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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. Putting the Standards Front and Center

    Occidental College’s Putting the Standards Front and Center: An Infrastructure Project for Teacher Development provides program directors and lead instructors with multiple resources that can be used individually or collectively. The materials present con ...

  5. Learning Module on Proficiency

    This learning module defines proficiency and explains why proficiency is important to STARTALK teachers and students. After completing this module, you will be able to: Describe what proficiency means for language teachers and learners. Explain why profic ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Glossary of Terms

    This is a list of STARTALK accepted definitions of terms based on what is commonly used in language learning programs. The purpose of the glossary is to develop a consensus in usage when STARTALK programs describe their program design and content. Glossar ...

  8. STARTALK Resource Lists of Language Specific Materials

    STARTALK has compiled lists of language specific materials including: Language specific and pedagogical articles Text and reference books Cultural and language-learning websites Authentic materials and media Professional organizations Community and herita ...

  9. STARTALK Multimedia Workshop- Integrating Language, Culture and Content

    Occidental College Integrating Language, Culture and Content is designed to support teachers in all phases of their careers, leaders of professional development and university faculty responsible for teacher education. The workshop showcases the standards ...

  10. STARTALK Multimedia Workshop- Immersion Strategies and the Use of the Target Language in Chinese Classrooms

    University of California, Berkeley This online workshop is based on an on-site workshop about the use of the target language in the Chinese language classroom. The content of the workshop will be focused on exploring the immersion strategies for the effec ...

  11. STARTALK Multimedia Workshop- Teaching Heritage Languages

    University of California, Los Angeles These two self-paced online tutorials are designed for teachers of world and heritage languages. As you complete the first module, you will gain a better understanding of important differences between heritage languag ...

  12. Catalog for the STARTALK Multimedia Teacher Workshop Collection

    Introduction: This menu is intended to help STARTALK Program Directors identify the workshops that are most relevant to the professional development needs of their instructors. The menu catalogs the workshops according to the key STARTALK themes that they ...

  13. 2015 Infrastructure Grant Resources

    These resources were created in 2015 for STARTALK through our Infrastructure Grant program. They are designed to fulfill critical needs in the world language community and are freely accessible to all language teachers. NOVA STARTALK e-Tower The NOVASTART ...

  14. 2016 Spring Conference Presentations

    May 6–7, 2016 • Minneapolis, MN The contents of these presentations are the intellectual property of the respective authors. By reposting it here, the NFLC is neither claiming ownership of the content nor responsibility for the ideas expressed therein. Pr ...

  15. STARTALK Multimedia Teacher Workshop Collection

    Welcome to the STARTALK Multimedia Teacher Workshop Collection. This collection of twelve on-line, multimedia workshops was developed by staff of STARTALK-funded teacher preparation programs to enable teachers who cannot participate in on site STARTALK pr ...

  16. STARTALK Consent Forms

    All program directors are required to request and administer the completion of online consent forms from participants. Programs should request that all participants (or their parents) complete online consent forms. STARTALK Central at the University of Ma ...

  17. 2015 Spring Conference Presentations

    May  8–9, 2016 • Denver, CO The contents of these presentations are the intellectual property of the respective authors. By reposting it here, the NFLC is neither claiming ownership of the content nor responsibility for the ideas expressed therein. Downlo ...

  18. STARTALK Classroom Video- Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School- Hindi

    Return to STARTALK Classroom Video Collection This lesson took place during the third day of this unit during the summer course at Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School. The students are 11th and 12th graders and have different oral ...

  19. STARTALK Classroom Video- Kent State University- Arabic

    Return to STARTALK Classroom Video Collection The high school students who appear in this video participated in the first semester Elementary Arabic I course during the summer STARTALK session held at Kent State University. This video was filmed on one of ...

  20. STARTALK Classroom Video- Kent State University- Hindi

    Return to STARTALK Classroom Video Collection The high school students who appear in this video participated in the first semester Elementary Hindi I course during the summer STARTALK session held at Kent State University. This video was filmed during one ...

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