Summer Heritage Language Teacher Workshop

Since 2009, the National Heritage Language Resource Center (NHLRC) has held annual workshops that have focused on training cohorts of K-16 and community school instructors of heritage languages in the development of innovative heritage curricula to address the challenge of teaching heritage language students. The participants in these workshops have engaged in hands-on activities that have involved the development, presentation, and critique of projects that can be used with heritage language students. Learn more through the following link.

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Teaching Heritage Language Learners: An Online Workshop

This online professional course for teachers of heritage language learners, developed by the National Heritage Language Resource Center (NHLRC), is a one-semester course, with 5 self-paced modules, that can be taken when the participant chooses. As you complete the first module, you will gain a better understanding of important differences between heritage language learners (HLLs) and foreign language learners (FLLs). In the second module, you will learn about strategies for working with heritage language students in the classroom. Module 3 focuses on issues that are language specific. For each language, you will hear a scholar discuss topics that s/he has found relevant and challenging in the teaching of that language to heritage language students.

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Published: Friday, November 17, 2023