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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. Professional Learning Resources to Support STARTALK-endorsed Principles

    Designed to support professional learning in STARTALK teacher development programs, professional development in STARTALK student programs, as well as independently by any language teacher, these resources address instructional topics found in STELLA modul ...

  5. STARTALK Classroom Video Collection

    Welcome to the STARTALK Classroom Video Collection. This video collection was compiled to provide real-life examples of teachers working to incorporate STARTALK-endorsed effective practices in Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Persian, Swahili, Turkish and Urdu cla ...

  6. STARTALK Multimedia Workshop- Student-Centered Language Classroom through Cooperative Learning

    Consortium of Texas Chinese Language Institutes Student-Centered Language Classroom through Cooperative Learning aims at guiding teachers to be effective in facilitating student-centered learning using engaging and creative cooperative-activities that max ...

  7. STARTALK Multimedia Workshop- Staying In The Target Language

    Concordia Language Villages Staying in the Target Language highlights both reasons and strategies for continuous use of the target language in the world language classroom. A conversation with Dr. Carol Ann Dahlberg, co-author of Languages and Children Ma ...

  8. STARTALK Multimedia Workshop- Chinese Immersion: Lesson-planning in the Content-based Classroom

    Global Village Academy Chinese Immersion: Lesson-planning in the Content-based Classroom provides hands on professional development for K-12 immersion teachers on how to develop lesson plans that include both content and target language learning. Particip ...

  9. STARTALK Multimedia Workshop- NOVASTARTALK Online: Technology-Enhanced Language Instruction

    Northern Virginia Community College/NOVASTARTALK NOVASTARTALK Online is a web-based resource designed to help teachers use technology tools and 21st century language pedagogy in the official STARTALK languages. With this resource, instructors of less-comm ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. NOVA STARTALK e-Tower

    The NOVASTARTALK eTower is a research-based and literacies-focused OER-- an open, web-based educational resource designed to help Chinese students begin and/or continue their language studies when face-to-face options are not readily available. The techno ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. STARTALK Learning Plan Guide and Template (formerly Lesson Plans)

    For STARTALK student programs, the lesson plan is referred to as a learning plan. STARTALK student programs are required to complete learning plans for each day of instruction and for all learning experiences whether those experiences occur in the classro ...

  16. Ann Tollefson and Lily Bueno- Total Participation Techniques: Actively Engaging ALL Students ALL the Time: Part 1

    This multimedia production was developed for the STARTALK 2015 Fall Conference by Ann Tollefson and Lily Bueno. Loading the player... Instructional Resource(s):  Student Proficiency Level(s):  Novice Intermediate Advanced Teaching Experience:  Beginning E ...

  17. Ann Tollefson and Lily Bueno- Total Participation Techniques: Actively Engaging ALL Students ALL the Time: Part 2

    This multimedia production was developed for the STARTALK 2015 Fall Conference by Ann Tollefson and Lily Bueno. Loading the player... Instructional Resource(s):  Student Proficiency Level(s):  Novice Intermediate Advanced Teaching Experience:  Beginning E ...

  18. STARTALK Classroom Video- Language Acquisition Resource Center at San Diego State University- Persian

    Return to STARTALK Classroom Video Collection The intermediate students in this video attend Persian classes on Thursdays after school and on Saturdays. They were part of the STARTALK summer program. Students will produce a written and oral autobiography ...

  19. Developing Learning Targets- Video

    Return to Professional Learning Resources to Support STARTALK-endorsed Principles Loading the player... Instructional Resource(s):  Student Proficiency Level(s):  Novice Intermediate Advanced Teaching Experience:  Beginning Experienced Material Type(s):  ...

  20. Checking for Understanding- Video

    Return to Professional Learning Resources to Support STARTALK-endorsed Principles Loading the player... Instructional Resource(s):  Student Proficiency Level(s):  Novice Intermediate Advanced Teaching Experience:  Beginning Experienced Material Type(s):  ...

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