The following opportunities are available to Students, Teachers and Administrators who are interested in expanding their knowledge of World Language.
- Emerging Voices of New Hampshire: Cross-Cultural Journeys in Literature -Tuesday, March 25, 2014, Mariposa Museum, Peterborough. In this workshop, middle and high school teachers will learn dynamic, interactive strategies for opening up the rich world of cultures for students. To register, contact Karla Hostetler at 924-4555 or email@example.com. Funded by the NH Humanities Council
- GEEO: Global Exploration for Educators Organization founded in 2007, GEEO is a 501c3 non-profit organization that runs travel programs for teachers. Due to our Greece and India/Nepal programs filling up so quickly we are now offering additional departures for each location. The new Greece program will run from July 19th through August 2nd and the new India/Nepal program will run from June 10th through June 25th. See the full list of GEEO's Teacher Travel Programs for 2014
- German Information Center USA - "Germany in Class":
Welcome to the first edition of 2014! This year is a big year for commemorating historical events in Europe. It has been 1200 years since Charlemagne died, 100 years since the start of World War I, 75 years since the outbreak of World War II and 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. Throughout the year we’ll be touching on all these topics in the newsletter.
Right out of the gate: the essay contest is back! This year’s topic deals with the fall of the Berlin Wall. We love reading all of the entries and hope to receive an essay from each of your students. Remember, there are prizes for teachers, too!
About the German Information Center USA 9th Annual Essay Contest. The purpose of the essay contest is to familiarize students with today’s Germany. In addition, the contest offers students and their teachers an opportunity to discuss traditional and modern German culture, language and society.
Students must write about the following topic: 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall
All entries must be submitted electronically by April 15, 2014.
There will be three grade groupings for the contest: Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, and Grades 9-12. Winners will receive prizes and certificates; their essays will appear on this website (www.Germany.info), as well as the German Information Center USA’s newsletters.
- Global Education Professional Development for Teachers - a new application cycle for the Teachers for Global Classrooms Program! The application for the 2014-2015 program is now available online and will be open until March 11, 2014 (11:59 pm EST).
- Immersion 2014: Mainstreaming Access to Multilingual Communities University of Utah’s Second Language Teaching and Research Center and the Utah State Office of Education are excited to host the Fifth International Conference on Dual Language/Immersion Education, to be held at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah, October 15-18, 2014.
- The McLane Family New Hampshire Student Membership Program
Effective September 1, 2012, the McLane Family New Hampshire Student Membership Program allows New Hampshire students of all ages in public and private school, as well as those who are home schooled, to visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston free of charge.
To request a school group visit, please complete our request form and indicate that you are visiting from a school in New Hampshire
- The National Network for Early Language Learning (NNELL) is pleased to offer our Northeast Regional professional development workshop on Saturday, April 5, 2014 in Summit, New Jersey . The theme for the day is “Early Language Learning: Planting Seeds for Tomorrow."
We cordially invite you to come to the Garden State to see Early Language Learning in action. As we’re planting these “seeds for tomorrow,” what are we to expect of these budding linguists as they forge their way into the 21st century?
ACTFL Teacher of the Year (’08) Janet Glass will kick off the day with a keynote presentation, “NNELL and TELL: Planting the Best Seeds / Why the TELL Project Is Important To Us.” We’ll have three sets of breakout sessions on topics such as literacy, music, technology, storytelling, advocacy, differentiation, story writing, iPads, and more. Exhibitors will be on hand to share their newest early language learning resources. . .some of which will be raffle prizes for lucky attendees.
- New Hampshire Classical Association (NHCA) emails that they are putting out to help high school teachers stay abreast of the area opportunities and news in classics.
On behalf of the New Hampshire Classics Association, please see the "Save the Date" flyer for the first NH JCL Forum, which will be held Saturday, April 19, 2014 on the campus of Phillips Exeter Academy. The event is free (you do have to join NJCL (National Junior Classical League), which is easy and not expensive) and will be a lot of fun for your Latin and myth students!
Also, you may want to consider sending some of your students to the NJCL Convention this summer, from July 28-August 2nd. This will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, on the campus of Emory University. Please see the NJCL website for more details.
- Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (NECTFL) - 61st annual Northeast Conference , scheduled for March 27-30, 2014 in Boston. We continue to accept session, workshop and teaching lab proposals, so please do not hesitate to visit our website for more information if you are interested in presenting: www.nectfl.org.
REGISTRATION FOR NECTFL 2014, MARCH 27-30 IN BOSTON IS OPEN NOW! DEADLINE MARCH 5th SO HURRY!
- Spanish Speakers in the Lakes Region
Come join our Spanish speaking group the first Friday of every month at 5:30 at El Jimador Mexican Restaurant in Belmont NH.
For more information contact Rosa Blais at firstname.lastname@example.org or 603-520-1708
- World Academy has partnered with World Languages and Cultures Academy (WLCA) to offer your children an original and innovative cultural and linguistic program. This program will be available to students from schools and communities starting September 14th, 2013 at the World Academy’s facilities. Three terms will be offered; fall, winter and spring. Each term consists of ten to twelve weeks of study and students will meet 3 hours weekly in two sessions of 1.5 hours. Classes will be held after the school day and on Saturday mornings. For the coming fall term, students can enroll in Arabic, French, Spanish, Chinese, or Hindi. Other languages will be available upon demand. Class size will be limited to 12 students. Program will be open to children starting 5th grade.
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