FULL SCHOLARSHIP 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

Application Deadline: April 28th, 2012

Send application to jonesc@indiana.edu or call (812) 855-0447 for Questions

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