Socioscientific Resources for LCTLs Classrooms

This set of resources includes an archive of contemporary Socioscientific Issues (SSI) as they manifest in Korean media and discourses, and a manual and webinar that train educators in their use. The materials were developed, piloted and refined by a group of...

MaxAuthor Training and Support

Project Director: Scott Brill (U Arizona) [In collaboration with the Critical Languages Program and the National Association of Self-Instructional Language Programs] Description: This project produced a training video for use with the MaxAuthor language software and...

Introducing Children and Adolescents to the World

Bringing Global Cultures and World Languages into K-8 Classrooms Project Director: Dr. Kathy Short (U Arizona). [In collaboration with Worlds of Words, U Arizona] Description: The quickening pace of globalization has led to a context in which opportunities to succeed...

Writing Systems of the World

Project Director: Dr. Timothy Vance (U Arizona) Description: The goal of this project is to introduce students to the variety of writing systems that have been and are used around the world. This project will result in a carefully designed survey of the types of...

Summer Institute in LCTL Literacy

Learning to Read and Reading to Learn in East Asian Languages  Project Directors: David Yaden and Yetta Goodman (U Arizona)  Description: A summer institute in 2009, bringing together professionals in literacy development and linguistics with K-16 teachers, was...

2014 Summer Workshop Series

For a PDF version of the summer brochure, click here.    Monday June 2, 2014 Engaging K-12 Students in Global Inquiry through Fiction and Nonfiction Literature (6 hours, 9am – 4pm) Presenters include: Kathy G. Short, Richard Clift, Ke Huang, Mi-Kyoung...

Writing Systems of the World

Writing Systems of the World – Timothy Vance Description: Writing Systems of the World introduces students to the variety of writing systems that have been and are used around the world by providing a carefully designed survey of the types of diverse writing...

Reading in Asian Languages

Reading in Asian Languages: Making Sense of Written Texts in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean – Ken Goodman, Shaomei Wang, Mieko Shimizu Iventosch, and Yetta Goodman. Routledge. (2012). Description:  (from the publisher) Reading in Asian Languages: Making Sense of...

2009 Summer Workshops Series

June 2nd – 3rd Exploring Universals in the Reading Process Presenters: David Yaden; Yetta Goodman; Kenneth Goodman; Yueh-Nu Hung; Koomi Kim; Mieko Iventosch; Misun Kim; Shaomei Wang This two-day workshop will focus upon the reading process and comprehension of...

2008 Summer Workshops Series

June 13th – 14th Lesson Delivery in Student Centered Instruction: Putting Students First Presenter: Linda Landrum Participants will learn strategies to encourage student-centered learning in an integrative learning environment in which students may self-learn...