UW Startalk


Heritage Language Symposium
Saturday, February 23, 2016
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
University of Washington Mary Gates Hall 241

Heritage Literacy Symposium Flyer (PDF)

This page contains information from the third STARTALK-sponsored symposium on working with heritage language learners held at the University of Washington.

Sponsoring organizations:
University of Washington: STARTALK Program, Language Learning Center, The Herbert J. Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies (REECAS), Center for Spanish Studies, Center for Global Studies, Confucius Institute of the State of Washington, Washington Association for Language Teaching, and Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction World Languages Program.

Symposium Agenda

9:00-12:00 Session 1:

Overview of the Day
Presenter: Michele Aoki introduces structure of day, goals, lunch details, and acknowledges sponsors
Presentation (PDF) | Handout (PPT) | Handout (PDF)

High School Connections:

High School-based programs
Presenter: Paris Granville provides overview of Benefits of Rigorous Language Courses
Link | Presentation (PDF) | Handout (PPT) | Handout (PDF)

Advanced Placement (AP)
Presenters: Meitsu Chuang Mendel, Chunqing Ge, Rhonda Eastman
Presentation (PDF) | Handout (PPT) | Presentation (PPT) | Policies (DOC) | Native Speaker AP Research (DOC) | AP Overview (DOC)

International Baccalaureate (IB)
Presenter: Joshua Hansell
Language Guide (PDF) | Policies (DOC) | Presentation (PPT)

College in the High School
Presenters: Hedwige Meyer, Laura Christman, Adi Carlyle
Presentation (PDF) | Handout (PDF) | Presentation (PPT)

Programs for High School Students Outside of School

Running Start at the Community College

UW Russian STARTALK Summer Program
Presenters: Anatoliy Klots, Svetlana Abramova
Presentation (PDF) | Handout (PDF) | Presentation (PPT) | Startalk 2016 Student Flyer (English) (PDF)

UW Summer Intensive Language Programs
Presenters: Eloise Boyle, Sabrina Tatta

One World Now!
Presenters: Sarah Standish, Laura Stahl

Recognizing Proficiency

Competency-Based Credits and Seal of Biliteracy
Presenters: Michele Anciaux Aoki, Jennifer Wittenberg, Marta Burnet
Presentation (PDF) | Handout (PDF) | Presentation (PPT) | World Language Credit Brochure (PDF) | Dual Credit (DOC)

Resource Tables: DOC

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:00 Session 2: Meeting the needs of Heritage Language Learners and Dual Language Students… in College

Facilitated by: Alejandro Lee, Central Washington University
• Panel of students from CWU
• Video clips from Maria Gillman’s Heritage Spanish classes at the UW
• Flipped classroom by Eduardo Silva, UW Portuguese: Handout (PDF) | Presentation (PDF) | Presentation (PPT)
• Russian STEM Class for UW Heritage Students by Svetlana Abramova: Handout (PDF) | Presentation (PDF) | Presentation (PPT)

2:00-3:00 Session 3:

Interactive Session: Where do we go from here?

Highlights from previous year's symposia:
2015 Heritage Literacy Symposium at the UW.
2014 Heritage Literacy Symposium at the UW.

University of Washington Language Learning Center Seattle, WA 98195-4340    Phone:(206) 543-0536     Email: startalk@uw.edu