Kansas City Chinese School North (Overview Teacher Program)
STARTALK Fundamentals for Chinese & Korean Teachers
- June 13, 2021 – July 24, 2021
- Online, , US
UPDATED INFORMATION FOR 2021 PROGRAM COMING SOON!
The STARTALK Fundamentals for Chinese and Korean Teachers is an online overview program for 40 teachers of Chinese and 20 teachers of Korean at community-based heritage schools/programs across the country. This program is designed to expand the conceptual understanding and practical teaching strategies of experienced K-12 teachers of Mandarin Chinese. The distance learning program includes a six-week online course in June and first week of July, webinar in August and monthly online coaching meetings and discussion forum from September till March 2022. Teacher participants will acquire, process, and reflect on the key concepts within the STARTALK-endorsed principles through readings, video viewing, and discussions in approximately 110 hours of instruction and coaching. The teacher participants will develop e-portfolios on Catalyst to demonstrate their understanding of standards-based curriculum toward proficiency using backward design planning and STARTALK Endorsed Principles.