2016 Heritage Language Symposium


University of Washington Mary Gates Hall 241


  • No cost to attend
  • + 3 Free Clock Hours for WAFLT members

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.

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