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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

Anchorage School District (student)

STARTALK Summer 2012 Chinese Language and Culture Camp

Chinese • June 4, 2012June 15, 2012
  • Scenic Park Elementary, Anchorage, AK

STARTALK will give up to 60 K-5 Scenic Park students the opportunity to experience and learn Chinese in a fun, stimulating, and exciting environment. Students will be engaged in the target language, learning Chinese culture and language through singing, math, brush painting, innovative technology applications, role-playing, Chinese-style ping pong, Chinese playground games, and performance. The program is a two-week, ten-day Chinese language and culture experience. Instructional time is 6.5 hours each day, or 65 hours total. The camp will be located on site at Scenic Park. It will begin on June 4th, 2012 and end on June 15th, 2012. May 31 and June 1 will be two full-day professional development days for language acquisition techniques, Cooperative Learning, 21st century educational technology and online applications, and behavior management that reinforces target language.

907-742-1650 • Schmitz_Jennifer@asdk12.orghttp://www.asdk12.org/staff/yang_guohua/pages/Scenic_Parks_Elementary_FLES_Program/Welcome.html

Appalachian State University (ASU) (student)

2012 StarTalk for Students, Russian and Marketing (RAM)

Russian • June 19, 2012July 3, 2012Residential Program
  • Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

The 2012 StarTalk for Students, Russian and Marketing (RAM) program will be a two-week, residential immersion Russian Language and Cultured Program offered June 19 - July 3, 2012, at Appalachian State University (ASU), in Boone, North Carolina (NC). The program will be offered to NC students in grades 9-12 and undergraduate students from any NC college.In-class and out-of-class activities will center around the theme of the Institute and connect it with the needs and opportunities prevalent today in Russian business and American exports to Russia. The idea being, to instill in students the professional job opportunities that exist for them both in Russia and in American companies wanting to export to Russia. The summer institute will offer novice, intermediate, and advanced level Russian for heritage speakers and non-speakers. Participants will gain a more in-depth understanding of Russian in business settings and be able to analyze some of the cultural constructs that are at work in Russian society. The program's overarching goal is to improve students' proficiency in the Russian language, augment their knowledge of Russian cultural practices and perspectives, and utilize their critical thinking skills to foster cross-cultural communication and marketing ideas for themselves and their future employers.

828-262-2918 • barclayiy@appstate.edu

Arizona State University (student)

From STARTALK to Flagship, ASU Chinese language summer camp 2012

Chinese • June 10, 2012June 24, 2012Residential Program
  • Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

ASU Chinese Language Camp: From STARTALK to Flagship 2012 offers a 15-day intensive residential program for motivated 9th-12th grade students resided in Arizona. This program provides a great opportunity for both heritage and non-heritage learners to explore and expand their knowledge in Chinese language and culture through a highly structured theme- and task-based curriculum. During the program, students will receive instructions in Chinese language and participate in fun, hands-on cultural activities. After the program, students will commit to continue studying Chinese. The program boasts a living-learning setting, where participants will gain first-hand college life experience. All evening activities are monitored and supervised by adult bilingual resident advisors who reside in the residence hall with students.

480-965-0703 • xia.zhang@asu.eduhttp://www.asu.edu/clas/silc/startalk/

Arlington Independent School District (teacher)

STARTALK: Empowering Teachers for Change

Arabic, Chinese, Dari, Hindi, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu • June 11, 2012June 22, 2012Residential Program
  • AISD Professional Development Center, Arlington, TX

Empowering Teachers for Change contains 60 hours of face-to-face instruction over a period of two weeks--10 instructional days-- preceded by a self assessment and followed by a practicum which will be supported by periodic virtual check-in's. It also will include a weekend service learning project in conjunction with Arlington ISD's Newcomer Center. By the end of the program, participants will have solidified their own professional practice, created and implemented a plan for their own professional growth, and begun to exercise leadership by working with a trusted colleague. TheTeacher Effectiveness for Language Learning (TELL) Framework, closely integrated with STARTALK principles, provides the foundation for this program. Emphasis will be given to creating an effective learning environment, planning both units and individual lessons, executing these plans in the classroom, assessing their effectiveness, choosing appropriate resources, collaborating with students, parents, administration, and the community, and becoming a professional who reflects well on the profession and finds ways to make a contribution to it..

682-867-7338 • sdeering@aisd.nethttp://www.aisd.net/aisd/lote

Arlington Virginia Public Schools (student)

STARTALK Summer Program in Chinese and Arabic Grades 4-5

Arabic, Chinese • July 9, 2012July 27, 2012
  • Ashlawn Elementary School, Arlington, VA

The STARTALK Summer elementary exploratory program is intended for students who have no previous experience with Arabic or Chinese. The goal of this program is to expose students to these critical need languages at a young age and to raise awareness and interest among students. The focus of study will be on understanding main aspects of the cultural richness of China and Egypt and on communicating about everyday needs and experiences through hands-on activities and projects geared to students’ developmental levels and interests. The program can accommodate 3 classes (4th and 5th graders combined): 15 students (Arabic) and 30 students (Chinese). Only students currently completing 4th and 5th grade will be admitted.

703-228-6096 • marleny.perdomo@apsva.ushttp://www.apsva.us/page/2133

Arlington Virginia Public Schools (student)

STARTALK Summer Program in Chinese and Arabic Grades 6-12

Arabic, Chinese • July 9, 2012July 27, 2012
  • Northern Virginia Community College Arlington Campus, Arlington, VA

The STARTALK Arabic and Chinese Program is intended for students who have not studied or have limited knowledge of these languages. The goal of this program is to motivate students to begin or continue the study of Arabic and Chinese. The program can accommodate up to 25 students per language. Focus of study will be on understanding main aspects of target culture and communicating about everyday needs and experiences through field trips, hands-on activities, folklore, and technology.

703-228-6096 • marleny.perdomo@apsva.ushttp://www.apsva.us/page/2133

Balvihar Hindi School Atlanta (VHPA) (student)

Discover India Through Startalk Hindi Camp 2012

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

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

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

Bangor Chinese School (teacher)

The Future Teaches Chinese

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

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

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

Bangor Chinese School (student)

The Future Speaks Chinese

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

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

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

Berks County Intermediate Unit (BCIU) (student)

STARTALK: Learning Mandarin Chinese Language through Visual and Performing Arts

Chinese • June 18, 2012June 29, 2012
  • Berks County Intermediate Unit, Reading, PA

During the STARTALK summer program, students will create, perform, and participate in Chinese theatre, film/video, and electronic media; apply processes and skills in acting, directing, designing, and script writing; develop theatrical skills, analyze scripts, character research, reflection, and revision through the rehearsal process; write dialogues and scenes in Mandarin Chinese; apply basic dramatic structure: exposition, complication, conflict, crises, climax, and resolution; and design, produce, or perform scenes or plays, film/video, and electronic media from a variety of Chinese historical periods, styles, and media. The culminating activity will be a parent/community performance and exhibition to display student work. Our STARTALK program will serve 50 high school students (incoming 9th to 12th grade) with a two-week, intensive, non-residential experience for Mandarin Chinese language instruction (80 instructional hours). The program is designed for students with less than three years experience studying Mandarin Chinese language—including students with no previous experience. The program will run from June 18 to June 29, 2012 at the Berks County Intermediate Unit Education Centre.

610-987-8639 • suecal@berksiu.orghttp://www.berksiu.org/asc

Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma (student)

Mandarin Unmasked: STARTALK-OU Chinese Language Summer Camp

Chinese • June 18, 2012June 29, 2012
  • University of Oklahoma-Tulsa/Schusterman Campus, Tulsa, OK

Mandarin Unmasked is a summer day camp and Chinese language/culture experience based on Beijing opera. Local and international Chinese instructors will introduce and enhance new ways of considering Chinese language learning through the vehicle of Beijing opera. Integrated, project-based instruction is designed to support and extend vocabulary, reading comprehension, and writing skills. Activities will include tai qi, kung fu, dance, voice, costume, face, music, and other elements of Chinese opera. Campers are first through eighth graders separated into four instructional groups. Instruction will be differentiated by age and developmental levels. Camp will run 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, June 18 to Friday, June 29. Camp will be held on the University of Oklahoma Tulsa-Schusterman campus.

918-660-3498 • clydiaforehand@ou.edu

Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma (student)

Mandarin Unmasked: STARTALK-OU Chinese Language Summer Camp

Chinese • July 9, 2012July 20, 2012
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman/Norman North High School, Norman, OK

Mandarin Unmasked is a summer day camp and Chinese language/culture experience based on Beijing opera. Local and international Chinese instructors will introduce and enhance new ways of considering Chinese language learning through the vehicle of Beijing opera. Integrated, project-based instruction is designed to support and extend vocabulary, reading comprehension, and writing skills. Activities will include tai qi, kung fu, dance, voice, costume, face, music, and other elements of Chinese opera. Campers are kindergarten through fifth grade. Instruction will be differentiated by age and developmental levels. Camp will run 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, July 9 to Friday, July 20. Camp will be held at Norman North High School, Norman, OK.

918-660-3498 • clydiaforehand@ou.edu

Board of Regents, Univ of Nebraska, Univ of Nebraska-Lincoln (student)

StarTalk: Chinese Language, Culture and Technology Summer Academy

Chinese • July 12, 2012July 25, 2012Residential Program
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

The Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will be hosting a 14-day STARTALK Summer Chinese Academy for 25 Nebraska high school students. This residential experience will immerse students in the Chinese language and culture and make use of iPads as a language learning tool to optimize language development inside and outside the classroom. The LinguaFolio, a learning tool that contains student-led activities identifying language knowledge, study skills, cultural understanding and proficiency level, and is designed to enhance student self-assessment and analysis of learning will allow students to document their language progress during the Academy and as they progress in their language learning beyond the Academy. The Academy will be held July 12-25, 2012 at the Kauffman Residential Center on the UNL campus. All expenses related to the Academy are covered including housing, meals and supplies. Computers (iPads) will be provided for student use. Each student will be living in a double occupancy suite in which they will have their own bedroom, and will share a bathroom with another student. In addition, each student will receive a small stipend to cover his or her travel expenses.

402-472-2024 • amoeller2@unl.eduhttp://www.startalkchineseacademy.com

Boston Public Schools (student)

STARTALK Arabic Summer Academy

Arabic • June 30, 2012July 28, 2012
  • Boston, MA

The Arabic Summer Academy is a four week intensive (Monday through Saturday) Arabic course for 60 high school students from Boston Public Schools and other schools in the Boston area, funded under a grant from the National Security Language Initiative's STARTALK Project.

617-398-7333 • director@arabicsummeracademy.orghttp://www.arabicsummeracademy.org/

Boston University (teacher)

The Academy for Arabic Teachers: STARTALK Arabic Teacher Professional Development Program

Arabic • May 15, 2012June 10, 2012
  • Boston University, Boston, MA

The Academy for Arabic Teachers (AAT) program is an intensive Arabic teacher professional development program that aims to graduate competent Arabic teachers with expertise in standards-based thematic units, lesson planning, and assessment. In Summer 2012, AAT aims to recruit and train 15 experienced teachers ( 3-7 years of teaching experience). An on-line preparatory course (May 15-June 7) will be followed by a face-to-face hands-on workshop at the Boston University campus (June 8-10) for a total of 100 contact hours. Upon successful completion of the program, the graduates will be offered 10 Professional Development Points by the School of Education at Boston University (pending approval). Additionally the program will include be a practicum experience and a follow-up seminar.

617-358-5852 • amani@bu.eduhttp://www.bu.edu/aat

Boston University (teacher)

STARTALK Portuguese Teacher Training

Portuguese • June 1, 2012June 28, 2012
  • Boston, MA

The STARTALK Portuguese Teacher Training (PTT) program offers an opportunity for those embarking on a Portuguese teaching career, and those already teaching Portuguese as a second, foreign or heritage language to improve their pedagogical skills. All instructors will be trained in standards-based instruction at all levels (K-16). PTT aims to recruit and train 18 participants who have native, near-native, or advanced proficiency in European and Brazilian Portuguese. Participants can be of any age, gender, and educational background, however, a minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required. The program will offer online instruction in language learning theory and teaching pedagogy, and the on-site portion of the program will provide extensive practical application of this information. The online component will take 3 weeks, followed by the 5 day long on-site portion at Boston University, with a follow-up video conference in the Fall. The program includes a practicum which allows participants to apply what they have learned during the course. The program will also introduce participants to the ethics and mechanics of community-based language learning and draw on the rich heritage of New England’s Portuguese-speaking immigrant communities. There is no charge for attending this workshop.

617-353-6203 • griffins@bu.eduhttp://www.bu.edu/tpp/

Brigham Young University (teacher)

BYU Chinese Teacher Training Program

Chinese • June 18, 2012July 13, 2012
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

The BYU Startalk Teacher Training Program consists of two courses: The first is a three credit course designed to train current and potential teachers at any level interested in teaching Chinese as a foreign language. The program teaches a performance-based approach to teaching and learning Chinese and consists of a two week guided on-line tutorial followed by a two-week on-campus intensive practicum. During the on-line tutorial, participants are guided through a series of readings with discussion questions, reaction essays, and on-line forums to share impressions and experiences with the teachers and other participants. The on-campus practicum combines in-class discussion and presentations, observing live Chinese classes, both at the high school and collegiete levels, and a mentored teaching experience. The course offers a balance between readings and class discussions on the theory and practice of teaching Chinese as a foreign language, with the opportunity to observe live classes and teach using the principles learned. The second course is a one credit in-service course for those who have already completed the methodology course described above. This course will gather experienced teachers and allow them to work together sharing best practices and teaching materials. They will also collaborate on creating new lesson plans.

801-422-5303 • matthew_christensen@byu.edu

Brigham Young University (student)

BYU Student STARTALK

Chinese • June 25, 2012July 14, 2012Residential Program
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Brigham Young University’s STARTALK Chinese 2012 will offer an intensive three week Chinese language learning experience for mature, highly motivated high school students. This is a residential camp where participants are able to live in an “immersion” environment where they are learning and using Chinese all day long in their classrooms and activities. The program is open to 14–18 year old students who are in the 9th grade or higher. Through classroom instruction and a variety of activities students build proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing Mandarin Chinese. Instruction will be offered in 4 levels of Chinese: •Level 1 – Little to no previous experience in studying Chinese •Level 2 – Already completed one year of high school Chinese or equivalent •Level 3 – Already completed two years of high school Chinese or equivalent •Level 4 – Already completed three years of high school Chinese or equivalent Application Deadline: April 7, 2012. Students may complete the entire application process online at: http://ce.byu.edu/cw/startalkChinese/

801-422-9189 • bartonr7@comcast.nethttp://www. chineseflagship.byu.edu

Brigham Young University (student)

Brigham Young University STARTALK Arabic Camp

Arabic • July 9, 2012July 28, 2012Residential Program
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

July 9 - 28 with three levels: 1) high school credit for those with no previous exposure to Arabic; 2) university credit (101) for those who know at least the Arabic script; 3) Arabic 102 for those who have completed equivalent of 101. Learning through doing, students acquire facility in using Arabic in a sociolinguistically authentic manner to accomplish real-world tasks. They live in an "Arabic house" where they are immersed in Arab culture. Skilled teachers and tutors are available day and night to provide models and to help students of varying abilities and challenges succeed. If a student is serious about learning, we pull out all the stops to help her/him succeed. Students demonstrate their progress in daily role plays and day-to-day living, which helps to build confidence. In addition to culminating performances in a graduation ceremony at the end of the program, students also complete standardized tests that document progress. The entire experience is designed to whet students' appetite to press on to advanced levels of proficiency. Participants can build on their camp experience by enrolling in our innovative and award-winning distance-learning program, Arabic Without Walls for high school or university credit.

801-422-6531 • belnap@byu.eduhttp://ce.byu.edu/cw/startalkArabic/

Brigham Young University (teacher)

Brigham Young University STARTALK Arabic Teacher Workshop

Arabic • July 23, 2012July 28, 2012Residential Program
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

The National Middle East Language Resource Center (NMELRC) announces a STARTALK Arabic teacher training workshop to be held July 23-28, 2012, inclusive, at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. The workshop will be led by Professor Mahmoud Al-Batal and will address a variety of areas related to teaching and learning, including: Course Syllabus design and defining learning outcomes for instruction Teaching reading comprehension and strategies Teaching listening comprehension and strategies Teaching vocabulary Teaching grammar Corrective feedback Utilizing group work in class Testing The workshop will be conducted entirely in Arabic and will allow participants the opportunity to do micro teaching in real classrooms within regular BYU Arabic and with StarTalk classes. Application deadline is April 20.

801-422-6531 • belnap@byu.eduhttp://www.nmelrc.org/2012-nmelrc-startalk-arabic-teacher-training-workshop-provo

Bryant University (teacher)

Bryant STARTALK Teacher Program on Chinese Language and Culture

Chinese • July 9, 2012July 28, 2012Residential Program
  • Bryant University, Smithfield, RI

This three-week summer program provides vigorous professional development on Chinese language and culture for current and prospective K-12 teachers.The program offers two tracks: - Language Track for current and prospective Chinese language teachers from public, private and heritage schools. - Culture Track for teachers of social studies, history, arts, literature, science and other subject areas who are interested in incorporating Chinese culture and language contents into curriculum. Program Offering: - 3 graduate credits (optional) with dicount tuition - Certificate of 100 professional development credit hours - Lectures and seminars by renowned scholars - Workshops by experienced teachers to share lesson plans and activities - Various cultural activities, including calligraphy, painting, traditional music, folk dance, martial arts, and Taiji - Field trip to Peabody Essex Museum, Boston Chinatown, and Newport Mansions in Rhode Island - Practice classes with middle and high school students - Eligibility to participate in a two-week optional subsidized study trip to China at additional cost - Campus dorms available for free for participants who live 30 miles away from Bryant (first come first served) - Breakfast and lunch provided. Application: Previous experience of related teaching is NOT required. Seats are limited and quickly filled. Visit: http://china.bryant.edu

401-232-6566 • kliu1@bryant.eduhttp://china.bryant.edu
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