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ACTFL (student)

Launching Into Arabic at the U.S. Naval Academy

Annapolis, MD • Arabic • June 22, 2009 July 17, 2009

This is an intensive four-week program in beginning or intermediate Arabic. Program participants must be current midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy or rising high school 11th or 12th graders currently in Naval JROTC programs in the Annapolis area. This is a non-residential program for the high school students.

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

American Chinese Academy (ACA) (student)

STARTALK Chinese Summer Camp for Elementary School Students

Chinese
  • June 29, 2015July 17, 2015: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • University Park Elementary School, Hyattsville, MD

American Chinese Academy (ACA) proposes “STARTALK Chinese Summer Camp: Earth Is Our Home”. It will be a three week (June 29, 2015 to July 17, 2015; classes: Monday - Thursday; field trip: Friday day, July 17) intensive Chinese language and culture summer learning program integrated with rich STEM contents targeted for kindergarten through 5th graders at University Park Elementary School in Prince George’s County, Maryland. This student-centered program will provide an immersive language learning environment where students engage in materials and hands-on activities featuring the theme “Earth Is Our Home.” During the program, students will receive technology-enhanced language instruction organized on different topics about the Earth. Students will also participate in craft, martial arts, and traditional musical instrument workshops, as well as a field trip to gain an increased interest and understanding of Chinese culture and language.

240-643-5529 • jeff.chen@pgcps.orghttp://www.americanchineseacademy.org/life-at-our-program.html

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (student)

Launch into Arabic at the U.S. Naval Academy

Arabic • June 27, 2011July 22, 2011
  • U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

This is an intensive four-week program in Arabic language for rising 11th and 12th graders or graduated seniors. The program is non-residential and students must provide their own transportation. Classes are held at the U.S. Naval Academy and will accomodate both beginners and those who participated last summer. Online applications can be found at www.actfl.org/scholarship.

410-293-6353 • burt@usna.eduhttp://www.actfl.org

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

Launch into Arabic at the U.S. Naval Academy

Arabic • June 28, 2010 July 23, 2010
  • U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

This is a four-week program in Arabic language offered at the U.S. Naval Academy for midshipmen and a limited number of local high school students. The high school students must be highly motivated to learn Arabic language and about Middle Eastern cultures and must be able to provide their own transportation daily to the Naval Academy. The dates are June 28 to July 23 and students are expected to attend for the entire session. Priority will be given to students currently in the Naval JROTC program and the Homeland Security program in Ann Arundel Public Schools.

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

Anne Arundel Community College (teacher)

STARTALK Launch Into Arabic Learning and Teaching Program 2014

Arabic
  • June 9, 2014July 18, 2014: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

The teacher component of The Launch into Arabic program will feature a ten-day online component, a two week on-site face-to-face teacher training and curricular planning workshop, and a four-week teaching practicum in the student program. Four participant teachers with significant experience teaching Arabic and 4 teaching fellows will work collaboratively as an ensemble to implement the student program. The participant teachers and teaching fellows will also work on programmatic and individual goals for more effective teaching and assessment, based on ACTFL standards and STARTALK principles and best practices. Teachers and teaching fellows will be solicited from qualified current and aspiring Arabic teachers with the goal of strongly rooting Arabic teaching competencies to help Arabic programs grow and flourish. During the second week of the training, teachers in the training program will be paired into four teaching teams, which will prepare lessons in the morning and practice teaching and teacher observation in the afternoons with an adult novice practice class, in preparation for the student program. During the student program teachers will continue to observe and reflect on teaching practices, and work toward improving their own teaching practice, and building a teaching portfolio.

410-293-6363 • burt@usna.edu

Anne Arundel Community College (student)

STARTALK Launch Into Arabic Learning and Teaching Program 2014

Arabic
  • June 23, 2014July 18, 2014: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

The Launch into Arabic 2014 student program will be held June 23 – July 18, 2014 and will focus on developing and expanding communicative competence and cultural awareness in Arabic. The program will meet for six hours per day for 20 days and will offer four weeks of intensive Arabic instruction at the Novice and Novice-Mid level interspersed with a rich diversity of cultural experiences. It is expected that approximately 30-36 of the students will be at Novice level while the remaining 12-16 will be returning STARTALK students or students with some prior experience in Arabic. Courses will be designed for Novice and Novice-Mid level students. The Novice-Mid level course may be further differentiated depending on the language levels of the students. Please contact jmpaulovich@aacc.edu with questions about application procedures

410-293-6353 • burt@usna.edu

Anne Arundel Community College and United States Naval Academy (teacher)

AACC - USNA STARTALK Launch Into Arabic Learning and Teaching Program

Arabic • June 10, 2013July 19, 2013
  • United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD
  • Anna Arundel County Community College, Arnold, MD

Anne Arundel Community College and the United States Naval Academy will offer a two-week intensive Arabic teacher training program from June 10-21, 2013 at the United States Naval Academy immediately prior to the student program, which will run from June 24 - July 19, 2013. Four lead instructors and up to five Teaching Fellows will receive intensive teacher training and will conduct curriculum planning immediately prior to the start of the student program. The student program will constitute the practicum for the teacher training program.

410-293-6353 • burt@usna.edu

Anne Arundel Community College and United States Naval Academy (student)

AACC - USNA STARTALK Launch Into Arabic Learning and Teaching Program 2013

Arabic • June 24, 2013July 19, 2013
  • U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

The student program will be held from June 24 - July 19, 2013 at the United States Naval Academy. This program will focus on developing and expanding communicative competence and cultural awareness. The program will meet for six hours per day for 20 days and will offer four weeks of intensive Arabic instruction at the Novice and Advanced Novice level interspersed with a rich diversity of cultural experiences. The program will enroll a total of 48 students who are either MIdshipmen at USNA, local high school students 16 or older or college students who enroll through Anne Arundel Community College.

410-777-1192 • jmpaulovich@aacc.edu

Anne Arundel County Public Schools (student)

STARTALK Arabic Summer Institute

Fort George Meade, MD • Arabic • July 6, 2009 July 17, 2009

The Anne Arundel County Public School system proposes to offer a two-week non-residential immersion Arabic STARTALK Institute for students entering grades 4 through 6 from July 6,2009-July 17, 2009. The institute’s focus will be Arabic language and culture. The content will be a blending of linguistic immersion content as well as cultural experiences. Language activities will be differentiated to best meet the needs of new students. All activities will support the Maryland State Department of Education’s Foreign Language Voluntary State Curriculum. The program will be offered at Meade Middle School at Ft. George Meade.

410-222-5424 • jhernandez3@aacps.orghttp://www.aacps.org

Anne Arundel County Public Schools (student)

STARTALK Strategic Language Institute 2010

Arabic, Chinese • July 12, 2010 July 22, 2010
  • STARTALK Strategic Language Institute 2010, Ft. Meade, MD

STARTALK Strategic Language Institute in Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) is targeted to rising 4th-6th grade students who are interested in an opportunity to experience either the Arabic or Chinese languages, cultures and civilizations. The program is open to *all* students who express an interest. The typical student in the program will not have had exposure to Arabic or Chinese in the past. This is a regional program and is open to students from Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City and County, Calvert County, Harford County, Howard County, Montgomery County, and Prince George’s County. Recruitment of students is done in number of ways: (1) program brochure sent to all schools and parents via PTA; (2) media releases through the school system Public Information Office; (3) discussion with school principals and teachers about the benefits of the program; (4) distribution through school newsletters and announcements; (5) presentations to targeted community organizations; and (6) one-on-one recruitment by school and Central Office staff; (7) e-mail and telephone calls. Particular focus is on student diversity, including those who are traditionally under-served, that is, minority and economically-disadvantaged students.

410-222-5426 • jwieczorek@aacps.orghttp://www.aacps.org/aacps/boe/instr/esol/world_classical.asp

Asian American Center of Frederick (student)

STARTALK Center for *STEM-Integrated Chinese Studies *(Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

Chinese • June 19, 2013July 3, 2013
  • New Life Christian School, Frederick, MD

The “STARTALK Center for STEM*-Integrated Chinese Studies” will provide students in 3rd through 7th grades with an exciting two-week summer experience in Frederick, MD, and an optional online extension program of ten weekly classes. This is an innovative program from which they will gain an increased interest and understanding of Chinese culture and language. Through an immersive Chinese language STEM-based curriculum with the theme, “Discover the Science of China,” students will participate in cultural and scientific activities while simultaneously learning the beginner level Chinese needed for basic communication. Technology will be well incorporated into daily learning activities. Offered at no charge to students, the program will run June 19 – July 3, 8am-1pm, with snacks provided. Students will participate in a field trip to enhance their classroom learning, as well as a culminating celebration and program for parents on the last day. *Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

301-514-5621 • robinstartalk@gmail.comhttp://www.aacfmd.org

Asian American Center of Frederick (student)

STARTALK Center for STEM-Integrated Chinese Studies

Chinese
  • June 23, 2014July 3, 2014: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • Frederick, MD

AACF's “STARTALK Center for STEM*-Integrated Chinese Studies” will provide students in 4th through 7th grades with an exciting two-week summer experience in Frederick, MD, an optional online extension program of ten weekly classes for older students, and an optional face-to-face program of twenty-two weekly classes for younger students. This is an innovative program from which they will gain an increased interest and understanding of Chinese culture and language. Through an immersive Chinese language STEM-based curriculum with the theme, “Discover the Science of China,” students will participate in cultural and scientific activities while simultaneously learning the beginner level Chinese needed for basic communication. Technology will be well incorporated into daily learning activities; upper-level students will participate in an exciting robotics project. Offered at no charge to students, the program will run June 23 – July 3, 9am-3pm, with lunch and snacks provided. Students will participate in a field trip to enhance their classroom learning, as well as a culminating celebration and program for parents on the last day. *Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

301-694-3355 • robinstartalk@gmail.comhttp://www.aacfmd.org

Asian American Center of Frederick (student)

STARTALK Center for *STEM-Integrated Chinese Studies *(Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

Chinese
  • June 22, 2015July 2, 2015: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • Frederick, MD
  • Frederick, MD

AACF's “STARTALK Center for STEM*-Integrated Chinese Studies” will provide students in 4th through 7th grades with an exciting two-week summer experience in Frederick, MD. Additionally, it will offer an optional online extension program of ten weekly classes for older students and an optional 20-hour face-to-face program of weekly classes for younger students. This is an innovative program from which they will gain an increased interest and understanding of Chinese culture and language. Through an immersive Chinese language STEM-based curriculum with the theme, “Discover the Science of China,” students will participate in cultural and scientific activities while simultaneously learning the beginner level Chinese needed for basic communication. Technology will be well incorporated into daily learning activities; upper-level students will participate in an exciting robotics project. Offered at no charge to students, the program will run June 22 – July 2, 9am-3pm, with snacks provided. Students will participate in a field trip to enhance their classroom learning, as well as a culminating celebration and program for parents on the last day. *Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

301-694-3355 • echung@aacfmd.orghttp://www.aacfmd.org

Center for Human Services (teacher)

CHS/McDaniel 2012 Summer STARTALK Institute on Integrating Cultures and Communities in Arabic and Chinese Language Programs

Arabic, Chinese • June 25, 2012July 20, 2012Residential Program
  • McDaniel College, Westminster, MD

CHS/McDaniel STARTALK program, which will be linked to the Maryland state certification process, is designed to provide customized training to 28 teacher-participants. The program will provide an innovative, academically rigorous and standards-based curriculum to assist all participants to develop a solid foundation to pursue continued professional growth as instructors of Arabic or Chinese. Providing a differentiated learning environment, participants will be actively involved through presentations, facilitated discussion, peer instruction, group work, role-playing, problem-solving and reflection. During the program, all participants will receive information on state of Maryland teacher licensure procedures, teacher training programs leading to certification, and relevant graduate programs leading to an advanced degree. The program will provide an intensive 2-week 90 hours on campus (6/25/2012 -7/6/2012 Residential option) and 2-week flexible online courses program, leading to three graduate credits. Participants are encouraged to stay on campus but may commute. By the end of the program participants will gain a better understanding of how to connect language instruction to the target cultures, integrate local and cyber Arabic and/or Chinese language communities, work in teams with non-language instructors, and improve their teaching practice, including the use of technology in the classroom.

410-871-3123 • STARTALK.Mcdaniel@gmail.comhttp://bit.ly/StarTalkatMcDaniel

Center for Human Services (teacher)

CHS 2015 Summer STARTALK Institute on Integrating Communication and Culture in Chinese Language Programs

Chinese • Residential Program
  • June 28, 2015July 31, 2015: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • CHS/STARTALK at Common Ground on the Hill, Westminster, MD

CHS STARTALK 2015 will provide an innovative learning environment for Chinese teacher-trainees from June 28, 2015 to July 10, 2015 (face-to-face) and July 13 to July 31, 2015 (online). Classes will run from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Residential option available. Lodging and meals provided. Evening activities included. The program assists teacher-trainees to understand and implement high-yield teaching and learning strategies for the target languages. The program will focus on the following content areas: Second Language Acquisition, Language Teaching Approach and Methodology, and Curriculum Design. The program will link these content areas to STARTALK-endorsed Principles for Effective Teaching and Learning and Characteristics of Effective Language Lessons. This, in turn, will be embedded within a larger framework based on the Teacher Effectiveness for Language Learning (TELL/STELLA) Project domains. During the program, all participants will receive information and guidance on Maryland’s and Pennsylvania’s state teacher-licensure procedures, alternate paths to certification, teacher-training programs leading to certification, and relevant graduate programs leading to an advanced degree.

717-508-7290 • chs.startalk@gmail.comhttp://bit.ly/chsstartalk

Center for Human Services (CHS) (teacher)

CHS/McDaniel Summer STARTALK Institute on Arabic and Chinese Language Instruction

Westminster, MD • Arabic, Chinese • July 27, 2009 August 21, 2009

CHS/McDaniel Summer StarTalk Institute on Arabic and Chinese Language Instruction, will provide an intensive 4-week flexible 90 hour program, leading to three graduate credits, from July 27, 2009 to August 21, 2009. The program will require face-to-face meetings at McDaniel College and participation on online. Interested in improving your ability to teach Arabic or Chinese? Want to learn new strategies that engage and excite students using film, role-playing, problem-solving and more? Interested in learning how to become a certified instructor or go on to earn a master’s degree? The Institute will provide an innovative to assist all participants to develop a solid foundation to pursue continued professional growth as instructors of Arabic or Chinese. Designed to assist a broad spectrum of needs – from master teachers to pre-service instructors - the curriculum will reflect a balance of current theories in second language acquisition (SLA), research and best practices in teaching Arabic and Chinese. Using a team approach, participants will explore proven strategies, the use of appropriate technologies, assessment and culturally appropriate communication strategies to reach diverse learners. Our team based instruction will actively involve participants through presentations, facilitated discussion, peer instruction, group work, role-playing, problem-solving and reflection.

(410) 871-3123 • startalk.mcdaniel@gmail.comhttp://www.mcdaniel.edu/10041.htm

Center for Human Services / McDaniel College (teacher)

CHS/McDaniel College 2011 Summer StarTalk Institute on Fostering Multidisciplinary Connections in Arabic and Chinese Language Programs

Arabic, Chinese • June 27, 2011July 22, 2011Residential Program
  • McDaniel College, Westminster, MD

CHS/McDaniel STARTALK program, which will be linked to the Maryland state certification process, is designed to provide customized training to 28 teacher-participants. The program will provide an innovative, academically rigorous and standards-based curriculum to assist all participants to develop a solid foundation to pursue continued professional growth as instructors of Arabic or Chinese. Providing a differentiated learning environment, participants will be actively involved through presentations, facilitated discussion, peer instruction, group work, role-playing, problem-solving and reflection. During the program, all participants will receive information on state of Maryland teacher licensure procedures, teacher training programs leading to certification, and relevant graduate programs leading to an advanced degree. The program will provide an intensive 4-week flexible 90 hour program, leading to three graduate credits. Participants are encouraged to stay on campus but may commute. By the end of the program participants will gain a better understanding of how to connect language instruction to other subjects, work in teams with non-language instructors, and improve their teaching practice, including the use of technology in the classroom.

410-871-3123 • startalk.mcdaniel@gmail.comhttp://bit.ly/StarTalkatMcDaniel

Center for Human Services/McDaniel College (teacher)

CHS/McDaniel Summer 2010 StarTalk Program for Teachers of Arabic and Chinese

Arabic, Chinese • June 14, 2010 July 23, 2010Residential Program
  • McDaniel College, Westminster, MD

This program will provide all participants with an an innovative, academically rigorous and standards-based curriculum to assist participants to develop a solid foundation to pursue continued professional growth. Program completion will earn 3 graduate credits by completing 90 hours of learning and professional development. The curriculum will reflect a balance of current theories in second language acquisition (SLA), with a focus on the integration of communication and culture in the Arabic and Chinese language classroom. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a teaching practicum. Dates: June 14 to July 23 Pre-workshop - Opening and technology assistance, June 15-16 Week one: Online sessions, June 21 - 25 Week two : Face to Face, June 28 - July 2 * Welcome, Sunday, June 27 * Face-to-face classes (residential option), Monday - Friday (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM) Weeks three and four: Practicum and online sessions, July 5 - 16 Closing, presentation of final projects and graduation ceremony, July 23 Please go to http://www.mcdaniel.edu/10734.htm for more details Office: 410-386-4646

410-596-9067 • rcostea@mcdaniel.eduhttp://sites.google.com/site/startalkchsmcdaniel2010/

Frederick County Public Schools (student)

STARTALK Center for Chinese Studies

Frederick, MD • Chinese • July 13, 2009 July 31, 2009

The FCPS Chinese Center is targeted at middle school students--those entering middle school as 6th graders in the fall including those who have completed 8th grade and will be entering high school as 9th graders in the fall. We are holding 10 places for--and targeting recruiting efforts at--minority students, specifically those whose families are on the Free & Reduced Meals program. As was the case last year, we are planning for students with a range of exposure to Chinese. Most students come to us with no or little exposure to Chinese, but we do not limit the program only to them (e.g., we had two Cantonese heritage speakers last summer). In addition, we will be adding a class for returning students so that they can continue to increase their proficiency in Chinese.

301-644-5261 • susan.murphy@fcps.orghttp://www.fcps.org

Frederick County Public Schools (student)

Frederick County Public Schools' Startalk Chinese Center

Chinese • July 12, 2010 July 30, 2010
  • Crestwood Middle School, Frederick, MD
  • Mt. St. Mary's College, Frederick, MD

The FCPS Startalk Chinese Center is targeted primarily at students, ages 10 – 14. It runs from July 12th to the 30th (9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.). We welcome students with little or no exposure to Chinese as well as students who do know some Chinese. We expect to have two classes, each with a maximum of 20 students. Our over-riding theme—linguistic and cultural—is food and its importance in Chinese daily life. In addition to learning to communicate to a limited degree about self and family, students will learn to communicate about food preferences, what they eat, and what food purchases they make. Culture is reinforced with onsite cooking activities, a formal tea ceremony, and a visit to a large Asian market and restaurant in Rockville. Students will try calligraphy, tai chi with a wushu master, and practice and play ping pong.

301-644-5261 • susan.murphy@fcps.orghttp://www.fcps.org

Frederick County Public Schools (student)

FCPS StarTalk Chinese Center

Chinese • July 9, 2012July 27, 2012
  • Crestwood Middle School, Frederick, MD

The FCPS StarTalk Chinese Center runs from July 09-27. Our students are seventh and eighth graders from the host site, Crestwood Middle, and Ballenger Creek MS. Our curricular focus will be “Food, Beverage, & Customs of Chinese Holidays.” (e.g., Chinese New Year, Lantern, Qingming, Dragon Boat, Seventh Eve, Mid-Autumn, Double Ninth, Dongzhi) Instruction will be conducted primarily in Chinese, making use of web-based technology and software applications to enhance aural/oral and written fluency as well as to facilitate investigations and projects. Students are provided transportation to and from the location Monday through Thursday. Participants are taken each Friday to the Mount Saint Mary's campus in Frederick, and then on a relevant, cultural field trip. Our culminating activity, accompanied by persons who will film a professional video and a photographer, will take place the last day of the camp. Students will showcase arts, crafts, dances, and other linguistic skills learned during the three week period.

240-236-8150 • frederick.brainerd@fcps.org

Howard Community College (student)

STARTALK Intensive Critical Language Learning Experience for Howard County Students

Columbia, MD • Arabic, Chinese, Hindi • June 29, 2009 August 7, 2009

none provided

410-772-4861 • cberman@howardcc.eduhttp://www.howardcc.edu

Howard Community College (student)

Startalk Intensive Critical Language Learning Experience for Howard County Students

Arabic, Chinese, Hindi • June 28, 2010 July 29, 2010
  • Howard Community College, Columbia, MD

STARTALK at Howard Community College is an intensive summer language program for high school students. Classes will begin on June 28, 2010 and end on July 29th with a graduation ceremony. Students are in class from 8:30 a.m. -12>30 p.m. Mondays through Thrusdays. STARTALK offers student centered learning opportunity where students are involved in creating language around tasks like meeting and greeting, finding their way arouond town, ordering food in a restaurant, finding out prices for various items. Culture is an integral component of the STARTALK program and language learning is based on cultural content. Students will be able to participate in a variety of cultural activities.

410-772-4861 • cberman@howardcc.eduhttp://www.howardcc.edu/academics/academic_divisions/english/StarTalk/index.html

Howard Community College (student)

Startalk Intensive Critical Language Learning Experience for Howard County Students

Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Persian • June 27, 2011July 29, 2011
  • Howard Community College, Columbia, MD

Howard Community College offers 5 weeks of intensive language in Arabic, Chinese, Hindi and Persian. Classes begin on June 27 and will end on July 29. Students will be involved in the language they choose in very active and performance based classes. Culture is infused into the learning process with many hands-on activities such as calligraphy, song and dance, a session in the college's kitchen. The theme for 2011 is the SILK ROAD. Students who successfully complete the course will receive four college credits and will be eligible to enroll for the next class in the language sequence at HCC.

443-518-4861 • cberman@howardcc.eduhttp://www.howardcc.edu/admissions/apply/hsinfo/EarlyEntrance/startalk.html

Howard Community College (student)

Startalk Intensive Persian Language Learning Experience for Howard County Students

Persian • June 27, 2011July 29, 2011
  • Howard Community College, Columbia, MD

Students will spend 5 weeks studying Persian in an intensive summer program . Classes begin on June 27 and end July 29. Classes meet Mondays through Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Students will engage in the language and the cultures of Iran. Successful students will receive 4 academic credits .

443-518-4861 • cberman@howardcc.eduhttp://www.howardcc.edu/admissions/apply/hsinfo/EarlyEntrance/startalk.html
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