2015 Spring Conference Presentations

May 8–9, 2016 • Denver, CO

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Presenter(s)
(alphabetical by last name)
Title Resources

Mohammed Abdul Aleem, Munir Shaikh

LangCred: Language Teacher Certification Made Easy

Presentation

Peggy Boyles, Greta Lundgaard

Planning Instruction with the Learner in Mind

Presentation
Handout 1
Handout 2
Handout 3
Video

Jennifer Carson

Fostering Parent Involvement in Your STARTALK Program

Presentation
Handout
Attendance Pledge

Daniel Conrad

Use of the AAPPL Suite in STARTALK

Presentation

Mary Curran, Lucy Lee

Using Backward Design to Complete the Teacher Program Template

Presentation

Helena Curtain

Tried and True Strategies for Learner Engagement in the STARTALK Language Class

Presentation
Handout 1
Video

Pam Delfosse Mentoring, Coaching & Feedback for Teacher Growth Presentation

David Ellis

The Role of Technology in Foreign Language Teaching and Learning

Presentation

Michael Everson, Jennifer Eddy TeacherFolio: A New Set of Tools for STARTALK Teacher Programs Presentation
Handout
Blank Lesson Plan Template
Video

Government Representatives - Diane Varieur, Carol Maynard

Government Office Hours - 2015 STARTALK Grant Management Guidance

Presentation

Angela Gunder, Laura Franklin

Technology Tools to Engage the 21st Century Learner

Presentation

Betsy Hart, David Ellis, Government Representatives

Government Office Hours - 2015 STARTALK Grant Management Guidance

Presentation

Iman Hasheem, Brandon Zaslow

Introducing Infastructure for Teacher Development

Presentation

Wafa Hassan

Creating Connections

Handout

Gabriela Nik. Ilieva, Rosanne Zeppieri

Adapting the STARTALK Curriculum for Hindi Programs

Presentation

Gabriela Nik Ilieva, Iran Arbabi Amin

Integrating Culture, Content and Language in a World Language Classroom

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Handout
Handout
Video

Ying Jin, Zoey Liu, Claire Albert

Employing Technology Tools to Enhance Language and Culture Learning

Presentation

Yalan King, Magaly Lavadenz

Building the K-5 Chinese Readability Scale for Assessing Early Literacy

Presentation

Mouna Mana

The STARTALK Principles and Your Arabic Classroom: Zooming in on the Lesson Plan

Presentation
Handout

Myriam Met

Comprehensible Input: Language That Is Understandable to Students

Presentation

Myriam Met

Getting Students to Talk: Strategies for Oral Interaction

Presentation

Aleidine Moeller, Julie Sykes

Goal-Setting, Reflection, and Program Outcomes: Make the Best Use of LinguaFolio Online in Your STARTALK Program

Presentation
Video

Rita A. Oleksak, James Wildman, Janice Dowd

Understanding the World-Readiness Standards

Presentation

Alwiya S. Omar

Maximizing the Role of Teaching Assistants

Handout

Rubab Qureshi, Adam Ross

Differentation in Student Programs

Presentation

Nicole Rumeau

High School Work and Study Abroad Focus Group

Presentation

Paul Sandrock

Building STARTALK Learner's Interpersonal Communication

Presentation
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Paul Sandrock, Stephanie Dhonau

Performance and Proficiency: What Every STARTALK Teacher Needs to Know

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Handout
Video

Thomas Sauer

Planning for Learning: Using STARTALK Processes to Implement Effective Student Programs

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Thomas Sauer, Laura Terrill

Alignment of STARTALK Process: From Proposal to Program

Handout

Thomas Sauer, Alyssa Villareal

Putting Learners Center Stage: Creating Performance Assessments that Drive Your STARTALK Program

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Handout1
Handout2

Thomas Sauer, Alyssa Villareal

Are You Understanding the Words That are Coming Out of My Mouth? Presentation
Handout1
Handout2
Duarte Silva, Ying Jin, Zoey Liu, Claire Albert Preparing and Supporting STARTALK Teachers to Focus on What Is Essential to Learn and Teach Presentation
Dali Tan, Alan Cheung, Yutao Liu, Sandra Tung Effective Classroom Management Strategies: A Success Story From One STARTALK Program Presentation
Video
Laura Terrill, Betsy Hart Creating Connections: Planning for Learning Presentation
Video
Laura Terrill Planning for Learning: Effective Lesson Design

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Video

Lynn Thompson Classroom Observation Checklist Kit for Chinese Presentation
Lynn Thompson Classroom Observation Checklist Kit for STARTALK Student Programs Presentation
Patricia Thornton STARTALK 2014 Infrastructure Building Grant: Russian Modules Presentation
Patricia Thornton STARTALK 2014 Infastructure Building Grant: Chinese Modules Presentation
Ann Tollefson Leave No Learner Behind: Practical Strategies for Engaging ALL Students ALL the Time Handout 1
Handout 2
Ann Tollefson STARTALK: A Springboard to Expanding Language Program Presentation
Rosanne Zeppieri Ready to Launch: New Program Orientation Part 2 Presentation
Dongming Zhang Activating STARTALK-Endorsed Principles in Chinese Lessons Presentation

Instructional Resource(s): 

  • Student
  • Teacher

Teaching Experience: 

  • Beginning
  • Experienced

Material Type(s): 

  • Curricula
  • Assessment
  • Instruction
  • Learning Plan/Lesson Plan
  • Administration

TELL Domain(s): 

  • Learning Tools
  • Collaboration