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

    For STARTALK student programs, the lesson plan is now called 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 classroom o ...

  2. STARTALK Multimedia Workshop- Planning for Performance with Backward Design

    Seattle Public Schools For the Teacher: The workshop uses a protocol aligning Backward Design with the National Standards to guide Seattle Integrated Certification Cohort (SILCC) teachers in developing curricular units. Teachers see how themes and Big Ide ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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):  ...

  5. Developing Learning Targets- Teacher Presentation

    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):  ...

  6. 2014 Infrastructure Grant Resources

    These resources were created in 2014 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. Classroom Language Observation Chec ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Classroom Management

    This video focuses on two key elements of classroom management — clear learning goals and clear expectations for behavior. This video highlights strategies for instruction and assessment that can be used throughout lessons to maintain control of the class ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Engaging Language Learners- Teacher Presentation

    Return to Professional Learning Resources to Support STARTALK-endorsed Principles Loading the player... Material Type(s):  Video Instruction TELL Domain(s):  Environment Planning The Learning Experience Learning Tools ...

  11. Using the Target Language & Comprehensible Input- Video

    Return to Professional Learning Resources to Support STARTALK-endorsed Principles Loading the player... Material Type(s):  Video Instruction TELL Domain(s):  Environment Planning The Learning Experience Learning Tools STARTALK Principle(s):  Target Langua ...

  12. Using the Target Language & Comprehensible Input- Teacher Presentation

    Return to Professional Learning Resources to Support STARTALK-endorsed Principles Loading the player... Material Type(s):  Video Instruction TELL Domain(s):  Environment Planning The Learning Experience STARTALK Principle(s):  Target Language ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. The LMU STARTALK Professional Learning Module for Instructional Leads

    The Professional Learning Module for Instructional Leads is a hybrid set of resources, activities and structured procedures that can be used to enhance, extend, and build the capacity of STARTALK Instructional Leads prior to conducting teacher professiona ...

  15. 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 ...

  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 ...

  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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. Guiding Principles for Early Literacy Experiences for Beginning Learners of Chinese

    This paper provides guiding principles for approaching and assessing literacy development in STARTALK Chinese language and teacher education programs. Guiding Principles for Early Literacy Experiences for Beginning Learners of Chinese Language(s):  Chines ...

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