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University of Pennsylvania (student)

STARTALK Penn High School Chinese Academy Program

Chinese • July 6, 2010 August 13, 2010
  • STARTALK Penn High School Chiense Academy, Philadelphia, PA

The program goal is to provide education in Chinese language and culture to thirty motivated high school students in a six-week, intensive, non-residential summer program on the campus of University of Pennsylvania. The curriculum offers: (1) Two tracks in Intensive Beginning Chinese I and II. (2) Language instruction Monday through Friday (3) Lectures on Chinese culture and philosophy on Wednesdays (4) One-on-one practice sessions with language teachers (5) Language lab instruction in writing and website navigation and (6) After-school filed trips and dance and martial arts demonstrations. Each accepted student will be granted a STARTALK scholarship to be applied to the Penn tuition.

215-573-4203 • mhchiang@sas.upenn.eduhttp://www.ceas.sas.upenn.edu/

University of Pennsylvania (teacher)

STARTALK PERSIAN TEACHERS DEVELOPMENT

Persian • July 12, 2010 July 23, 2010Residential Program
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

In the course of the Persian language “Professional Development” workshop at Penn, new and experienced teachers of Persian will receive over 60 hours of training in teaching Persian as a second language. The main goal of this workshop is to acquaint teachers of Persian with standards-based foreign language learning methodology, as outlined in the “National Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century.” Another main aspect of this workshop, constitutes of sessions with multi-media technology, which demonstrates how technology can be most effectively integrated into Persian language teaching. The hands-on activity sessions enable participants to incorporate technology into their standanards-based instructional material design, in order to maximize student learning. By the end of the two weeks residential program, our participants gain a better grasp of the national standards for foreign language learning, and an improved knowledge of current pedagogical and methodological approaches in teaching a foreign language, and effective methods to teach Persian language, using authentic print and multi-media material.

215-746-2882 • pardis@sas.upenn.eduhttps://www.sas.upenn.edu/mec/events/2010/july/startalk-2010-professional-development-workshop-persian

University of Pennsylvania (teacher)

STARTALK Excellence in Leadership Summer Institute

Chinese, Hindi, Persian, Turkish, Urdu • May 18, 2011May 22, 2011Residential Program
  • University of Pennsylvania | PLC, Philadelphia, PA

The Penn Center for Foreign Language Teaching and Learning with Technology (PLC) hosts the first STARTALK Excellence in Leadership Summer Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. The program of the Summer Institute is designed to provide the participants with • a morning lecture series focusing on curricular design, articulation, performance assessment and teaching through technology • an afternoon workshop series designing standard-based curricula, thematic units addressing the three modes of communication within the four modalities and materials for performance assessment • a technology workshop focusing on distance learning within the National Standard Paradigm • a platform for networking with fellow participants during and after the program. For each of the languages, the Summer Institute invites no more than five participants each. These participants must hold positions as principals, supervisors of world language and/or language program directors who wish to implement curricular changes and gain leadership know-how in an effort to strengthen, expand and solidify their respective programs. These leaders become STARTALK multiplicators who in turn will promote and implement programmatic and curricular changes. Each participant must have partaken in a previous STARTALK program and be currently in a position to engage in succinct field building opportunities.

215-898-5573 • cefrei@sas.upenn.eduhttp://www.plc.sas.upenn.edu/elsi

University of Pennsylvania (student)

STARTALK Penn High School Chinese Academy

Chinese • July 5, 2011August 12, 2011
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

The goal of the program is to provide education in Chinese language and culture to twenty-five motivated high school students on the University of Pennsylvania campus. This six-week, intensive, non-residential program offers two tracks in Intensive Beginning Chinese I and II. Accepted students will be given a STARTALK scholarship to be applied to their Penn tuition. Each student will gain a solid linguistic training in Chinese as well as sophisticated understanding of Chinese culture and current events. Total instructional hours are 115. There will be three hours of language instruction every morning, including a lecture, a speaking practice session and a language lab that includes listening, reading and writing. On Wednesday afternoons, students will participate in authentic Chinese cultural activities by learning Chinese folk dance, calligraphy and martial arts, as well as taking field trips to Chinatown and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

215-898-6338 • mhchiang@sas.upenn.eduhttp://www.ceas.sas.upenn.edu/

University of Pennsylvania (teacher)

STARTALK Penn High School Chinese Academy--PD

Chinese • July 5, 2011July 9, 2011
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

The PHSCA professional development program, in a workshop and seminar form, serves to expose ten certified teachers to lecturers given by Penn Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations faculty, on how to teach Chinese arts, philosophy, film, children's literature, and myths and legends. After the workshop, we will use materials created by the participants to build an online Chinese Culture Resource website with videos, PPTs, teaching points and cultural resources for interested teachers. The total number of instructional hours is 30, from July 5th to July 9th. After the workshop, participants are required to observe Chinese teaching and interact with the students and teachers of the Penn High School Chinese Academy for a self-selected week. The program goal is to build a path for experienced Chinese language teachers to become excellent teachers.Grantee teachers will receive Act 48 credits and $500 for the completion of the one-week workshop, one-week observation, and the submission of a theme-based lesson plan.

215-898-6338 • mhchiang@sas.upenn.eduhttp://www.ceas.sas.upenn.edu/

University of Pennsylvania (teacher)

Curriculum Design for Persian Language Teaching

Persian • July 21, 2011July 25, 2011Residential Program
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

In the course of this workshop, Persian language teachers will collaborate to define a novice and intermediate level curriculum according to national and international performance guidelines. They will discuss the curriculum scope, propose an articulated sequence, and outline benchmarks that will aid in designing instructional model units. For more information please contact: Dr. Pardis Minuchehr

215-746-2882 • pardis@sas.upenn.edu

University of Pennsylvania (teacher)

Excellence In Leadership Summer Institute

Chinese, Dari, Hindi, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu • June 1, 2012June 5, 2012Residential Program
  • Excellence in Leadership Summer Institute, Philadelphia, PA

The Penn Center for Foreign Language Teaching and Learning with Technology (PLC) will host the second STARTALK Excellence in Leadership Summer Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. The program of the Summer Institute is designed for Leader-Teachers to – gain leadership know-how – strengthen existing programs – expand and solidify programs – discuss current pedagogical trends in language education – promote and implement curricular changes – endorse lasting efficacy of robust learning outcomes – practice pedagogically-sound applications of technology – engage in succinct field building opportunities For each of the languages (Chinese, Hindi, Urdu, Dari, Swahili and Turkish), the Summer Institute invites no more than five participants each. These participants must hold positions as principals, supervisors of world language and/or language program directors who wish to implement curricular changes and gain leadership know-how in an effort to strengthen, expand and solidify their respective programs. These leaders become STARTALK multiplicators who in turn will promote and implement programmatic and curricular changes.

215-898-5573 • cefrei@sas.upenn.eduhttp://www.plc.sas.upenn.edu/elsi2012/Welcome.html

University of Pennsylvania (student)

Startalk Penn High School Chinese Academy

Chinese • July 2, 2012August 10, 2012
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Penn High High School Chinese Academy offers curriculum tracks in Intensive Beginning Chinese I and II, from July 2nd to August 10, on the campus of University of Pennsylvania. Classes will be held 9am to 2pm Monday through Thursday and 9am to 12 noon on Friday. Lectures on Chinese culture, literature, history by Dr. Paul Goldin will be held every Wednesday morning, followed by culture activities including Chinese painting, martial arts, Chinese movie and field trip to Philadelphia Chinatown. The objectives of the program is to allow students acquire foundation of Chinese language and history of culture. Each student will be granted a Startalk scholarship of $1200 to be applied to the $2000 tuition. The final cost to each student will be $800.

215-898-6338 • mhchiang@sas.upenn.eduhttp://www.ceas.sas.upenn.edu/

University of Pennsylvania (student)

STARTALK Penn High School Chinese Academy

Chinese • July 1, 2013August 2, 2013
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

This non-residential five-week intensive Chinese program targets 25 students in grades 9 through 12 from public and private high schools in the greater Philadelphia area. Participating students will learn and develop Chinese speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in addition to gaining exposure to Chinese culture, products, practices and perspectives. The curriculum includes Level I and Level II Beginning Chinese. The program runs from July 1st to August 2nd, Monday through Thursday from 9 am to 3 pm, and Fridays 9-12 noon. The immediate goal is to allow students to learn Chinese under the instruction of renowned China experts. The long-term goal is to create a path for students to start learning Chinese early in life, so to reach the professional level of proficiency in colleges and universities. Chinese language dinning tables, with lunch provided, will be used once a week to promote speaking the language outside of the classroom. On Wednesday afternoons, students will participate in Chinese cultural activities by learning Chinese folk dance, calligraphy or martial arts.

215-898-6338 • mhchiang@sas.upenn.eduhttp://www.ceas.sas.upenn.edu/

University of Pennsylvania (student)

STARTALK Penn High School Chinese Academy

Chinese
  • July 3, 2014August 8, 2014: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

The Startalk Penn High School Chinese Academy is a five-week program targeting at students in grades 9 through 12 in the greater Philadelphia area. Participating students will learn and develop Chinese speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in addition to gaining exposure to Chinese cultural products, practices and perspectives. The curriculum includes Level I and Level II Beginning Chinese. Topics such as classic Chinese medicine, current health issues will be introduced and discussed in the language lab class and culture class. The program runs from July 3rd to August 8th, Monday through Thursday from 9 am to 3 pm, and Fridays 9-12 noon. The main goal is to allow students to learn Chinese under the instruction of Chinese educators at Penn on the beautiful campus. The long-term goal is to create a path for students to start learning Chinese early in life, so to reach the professional level of proficiency in colleges and universities. Chinese language dinning tables, with lunch provided, will be used once a week to promote speaking the language outside of the classroom. On Wednesday afternoons, students will participate in Chinese cultural activities by learning Chinese folk dance, visiting Philadelphia Chinatown and the Philadelphia Science Museum.

215-898-6338 • mhchiang@sas.upenn.eduhttp://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/ceas/

University of Pennsylvania (student)

UPenn 2014 Hindi-Urdu StarTalk Program

Hindi, Urdu • Residential Program
  • July 7, 2014July 25, 2014: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • South Asia Center, Philadelphia, PA

The UPenn 2014 Hindi-Urdu Startalk Program will offer instruction in Hindi and Urdu to 20 undergraduate and high school students. The program will take place from July 7-25 and will meet Mondays through Fridays from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Students will learn to communicate through a hands-on, student-centered, and standards-based curriculum that will highlight both commonalities and diverse elements in Hindi and Urdu language and culture. Students will experience South Asia through virtual visits to its various regions. The program includes for-credit and non-credit, as well as residential and non-residential options. It offers tuition and housing scholarships for students interested in pursuing the for-credit option.

831-383-9913 • jpien@sas.upenn.eduhttp://www.southasiacenter.upenn.edu/Startalk2014.htm

University of Pennsylvania (student)

UPenn Hindi-Urdu Startalk Program

Hindi, Urdu • Residential Program
  • July 13, 2015July 31, 2015: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

The UPenn Hindi-Urdu Startalk Program will offer instruction in Hindi and Urdu to 25 undergraduate and high school students. The program will take place from July 13-31 and will meet Mondays through Fridays from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Students will learn to communicate through a hands-on, student-centered, and standards-based curriculum that will highlight both commonalities and diverse elements in Hindi and Urdu language and culture. Students will experience South Asia through virtual visits to its various regions. The program includes for-credit and non-credit, as well as residential and non-residential options. It offers tuition and housing scholarships for students interested in pursuing the for-credit option.

831-383-9913 • jpien@sas.upenn.edu

University of Pittsburgh (student)

University of Pittsburgh STARTALK Summer Russian Language School

Russian • Residential Program
  • June 22, 2015July 17, 2015: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • University of Pittsburgh, Greensburg Campus, Greensburg, PA

The University of Pittsburgh STARTALK Summer Russian Language School (SLRS) will host 20 high school students from Pittsburgh Brashear High School and Prizker College Prep, a public charter school in Chicago. The SLRS will be held on Pitt's Greensburg campus from June 22-July 17, 2015. It will offer Russian I for absolute beginners and Russian II for students who have had one year of high school instruction. The curriculum will be based on the theme “Cultural Diversity in Russia,” focusing on both ethnic diversity and the diversity of youth and popular culture in contemporary Russia, including music, film, television, print media and internet culture. Classroom instruction will be learner-centered and focus on speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Classes will be held Monday through Friday with five formal daily contact hours for a total of 100 classroom hours during the program, plus 60 informal contact hours including lunch, study and conversation groups, evening activities and weekend field trips. Students will live in the dorms and be expected to remain on the Greensburg campus for the duration of the program.

412-648-9881 • das200@pitt.eduhttp://www.ucis.pitt.edu/crees

University of South Florida (student)

USF STARTALK Summer Chinese Intensive Language Learning Program

Chinese • August 1, 2011August 19, 2011
  • University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

The SCILL immersion camp, to be conducted just prior to the beginning of fall classes from August 5-19, 2001, is a two-week program that engages learners in activities embedded in a Chinese cultural and linguistic environment for all but one hour of each day. Fifty high school students (rising 8th graders to recent graduates) will be recruited for an intensive immersion experience on the USF campus that engages them in 75 hours of instruction. Through performance-based instruction scaffolded with explicit coaching on how to efficiently learn Chinese as a non-native, camp instruction will help at least half of the participants move up one proficiency level when they return to their home schools. All participants will perform at proficiency levels significantly higher than their peers who do not attend the camp. Students will be in structured learning environments seven hours daily and will use the target language six of those seven hours including during cultural activity periods between more rigorous language learning classes. During one class period daily, student learning is scaffolded with English language instruction on grammar, usage, sociocultural background information, and how to learn Chinese efficiently and effectively as an American learner.

813-974-4391 • kshi@usf.edu

University of South Florida (teacher)

USF STARTALK Chinese Language Teacher Training Institute

Chinese • August 1, 2011August 19, 2011Residential Program
  • University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

SCILL Teacher Training is an intensive professional development workshop for K-16 Chinese teachers. The program consists of a core three-week intensive hands-on training program that combines with a pre-program on-line seminar and a post-program professional mentoring module that are geared to provide up to twenty in-service K-12 Chinese language teachers the opportunity to enhance their teaching skills and a mechanism to jumpstart them on their path to teaching certification in Florida. SCILL provides participants four modules of training in cutting edge foreign language teaching methodologies and effective practical classroom techniques for teaching Chinese to American learners at the K-12 level. The four modules are designed to provide a balance of pedagogical theory, first-hand observation, hands-on teaching experience, and close individualized mentoring. The primary goals of the program are to enhance the practical teaching skills of Chinese language teacher participants, to create a formal support network for Chinese language teachers in the state of Florida that can be utilized to share resources, best practices, and curriculum building work, and to give potential teachers a start towards state certification. SCILL runs July 18 to November 12 and consists of 95 instructional hours.

813-974-3635 • erics@usf.edu

University of South Florida (teacher)

USF Startalk Chinese Academy

Chinese • July 14, 2012July 27, 2012Residential Program
  • University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

The USF Startalk Chinese Academy Teacher Training and Mentorship Program is an intensive professional development institute for K-16 Chinese language teachers. The program has a core three-week hands-on training program that combines with pre- and post-program professional mentoring activities to provide fifteen in-service K-16 Chinese language teachers and individuals interested in teaching Chinese at the K-16 level in Florida the opportunity to enhance their teaching skills and a mechanism to jump start them on their path to teaching certification in the state of Florida. Participants earn 3 USF graduate credits in Chinese Pedagogy. Tuition for Florida residents is subsidized. Lunches, housing for the on-site dates (July 14-27), learning materials, and certificates of completion are provided. Eligibility: Teachers of Chinese who are teaching or plan to teach Chinese in Florida schools within the next year and who are US citizens or legal residents. Time and Place: Pre-program on-line seminar July 11-13, on-site workshop and hands-on training July 14-27 (9:00 AM-4:00 PM, USF Tampa Campus), on-going mentorship program August 1-December 1

813-974-3635 • erics@usf.edu

University of South Florida (student)

USF Startalk Summer Chinese Academy

Chinese • July 19, 2012August 3, 2012
  • University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

The USF Startalk Chinese Academy is a two-week intensive Chinese language immersion experience designed for non-native learners of Chinese. Instruction is offered at three proficiency levels: beginner, novice high, and intermediate. Participants earn 3 USF undergraduate credits in Chinese. Tuition for Florida residents is subsidized. Lunches, T-shirts, learning materials, and certificates of completion are provided. Eligibility: 45 select rising 8th graders to 12th graders who are both residents of the state of Florida and committed to learning Chinese language will be awarded Academy positions. Time and Place: July 19-August 3, 2012 (9:00 AM-4:00 PM) on the USF Tampa Campus

813-974-4391 • kshi@usf.edu

University of South Florida (teacher)

USF Startalk Chinese Teacher Mentorship Program

Chinese • July 27, 2013August 9, 2013Residential Program
  • University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Description: The USF Chinese Teacher Training and Mentorship Program is an intensive professional development institute for K-16 Chinese language teachers. The program has a core three-week hands-on training program that combines with pre- and post-program professional mentoring activities to provide fifteen in-service K-16 Chinese language teachers and individuals interested in teaching Chinese at the K-16 level in Florida the opportunity to enhance their teaching skills and a mechanism to jump start them on their path to teaching certification in the state of Florida. Participants earn 3 USF graduate credits in Chinese Pedagogy. Tuition for Florida residents is subsidized. Certificates of completion are provided. Eligibility: Teachers of Chinese who are teaching or plan to teach Chinese in Florida schools within the next year and who are US citizens or legal residents. Non-Florida residents are eligible to apply to the program but are responsible for paying the difference between resident and non-resident tuition. Costs: $30 Application Fee: Registration fee to USF (for first time participants or non- USF students) $300 Program Fee: Tuition (3 USF credit in Chinese Pedagogy), room and board, instructional materials and field trip. Application Deadline: April 30, 2013.

813-974-3635 • erics@usf.eduhttp://www.global.usf.edu/startalk

University of South Florida (student)

USF Startalk Chinese Academy

Chinese • July 28, 2013August 9, 2013Residential Program
  • University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Description: Motivated high school students are invited to participate in an intensive two-week residential Chinese language immersion experience designed for non-native learners of Chinese. Instruction is offered at three proficiency levels: beginner, novice high, and intermediate. Participants earn 3 USF undergraduate credits in Chinese. Tuition for Florida residents is subsidized. Certificates of completion are provided. Eligibility: Rising 9th to 12th graders who are residents of the state of Florida and who are committed to learning Chinese language will be awarded Academy positions. Levels of proficiency ranging from beginner to intermediate. Costs: $30 Application Fee: USF Registration Fee (for first time participants) $300 Program Fee: Tuition (3 USF credit undergraduate course in Chinese), room and board, instructional materials and field trip. Application Deadline: April 30, 2013.

813-974-0589 • annietai@usf.eduhttp://www.global.usf.edu/startalk

University of South Florida (teacher)

USF Startalk Teacher Mentorship Program

Chinese • Residential Program
  • July 14, 2014July 18, 2014: Pre-Program Online Workshop (online)
  • July 19, 2014August 1, 2014: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

The USF Startalk Chinese Teacher Training and Mentorship Program is an intensive professional development institute for K-16 Chinese language teachers. This residential program has a core two-week hands-on training program that combines with pre- and post-program professional mentoring activities to provide in-service K-16 Chinese language teachers and individuals interested in teaching Chinese at the K-16 level the opportunity to enhance their teaching skills. Participants earn 3 USF graduate credits in Chinese Pedagogy (Lead Instructor: Dr. Eric Shepherd). Tuition is subsidized. All accepted participants must sign and abide by the 2014 USF STARTALK Code of Conduct, Media Release Form, Medical Release Form, and Forms required by STARTALK Central. Application Deadline: April 30, 2014. Rolling admission process. Apply early. Spaces are limited.

813-974-0589 • annietai@usf.eduhttp://global.usf.edu/startalk/

University of South Florida (student)

USF Startalk Chinese Academy

Chinese • Residential Program
  • July 20, 2014August 1, 2014: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Motivated high school students are invited to participate in an intensive two-week residential Chinese language immersion experience designed for non-native learners of Chinese. Instruction is offered at three proficiency levels: beginner, novice high, and intermediate. Participants earn 3 USF undergraduate credits in Chinese. Tuition is subsidized. Certificates of completion are provided. All accepted participants must sign and abide by the 2014 USF STARTALK Code of Conduct, Media Release Form, Medical Release Form, and Forms required by STARTALK Central. Application Deadline: April 30, 2014. Apply early. Spaces are limited.

813-974-0589 • annietai@usf.eduhttp://global.usf.edu/startalk/

University of South Florida (teacher)

USF Startalk Teacher Mentorship Program

Chinese • Residential Program
  • July 10, 2015July 17, 2015: Pre-Program Online Workshop (online)
  • July 18, 2015July 31, 2015: Program Segment (face-to-face)
  • University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

The USF Startalk Chinese Teacher Training and Mentorship Program is an intensive professional development institute for K-16 Chinese language teachers. This residential program has a core two-week hands-on training program that combines with pre- and post-program professional mentoring activities to provide in-service K-16 Chinese language teachers and individuals interested in teaching Chinese at the K-16 level the opportunity to enhance their teaching skills. Participants earn 3 USF graduate credits in Chinese Pedagogy (Lead Instructor: Dr. Eric Shepherd). Tuition is subsidized. All accepted participants must sign and abide by the 2015 USF STARTALK Code of Conduct, Media Release Form, Medical Release Form, and Forms required by STARTALK Central. Application Deadline: April 30, 2015. Rolling admission process. Apply early. Spaces are limited.

813-974-0589 • annietai@usf.eduhttp://www.usf.edu/world/participate/startalk/

University of South Florida (student)

USF Startalk Chinese Academy

Chinese • Residential Program
  • July 19, 2015July 31, 2015: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Motivated high school students are invited to participate in an intensive two-week residential Chinese language immersion experience designed for non-native learners of Chinese. Instruction is offered at three proficiency levels: beginner, novice high, and intermediate. Participants earn 3 USF undergraduate credits in Chinese. Tuition is subsidized. Certificates of completion are provided. All accepted participants must sign and abide by the 2015 USF STARTALK Code of Conduct, Media Release Form, Medical Release Form, and Forms required by STARTALK Central. Application Deadline: April 30, 2015. Apply early. Spaces are limited.

813-974-0589 • annietai@usf.eduhttp://www.usf.edu/world/participate/startalk/index.aspx

University of Toledo (teacher)

STARTALK-CHELER Chiense Leadership Program

Chinese • June 1, 2013July 6, 2013Residential Program
  • University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

The STARTALK-CHELER Chinese Leadership Program is designed to help experienced teachers who teach heritage learners and leaders of community-based Chinese heritage schools/programs (CHS) face the challenges of teaching students from preK-12 with diverse linguistic backgrounds. It aims at fostering sustainability of a vital critical language community and building the capacity of advanced speakers of Mandarin Chinese of the Americans for the global community. The goals of the STARTALK-CHELER Chinese Leadership Program are to prepare participants in the development of innovative curricula and teaching practice to meet the needs of diverse Chinese heritage learners for a language program that advances high level of communicative and culture competence. The residential program offers a one-month pre-workshop online course, a week-long on-site workshop on June 29-July 6, and a post-workshop online forum. The participants will (1) understand the differences and similarities between heritage language and foreign language teaching, (2) design unit/lesson plans that address the needs of heritage and foreign language speakers with differentiated instruction, backward design, and task/experiential-community-based language learning, (3) (3) design a curriculum that incorporates technology and National Standards into designing learning activities and performance-based assessments.

419-530-2146 • acheng@utoledo.eduhttp://startalk.cheler.org

University of Toledo (teacher)

STARTALK-CHELER Chinese Leadership Program for Chinese Heritage Schools

Chinese • Residential Program
  • June 23, 2014July 18, 2014: Program segment (online)
  • July 20, 2014July 26, 2014: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

The STARTALK-CHELER Chinese Leadership Program is designed to help experienced teachers and academic leaders of community-based Chinese heritage schools/programs in the United States. The 2014 program will provide participants with differentiated learning with two-tier curricula to better meet the needs of new and returning STARTALK participants and to provide opportunities of stimulating exchanges of success stories and lessons learned. This residential program offers a one-month pre-workshop online session, a one-week onsite workshop at the University of Toledo, and a post-workshop online forum. The participants will develop an understanding of the following: 1) Build productive relationships with students to promote a safe and positive learning environment to meet diverse needs of heritage learners; 2) Design standard-based thematically organized unit/lesson plans that address learner needs with differentiated instruction, backward design, and technology support; 3) Understand and develop assessment practices that reflect student learning experiences. Participants will leave the STARTALK-CHELER program with new knowledge and effective strategies of developing standard-based thematically organized lessons and units tailored to the needs of heritage learners to build a learning community with heritage learners and parents through technology for program sustainability.

419-530-2146 • acheng@utoledo.eduhttp://startalk.cheler.org/
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