STARTALK Full Scholarships for Summer Language Study


Training in Methods of Teaching Younger Learners

Arabic, Chinese, Persian, Turkish, Swahili

 WHY:           Train teachers for language instruction in community settings: Bridges 2 Children

WHAT:         ◊  Participate in intensive, professional development institute

◊  Learn appropriate teaching methods for Pre-K to grade 6

◊  Design lessons, materials, & developmentally appropriate assessment

◊  Gain skills in community-based language advocacy & twice weekly afternoon practicum experiences at different community-based sites

◊  Receive six credits for two courses – language teaching methods & practicum

 WHO:           ◊  Current or Prospective teachers of Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Turkish, or Swahili

◊  Graduate or Undergraduates desiring a teaching credential

Class size is limited to 10 graduate & 5 undergraduate students

Online:                        May 14 – June 1          3-week online preparation and class

Onsite:                       June 8 – June 29                   3-week residential Bloomington program

Follow Up:                  July 2 – August 20      follow up online- finalization of projects

WHERE:            Residential program – School of Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

PROVIDED:     Tuition, room & board, in-town transportation, program materials

IU PARTNERS:   Department of Literacy, Culture & Language Education of the School of Education | Department of Near Eastern Languages & Cultures | Center for the Study of Global Change | Center for Social Studies and International Education | Center for the Study of the Middle East

For Application Materials:


Application Deadline: April 28th, 2012

Send application to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (812) 855-0447 for Questions


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