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  1. 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

  2. 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 ...

    03/08/2017 - 10:52am

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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 ...

    04/25/2016 - 4:03pm

  7. 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

  8. 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 ...

    04/08/2016 - 4:10pm

  9. 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 ...

    03/31/2016 - 2:56pm

  10. 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 ...

    08/02/2017 - 10:44am

  11. 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 ...

    08/02/2017 - 10:57am

  12. 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 ...

    08/02/2017 - 1:51pm

  13. STARTALK Classroom Video- National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL)- Swahili

    Return to STARTALK Classroom Video Collection This lesson was filmed during the tenth week of a first semester course at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. There are 22 students enrolled in the course. The students in this class had not previously le ...

    08/02/2017 - 2:02pm

  14. STARTALK Classroom Video- OneWorld Now!- Arabic

    Return to STARTALK Classroom Video Collection This lesson was filmed with a group of students who are taking Arabic for high school credit. The OneWorld Now! students meet two days after school per week, for a total of three hours per week. Several of the ...

    08/02/2017 - 2:04pm

  15. STARTALK Classroom Video- OneWorld Now!- Chinese

    Return to STARTALK Classroom Video Collection This lesson was filmed with a group of students who are taking Chinese I for high school credit. The OneWorld Now! students meet two days after school per week, for a total of three hours per week. For the mos ...

    08/02/2017 - 2:05pm

  16. STARTALK Classroom Video- Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey- Chinese

    Return to STARTALK Classroom Video Collection This lesson was filmed with a group of 6th grade students at Novice Low level. The 8 students in this class had three hours of instruction prior to filming this lesson. The instructor Rebecca Wang has particip ...

    08/02/2017 - 4:40pm

  17. 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 ...

    08/04/2017 - 11:13am

  18. STARTALK Classroom Video- San Diego State University/San Diego Turkish School- Turkish

    Return to STARTALK Classroom Video Collection The elementary students in this video attend the San Diego Turkish School on Saturdays. They are heritage learners who may or may not speak Turkish at home. Most understand spoken Turkish. The lesson that is s ...

    08/04/2017 - 11:15am

  19. STARTALK Classroom Video- University of Pennsylvania- Urdu

    Return to STARTALK Classroom Video Collection This lesson took place the first day of week three during the summer course at the University of Pennsylvania Urdu STARTALK student program. The students range in age from 18–21 years old and are heritage lear ...

    08/04/2017 - 11:59am

  20. 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 ...

    03/31/2016 - 3:01pm

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