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Upcoming World Language Events


The following opportunities are available to Students, Teachers and Administrators who are interested in expanding their knowledge of World Language.

  • 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.

  • Immersion 2014: Mainstreaming Access to Multilingual Communities Acrobat Reader 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
  • “My Culture, Your Culture” Acrobat Reader - International Education For Success in the 21st Century
  • Information:
    Saturday, April 12, 2014
    505 East 75th Street,
    New York, NY 10021

    This event is free
    Registration Necessary at
    http://mycultureyourculture.net

  • National Chinese Language Conference: join us in Los Angeles May 8–10, 2014 for the 7th annual NCLC: Building Capacity, Coast to Coast. Don’t miss out on early-bird registration!
  • 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 Acrobat Reader. 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, 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.

  • Organic World Language (OWL) workshop Acrobat Reader: Berlin High School, Berlin NH – April 10 & 11, 2014. Come learn how to create a kinesthetic, student-centered, and proficiency-based classroom!
  • 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 rjblais@metrocast.net or 603-520-1708
  • Upward Bound Latin instructor needed - The Upward Bound program at Keene State College in Keene, NH is currently seeking a Latin instructor for its summer program. Upward Bound is a six week college preparatory program designed to help high school students succeed in high school and get into college. A large number of the students who attend UB come from low-income families and/or will be the first in their families to attend college; however, the program is open to all students from select schools in southern NH and VT. During the summer, students participate in academic classes, electives, community service, clubs, and other activities while living on-campus and experiencing residential life. The role of the elective instructor not only entails teaching one’s elective course, but also involves participating in all aspects of community life, engaging in various types of supervision, and serving as a mentor for students. During the week, UB staff members live in the residence hall and eat meals with students, oversee and participate in various group activities, teach/tutor classes, offer homework help and tutoring, and provide individual and small group counseling, amongst many other duties and responsibilities.

    As I former instructor, I can attest that Upward Bound is a unique program with a very supportive community that enables both students and staff to learn and grow as individuals. Although it can be challenging at times, working at UB is a very rewarding experience. I highly recommend it for anyone who wants to spend their summer working hard to make a positive impact on the lives of students who are both motivated and inspiring.
  • If interested, please visit the links before for further information and application instructions or contact Laura Mielke at (603) 358-2454 or lmielke@keene.edu.

    UB Summer Program Overview: http://www.keene.edu/academics/departments/ub/summer/
    Employment Opportunities: http://www.keene.edu/academics/departments/ub/employment/
    Elective Instructor Job Description and Application: https://docs.google.com/a/sau36.org/file/d/0B-ZWigiq8I6PenFnUHlGSjAyVlU/edit

  • 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 Word document will be available to students from schools and communities 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.
  • World Languages and the Common Core presentation Acrobat Reader- sponsored by SERESC. This presentation will be held at the SERESC Conference Center, Bedford NH on Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 8:30-11:30am presented by Janis Hennessey.

 

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