Startalk students learn about airplane design while visiting Alaska Airline maintenance facility.
Today Startalk students participated in a simulated voyage to Mars at the Challenger Learning Center at The Museum of Flight
First day of our Student Program. After getting acquainted, the students participated in exciting discussion about space exploration facilitated by Dr. Svetlana Abramova. The day ended with the initial assessment of the students' Russian proficiency levels provided by the ACTFL AAPPL.
Missed our open house? Be sure to check Student program presentation
STARTALK 2015 invites our students and their parents to our open house. You can see our facilities, meet the instructors, and ask any questions you may have. We hope to see you on July 7 at 7pm at Condon Hall 601A.
STARTALK offers a workshop open to any and all K-12 World Language Teachers:
TPEP (Teacher and Principal Evaluation Project) and World Languages, presented by Lynn Johnston
July 15, 2014 1:00 - 4:00 pm, UW (location TBA)
Outcomes: Teachers are familiarized with the eight criteria in the new Washington Teacher Evaluation process. Ideas, activities, and projects will be presented for each of the eight criteria. Critical attributes for each of the criterion will be discussed, collection of evidence and artifacts will be demonstrated, and examples of how to move from a 3 (proficient) to a 4 (distinguished) will be provided.
Learn more about Workshop
Register at http://tinyurl.com/uwstartalkworkshop
Registration for 2015 STARTALK Program at University of Washington is now open.
The University of Washington has just received news from STARTALK Central at the National Foreign Language Center in Maryland that our proposal, “Russian in the Sky and in Outer Space and Preparing Language Teachers for the 21st Century” has been selected for funding as part of the STARTALK 2015 program. Registration coming by early March.
The UW STARTALK team plans to organize two opportunities for reunions with the STARTALK Teacher Program alumni and other world language teachers.
Learn more about these events.
You're invited to come back to the UW for a special opportunity to meet other Russian heritage speakers (and students of Russian), view a great Russian film, hear a brief presentation about the historical context of the film, and participate in a post-film discussion in person and online. (Participants who complete the online discussion forum will receive a special STARTALK Certificate). Invite your family and friends to come too! We'll have refreshments and it's FREE. Put your Russian to good use and have fun at the same time.
Friday, 6 February 2015 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
University of Washington
Savery Hall 156
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We're excited to announce the second STARTALK-Sponsored symposium for teachers of heritage language students:
Heritage Language Symposium
Saturday, February 21, 2015
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
University of Washington Mary Gates Hall 241
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No cost and 5 free clock hours too!
Get more information and register here