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West Virginia Department of Education/West Virginia University/Monongalia County Schools (student)

STARTALK: WVDE Language Leaper Summer Camp Program

Chinese • July 12, 2010 July 23, 2010
  • North Elementary School, Morgantown, WV

The West Virginia Department of Education in partnership with West Virginia University and Monongalia County Schools present the WVDE Language Leaper Immersion Summer Camp Program for elementary students. Monongalia County School elementary students in grades K-5 will have the opportunity to engage in a two-week thematic and content-based summer camp experience in Morgantown, West Virginia. Students will develop initial Chinese language proficiency as they engage with program instructors and the newly developed media-enhanced West Virginia Elementary Language Leaper curriculum. Learners will travel aboard the Language Leaper spaceship and will explore Chinese language and culture within the experience of contextualized content-based learning. Students will document their initial accomplishments and language proficiency and will have the opportunity to continue their learning in the fall through formal Chinese classes in Monongalia County Public Schools.

304-558-2691 • rcrawford@access.k12.wv.ushttp://wvconnections.k12.wv.us/languageleaper.html

West Windsor - Plainsboro Regional School District (student)

STARTALK Hindi and Urdu Immersion Program

Hindi, Urdu • July 11, 2011July 22, 2011
  • Grover Middle School, West Windsor, NJ

West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District in collaboration with New York University proposes a two week STARTALK student summer immersion program for Hindi and Urdu language for heritage and non heritage learners. The classes will be offered to 70 students for Hindi and Urdu for rising 7th graders to 12th graders. The proficiency levels will vary from novice low to advanced low. Immersing in the language, students will use Hindi-Urdu language in real life situations and do activities in Arts and Crafts and Sports. The curriculum will follow the Backward Design Model incorporating the five C's. The theme of the program is "My Space, Your Space". Students will learn the language by exploring their own space and compare it with spaces of their peers in India and Pakistan. After the completion of two week program students in accordance with the ACTFL Performance Guidelines for K-12 students (1999) will be able to perform tasks in the novice range to intermediate/advanced. Students will be assessed throughout the program. Highly qualified teachers will make the program engaging and challenging for the students.

609-275-1968 • rb154@nyu.eduhttp://www.ww-p.org

West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District (student)

STARTALK Hindi Immersion Camp

Princeton Junction, NJ • Hindi • July 20, 2009 July 31, 2009

West Windsor-Plainsboro regional school district, in collaboration with NYU, is running a two week STARTALK student Hindi immersion camp for high school-level, non-heritage learners. Students will virtually visit different places in India. They will visit historic monuments and fairs, as well as participate in the festivals held in the region. The curriculum follows standards for foreign language learning and emphasizes on communicative goals. By learning about the artifacts and practices of the Indian culture, students will gain perspective on Indian culture. Students will learn to appreciate the language, people, and culture of India. Keeping in mind the different needs of learners, the program offers both beginner- and intermediate-level programs. Students will engage in a variety of activities and go on field trips and work on projects to improve their language skills. They will be assessed on their performance regularly through quizzes, journal entries, projects, and self evaluations. Students who desire to have Hindi language on their transcript can apply for credit by requesting an Option ii form and demonstrating proficiency on the STAMP or OPI. Highly qualified teachers will make the program engaging and challenging for the kids. All experiences will be conducted completely in Hindi.

609 716-5000 Ext. 5026 • rajni_bhargava@yahoo.comhttp://www.ww-p.org

West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District (student)

STARTALK Hindi and Urdu Immersion Camp

Hindi, Urdu • July 19, 2010 July 31, 2010
  • West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District, Princeton Junction, NJ

West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District in collaboration with New York University proposes a two week STARTALK student summer immersion program for Hindi and Urdu language for heritage and non heritage learners. The classes will be offered to 60 students, 40 students for Hindi and 20 students for Urdu ranging from 14 to 18 years old. The proficiency levels will vary from novice low to advanced low. Immersing in the language, students will use Hindi-Urdu language in real life situations and do activities in Arts and Crafts and Sports. The curriculum will follow the Backward Design Model incorporating the five C's. The theme of the program is "My Space, Your Space". Students will learn the language by exploring their own space and compare it with spaces of their peers in India and Pakistan. After the completion of two week program students in accordance with the ACTFL Performance Guidelines for K-12 students (1999) will be able to perform tasks in the novice range to intermediate/advanced. Students will be assessed throughout the program. Highly qualified teachers will make the program engaging and challenging for the students.

609-275-1968 • rajni_bhargava@yahoo.comhttp://www.ww-p.org

West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District (student)

STARTALK Hindi and Urdu Immersion Camp

Hindi, Urdu • July 9, 2012July 20, 2012
  • Grover Middle School, West Windsor, NJ

West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District in collaboration with New York University proposes a two week STARTALK student summer immersion program for Hindi and Urdu language for heritage and non heritage learners. The classes will be offered to 70 students for Hindi and Urdu for rising 7th graders to 12th graders. The proficiency levels will vary from novice low to advanced low. Immersing in the language, students will use Hindi-Urdu language in real life situations and do activities in Arts and Crafts and Sports. The curriculum will follow the Backward Design Model incorporating the five C's. The theme of the program is "My Space, Your Space". Students will learn the language by exploring their own space and compare it with spaces of their peers in India and Pakistan. After the completion of two week program students in accordance with the ACTFL Performance Guidelines for K-12 students (1999) will be able to perform tasks in the novice range to intermediate/advanced. Students will be assessed throughout the program. Highly qualified teachers will make the program engaging and challenging for the students.

609-275-1968 • rb154@nyu.eduhttp://www.ww-p.org/visitors/community_links/s_t_a_r_t_a_l_k/

West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District (student)

STARTALK Hindi and Urdu Immersion Program

Hindi, Urdu • June 24, 2013July 3, 2013
  • Grover Middle School, West Windsor, NJ

Grover Middle School, West Windsor, NJ West Windsor - Plainsboro Regional School District in collaboration with New York University proposes a fifth, 10 Days STARTALK student program for Hindi and Urdu both. The classes will be offered to 80 students, heritage and non heritage learners, from 6th grade to 12th grade. The proficiency level of the students will vary from novice to advance for Hindi and Urdu languages both, depending upon the exposure to the language at home or in the community and also prior learning of the language in the community schools or back home in India or Pakistan. No prior knowledge of Hindi is required. At intermediate and advanced level placement of the students will be based on the loose format of OPI given to the students and also on the reading and writing tasks given to them before they start the camp. A typical camp day will run from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm for 10 days. Instructional hours will focus on learning the literacy skills which students will take beyond classrooms and learn to apply in real life situations. Highly qualified teachers will make the program engaging and challenging. Lunch and snacks will be provided.

609-275-1968 • rb154@nyu.eduhttp://www.ww-p.org/visitors/community_links/s_t_a_r_t_a_l_k/

West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District (student)

STARTALK Hindi and Urdu Immersion Program

Hindi, Urdu
  • June 23, 2014July 14, 2014: Immersion Progarm (face-to-face)
  • Grover Middle School, West Windsor Township, NJ

Hindi, Urdu • June 23, 2014 – July 14, 2014 Grover Middle School, West Windsor, NJ West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District in collaboration with New York University proposes a STARTALK student program for Hindi and Urdu languages. The classes will be offered to 75 students, heritage and non heritage learners, from 6th grade to 12th grade. Students will participate in onsite/online instruction for three weeks. Two weeks of face to face instruction will be followed by one week of online instruction combining synchronous and asynchronous communicative tools for learning the language. The proficiency level of the students will vary from novice to advance for Hindi and Urdu languages both, depending upon the exposure to the language at home or in the community and also prior learning of the language in the community schools or back home in India or Pakistan. No prior knowledge of Hindi and Urdu is required. A typical camp day will run from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm. Instructional hours will focus on learning the literacy skills which students will take beyond classrooms and learn to apply in real life situations. Trained teachers will make the program engaging and challenging.

609-275-1968 • rb154@nyu.eduhttp://www.west-windsor-plainsboro.k12.nj.us/n_e_w_s_r_o_o_m/community_links/s_t_a_r_t_a_l_k_hindi___urdu

West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District (student)

STARTALK Hindi and Urdu Immersion Program

Hindi, Urdu
  • August 3, 2015August 14, 2015: on site (face-to-face)
  • August 17, 2015August 21, 2015: follow up (online)
  • West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District, West Windsor, NJ

Hindi, Urdu Immersion Program • August 3, 2015– August 21, 2015, Grover Middle School, West Windsor, NJ. West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District in collaboration with New York University proposes a STARTALK student program for Hindi and Urdu languages. The classes will be offered to 70 students, heritage and non heritage learners, from 6th grade to 12th grade. Students will participate in onsite/online instruction for three weeks. Two weeks of face to face instruction will be followed by one week of online instruction combining synchronous and asynchronous communicative tools for learning the language. The proficiency level of the students will vary from novice to advance for Hindi and Urdu languages both, depending upon the exposure to the language at home or in the community and also prior learning of the language in the community schools or back home in India or Pakistan. No prior knowledge of Hindi and Urdu is required. A typical camp day will run from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm. Instructional hours will focus on learning the literacy skills which students will take beyond classrooms and learn to apply in real life situations. Trained teachers will make the program engaging and challenging.

609-275-1968 • rb154@nyu.eduhttp://www.west-windsor-plainsboro.k12.nj.us/n_e_w_s_r_o_o_m/community_links/s_t_a_r_t_a_l_k_hindi___urdu

Western Michigan University (teacher)

STARTALK in Action: Technology in the Learner-Centered Arabic Classroom

Arabic
  • July 29, 2014August 15, 2014: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • MSU Detroit Center, Detroit, MI

STARTALK 2014 summer program main goal is providing teachers of Arabic with the opportunity to learn and integrate technology and approaches of teaching a learner- centered classroom. Students are mostly engaged learners when they are in learning environments that they are familiar with. Teachers will practice and implement variety of strategies integrating technology and language learning. Teachers will be trained in adopting best practices in their daily instruction. Through a balanced method of theory and practice, teachers will be able to learn the strategies, observe, and implement teaching Arabic with technology integration. In the summer workshop teachers will work in pairs to plan, create activities, and develop effective lesson plans using thematic units and standards-based curriculum. Teachers will be engaged in learning activities that will enable them to learn how to help their students become lifelong learners by integrating technology learning tools which will enable them to use Arabic to communicate beyond the classroom and demonstrate an understanding of the nature of Arabic language and culture. Our program will create a sense of community among all participants and a network for outreach through sharing successful language activities and ideas. The program will start July 29 and will end August 15.

269-387-3399 • wafa.hassan@wmich.edu

Western Michigan University (teacher)

STARTALK in Action: Technology in the Learner-Centered Arabic Classroom.

Arabic
  • July 27, 2015August 7, 2015: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • MSU Detroit Center, Detroit, MI

Integrating technology in the Arabic learner-centered classroom is the main focus of the WMU STARTALK 2015 program. The program is aimed to develop participants’ teaching strategies and skills in integrating technology into Arabic instruction and assessment. The program outcomes include: implementing thematic and standards-based curriculum using effective teaching strategies and using the target language for instruction and all classroom interactions. Also developing strategies for integrating the latest technology into Arabic instruction. As well as using technology to assess students’ progress by creating ongoing performance assessment tools and strategies as a means to readjust lessons and to check constantly for understanding. Increasing students’ motivation for Arabic language learning and through the use of technology. Creating a learning environment that is learner-centered and students are proactive and aware of their learning growth and demonstrating their increasing skills over time. We are hopeful to serve K-12 twenty-two teachers of Arabic in the state of Michigan. The program will start July 27 and ends August 7, 2015. Teachers will attend daily from 9:00 am to 4:00 p.m., a total of 70 instructional hours that includes daily micro-teaching sessions.

269-387-3399 • wafa.hassan@wmich.edu

Wofford College (student)

STARTALK At Wofford College: Say You & Say Me in a Whole New World of Chinese

Chinese • June 17, 2013July 5, 2013
  • Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC

STARTALK @ Wofford College offers three-week (June 17th to July 5th, no class on July 4th), 105 instructional hours, intensive beginning Chinese language and culture courses. We will welcome forty-five 9-12 graders from Spartanburg and Greenville counties who have little prior access to Chinese language and culture. The goals are to provide communicative language teaching and hands-on cultural activities to promote participants’ learning of Chinese language and culture, to boost their awareness of the national need to learn a strategic language such as Chinese, the differences/similarities between the target language and culture and their base language and culture, and an awareness of local Chinese community. During the program, participants will receive performance-based Chinese instruction in small classes in the morning, participate in hands-on cultural activities in the afternoon, and apply what they have learned with their mentors. Participants will engage in the three communicative modes: interpretative, interpersonal and presentational modes. The program provides full sponsorship for its participants, including textbooks and other instructional materials, lunch and snacks, T-shirt, cultural performance supplies, and two post program refresher workshops. The program also provides school bus service from and to Greenville.Online applications can be found at https://www.wofford.edu/startalk/apply.aspx

864-597-4902 • zhangy@wofford.eduhttp://www.wofford.edu/startalk

Wofford College (student)

Say You & Say Me in a Whole New World of Chinese

Chinese
  • June 9, 2014June 20, 2014: summer segment (face-to-face)
  • June 22, 2014August 16, 2014: projects online (online)
  • August 18, 2014November 16, 2014: follow up sections (online)
  • STARTALK @ Wofford, Spartanburg, SC

STARTALK @ Wofford College will offer a two-week (June 9th ~ June 20th) intensive program with eight additional online modules throughout the rest of the summer, and ten weekend workshops in the fall of 2014. In doing this, STARTALK @ Wofford hopes to extend the learning process so that learning will continue and last. We will welcome forty 8-12 graders from Spartanburg, Greenville, and other counties who have little prior access to Chinese language and culture. During the on-campus portion, students will be enrolled in intensive language classes in the morning, and cultural experiences and tutorial hours in the afternoon. Cultural experiences will be organized in small groups where students can choose the cultural activity in which they are most interested. Tutorial hours will provide the students with a chance to ask any questions regarding their morning language class as well as additional practice with their new language skills.

864-597-4902 • zhangy@wofford.eduhttp://www.wofford.edu/startalk/

Wofford College (student)

STARTALK Chinese at Wofford College

Chinese
  • June 8, 2015June 19, 2015: Program Segment (face-to-face)
  • June 22, 2015August 15, 2015: Online Projects (online)
  • September 6, 2015February 12, 2016: Small-group or Individualized Tutoring (face-to-face)
  • STARTALK @ Wofford, Spartanburg, SC

STARTALK @ Wofford College will offer a two-week (June 8th ~ June 19th) intensive program with eight additional online modules throughout the rest of the summer, and individualized tutoring sessions in the fall and early winter. In doing this, STARTALK @ Wofford hopes to extend the learning process so that learning will continue and last. We will welcome forty-five 6-12 graders from Spartanburg, Greenville, and other counties who have little prior access to Chinese language and culture.

864-597-4902 • zhangy@wofford.eduhttp://www.wofford.edu/startalk/

World Hindi Foundation, Inc. (WHF) (student)

Marlboro K-8 District and WHF Hindi School Summer 2010 StarTalk Program

Hindi • July 12, 2010 July 30, 2010
  • Marlboro Memorial Middle School, Morganville, NJ

WORLD HINDI FOUNDATION / MARLBORO HINDI SCHOOL, NJ In partnership with MARLBORO TOWNSHIP k-8 BOARD OF EDUCATION, NJ Announces ‘STARTALK’ Summer Day Camp* for Hindi Language and Indian Culture from July 12 through July 30, 2010 at Marlboro Township, New Jersey, for Indian Heritage Learners (age 8 and up) and Non-Heritage Learners (age 10 and up) Camp Timing: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Participants in small groups will learn Hindi Language and Indian Culture through interactive instruction, hands-on activities, projects and field trips. Curriculum for this program is specially designed by UPenn foreign language professors, K-8 World Language teachers and Marlboro Hindi School teachers. Lunch and afternoon snacks will be provided free of charge to all participants. Participants arrange their own transportation. At the completion of the program, participants with perfect attendance will receive certificates. For Camp Registration, pl follow this link: www.marlborohindischool.org For Further Details, please contact: Dr. Bishan Agrawal 732-536-2688 (bagrawal@optonline.net) Dr. Ved Chaudhary 732-972-1489 (ved.chaudhary@gmail.com).

732-972-1489 • Ved.Chaudhary@gmail.comhttp://www.marlborohindischool.org

Yinghua Academy (student)

Abacus for Kids: Learning Chinese Language and Culture Through Math Activities

Minneapolis, MN • Chinese • July 6, 2009 July 17, 2009
Minneapolis, MN • Chinese • July 20, 2009 July 31, 2009

Yinghua Academy’s Abacus for Kids: Learning Chinese Language and Culture Through Math Activities is a 2-week Chinese language immersion summer camp designed to provide K-4 children (ages 5-10) with easy and enjoyable activities as they discover Mandarin Chinese language and culture. The complex beauty of the Chinese language and cultural concepts will be discovered through mathematics. By learning about the abacus, students will learn the Chinese counting system and recognize the place values of each bead. Students will also learn to compare the abacus and the calculator. Math in Our Daily Life is the central, mathematics-oriented theme. Activities will include math numbers and operations, geometric and measurement concepts, and simple algebra. All activities follow the state of Minnesota’s math teaching standards and the National Council for Teaching Math K-4’s standards. Lessons include culturally specific children’s games, storytelling, hands-on activities, and cultural exploration, along with total physical response activities and immersion teaching strategies. Camp activities will conclude with a mini-Chinese carnival to allow students to experience a traditional market and use learned math concepts and Chinese language skills. Students will be grouped based on their previous learning experiences with Chinese. Students who indicate financial difficulties will be considered for scholarships.

651-379-4112 • luyi@yinghuaacademy.orghttp://www.yinghuaacademy.org

Yinghua Academy (student)

STARTALK "Abacus for Kids: Learning Chinese Language and Culture through Math Activities" and STARTALK "Earth, Wind and Fire: Learning Chinese Language and Culture through Science Discovery" Chinese Immersion Language Summer Program

Chinese • June 21, 2010 July 23, 2010
  • Yinghua Academy, Minneapolis, MN

Abacus for Kids: Learning Chinese Language and Culture through Math Activities Students will explore math with the abacus (the world’s oldest calculator!) and math games and activities. This fun and interactive camp uses real life experiences such banking, shopping and going to a carnival to help students learn Chinese. JUNE 21 through JULY 2 , 8 a.m.—12 p.m. (afternoon care available). Grades K-3. Earth, Wind and Fire: Learning Chinese Language through Science Discovery Students will be introduced to meteorology and weather, biology and ecology, and geography. Students will also interact with technology to compare Minnesota’s ecology, habitat and climate with that of Yinghua Academy’s sister school in Inner Mongolia, China. The science camp culminates with a field trip to the Science Museum of Minnesota. JULY 12 through JULY 23, 8 a.m.—12 p.m. (afternoon care available.)Grades K-7.

612-788-9095 • elizabeth@yinghuaacademy.orghttp://yinghuaacademy.org/community/summer_camp.php

Yinghua Academy (teacher)

Yinghua Academy STARTALK Chinese Immersion Teacher Training Program

Chinese • July 11, 2011August 5, 2011
  • Yinghua Academy, Minneapolis, MN

Yinghua Academy’s STARTALK Immersion Mandarin Professionals Acquire Coaching and Training (IMPACT) Teacher Training Program is a combination of 2 weeks of immersion theory and practical teaching strategies training and professional development, combined with hands-on application of theory in a 2-week paid internship where participants gain classroom experience. The program is designed for new or novice Chinese immersion teachers, those hoping to broaden their skills in immersion teaching, or who have been teaching in immersion classrooms for only a couple years or less. The total training program will run from July 11-August 5, from 8-3 pm daily. Trainees will have the opportunity to earn CEUs. Cost for the 4-week training is $500, but trainees will also receive a $1200 stipend as interns assisting the summer camp for grades K-3.

612-788-9095 • luyi@yinghuaacademy.orghttp://www.yinghuaacademy.org/

Yinghua Academy (student)

Yinghua Academy STARTALK Chinese Immersion Summer Camp: "From Abacus to Apps: Learning Chinese through Math, Science and Technology"

Chinese • July 18, 2011July 29, 2011
  • Yinghua Academy, Minneapolis, MN

July 18-29 (2 weeks) from 8 am-12 noon, Mondays through Fridays Eligibility: For students entering kindergarten in fall, 2011 through 3rd grade students, with or without previous Chinese experience. Campers will learn Chinese language and culture with math and science-based activities, Chinese apps, songs, dance, storytelling, arts and crafts, outdoor play, and fun and games. The camp atmosphere is an open and friendly environment for students to learn Chinese or continue their study of Chinese in the summer. Students of all levels of Chinese exposure will build confidence in their language skills, and improve their listening comprehension and speaking ability. Students will explore the abacus, other math concepts, and science topics in hands-on activities while immersed in Mandarin language with teachers and aides who are native speakers of Chinese. Campers will use technology such as Chinese apps as a language-learning resource, and have technology integrated into the classroom. The camp will offer daily refreshments with Chinese cultural snacks. The final day of camp (Friday, July 29) is a camp carnival, where students can show their families what they have learned in Chinese language and culture, and math and science, through fun activities.

612-788-9095 • karen@yinghuaacademy.orghttp://www.yinghuaacademy.org/

Yinghua Academy (teacher)

Yinghua Academy Immersion Mandarin Professionals Acquire Coaching and Training (IMPACT) Teacher Training

Chinese • July 22, 2013August 9, 2013
  • Yinghua Academy, Minneapolis, MN

Yinghua Academy’s STARTALK Immersion Mandarin Professionals Acquire Coaching and Training (IMPACT) Teacher Training Program is a combination of 1 week of immersion theory and practical teaching strategies training and professional development, combined with hands-on application of theory in a 2-week internship where participants gain classroom experience. The program is designed for new or novice Chinese immersion teachers, those hoping to broaden their skills in immersion teaching, or who have been teaching in immersion classrooms for only a couple years or less. The major goal for the program is preparing novice Chinese teachers for immersion classrooms in the US, by 1) connecting immersion theory with practical classroom strategies increasing students' academic and social language usage in the Chinese immersion setting and 2) providing mentorship and collaborative mutual support, peer observation and feedback to the teacher trainees to increase familiarity and comfort with immersion teaching. Based on our program goals, curriculum and instruction to be provided to the participants in the program include: backward-design principles and teaching standards; effective immersion strategies; unit and lesson planning; classroom management and safety requirements; integrating technology; differentiated Instruction; student assessment; and the US educational system and licensure requirements. Trainees will have the opportunity to earn CEUs.

612-788-9095 • luyi.lien@yinghuaacademy.orghttp://www.yinghuaacademy.org

Yinghua Academy (student)

Yinghua Academy Chinese Immersion Math and Science Exploration Student Summer Camp

Chinese • July 29, 2013August 9, 2013
  • Yinghua Academy, Minneapolis, MN

Yinghua Academy's "STARTALK: Learning Chinese Language and Culture Through Math and Science Exploration" is a 2-week program for students entering kindergarten through 5th grade, with or without previous Chinese experience. This camp is designed to provide 100 students with enjoyable math- and science-based activities as they discover Mandarin Chinese, or deepen their Mandarin skills. Students of all levels of Chinese exposure will build confidence in their language skills, and improve their listening comprehension and speaking ability. Campers will use technology as a language-learning resource, and have technology integrated into the classroom. The final day of camp (Friday, Aug. 9) is a camp carnival, where students can show their families what they have learned in Chinese language and culture, and math and science, through fun activities. This camp is critical for assisting students planning to attend Yinghua Academy in the fall to acclimate to the language, teachers, and school environment over the summer. The camp also meets current parent and student desires for Chinese language learning opportunities for those who study Chinese during the school year (whether at Yinghua or other academic and extra-curricular programs). The camp also provides an important immersion training ground and professional development to Chinese language teachers.

612-788-9095 • luyi.lien@yinghuaacademy.orghttp://www.yinghuaacademy.org

Yinghua Academy (teacher)

STARTALK IMPACT (Immersion Mandarin Professionals Acquire Coaching and Training)

Chinese
  • July 21, 2014August 15, 2014: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • Yinghua Academy, Minneapolis, MN

A four-week immersion theories and practical training focusing on teaching Chinese reading and literacy. The training topics will align with the requirements for Minnesota teaching licensure in "foundation reading courses". In weeks 1 & 2, participants will learn the updated research theories and methods, and work alongside mentors to prepare for immersion summer camp. In weeks 3 & 4, trainees will gain experiential learning in immersion classrooms, putting new skills in practice. The program will provide trainees: *Best practices research in language immersion education and in language teacher development *Chinese and English literacy strategies *Outcomes-driven program design *Standards-based curriculum planning *Learner-centered approaches *Excellence in selection and development of materials *Lesson planning *Classroom management *Meaningful assessment of outcomes *Classroom experience The program is designed for aspiring or new Chinese immersion teachers with less than 5 years of immersion classroom teaching experience. The training will have sessions conducted in Chinese and English, and the participants will have the opportunity to earn CEUs.

612-788-9095 Ext. 129 • jennifer.olsen@yinghuaacademy.orghttp://www.yinghuaacademy.org/

Yinghua Academy (student)

Chinese Language, Leadership and Technology for Middle School Students

Chinese
  • July 21, 2014August 15, 2014: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • Yinghua Academy, Minneapolis, MN

Intended for Chinese immersion students in grades 6 through 8 (entering grades 7 through 9 in the fall), this camp is designed to offer students an intensive Chinese Language Arts experience, to help develop character and leadership skills, and to provide an orientation to online learning. Weeks 1 and 2: students will take an extensive language course on site in the morning, and receive leadership training in the afternoon. The language course, developed by Yinghua staff will be delivered online in partnership with Minnesota Online High School (MNOHS) and give students an opportunity to earn future high school credit*. Weeks 3 and 4: students will continue with the language course and complete their service learning component by working alongside language coaches in the summer camp for students in grades K through 6. *During the summer camp, students will complete 1/4 of the regular credit course. Students eligible to attend high school must sign up this course with MNOHS in the fall and finish taking the remaining 3/4 of this course in order to receive high school credit.

612-788-9095 Ext. 129 • jennifer.olsen@yinghuaacademy.orghttp://www.yinghuaacademy.org/summer-programs/

Yinghua Academy (student)

STARTALK Summer Bridge Camp: Chinese Language Arts, Leadership, and Technology for Grades 6-12 Students

Chinese
  • July 27, 2015August 14, 2015: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • Yinghua Academy, Minneapolis, MN

Intended for Chinese immersion students in grades 6 through 12 (entering grades 7 through 12 in the fall), this camp is designed to offer students an intensive Chinese Language Arts experience, to help develop character and leadership skills, and to provide an orientation to online learning. Weeks 1: students will take an extensive language course on site in the morning, and receive leadership training in the afternoon. The language course, developed by Yinghua staff will be delivered online in partnership with Minnesota Online High School (MNOHS) and give students an opportunity to earn future high school credit*. Weeks 2 and 3: students will continue with the language course and complete their service learning component by working alongside with Yinghua Academy summer camp Chinese teachers for students in grades K through 6. *During the summer camp, students will complete 1/4 of the regular credit course. Students eligible to attend high school must sign up this course with MNOHS in the fall and finish taking the remaining 3/4 of this course in order to receive high school credit.

612-788-9095 Ext. 124 • luyi.lien@yinghuaacademy.orghttp://www.yinghuaacademy.org

Yuva Hindi Sansthan (student)

Yuva Startalk Summer Hindi Camp 2011

Hindi • July 28, 2011August 6, 2011
  • Delaware Technical & Community College, Newark, DE

This is a deep immersion Hindi language and culture camp for providing opportunities to 100 young learners of rising 6th to 11th graders to become bilingual and bicultural. No prior knowledge of Hindi is required. Students at all levels of proficiency in Hindi (excepting native level) are welcome to apply. Students admitted in the program will be grouped on the basis of their current proficiency level in Hindi. The program will aim at generating students’ interest in Hindi language and the cultures of South Asia through a Standard-based curriculum. Language learning will be through various cultural activities - theater, dance, music, games and yoga, etc. The use of emerging technologies will be an important aspect of the program. Real life opportunities for language use will be provided through field trips and role-plays. Classes will be small for individualized feedback. Students will receive Hindi learning materials (conventional and digital) for continuing with Hindi after the program. The program will be from 9 to 6 everyday with lunch break and two snack breaks. There is a fee of $300 per student out of which $200 check will be returned on the last day of the program upon successful completion of the program.

856-241-7382 • dalia560@yahoo.comhttp://www.yuvahindisansthan.org

Yuva Hindi Sansthan, Inc (student)

Startalk Yuva Summer Hindi Camp 2010

Hindi • June 19, 2010 June 28, 2010
  • Berkmar High School, Lilburn, GA

This is a deep immersion Hindi language and culture camp for providing opportunities to 100 young learners of 6th, 7th and 8th graders to become bilingual and bicultural. No prior knowledge of Hindi is required. Students at all levels of proficiency in Hindi (excepting native level) are welcome to apply. Students admitted in the program will be grouped on the basis of their current proficiency level in Hindi. The program will aim at generating students’ interest in Hindi language and the cultures of South Asia through a Standard-based curriculum. Language learning will be through various cultural activities - theater, dance, music, games and yoga, etc. The use of emerging technologies will be an important aspect of the program. Real life opportunities for language use will be provided through field trips and role-plays. Classes will be small for individualized feedback. Students will receive Hindi learning materials (conventional and digital) for continuing with Hindi after the program. The program will be from 9 to 6 everyday with lunch break and two snack breaks. There is a fee of $300 per student out of which $200 check will be returned on the last day of the program upon successful completion of the program.

770-962-2669 • msrtiwari@gmail.comhttp://www.yuvahindisansthan.com
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