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  1. Facilitating a Learner-Centered Classroom- Real World Tasks

    The teacher engages learners in cognitively challenging real-world tasks. Instructional Resource(s):  Student Proficiency Level(s):  Novice Intermediate Advanced Grade Level(s):  K-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 Undergraduate Material Type(s):  Video Instruction STARTALK ...

    08/29/2016 - 2:33pm

  2. Using the Target Language and Providing Comprehensible Input for Instruction

    The teacher demonstrates and models to make input comprehensible. Students learn vocabulary from using it in language-rich contexts such as stories, hands-on experiences, picture descriptions, or subject-matter content. Instructional Resource(s):  Student ...

    01/27/2017 - 11:46am

  3. TeacherFolio for Learning Plans and Microteaching

    TeacherFolio is a set of tools that can be used for teacher development in teacher and student programs. The tools are designed to allow teachers to document the work that they are doing so that it can be used for purposes beyond STARTALK. Individual teac ...

    09/19/2017 - 10:31am

  4. Facilitating a Learner-Centered Classroom

    Loading the player... Instructional Resource(s):  Student Proficiency Level(s):  Novice Intermediate Advanced Material Type(s):  Video Instruction Grade Level(s):  K-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 Undergraduate STARTALK Principle(s):  Learner Centered ...

    08/23/2017 - 11:05am

  5. Integrating Culture, Content, and Language in a World Language Classroom

    Loading the player... Instructional Resource(s):  Student Proficiency Level(s):  Novice Intermediate Advanced Material Type(s):  Video Instruction Grade Level(s):  K-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 Undergraduate STARTALK Principle(s):  Integration of Culture, Content, Lan ...

    08/23/2017 - 11:21am

  6. Using the Target Language and Providing Comprehensible Input for Instruction

    The teacher uses the target language at least 90 percent of the time. Instructional Resource(s):  Student Proficiency Level(s):  Novice Intermediate Advanced Grade Level(s):  K-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 Undergraduate Material Type(s):  Video Instruction STARTALK Pri ...

    08/29/2016 - 2:35pm

  7. Using the Target Language and Providing Comprehensible Input for Instruction

    The teacher uses a variety of strategies to make language comprehensible, monitors student comprehension, and makes adjustments as necessary. Loading the player... Instructional Resource(s):  Student Proficiency Level(s):  Novice Intermediate Advanced Mat ...

    08/23/2017 - 11:28am

  8. STELLA Modules

    To provide further support to STARTALK programs, STARTALK Central collaborated with the Teacher Effectiveness for Language Learning (TELL) Project to develop a framework called the STARTALK TELL Alignment, or STELLA for short. Click the link below to acce ...

    03/24/2016 - 11:53am

  9. World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages

    The five “C” goal areas (Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities) stress the application of learning a language beyond the instructional setting. The goal is to prepare learners to apply the skills and understandings measured by ...

    03/24/2016 - 11:58am

  10. NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements

    Progress Indicators for Language Learners The NCSSFL-ACTFL Can-Do Statements are self-assessment checklists used by language learners to assess what they “can do” with language in the Interpersonal, Interpretive, and Presentational modes of communication. ...

    03/22/2016 - 11:28am

  11. ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interviews

    Understanding Hindi and Urdu Proficiency Levels: Student Performance during Oral Proficiency Interviews View Oral Proficiency Interviews- Urdu View Oral Proficiency Interviews- Hindi This is a collection of Oral Proficiency Interviews (OPIs) conducted by ...

    05/19/2017 - 11:11am

  12. Checking for Learning in STARTALK Student Programs

    View the Checking for Learning Module Checking for Learning in STARTALK Student Programs is specifically designed to be a resource to leaders and teachers of STARTALK student programs. However, almost every feature of these materials can serve the needs o ...

    02/07/2017 - 3:58pm

  13. Administrative Resources

    Grant Application Guides and References 2018 Summer Program Grant Applicant Guide Federal Forms and Requirements Checklist STARTALK Program Administration Program Guide Tips for Program Logistics and Recruitment Participant Survey Data Download Instructio ...

    08/23/2017 - 1:46pm

  14. STARTALK Multimedia Workshop- The Haya! Project

    National Capital Language Resource Center (NCLRC) Haya! is short for Hayya Nudarris Ma'ayeer Ta'allum Al-'Arabiyya, or Standards-based Arabic Teaching. The project is funded by STARTALK and implemented by the National Capital Language Resou ...

    04/07/2016 - 4:12pm

  15. STARTALK Hindi Audio-Visual Module Project

    The STARTALK Hindi Audio-Visual Module Project introduces 36 thematic modules, which are based on real life situations with varied linguistic, social and cultural contents. The modules include situations in urban and rural locations with native speakers o ...

    04/21/2016 - 3:24pm

  16. University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Exploratory Practice Module

    Introduction to this Exploratory Practice Module In this module, the concept of Exploratory Practice (EP) is introduced and a model for the implementation of Exploratory Practice in the STARTALK classroom is presented. Exploratory Practice is a framework ...

    04/28/2016 - 10:12am

  17. University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Exploratory Practice Module- Workshop Video

    Watch in the following video as Dr. Corinne Crane works with a group of critical language teachers to get them started on their EP projects. In this workshop, she discusses the importance of reflective practice, introduces the concept of puzzling, and exp ...

    08/24/2016 - 2:51pm

  18. Sample Curriculum: Russian in the Sky and in Outer Space- University of Washington

    Material Type: Sample Curriculum Theme/Topic: Russian in the Sky and in Outer Space Language: Russian Participant Type: Student Age Range of Learners: Grades 9-12, Undergraduate Targeted Performance Level: Advanced Low- Advanced Mid Russian Advanced 9-12 ...

    05/04/2017 - 12:17pm

  19. Sample Curriculum: Hindi and Urdu for Careers in Medicine and Global Health- Kean University

    Material Type: Sample Curriculum Theme/Topic: Hindi and Urdu for Careers in Medicine and Global Health Language: Hindi/Urdu Participant Type: Student Age Range of Learners: Grades 9-12, undergraduate Targeted Performance Level: Advanced Low- Advanced Mid ...

    05/04/2017 - 2:54pm