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04-24-2014

Learning World History through Japanese Kamishibai

Grade 7 and 8 students at Folsom Educational and Community Center in South Hero presented first-person kamishibai, based on primary source documents from bombings Hiroshima and Nagasaki, for their parents recently. The students presented the stories of Americans -- among them, pilot Paul Tibbetts, physicist Robert Oppenheimer, ...

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08-22-2013

New England Students gather at UVM to Learn Chinese

On the first afternoon of the weeklong program at the University of Vermont, eighteen New England students suddenly found themselves in a world that only spoke Chinese. Welcome to StarTalk Vermont!

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04-23-2013

StarTalk Vermont 2013

StarTalk Vermont: This combined Chinese language program provides opportunities for both teachers and high school students to learn the Chinese language together at the University of Vermont. 

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03-21-2013

A Year Abroad: The ASOP Teacher Exchange Program

In addition to creating new lesson plans and teaching English to a group of high school students excited to be working with a native speaker, Carol Hinsdale is discovering a new city. In a recent email to the ASOP office, Vermont teacher Carol Hinsdale reported from Lijiang, China that "I have figured out the bus system, how to order a noodle dish, how to get to school and back without getting lost as I did on the first day and where to get a foot massage."

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