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Formazione Online: Emozioni della Musica e delle Parole

Date 11.25.2020

Il 5 dicembre 2020, Studio Arcobaleno – Milano in collaborazione con IACE – New York – organizza una speciale giornata di studio dedicata alla creatività e alle emozioni. Lo scopo è quello di valorizzare tutti gli aspetti della lingua anche quelli che coinvolgono le emozioni, gli stati d’animo più profondi, espressi attraverso la creatività delle parole. Sarà una giornata davvero speciale che si svolge all’insegna della Musica e della parola, quella della creatività e dell’immaginazione. L’incontro è volto anche alla presentazione di materiali didattici che valorizzano gli aspetti della lingua che evoca e crea.

h. 9:15 – 9:30 EST Ingresso dei partecipanti dall’area di NY, NJ, CT (USA)
h. 10:15 EST  Ingresso dei partecipanti da tutto il mondo

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Free Professional Development Workshops for PreK to AP for Italian Teachers

Date 10.14.2020

Saturday, October 24 at 9:00 (EST) – This workshop is organized by the American-Italy Society of Philadelphia to answer your questions and to offer lots of material for you to use in a classroom (PreK to AP level). Participants will be given four ready-made online lessons for K to 12 grades (25 min each).

To register, RSVP at info@aisphila.org

Program

Grades K-5 – How to use authentic readings to introduce topics and to anchor the lesson
Adriana Marini Cossetti (Greenwich Township School District, NJ

Strategies that Enhance Engagement in the World Language Classroom
Cinzia Neary (Logan Township School District, NJ

Teaching Elementary Communicatively in high school
Claudio Saracino (Franklin Towne Charter High School, Philadelphia

Ampliamento lessicale in high school
David Master (Lenape Regional School District

October 2020 AATI Virtual Events for Teachers of Italian

Date 10.13.2020

The American Association of Teachers of Italian, Long Island Chapter cordially invites you to join us for some wonderful professional development opportunities this month offered by AATI-LI, our co-sponsors, and associated world language teacher organizations! All events will be held virtually. Please see the attached for details and registration. We hope to have participation from Italian teachers and Italian culture enthusiasts from all around the country as we have these past several months. These are great opportunities for collegial exchange and professional networking.

UPCOMING EVENTS:
October 11: When Italy Was Greek Webinar (Flyer)
October 15: Italy’s Best Kept Wine Secrets Webinar (Flyer)
October 17-24: NYSAFLT Annual Conference
October 23-24: Teaching Italian Symposium/Workshops XIII: Equity in the Italian Curriculum, Montclair State University

Tools to Enhance Student Engagement & Participation in Online Italian Language Courses

Date 10.09.2020

Friday, October 23 at 11:00 am (PST) / 2:00 pm (EST) – As teachers approach the mid-semester point of their Italian language courses, there are see some very tired faces that stare back at us from the screen. How do you recapture the enthusiasm of the start of the semester, counteract ZOOM fatigue, and focus student attention in our online Italian language courses? In this FREE teachers webinar, professors Fulvia Musti, Donatella Melucci and Louise Hipwell from the Department of Italian at Georgetown University, experienced in hybrid and online learning, will discuss technological tools that can help manage the online classroom more effectively, change the pace of the lesson and increase student engagement. The presenters will show examples of tools they have found useful in their classes at each level of the language program such as Padlet, Powtoon, Panopto, Google Docs, YouTube and Kahoot.

The activities discussed will be easily adaptable to the pedagogical needs of teachers of Italian from K-12 to College. PDF’s of the activities presented will be shared with all webinar participants.

Please RSVP to receive link.

This webinar is presented by Georgetown University in collaboration with The Italian Consulate General in Washington and the Italian Cultural Institute of Washington.

AATI Webinar: Up Close and Personal: Teaching Italian Film and Literature Remotely

Date 09.28.2020

October 5 at 4:00 pm (EST) – Il webinar intende indagare la modalità ibrida, che include lezioni in presenza, sincrone e asincrone, dell’insegnamento a distanza del cinema italiano e italo-americano. Verranno condivise varie di attività relative a letteratura e cinema precedentemente sperimentate in classe. Si proporrà inoltre una riflessione sulla necessità di rivalutare gli obiettivi di apprendimento e sull’importanza del processo di auto-riflessione da parte sia di studenti che di insegnanti.

I materiali dei webinar saranno disponibili sul sito AATI alla voce “Resource”

Informazione Meeting
Meeting ID: 943 3840 5211
https://iu.zoom.us/j/943384052 11

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Webinar di Edilingua per i Docenti: Nuovi Appuntamenti

Date 09.28.2020

Settembre e Ottobre – Per iscrivervi e per maggiori dettagli, cliccate sulle date. Alcuni webinar prevedono due date: scegliete il giorno e l’ora che preferite ed effettuate l’iscrizione per una data soltanto.

Libri interattivi, libri digitali, i-d-e-e, Blinklearning: una breve guida pratica per le vostre lezioni a distanza

con Anna Gallo

30 settembre, 15:00-16:00, ora italiana

1 ottobre, 10:00-11:00, ora italiana

Nuovissimo Progetto italiano 3: il C1 passa a un altro livello

con Telis Marin

7 ottobre, 15:00-16:30, ora italiana

8 ottobre, 10:00-11:30, ora italiana

Come analizzare un testo letterario, partendo da una canzone

con Paolo Balboni

21 ottobre, 15:00-16:00, ora italiana

L’opera lirica per la promozione dell’Italiano, ma anche in A1, A2 e B2

con Paolo Balboni

18 novembre, 15:00-16:00, ora italiana

Ricordiamo che i nostri webinar sono gratuiti e che alla fine potrete scaricare un attestato di partecipazione.

Per domande scriveteci a webinar@edilingua.it.

Creazione di lezioni e video didattici per facilitare l’apprendimento online

Date 08.27.2020

Venerdì, 25 settembre @ 5:00 pm PST – In collaborazione con la Pepperdine University, Fondazione Italia è lieta di offrire a TUTTI gli insegnanti di Italiano due opportunità virtuali GRATUITE sulla creazione e lo sviluppo di lezioni sincrone per l’insegnamento di Italiano a distanza.

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AATI Webinar – Entertaining e-learning with Flippity and Padlet

Date 09.02.2020

September 19 @ 11:00 am EST – Please join AATI for their 5th webinar ending Series #1.  This webinar will again be hands-on and by now we need games and fun activities that reinforce lesson plans and provide a creative way for our students to collaborate, reflect, and have fun! Create original and innovative games in Italian to motivate students, controlling the content while accommodating diverse learning styles. Games can be used as an entry or exit ticket or a designated activity within the lesson. Flippity provides game templates that are familiar or intuitive and allows students to challenge themselves by demonstrating knowledge of content. Students can reflect and self report their progress post game by sharing their results on Padlet! By requiring students to occasionally post game results, teachers will be able to ensure remote participation while simultaneously allowing students to share, comment, and even collaborate while distance/e-learning.

What do you need for the webinar? AATI membership, a Google account, a QR reader is helpful. Additional links will be provided in the chat. Both padlet.com and flippity.net are free!

At the end of the session attendees will be able to:
*add games to curriculum without significant changes to pre-existing lesson plans
*have the technical sills to personalize Flippity on Google Sheets to create meaningful games to enrich and reinforce curriculum content.

About the presenter: Enza Antenos, Ph.D has been teaching Italian language and culture courses at Montclair State University since 2004. She is the Symposium chair of the annual Teaching Italian professional development program, organized with the Coccia- Inserra Institute. She is a versatile, interdisciplinary scholar and seasoned educator who seeks to engage student learning with innovative uses of technology and experimental learning opportunities. She earned her BA to PHD from the University of Toronto.

Registration is required by September 17, 2020

 

 

Creazione di attività di lettura e comprensione audio dal livello Italiano 1 all’ AP®

Date 08.27.2020

Martedì, 15 settembre @ 5:00 pm PST – In collaborazione con la Pepperdine University, Fondazione Italia è lieta di offrire a TUTTI gli insegnanti di Italiano due opportunità virtuali GRATUITE sulla creazione e lo sviluppo di lezioni sincrone per l’insegnamento di Italiano a distanza.

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“New Italian” – Italian social justice and diversity resources to use in K-12 classrooms

Date 08.05.2020

Thursday, August 20 from 7:00 am to 11:00 am PST – Italian Teacher’s Association in New Jersey is pleased to offer all K-12 Italian teachers a FREE virtual professional development opportunity in celebration of their 20th year. Their pedagogical commitment is to bring  students Italian culture.  This year’s workshop focuses not only on the “New Italian,” but  presenters will also provide Italian social justice and diversity resources to use in American classrooms this year.

Workshop will be held on Thursday, August 20, from 10 am to 2 pm EST.

Please follow the link for detailed information including registration.

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