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ACTFL (teacher)

STARTALK: ACTFL/CLASS Chinese Teacher Program at Glastonbury

Glastonbury, CT • Chinese • July 6, 2009 July 17, 2009Residential Session
Glastonbury, CT • Chinese • July 20, 2009 July 31, 2009Residential Session

There are two sessions offered for teachers of Chinese (July 6-17 and July 20-31). These sessions focus on delivering a standards-based Chinese program and include demonstration teaching and portfolio development. Both sessions are full for summer 2009.

703-894-2900 Ext. 110 • mabbott@actfl.orghttp://www.actfl.org

ACTFL (student)

STARTALK: ACTFL/CLASS Chinese Student Program at Glastonbury and Choate

Glastonbury, CT • Chinese • July 6, 2009 July 31, 2009

This is an intensive four-week program for students from July 6-31. The program at Glastonbury is for students in grades 2-12 and the program at Choate is for students in grades 9-12. Both programs are full for summer 2009.

703-894-2900 Ext. 110 • mabbott@actfl.orghttp://www.actfl.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (teacher)

ACTFL/CLASS Discover Chinese Teacher Professional Development Program

Chinese • July 6, 2010 July 30, 2010Residential Program
  • Glastonbury Public Schools, Glastonbury, CT

There are two two-week sessions available for current or future teachers of Chinese. Experienced teachers of Chinese are encouraged to apply for the first session: July 6-16 and new teachers for the second session: July 19-30. Teachers who reside outside the Glastonbury, CT area will be provided with housing. All participants will receive at $400 travel stipend. Graduate credits are available and generally count as a foreign language methods course. Participants develop demonstration lessons in the target language and are engaged in learning how to deliver a standards-based instructional program. During the weekend, participants are engaged in an ACTFL professional deveopment workshop, either the Modified Oral Proficiency Interview (MOPI) or the Integrated Performance Assessment (IPA).

703-894-2900 Ext. 110 • mabbott@actfl.orghttp://www.actfl.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (student)

ACTFL/CLASS Discover Chinese Student Program

Chinese • July 6, 2010 July 30, 2010
  • Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT
  • Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, CT

There are two programs available for students who are highly motivated to learn Chinese language and culture. In Glastonbury Public Schools, the program is from grades 7-12 (including rising 7th graders and graduated seniors) and at Choate Rosemary Hall, grades 9-12 (including rising 9th graders and graduated seniors). The course dates are July 6-30 and students are expected to attend the entire session. This is a non-residential program available to students who reside in the Wallingford or Glastonbury areas. There is no housing provided for either program. For students who are already learning Chinese, there is an assessment prior to the program to determine the level of placement. Upon acceptance into the program a $200 tuition fee is required. This program does not meet the needs of students who can already speak and/or write Mandarin.

703-894-2900 Ext. 1 • mabbott@actfl.orghttp://www.actfl.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (teacher)

Glastonbury Professional Development for Teachers of Russian

Russian • July 19, 2010 July 30, 2010Residential Program
  • ACTFL, Alexandria, VA
  • Glastonbury Public Schools, Glastonbury, CT

This program provides a two-week session for 20 teachers of Russian to learn to deliver a standards-based instructional program in Russian at the K-16 level. The teachers must develop a demonstration lesson in the target language, set up a communication system using Ning and keep an electronic portfolio of their learning. Three graduate credits in language teaching methodology are available. Housing is provided for those teachers who reside outside the Glastonbury, CT area and a $400 travel stipend is available to all those who successfully complete the program.

703-894-2900 Ext. 110 • mabbott@actfl.orghttp://www.actfl.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (student)

Discover Russian Student Program

Russian • July 5, 2011July 29, 2011
  • Discover Russian Student Program, Fairfax, VA
  • Discover Russian Student Program, Glastonbury, CT

This is an intensive two-week program for students interested in learning the Russian language. The student program in Fairfax, VA, runs from July 5-15 from 9:00-3:00 and is for rising 9th graders; the Glastonbury program runs from July 18-29 from 9:00--3:00 for 7-12th graders with little or no experience with the Russian langauge. Both programs are non-residential, do not provide transportation and are designed for beginning students learning Russian language and culture. Online applications for both programs can be found at www.actfl.org/scholarship.

703-955-9228 • betsy.sandstrom@fcps.eduhttp://www.actfl.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (teacher)

ACTFL/CLASS Discover Chinese Professional Development Program

Chinese • July 5, 2011July 29, 2011Residential Program
  • ACTFL/CLASS Glastonbury Public Schools, Glastonbury, CT

This is an intensive two-week program for current or prospective teachers of Chinese. The focus is on developing and maintaining a high quality standards-based Chinese program. Graduate credits are optional for a nominal fee. Those who successfully complete the program receive a $400 travel stipend. Applicants may apply online to attend either the July 5-15 or July 18-29 program. Both programs include a weekend workshop. Online applications are at www.actfl.org/scholarship.

201-265-5256 • drjdowd@aol.comhttp://www.actfl.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (teacher)

Discover Russian Teacher Program

Russian • July 5, 2011July 29, 2011Residential Program
  • Discover Russian Teacher Program, Fairfax, VA
  • Discover Russian Teacher Program, Glastonbury, CT

This program provides professional development for current or prospective teachers of Russian with optional graduate credits for a nominal fee. There are two residential sessions: July 5-15 in Fairfax, VA and July 18-29 in Glastonbury, CT. Both sessions include a weekend workshop and provide a $400 travel stipend for those who successfully complete the program. Online applications for both programs can be found at www.actfl.org/scholarship.

703-955-9228 • betsy.sandstrom@fcps.eduhttp://www.actfl.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) (student)

ACTFL/CLASS Discover Chinese Student Program

Chinese • July 5, 2011July 29, 2011
  • ACTFL/CLASS Choate Discover Chinese Student Program, Wallingford, CT
  • ACTFL/CLASS Glastonbury Discover Chinese Student Program, Glastonbury, CT

This is an intensive four-week program for students interested in learning the Chinese language. The Choate Rosemary Hall program is designed for both beginning and advanced students in grades 9-12. The Glastonbury program is designed for both beginning and advanced students in grades 7-12. There is also an elementary school program in Glastonbury. [For the elementary program contact Rita Oleksak at oleksakr@glastonburyus.org.] Both programs are non-residential and meet from 9:00-3:00 Monday through Friday from July 5-29. There is a $150 tuition payment due upon acceptance into the program. Online applications can be found at www.actfl.org/scholarship.

860-652-7954 • oleksakr@glastonburyus.orghttp://www.actfl.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) (student)

Discover Russian Student Program

Russian • July 2, 2012July 27, 2012
  • Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria, VA
  • Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT

This series provides two separate programs. First, an intensive two-week program for students interested in learning the Russian language in Fairfax, VA, runs from July 2-13 (no classes July 4) from 9:00-3:00 and is for rising 9th graders. The second program is a four-week intensive program in Glastonbury, CT, which runs from July 2-27 from 9:00--3:00 for 7-12th graders with little or no experience with the Russian language. Both programs are non-residential, do not provide transportation and are designed for beginning students learning Russian language and culture. Online applications for both programs can be found at www.actfl.org/scholarship.

703-955-9228 • betsy.sandstrom@fcps.eduhttp://www.actfl.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) (student)

ACTFL/CLASS Discover Chinese Student Program

Chinese • July 2, 2012July 27, 2012
  • Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT
  • Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, CT

There are two programs available for students who are highly motivated to learn Chinese language and culture. In Glastonbury Public Schools, the program is from grades 7-12 (including rising 7th graders and graduated seniors) and at Choate Rosemary Hall, grades 9-12 (including rising 9th graders and graduated seniors). The course dates are July 2-27 (no class July 4) and students are expected to attend the entire session. This is a non-residential program available to students who reside in the Wallingford or Glastonbury areas. There is no housing provided for either program. For students who are already learning Chinese, there is an assessment prior to the program to determine the level of placement. Upon acceptance into the program a $150 tuition fee is required. This program does not meet the needs of students who can already speak and/or write Mandarin. Glastonbury Public Schools also offers an elementary Chinese camp for K-6 students, please contact Rita A. Oleksak at 860-652-7954 for more information. Online applications for both programs can be found at www.actfl.org/scholarship.

860-652-7954 • oleksakr@glastonburyus.orghttp://www.actfl.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) (teacher)

ACTFL/CLASS Discover Chinese Professional Development Program

Chinese • July 2, 2012July 27, 2012Residential Program
  • Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT

There are two two-week sessions available for current or future teachers of Chinese. The first session, July 2-13 (no class July 4) focuses on 21st Century Skills and Chinese K-12 Standards. This course is designed to provide information on aspects of creating a Chinese curriculum that is standards-based and incorporates skills necessary for the 21st century. Participants will be expected to be familiar with Grant and McThige’s “backward design” model. Part of the course will be devoted to focusing on assessments as they relate to 21st century skills. The second session, July 16-27, focuses on Standards-Based Instruction in Chinese Language: From Theory to Practice. This course is designed to provide the theory associated with effective classroom instruction to develop students' communicative competency in Chinese. There will be an emphasis on the role of the teacher as an instructional planner in a student-centered classroom that effectively matches curriculum, instruction, and assessment to identified learner outcomes. Teachers who reside outside the Glastonbury, CT, area will be provided with housing. All participants will receive at $400 travel allowance. Graduate credits are available and generally count as a foreign language methods course. Online applications for both programs can be found at www.actfl.org/startalk.

201-265-5256 • drjdowd@aol.comhttp://www.actfl.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) (teacher)

Discover Russian Teacher Program

Russian • July 2, 2012July 27, 2012Residential Program
  • Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria, VA
  • Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT

This program provides two two-week sessions for current or future teachers of Russian. The first session in Fairfax, VA, July 2-13 (no class July 4) focuses on Integrating Technology into the Teaching and Learning of Russian. This course will focus on teachers working to develop an electronic classroom site and creating activities that are linked to the language learning modules on RUSSNET. Participants will be provided training in creating Russian Language lessons using Smart Tools on SmartBoard. The second session in Glastonbury, CT, July 16-27, focuses on Standards-Based Instruction and Learning in Russian Language. This course is designed to provide teachers with the theory associated with effective classroom instruction to develop students' communicative competency in Russian. There will be an emphasis on the role of the teacher as an instructional planner in a student-centered classroom that effectively matches curriculum, instruction, and assessment to identified learner outcomes. Teachers who reside outside the program area will be provided with housing. All participants will receive at $400 travel stipend. Graduate credits are available and generally count as a foreign language methods course. Online applications for both programs can be found at www.actfl.org/scholarship.

703-955-9228 • betsy.sandstrom@fcps.eduhttp://www.actfl.org

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) (student)

2013 Discover Russian Student Program

Russian • July 1, 2013July 26, 2013
  • Fairfax, VA
  • Glastonbury, CT

This series provides two separate programs. First, an intensive four-week program for students interested in learning the Russian language in Fairfax, VA, for rising 7-12th graders. The second program is a four-week intensive program in Glastonbury, CT, for rising 7-12th graders with little or no experience with the Russian language. Both programs are non-residential, do not provide transportation and are designed for beginning students learning Russian language and culture. Upon acceptance into the program a $150 tuition fee is required. Online applications for both programs can be found at www.actfl.org/startalk-summer-programs. Glastonbury Public Schools also offers an elementary Russian camp for grade 3-6 students.

703-955-9228 • betsy.sandstrom@fcps.eduhttp://www.actfl.org/startalk-summer-programs

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) (student)

ACTFL Discover Chinese & Arabic Student Program

Arabic, Chinese • July 1, 2013July 26, 2013
  • Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT
  • Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, CT

Two programs available for students who are highly motivated to learn Chinese language and culture. In Glastonbury Public Schools, the program is from grades 7-12 (including rising 7th graders and graduated seniors) and at Choate Rosemary Hall, grades 9-12 (including rising 9th graders and graduated seniors). This is a non-residential program available to students who reside in the Wallingford or Glastonbury areas. There is no housing provided for either program. For students who are already learning Chinese, there is an assessment prior to the program to determine the level of placement. Upon acceptance into the program a $150 tuition fee is required. This program does not meet the needs of students who can already speak and/or write Mandarin. This is a four-week intensive program in Glastonbury, CT, for 7-12th graders with little or no experience with the Arabic language. The program is non-residential, does not provide transportation and is designed for beginning students learning the Arabic language and Middle Eastern culture. Upon acceptance into the program a $150 tuition fee is required. Online applications for the program can be found at www.actfl.org/startalk-summer-programs. Glastonbury Public Schools also offers an elementary Chinese camp for K-6 students and Arabic for 3-6 students.

860-652-7200 Ext. 2030 • wildmanj@glastonburyus.orghttp://www.actfl.org/startalk-summer-programs

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) (teacher)

ACTFL Discover Chinese Professional Development Program: Interdisciplinary Teaching in the Chinese Classroom (Advanced Course) & Standards-Based Instruction in Chinese Language: From Theory to Practice (Intro Course)

Chinese • July 1, 2013July 26, 2013Residential Program
  • Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT

Advanced Course (7/1-7/12) This course will center on a Chinese curriculum that is rich in Chinese culture and infuses interdisciplinary learning. Teachers will further their knowledge by delving deeply into the fields of science, history, music, art, and literature. They will be expected to develop interdisciplinary lessons for the classroom and to share their materials with other teachers. Participants must be very familiar with the National Standards (the 5 C’s) so that they understand their importance in learning and are able to incorporate them seamlessly into their lessons. Teachers will demonstrate their understanding of course goals by creating and teaching a micro-lesson. Introductory Course (7/15-7/26) This course will center on a Chinese curriculum that is standards-based, infuses technology and includes the latest philosophies of language teaching. Participants will discuss how curriculum needs to be created with a “backward design” model, keeping in mind that focused assessment is a key component of Understanding by Design. Participants will also learn techniques for helping their students become more proficient as they continue their language study. Teachers will learn basic elements of differentiated instruction and demonstrate their understanding by teaching a mini-lesson. Micro-teaching and observation will be integral parts of the course.

201-265-5256 • drjdowd@aol.comhttp://www.actfl.org/startalk-summer-programs

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) (teacher)

2013 Discover Russian Professional Development for Teachers of Russian: Standards-Based Instruction in Russian Language: From Theory to Practice & Integrating Technology into the Teaching and Learning of Russian through Standards-Based Instruction

Russian • July 15, 2013July 26, 2013Residential Program
  • Fairfax, VA
  • Glastonbury, CT

(7/15-7/26) Fairfax, VA This course is designed to provide the theory associated with effective classroom instruction to develop students' communicative competency in Russian. There will be an emphasis on the role of the teacher as an instructional planner in a student-centered classroom that effectively matches curriculum, instruction, and assessment to identified learner outcomes. Participants will apply this knowledge to their Russian language instruction by creating and adapting materials that focus on language acquisition through content and real-life communication, and will use these materials in real-life teaching situations. (7/15-7/26) Glastonbury, CT This standards-based course is designed to provide teachers with the necessary skills to integrate technology and current pedagogical theory into the teaching and learning of Russian. Participants will learn how technology can help their students increase language proficiency, and how to develop assessments that target the three learning modes. Other discussion topics will include how to use technology tools to create comprehensible input in classes that leads to comprehensible output, as well as more advanced elements of differentiated instruction. Participants will review how to create curriculum with a “backward design” model, keeping in mind that focused assessments are a key component of “Understanding by Design”.

703-955-9228 • betsy.sandstrom@fcps.eduhttp://www.actfl.org/startalk-summer-programs

Glastonbury Public Schools (student)

Discover Chinese

Chinese
  • June 30, 2014July 25, 2014: Discover Chinese (face-to-face)
  • Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT

This is an intensive four-week program for students interested in learning the Chinese language. The program is designed for both beginning and advanced students in grades 7-12. There is also an elementary school program in Glastonbury. [For the elementary program contact Jimmy Wildman at wildmanj@glastonburyus.org.] This program is non-residential and meets from 9:00-3:00 Monday through Friday from June 30 - July 25. There is a $150 registration fee due upon acceptance into the program. Lunch is provided daily, but no transportation is available. Online applications can be found at: https://www.glastonburyus.org/curriculum/foreignlanguage/camps/Pages/ChineseSTARTALK7-12.aspx

860-652-7200 Ext. 2030 • wildmanj@glastonburyus.orghttps://www.glastonburyus.org/curriculum/foreignlanguage/camps/ Pages/ChineseSTARTALK7-12.aspx

Glastonbury Public Schools (teacher)

Discover Chinese

Chinese • Residential Program
  • June 30, 2014July 11, 2014: Action Research and Learning Objectives in the Chinese Classroom (Advanced Course) (face-to-face)
  • July 14, 2014July 25, 2014: Standards-Based Instruction in Chinese Language: From Theory to Practice (Intro Course) (face-to-face)
  • Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT

Advanced Course (6/30-7-11) This course is designed for teachers who have a strong knowledge of standards-based instruction and use the target language at least 90% in their classes. The focus of the workshop will be to develop participants’ ability to analyze student work and evaluate how students are progressing in their acquisition of a second language. Teachers will learn how to do research in their classrooms using student work and how to extend that research by developing and implementing student learning objectives in the world language classroom. Teachers will develop an e-portfolio as evidence of their ability to analyze data and evaluate student progress. Introductory Course (7/14-7/25) This course centers on a Chinese curriculum that is standards-based, infuses technology, and includes the latest philosophies of language teaching. Participants will discuss how curriculum needs to be created with a “backward design” model, keeping in mind that focused assessment is a key component of Understanding by Design. Participants will also learn techniques for helping their students become more proficient as they continue their language study. Teachers will learn basic elements of differentiated instruction and demonstrate their understanding by teaching a mini-lesson. Micro-teaching and observation will be integral parts of the course.

860-652-7200 Ext. 2030 • wildmanj@glastonburyus.orghttps://www.glastonburyus.org/curriculum/foreignlanguage/startalk/chinteach/Pages/Courses.aspx

Glastonbury Public Schools (student)

Discover Russian

Russian
  • June 30, 2014July 25, 2014: Discover Russian, Glastonbury, CT (face-to-face)
  • June 30, 2014July 25, 2014: Discover Russian, Alexandria, VA (face-to-face)
  • Glastonbury Public Schools, Glastonbury, CT
  • Fairfax County Public Schools, Alexandria, VA

Two intensive four-week programs for students interested in learning the Russian language. In Glastonbury Public Schools, the program is for grades 7-12 (including rising 7th graders and graduated seniors) and in Fairfax County Public Schools, the program is also offered to students in grades 7-12 (including rising 7th graders and graduated seniors). This is a non-residential program available to students who reside in the Glastonbury or Alexandria areas. There is no housing provided for either program. For students who are already learning Russian, there is an assessment prior to the program to determine the level of placement. The program is designed for both beginning and advanced students in grades 7-12. This program meets from 9:00-3:00 Monday through Friday from June 30 - July 25. There is a $150 registration fee due upon acceptance into the program. Lunch is provided daily, but no transportation is available. There is also an elementary school program in Glastonbury. [For the elementary program contact Jimmy Wildman at wildmanj@glastonburyus.org.] Online applications can be found at: https://www.glastonburyus.org/curriculum/foreignlanguage/camps/Pages/RussianSTARTALK7-12.aspx

860-652-7200 Ext. 2030 • wildmanj@glastonburyus.orghttps://www.glastonburyus.org/curriculum/foreignlanguage/camps/Pages/RussianSTARTALK7-12.aspx

Glastonbury Public Schools (teacher)

Discover Russian

Russian • Residential Program
  • July 14, 2014July 25, 2014: Standards-Based Instruction in Russian Language: From Theory to Practice (Intro Course) (face-to-face)
  • July 14, 2014July 25, 2014: Integrating Technology into the Teaching and Learning of Russian through Standards-Based Instruction (Advanced Course) (face-to-face)
  • Intro Course, Glastonbury, CT
  • Advanced Course, Alexandria, VA

Introductory Course (7/14-7/25, GLASTONBURY, CT) This course centers on a Russian curriculum that is standards-based, infuses technology and includes the latest philosophies of language teaching. Participants will discuss how curriculum needs to be created with a “backward design” model, keeping in mind that focused assessment is a key component of Understanding by Design. Participants will also learn techniques for helping their students become more proficient as they continue their language study. Teachers will learn basic elements of differentiated instruction and demonstrate their understanding by teaching a mini-lesson. Micro-teaching and observation will be integral parts of the course. Advanced Course (7/14-7/25, FAIRFAX, VA) This standards-based course is designed to provide teachers with the necessary skills to integrate technology and current pedagogical theory into the teaching and learning of Russian. Participants will also learn how technology can help their students increase language proficiency, and how to develop assessments that target the three learning modes. Other discussion topics will include how to use technology tools to create comprehensible input in classes that leads to comprehensible output, as well as more advanced elements of differentiated instruction. Micro-teaching and observation will be integral parts of the course.

703-955-9228 • ecsandstrom@fcps.eduhttps://www.glastonburyus.org/curriculum/foreignlanguage/startalk/rusteach/Pages/Courses.aspx

Glastonbury Public Schools (teacher)

Lead with Russian

Russian • Residential Program
  • June 29, 2015July 10, 2015: Advanced Course: Creating Teacher Leaders in the Russian Classroom (face-to-face)
  • July 13, 2015July 24, 2015: Beginner Course: Standards-Based Instruction in Russian Language: From Theory to Practice (face-to-face)
  • Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT

Advanced Course: June 29 – July 10: Prerequisite: 3 years teaching experience. Participants will develop an understanding of what it takes to become a leader, how to develop a vision of what good classroom performance is, how to communicate that vision to other teachers, and finally how to assist other teachers in implementing that vision in their classes. Participants will also focus on diagnosing difficulties, and promoting ways to manage the learning process. Participants learn to provide feedback and coaching to other teachers so that instruction is maximized. Technology will be an integral part of the course and will be used to gather data. Beginner Course: July 13 – 24: This course centers on a Russian curriculum that is standards-based, infuses technology, and includes the latest philosophies of language teaching. Participants will discuss how curriculum needs to be created with a “backward design” model, keeping in mind that focused assessment is a key component of Understanding by Design. Participants will also learn techniques for helping their students become more proficient as they continue their language study. Teachers will learn elements of differentiated instruction and demonstrate their understanding by teaching a mini-lesson. Observation and reflection are integral parts of the course.

860-652-7200 Ext. 2030 • wildmanj@glastonburyus.orghttp://goo.gl/j01cx0

Glastonbury Public Schools (student)

Discover Chinese

Chinese
  • June 29, 2015July 24, 2015: Discover Chinese Student Program (face-to-face)
  • Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT

This is an intensive four-week program for students interested in learning the Chinese language. The program is designed for both beginning and advanced students in grades 7-12. There is also an elementary school program in Glastonbury. [For the elementary program contact Jimmy Wildman at wildmanj@glastonburyus.org] This program is non-residential and meets from 9:00-3:00 Monday through Friday from June 29- July 24. There is a $150 registration fee due upon acceptance into the program. Lunch is provided daily, but no transportation is available. Online applications can be found at: http://goo.gl/E0o6Rn

860-652-7200 Ext. 2030 • wildmanj@glastonburyus.orghttp://goo.gl/E0o6Rn

Glastonbury Public Schools (teacher)

Lead with Chinese

Chinese • Residential Program
  • June 29, 2015July 10, 2015: Advanced Course: Creating Teacher Leaders in the Chinese Classroom (face-to-face)
  • July 13, 2015July 24, 2015: Beginner Course: Standards-Based Instruction in Chinese Language: From Theory to Practice (face-to-face)
  • Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT

Advanced Course: June 29 – July 10: Prerequisite: 3 years teaching experience. Participants will develop an understanding of what it takes to become a leader, how to develop a vision of what good classroom performance is, how to communicate that vision to other teachers, and finally how to assist other teachers in implementing that vision in their classes. Participants will also focus on diagnosing difficulties, and promoting ways to manage the learning process. Participants learn to provide feedback and coaching to other teachers so that instruction is maximized. Technology will be an integral part of the course and will be used to gather data. Beginner Course: July 13 – 24: This course centers on a Chinese curriculum that is standards-based, infuses technology, and includes the latest philosophies of language teaching. Participants will discuss how curriculum needs to be created with a “backward design” model, keeping in mind that focused assessment is a key component of Understanding by Design. Participants will also learn techniques for helping their students become more proficient as they continue their language study. Teachers will learn elements of differentiated instruction and demonstrate their understanding by teaching a mini-lesson. Observation and reflection are integral parts of the course.

860-652-7200 Ext. 2030 • wildmanj@glastonburyus.orghttp://goo.gl/6Ymhuy

Glastonbury Public Schools (student)

Discover Russian

Russian
  • June 29, 2015July 24, 2015: Discover Russian Student Program (face-to-face)
  • Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury, CT

This is an intensive four-week program for students interested in learning the Russian language. The program is designed for both beginning and intermediate students in grades 7-12. There is also an elementary school program in Glastonbury. [For the elementary program contact Jimmy Wildman at wildmanj@glastonburyus.org] This program is non-residential and meets from 9:00-3:00 Monday through Friday from June 29 - July 24. There is a $150 registration fee due upon acceptance into the program. Lunch is provided daily, but no transportation is available. Online applications can be found at: http://goo.gl/3WkfCr

860-652-7200 Ext. 2030 • wildmanj@glastonburyus.orghttp://goo.gl/3WkfCr
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