2014 STARTALK/NHLRC Teacher Workshop

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Royce Hall 314. Download the schedule

Monday, 6/23

8:30 - 9:00 Registration and coffee
9:00 - 9:30 Olga Kagan Welcome
9:30 - 12:30
Presentation
Understanding HL learners and learner variation in the classroom
Maria Carreira
12:30 - 1:45 Lunch break
1:45 - 3:45
Presentation
Authentic materials: Presentation + Hands-On Activity
Olga Kagan
3:45 - 4:00 Break
4:00 - 4:30
The final project: requirements and ideas
Maria Carreira
4:30- 5:30 Time to work on group projects: brainstorming, defining outcomes
5:30
Handout
Reception: getting to know each other

Tuesday, 6/24

8:30 - 9:00 Coffee
9:00 - 12:30
(with breaks as needed)
Presentation
Diagnosing and addressing the linguistic needs of heritage speakers
Cynthia Martin, University of Maryland, College Park
Break-out groups by language: discussion of using proficiency guidelines in HLL instruction
12:30- 1:45 Lunch break
1:45- 2:30 Connecting to the community: demographic tools and project-based curriculum
Susan Bauckus
2:30 - 3:00
Presentation
Demographic and community-based projects
Maria Carreira, Olga Kagan
3:00 - 5:30 Time to work on group projects: Creating objectives and finding relevant authentic materials

Wednesday, 6/25

8:30 - 9:00 Coffee and discussion of exit cards
9:00 - 11:30
Presentation
Responding to HL learners' needs: Mixed classes and Assessment
Maria Carreira
11:30 - 12:30 Participants meet with Startalk site visitors
12:30 - 1:30
 Lunch break
1:30 - 3:00
Presentation (Chik)
Presentation (Ribadeneira)
Mixed classes: on student perspectives and experiences
Claire Chik and Alegria Ribadeneira
3:00 - 5:30 Time to work on group projects: designing sample assessment activities

Thursday, 6/26

8:30 - 9:00 Coffee and discussion of exit cards
9:00 - 12:00
Creating online modules for HLLs (Abstract)
Marina Kostina
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch break
1:30 - 3:00 Demographic assignment presentations
3:00 - 5:30 Time to work on group projects: creating differentiated activities, polishing presentation

Friday, 6/27

8:30 - 9:00 Coffee
9:00-12:00 Project presentations
12:00 - 1:30 Closing remarks and farewell luncheon