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  1. 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 ...

  2. Russian and Chinese Instructional Modules

    With a 2014 STARTALK Infrastructure Building grant, Concordia Language Villages created ten instructional modules in both Russian and Chinese. Using themed cultural topics, each module is comprised of 3 lesson plans providing three or more hours of lesson ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Engaging Language Learners- Video

    Return to Professional Learning Resources to Support STARTALK-endorsed Principles 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 ...

  5. K-5 Word Frequency Dictionary for Chinese L2 Learners

    The Word Frequency Dictionary can help to: Predict L2 student’s reading comprehension by grade Provide vocabulary guidelines for textbook writing and reading material selection Inform the development of assessments The principal goal of the Mandarin Insti ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Learner Centeredness Module

    Introduction to this Learner Centeredness Module In this module, the concept of learner centeredness is introduced and modeled in a video-taped Learner Centered Workshop for STARTALK teacher leaders of critical languages. Based on research conducted in pr ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. Laura Terrill- Aligned with a Growth Mindset (Student Programs)

    Back to 2016 Spring Conference Presentations This multimedia production was developed for the STARTALK 2016 Spring Conference by Laura Terrill. STARTALK resources are designed to keep us focused on teaching and learning. This workshop introduces how the S ...

  12. Duarte Silva, Ying Jin, Claire Albert- Essential Leadership Actions to Support a Successful Student Program

    Back to 2016 Spring Conference Presentations This multimedia production was developed for the STARTALK 2016 Spring Conference by Duarte Silva, Ying Jin, and Claire Albert. This session focuses on outlining and modeling specific actions that lead to suppor ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. Persian Infrastructure Building Project

    The principle goal of this project is to provide teachers of Persian, in particular, and all other novice teachers, in general, with resources to teach courses at the Novice-Mid to Intermediate-High levels of proficiency. Each course comprises 60 contact ...

  15. Dari and Persian Infrastructure Building Project

    In order to support the long-term teaching and learning of Dari and Persian, the San Diego State University Research Foundation developed curricula (10 in each language) and lesson plans (200 in each language) for five courses in Dari and Persian at the N ...

  16. 2016 Infrastructure Grant Resources

    These resources were created in 2016 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 ...

  17. University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Learner Centeredness Module- Workshop Video

    Watch in the following video as Dr. Aleidine (Ali) J. Moeller works with a group of 29 critical language teachers to get them started reflecting on their own beliefs about language teaching and learning. In this workshop, she discusses and models importan ...

  18. Persian Course 1- Reading/Writing

    Return to Persian Infrastructure Building Project Curriculum Title Trip to Iran and participating in Nowruz festival Grade K – 1 Proficiency Level Novice Mid Targeted Performance Level Novice Mid Theme: “Trip to Iran and participating in Nowruz festival.” ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. 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 ...

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