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The Department Of French And Italian Announces The Italian Language Teachers’ Second Annual Workshop At The University Of Southern California “From Best Practices To Best Lessons” In Los Angeles, CA, Saturday, October 21, 2017. Planning, identifying learning goals and objectives, time constraints, sequencing, differentiating instruction based on st...

The Order Sons of Italy in America Weed Lodge #1269 scholarship application is now available for high school seniors planning to graduate this spring and enroll in college or trade school in the fall of 2017. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for high school credit courses through seven consecutive semesters; and have a parent or grandparen...

As we look at the history of humanity, we often focus on the individuals who made fundamental discoveries and enabled us to advance our knowledge, by challenging directly the system of beliefs they lived in. A remarkable example of that, is represented by the Italian scientist, Galileo Galilei (Pisa 1564 – 1642), who championed the Copernican helio...

Il Liceo di Sain Francis High School di Sacramento, in California, con le alunne del quarto anno d'italiano, è stato ricevuto al Consolato Italiano di San Francisco. A fare gli onori di casa è stato il console generale d'Italia, Lorenzo Ortona, coadiuvato dal vice console Luigi Biondi e dalla responsabile delle scuole nel distretto consolare Paola...

When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - Where: University of Southern California Planning, identifying learning goals and objectives, time constraints, sequencing, differentiating instruction based on student needs, assessment, creativity, gathering and creating materials, keeping up with departmental syllabi, sizing up the audience, working with large...

The decision to nix Columbus Day from the San Francisco Unified School District calendar last month came not with a bang but a whimper in The City. But the news apparently struck a chord with Italian Americans in Washington, D.C., who wrote a scathing letter Feb. 2 that singled out Board of Education Commissioner Matt Haney for his “particularly un...

Fondazione Italia has now opened its Orange County Italian Language Center offering courses for children and adults on the Chapman University campus. The Italian Studies program is delighted to support the teaching of Italian to the larger Orange community and is excited about the possibilities inherent in this new partnership. Fondazione Italia is...

After the success of the Maria Manetti Shrem Grants 2016, the Commission for Language and Culture of COMITES is happy to announce the opening of the call for 2017. Students who take the AP Italian Exam 2017 and score 3 or higher will be awarded with prizes from 50 to 100$. This initiative is possible thanks to the generosity of Lady Maria Manetti S...

Professor Alessandro Carrera, a native of Lodi (Lombardy, Italy), has had at least three separate, but, at the same time, intertwined careers. His early attempts at songwriting have run in parallel to his awarded writing efforts in prose and poetry. Philosophy has always reigned supreme, with German thought holding a special place in his heart.   T...

Si chiama così: «La Scuola». In italiano. Difficile non notarla a San Francisco, a poche centinaia di metri dalla sede principale di Twitter. Nata solo pochi anni fa come piccola scuola per gli espatriati italiani che non vogliono fare perdere ai propri figli il bagaglio culturale d’origine, La Scuola, anche grazie all’applicazione del metodo di Re...

L'Italo-Americano ha incontrato due delle fondatrici di uno dei più bei progetti di matrice italiana, che siano stati ideati e realizzati a San Francisco: Valentina Imbeni e Viola Buitoni, le quali hanno seguito passo dopo passo la creazione di La Piccola Scuola Italiana (LPSI). Entrambe, oltre ad aver fatto parte del gruppo direttivo fin dagli in...

The Italian Society at Berkeley is a vibrant cultural and academic organization, recently formed in 2015 with the joining of the Italian International Students Association and the Berkeley Italian Network.   The group is an informal network of students and scholars that promote Italian culture in the UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley Nationa...