction and integrate culture, content, and technology into teaching practices. Moreover, they will develop peer-coaching skills and learn how to provide constructive feedback to colleagues.

973-769-3842 • jliu@linkhigh.comhttp://acsusa.org

Association of Chinese Schools (student)

STARTALK Hatching Teacher & Student Program (Student)

Chinese • July 5, 2011July 30, 2011
  • Chatham Middle School, Chatham, NJ
  • Scotch Plains Fanwood High School, Scotch Plains, NJ
  • Siant Michels Schools, Flushing, NY

The focus of the programs is to provide the students the opportunity to learn basic Chinese language and the culture within a relaxed and welcoming environment. The goal is for students to be able to greet people and handle daily conversation about themselves and their families by the end of the summer. The conversational themes and topics being addressed include age/grade, numbers, dates (years, months, and days), family members, and countries. The cultural topics include calligraphy, festivals, crafts (lantern making, knots, etc.), Chinese games, lion dance and yoyo. The program hopes to inspire the student’s interest to continue learning about the Chinese language and culture. And, the program is for students to develop a language foundation and interest in Chinese culture that will encourage them to continue learning Chinese beyond the STARTALK Hatching summer program.students will also have an opportunity to continue learning Chinese through theWeb-based language learning system. Teacher for the student program will come from the STARTALK teacher training program and have at least two years of teaching experience. They will work with the instructional staff to implement the overall curriculum and plan daily lessons. The program will be started on July 5 and ended on July 30.

973-538-7411 • jliu@linkhigh.comhttp://ACSUSA.org

Balodyan (student)

Balodyan Hosted Awesome STARTALK Summer Hindi Immersion Camp (BHASSHIC) 2011

Hindi • July 18, 2011July 29, 2011
  • Chinmaya Mission Chicago - Yamunotri, Grayslake, IL

Balodyan Hosted Awesome STARTALK Summer Hindi Immersion Camp (BHASSHIC) aims to introduce 50 kids, ages 8 to 13 to conversational and written Hindi. This is a full day Hindi immersion program with emphasis on hands on activities and culture-rich experience. Participants will be grouped in different classes based on their prior Hindi knowledge. Camp Theme : Friends Rock through Hindi Talk. बातचीत कीजिए, दोस्त बनाईये, हिंदी के जरिये| Participants will 1)learn to introduce themselves and their families and learn about others in Hindi, 2)exchange information about their interests, 3)cook Indian food, 4)play Indian games and 5)participate in cultural celebrations. They will learn Hindi through three modes of communication - interpersonal, interpretive and presentational by participating in activities like Yoga, group dances, songs, skits, movie clips, cultural presentations and celebrations, indoor/ outdoor games, growing sprouts, cooking daily meals in groups. They will be able to apply their learning in real world settings when they visit their Hindi speaking relatives or tourist places in India, encouraging them to keep practicing their Hindi lifelong in the communities they live. This will help them form new friendships and create a special bond through the newly learnt language that will last beyond the camp experience.

847-537-4710 • vidya@vyayam.comhttp://www.balodyan.com/

Balvihar Hindi School Atlanta (VHPA) (student)

Discover India Through Startalk Hindi Camp 2012

Hindi • June 1, 2012June 10, 2012
  • Berkmar High School, Lilburn, GA

Discover India through STARTALK Hindi Camp 2012 at Berkmer High School is a summer program for 100 middle and high school students, June 1st -10th, concluding with a graduation ceremony. Culture is an integral component of the STARTALK program and language learning is based on cultural content. Students will be able to participate in a variety of cultural activities. The program will follow a thematic curriculum based on 5 C’s. This theme will have carefully designed curriculum with enriched content and with more student centered real life performance based activities for differentiated learning purpose. In sub-theme we will have a lesson(s) with a meaningful activities related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). These innovative activities will be carefully planned to make students aware of India’s contribution to modern world and would interest returning students with new matter. The camp will begin daily at 9am with Yoga and end at 6pm with Hindi Film dance. It will be a total immersion program where the target language and culture will prevail. Ours is an action oriented program through arts & crafts, sports, reading and listening with TPR activities and story-telling. The real-life interactive communication will be taken to a higher level.

770-962-2669 • msrtiwari@gmail.comhttp://www.balvihar.org

Balvihar Hindi School Atlanta VHPA (student)

Discover India through Startalk 2013

Hindi • July 15, 2013July 25, 2013
  • Berkmar High School, Lilburn, GA

Discover India through STARTALK 2013 Balvihar Hindi Camp at Berkmer High School is a summer program for 100 middle and high school students, July 15th-25th, concluding with a graduation ceremony. The program will follow a thematic curriculum based on 5 C’s. We are recycling our overarching theme but focusing on one sub theme as suggested by Startalk team. This theme will have carefully designed curriculum with enriched content and with more student centered real life performance based activities for differentiated learning purpose. The curriculum will also incorporate project based learning with emphasis on STEM, with challenging hands on activities. These innovative activities will be carefully planned to make students aware of India’s contribution to modern world and would interest returning students with new matter. The camp will begin daily at 9am with Yoga and end at 6pm. It will be a total immersion program where the target language and culture will prevail. It is an action oriented program through STEM lab, arts & crafts, sports, reading and listening with TPR activities and story-telling. The real-life interactive communication will be taken to a higher level.

770-962-2669 • msrtiwari@gmail.comhttp://www.balvihar.org/

Balvihar Hindi School Atlanta VHPA (student)

STARTALK Balvihar Hindi Language and Culture Summer Camp 2015

Hindi
  • July 8, 2015July 23, 2015: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • Central Gwinnett High School, Lawrenceville, GA

STARTALK Balvihar Hindi Language and Culture Summer Camp 2015 is a summer program for 75 middle and high school students, July 8th-23rd, concluding with a graduation ceremony. The program will follow a thematic curriculum based on 5 C’s. We are recycling our overarching theme the colorful world of India (Bharat: Its Art and Industry). This will allow the concepts of Environment and STEM to be recycled (useful for returning students) This theme will have carefully designed curriculum with chosen sub-themes to address students’ interests particularly in health and hygiene (Traditional and Modern practices), fashion ( eco-friendly approach) and music ( Influence of Mathematics),and some of the existing and emerging industries in these fields. An action-oriented program like ours through comprehensive but comprehensible input through arts & crafts, sports, reading and listening with TPR activities and story-telling makes it very appealing to students. The camp will begin daily at 9:00 am with Yoga and end at 5:00pm. It will be a total immersion program where the target language and culture will prevail. The real-life interactive communication will be taken to a higher level. By the end of the program students will know and use basic Hindi structures and the Devanagari script.

770-962-2669 • msrtiwari@gmail.comhttp://www.balvihar.org

Balvihar Hindi School of Atlanta (VHPA) (student)

Atlanta STARTALK Hindi Language and Culture Summer Camp 2011

Hindi • July 8, 2011July 17, 2011
  • Berkmar High School, Lilburn, GA

Atlanta STARTALK Hindi Language and Culture Summer Camp at Barkmer High Scool is a summer program for 100 Middle and high school students. Classes will begin on July 8th, 2011and end on July 17th with a graduation ceremony. Culture is an integral component of the STARTALK program and language learning is based on cultural content. Students will be able to participate in a variety of cultural activities. The program will follow a thematic curriculum based on 5 C’s. The over-arching theme will be “Crossing Culture" with four sub-themes of food, fashions, sports and dance & music, with each unit for two days. Ours is an action oriented program through comprehensive but comprehensible input through arts & crafts, sports, reading and listening with TPR activities and story-telling. The real-life interaction communication will be taken to a higher level. The daily schedule will start at 9 am with Yoga and end at 6 with Bollywood dance. Hindi will be in the air everywhere in the environment. It will be a total immersion program where the target language and culture will prevail. There will be an acquisition rich environment with colorful Hindi realia all around.

770-962-2669 • msrtiwari@gmail.com

Bangor Chinese School (teacher)

STARTALK: The Future Teaches Chinese

Bangor, ME • Chinese • June 22, 2009 July 3, 2009

The Future Teaches Chinese is a special summer experience sponsored by STARTALK and the Bangor Chinese School for teachers of Chinese, aspiring teachers, and interested others. Developed by language and curriculum experts, our Bangor-based program provides participants a no-cost opportunity to improve skills and learn the most innovative methods of teaching language. With its affiliations, STARTALK offers an excellent environment to grow in language proficiency and teaching know-how while meeting a network of Maine educators and speakers of Chinese who are willing to share what they have learned with participants. This is a two-week program. The first week provides teaching strategies, standards, curricula, technologies, and performance-based principles derived from the standards of CLASS, Hanban, and Maine Learning results. This section also includes the topic of classroom management and methods of assisting students with learning disabilities. Maine teacher certification of Chinese was detailed. The second week offered participants the opportunity to teach Chinese and apply the knowledge learned in the first week. The program will be held at Husson University, Monday to Friday, June 22-July 2, 2009, 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. A limited number of need-based residential spaces are available. A prize or stipend will be awarded to selected participants.

207-990-0710 • jingzhang@bangorchinese.comhttp://www.bangorchinese.com

Bangor Chinese School (student)

STARTALK: The Future Speaks Chinese

Bangor, ME • Chinese • June 29, 2009 July 24, 2009Residential Session

The Future Speaks Chinese was an exciting, four-week, immersion-based experience for motivated students in grades 4-12 who want to learn the Chinese language. It was a language-intensive and culturally focused program taught by experienced teachers with three levels: beginner, intermediate, and heritage. Structured learning goals were modeled on ideas drawn from the national CLASS summer session (2007). Students experienced “performed culture” and had hands-on experience with cooking, arts, crafts, calligraphy, abacus instruction, Tai Chi, and music instrumentation as part of a complete immersion experience. The program was held at Husson University, Monday to Friday, June 29-July 24, 2009, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. A limited number of need-based scholarships were available. Prizes were awarded to students based upon their performance in the program.

207 990-0710 • jingzhang@bangorchinese.comhttp://www.bangorchinese.com

Bangor Chinese School (teacher)

STARTALK: The Future Teaches Chinese

Chinese • June 17, 2010 July 7, 2010Residential Program
  • Husson University, Bangor, ME

The Future Teaches Chinese is a special summer experience sponsored by STARTALK and the Bangor Chinese School for teachers of Chinese, aspiring teachers, and interested others. Developed by language and curriculum experts, our Bangor-based program provides participants a no-cost opportunity to improve skills and learn the most innovative methods of teaching language. With its affiliations, STARTALK offers an excellent environment to grow in language proficiency and teaching know-how while meeting a network of Maine and national educators and speakers of Chinese who are willing to share what they have learned with participants. This is a three-week program. The first two weeks provides foreign language teaching methods, strategies, standards, curricula, technologies, classroom management, and performance-based principles derived from the standards of CLASS, Hanban, and Maine Learning results. Maine teacher certification of Chinese was detailed. In the third wweek participants have the opportunity to teach Chinese in real classroom and apply the knowledge learned . 3 credits or 6 CEUs will be available. The program will be held at Husson University, Monday to Friday, June 17-July 7, 2010, 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. A limited number of need-based residential spaces are available. A prize or stipend ($500) will be awarded to selected participants.

207-990-0710 • jingzhang@bangorchinese.comhttp://www.bangorchinese.com

Bangor Chinese School (student)

STARTALK: The Future Speaks Chinese

Chinese • June 28, 2010 July 20, 2010Residential Program
  • Husson University, Bangor, ME

The Future Speaks Chinese was an exciting, four-week, standard-based, student-centered, immersion experience for motivated students national wide in grades 4-12 who want to learn the Chinese language. It was a language-intensive and culturally focused program taught by experienced teachers with three levels: beginner, intermediate, and heritage. Structured learning goals were modeled on ideas drawn from the national CLASS summer session (2007). Students experienced “performed culture” and had hands-on experience with cooking, arts, crafts, calligraphy, abacus instruction, Tai Chi, and music instrumentation as part of a complete immersion experience. The program was held at Husson University, Monday to Saturday, June 28-July 20, 2010, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. A limited number of need-based scholarships were available; with both residential and no-residential opportunities. Prizes were awarded to students based upon their performance in the program.

207-990-0710 • jingzhang@bangorchinese.comhttp://www.bangorchinese.com

Bangor Chinese School (teacher)

STARTALK: The Future Teaches Chinese

Chinese • June 16, 2011July 6, 2011Residential Program
  • Husson University, Bangor, ME

The Bangor Chinese Teacher Program will continue a summer tradition of service to Chinese teachers in Maine. It will offer a three-week standards-based instructional program for the State's Chinese instructors at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels. It will also meet the needs of aspiring teachers and will offer three university credits for completed work through Husson University. In this connection, the Bangor Chinese School works in close cooperation with the School of Education at Husson and the Maine State Department of Education. The program will continue to feature quality language instruction through daily mini-lessons and teaching experiences with real students. The teacher program will also emphasize differentiated teaching, i.e., how to teach a class of different backgrounds, levels of attainment, ages, and learning styles. Included in the program is a university-level credit course (or optional CEU credits) titled "Educating Exceptional Students." Participants will learn immersion techniques in teaching, the use of Linguafolio in the classroom, how to stay in the target language, and the uses of advanced educational technology. The program will be based at Husson University in Bangor, Maine.

207-990-0710 • jingzhang@bazngorchinese.comhttp://www.bangorchinese.com

Bangor Chinese School (student)

STARTALK: The Future Speaks Chinese

Chinese • June 27, 2011July 22, 2011Residential Program
  • Husson University, Bangor, ME

The 2011 Bangor Student Program will continue to provide new and tested teaching strategies and student learning opportunities. All student classes will provide language "immersion" and will include cultural/thematic learning. There will be a strong reliance on advanced educational technology in the classroom. Assessment will be ACTFL standards-based with an emphasis on meeting the needs of students with a diversity of learning styles. One hundred and fifty six (156) hours of instruction will be provided in language, cultural events, and special projects. The program will be divided into four (4) classes which will include three levels of instruction; beginner, intermediate and advanced. It is the hope of the Bangor Chinese School to expand learning outside of the classroom, which will include opportunities for students to communicate with their Chinese counterparts and friends through the internet. All students will be introduced to and use LinguaFolio as a tool of self assessment. The program will include a residential component for students wishing to be in summer residence. Many students have opted to be commuting students. Most educational and learning experiences will be held at Husson University which has hosted our program in past years.

207-990-0710 • jingzhang@bangorchinese.comhttp://www.bangorchinese.com/

Bangor Chinese School (teacher)

The Future Teaches Chinese

Chinese • June 14, 2012July 3, 2012Residential Program
  • Husson University, Bangor, ME

This is three-week, standards based summer program for teachers and aspiring teachers in Bangor, Maine. The program will overlap with the BCS student STARTALK program during one of its three weeks. This will facilitate articulation with the student program and enable practicum teaching experience with the STARTALK students, grades 4-12. The program will emphasize quality foreign language instruction through daily mini-lessons, a capstone teaching experience, concrete coaching with practical methods, class e-portfolio management, and the mastering of linguaFolio in stimulating participant self-assessment. Based on strategies and ACTFL standards in teaching foreign language, the program will concern itself with differentiated teaching, and curriculum development using best practices. University credits in "Methods of Teaching Foreign Language" offered will be applicable to teacher certification in the State of Maine. Teacher participants will learn the use of immersion techniques, how to stay in the target language, technology use in the classroom, standards-based, student-centered learning activities and effective assessment techniques. The curriculum will follow Maine standards with an introduction to national and international standards in language learning. Following the three-week program, participants will be given the opportunity to continue their professional development through workshops and professional conferences.

207-990-0710 • jingzhang@bangorchinese.comhttp://www.bangorchinese.com/

Bangor Chinese School (student)

The Future Speaks Chinese

Chinese • June 25, 2012July 20, 2012Residential Program
  • Husson University, Bangor, ME

For the summer 2012, the Bangor Chinese School will continue to provide both new and tested teaching strategies and student learning experiences. BCS now offers to provide a year-four of instruction and learning experience in which students will take part in standards-based, student-centered language and culture immersion, thematic organized learning with target language and advanced educational technology. Student assessment will be ACTFL standards-based and an emphasis will continue to be placed on meeting the needs of students with a variety of learning styles. All students will be introduced to and use LinguaFolio as a tool of self assessment. A special educator will be on staff to assist students with identified special needs. A four-week fast-paced program will serve fifty students. These will consist of grade 4-12 students assigned to one of three language levels. As in the past residential facilities will be provided for students who live more than 50 miles from the Bangor-based program.

207-990-0710 • jingzhang@bangorchinese.comhttp://www.bangorchinese.com/

Bangor Chinese School (teacher)

STARTALK: The Future Teaches Chinese

Chinese • June 17, 2013July 5, 2013Residential Program
  • Husson University, Bangor, ME

This is three-week, standards based summer program for teachers and aspiring teachers in Bangor, Maine. The program will overlap with the BCS student STARTALK program during one of its three weeks. This will facilitate articulation with the student program and enable practicum teaching experience with the STARTALK students, grades 4-12. The program will emphasize quality foreign language instruction through daily mini-lessons, a capstone teaching experience, concrete coaching with practical methods, class portfolio management, and the mastering of linguaFolio in stimulating participant self-assessment. Based on strategies and ACTFL standards in teaching foreign language, the program will concern itself with differentiated teaching, and curriculum development using best practices. University credits in "Educating Exceptional Students" offered will be applicable to teacher certification in the State of Maine. Teacher participants will learn the use of immersion techniques, how to stay in the target language, technology use in the classroom, standards-based, student-centered learning activities and effective assessment techniques. The curriculum will follow Maine standards with an introduction to national and international standards in language learning. Following the three-week program, participants will be given the opportunity to continue their professional development through workshops and professional conferences.

207-990-0710 • jingzhang@bangorchinese.comhttp://www.bangorchinese.com/

Bangor Chinese School (student)

STARTALK: The Future Speaks Chinese

Chinese • June 24, 2013July 14, 2013Residential Program
  • Husson University, Bangor, ME

For the summer 2013, the Bangor Chinese School will continue to provide both new and tested teaching strategies and student learning experiences. BCS now offers to provide a year-five of instruction and learning experience in which students will take part in standards-based, student-centered language and culture immersion, thematic organized learning with target language and advanced educational technology. Student assessment will be ACTFL standards-based and an emphasis will continue to be placed on meeting the needs of students with a variety of learning styles. All students will be introduced to and use LinguaFolio as a tool of self assessment. A special educator will be on staff to assist students with identified special needs. A three-week fast-paced program will serve fifty students. These will consist of grade 4-12 students assigned to one of three language levels. As in the past residential facilities will be provided for students who live more than 50 miles from the Bangor-based program.

207-990-0710 • jingzhang@bangorchinese.comhttp://www.bangorchinese.com/

Bangor Chinese School (teacher)

STARTALK: The Future Teaches Chinese

Chinese • Residential Program
  • June 23, 2014July 9, 2014: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • Husson University, Bangor, ME

This is a three-week, standards based summer program for teachers and aspiring teachers in Bangor, Maine. The program will overlap with the BCS student STARTALK program during one of its three weeks. This will facilitate articulation with the student program and enable practicum teaching experience with the STARTALK students, grades 4-12. The program will emphasize quality foreign language instruction through daily mini-lessons, a capstone teaching experience, concrete coaching with practical methods, and class portfolio management. Based on strategies and ACTFL standards in teaching foreign language, the program will concern itself with methods of teaching foreign languages, and curriculum development using best practices. University credits in "Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages" offered will be applicable to teacher certification in the State of Maine. Teacher participants will learn the use of immersion techniques, how to stay in the target language, technology use in the classroom, standards-based, student-centered learning activities and effective assessment techniques. The curriculum will follow Maine standards with an introduction to national and international standards in language learning. Following the three-week program, participants will be given the opportunity to continue their professional development through workshops and professional conferences.

207-990-0710 • jingzhang@bangorchinese.comhttp://www.bangorchinese.com

Bangor Chinese School (student)

STARTALK: The Future Speaks Chinese

Chinese • Residential Program
  • June 30, 2014July 18, 2014: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • Husson University, Bangor, ME

For the summer 2014, the Bangor Chinese School will continue to provide both new and tested teaching strategies and student learning experiences. BCS now offers to provide a year-six of instruction and learning experience in which students will take part in standards-based, student-centered language and culture immersion, thematic organized learning with target language and advanced educational technology. Student assessment will be ACTFL standards-based and an emphasis will continue to be placed on meeting the needs of students with a variety of learning styles. All students will be introduced to and use LinguaFolio as a tool of self assessment. A three-week fast-paced program will serve 42 residential and non-residential students. These will consist of grade 4-12 students assigned to one of three language levels. As in the past, a limit numbers of residential facilities will be provided for students who live more than 50 miles from the Bangor-based program.

207-990-0710 • jingzhang@bangorchinese.comhttp://www.bangorchinese.com

Bangor Chinese School (teacher)

STARTALK: The Future Teaches Chinese

Chinese • Residential Program
  • June 15, 2015July 3, 2015: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • Husson University, Bangor, ME

This is a three-week, standards based summer program for teachers and aspiring teachers in Bangor, Maine. The program will overlap with the BCS student STARTALK program during one of its three weeks. This will facilitate articulation with the student program and enable practicum teaching experience with the STARTALK students, grades 4-12. The program will emphasize quality foreign language instruction through daily mini-lessons, a capstone teaching experience, concrete coaching with practical methods, and class portfolio management. Based on strategies and ACTFL standards in teaching foreign language, the program will concern itself with differentiated teaching, and curriculum development using best practices. University credits in "Educating Exceptional Students" offered will be applicable to teacher certification in the State of Maine. Teacher participants will learn the use of immersion techniques, how to stay in the target language, technology use in the classroom, standards-based, student-centered learning activities and effective assessment techniques. The curriculum will follow Maine standards with an introduction to national and international standards in language learning. Following the three-week program, participants will be given the opportunity to continue their professional development through workshops and professional conferences.

207-990-0710 • jingzhang@bangorchinese.comhttp://www.bangorchinese.com/

Bangor Chinese School (student)

STARTALK: The Future Speaks Chinese

Chinese • Residential Program
  • June 22, 2015July 10, 2015: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • Husson University, Bangor, ME

For the summer 2015, the Bangor Chinese School will continue to provide both new and tested teaching strategies and student learning experiences. BCS now offers to provide a year-seven of instruction and learning experience in which students will take part in standards-based, student-centered language and culture immersion, thematic organized learning with target language and advanced educational technology. Student assessment will be ACTFL standards-based and an emphasis will continue to be placed on meeting the needs of students with a variety of learning styles. All students will be introduced to and use LinguaFolio as a tool of self assessment. A three-week fast-paced program will serve 42 residential and non-residential students. These will consist of grade 4-12 students assigned to one of three language levels. As in the past, a limit numbers of residential facilities will be provided for students who live more than 50 miles from the Bangor-based program.

207-990-0710 • jingzhang@bangorchinese.comhttp://www.bangorchinese.com
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