ED 565: Second Language Methodologies for Teachers
credits, Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn.)
language teachers from across the United States for a ten-day
summer seminar at the Villages. Learn how to adapt our immersion
techniques to your classroom setting!
With an emphasis
on immersion methodologies and their application to the second
language classroom, seminar participants visit the Language
Villages to see the immersion teaching principles in action.
For a half-day the participants become villagers at one of
the Scandinavian Language Villages to experience what it is
like to be a beginning language learner.
In other Village
visits, seminar participants can observe and participate in
a variety of activities including canoeing, gardening, dance,
theatre, baking, and art all taught in the second language.
Graduate course requirements include development of a thematic
unit incorporating methods and strategies learned at the Villages,
completion of a resource binder and resource file of activities
and methodologies used at the Villages, and participation
in class discussions based on readings related to second language
The course is open
to all K-12 second language educators including ESL educators,
college educators with an interest in K-12 second language
methodologies, and pre-service education majors.
Please complete the Summer
Application filling in only name, address, telephone number,
e-mail, session code, and birthdate (required for graduate
for Teacher Seminars must be accompanied by a $140 deposit.
scholarships are available to German teachers nationwide.
The Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
offers a partial scholarship to language teachers from its
Please Contact Curriculum
and Staff Development concerning scholarship opportunities
for teachers: (800) 450-2214 or (218)
586-8712 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for
applicants must include a letter of recommendation and verification
from their principal listing:
Potential for creating
and developing curriculum materials
Ability to work
Capability to communicate
with students, colleagues and community
employment as a language teacher for the 2004-05 school