STARTALK 2015 - Chinese Non-residential Programs in MN

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Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA), U of MN (teacher)

STARTALK: Transitioning to Teaching Language Online

Arabic, Chinese, Dari, Hindi, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu
  • June 8, 2015June 28, 2015: TTLO Course (online)
  • Completely online, MN

This STARTALK program is for K-16 teachers of critical languages who want to teach their language online. Offered completely online, this 3-week, intensive course will give teacher participants the experience of being an online learner. Course content will focus on many different facets of a successful online language course, such as creating community, time management strategies for teachers and students, choosing appropriate technology tools for communicative-based activities, and developing a variety of online activity types. In addition to exploring these aspects of teaching online, participants will see these concepts in action in a model online language course. By the end of the course, participants will have a portfolio of activities ready to be incorporated in an online course. Teachers will be awarded a certificate of completion upon finishing course requirements (optional graduate credits available for a fee). For more details, please see the program website.

612-625-8848 • johnshoy@umn.eduhttp://www.carla.umn.edu/technology/startalk/

Fargo Public Schools (student)

STARTALK Chinese Program for Teachers and Students in Fargo

Chinese
  • August 3, 2015August 21, 2015: Program segment (face-to-face)
  • Trollwood School for the Performing Arts, Moorhead, MN

This three-week Chinese immersion program will allow 48 participants grades, 3-5 and 6-8 to attain a novice proficiency level in Chinese. During the six hour days, students will engage in dynamic task-based language learning, practicing martial arts, calligraphy, music, Chinese cooking and ink painting. The theme "Journey to the West - The Monkey King" will provide ample opportunities for communication about animals, action verbs, travel and preferred activities; learning about the cultures of the Chinese folklore, traditions, music and martial arts; connecting to art and history. A field trip to Sen Lin Hu, Concordia Language Villages Chinese Program will provide a rich exchange of activities like archery, dragon boating, dance, calligraphy and interpersonal communication.

701-293-5763 • mary.thrond@gmail.comhttp://www.fargo.k12.nd.us

Yinghua Academy (student)

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

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

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

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