Engaging Heritage Learners: Meeting the Challenges

Engaging Heritage Learners: Meeting the Challenges

Maria Carreira - Professor of Spanish, California State University, Long Beach & Co-Director of the National Heritage Language Resource Center

Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
TEAL Classroom, 101 See map
17 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511

Yale University Center for Language Study and PIER/MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies Present a Workshop for Educators.

This workshop, co-organized by the Yale Center for Language Study (CLS), PIER and Yale foreign language instructors, is intended for K-14 and community language teachers or anyone interested in heritage language issues.  It seeks to bring together instructors from a variety of instructional settings and backgrounds to discuss the specific challenges of teaching mixed classrooms with heritage learners.  The program will provide opportunities for discussion and exchange of ideas both within and across language groups.

Registration fee: $20

For information and registration: www.yale.edu/macmillan/pier or PIER@yale.edu

Funding support also from the Councils on African Studies, East Asian Studies, European Studies, Latin American and Iberian Studies and Middle East Studies at the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies