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  1. 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 ...

    08/02/2017 - 9:46am

  2. 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

  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 ...

    04/25/2016 - 4:03pm

  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 ...

    04/22/2016 - 4:11pm

  5. 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 ...

    03/31/2016 - 5:01pm

  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 ...

    04/07/2016 - 3:31pm

  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 ...

    04/07/2016 - 3:45pm

  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 ...

    05/10/2016 - 12:07pm

  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 ...

    04/07/2016 - 4:20pm

  10. 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 ...

    05/10/2016 - 12:06pm

  11. 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 ...

    04/21/2016 - 3:24pm

  12. 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 ...

    08/28/2017 - 11:23am

  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 ...

    04/12/2017 - 4:42pm

  14. 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 ...

    04/04/2017 - 4:29pm

  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 ...

    04/28/2016 - 10:21am

  16. 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 ...

    08/24/2016 - 2:52pm

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

    Learner Centered Classroom Workshop PowerPoint View the PowerPoint Presentation This PowerPoint presentation titled Reflections on Learner Centeredness, Classroom Management and Target Language Use was used by Dr. Ali Moeller in the Learner Centered Works ...

    04/28/2016 - 10:23am

  18. University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Learner Centeredness Module- Handouts

    Exploratory Practice Workshop Handouts   Handout #1 This handout illustrates an opening activity designed to check for understanding and to activate background knowledge about previous learning. The participants are provided an envelope that contains two ...

    04/28/2016 - 10:24am

  19. 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 ...

    04/28/2016 - 10:12am

  20. 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 ...

    08/24/2016 - 2:51pm

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