Sign this petition to tell New Britain School District to keep the Italian Language and Culture Program at the High School (NBHS)! Recently, the school district decided to eliminate Italian as one of the languages that students can choose to study at NBHS. We believe that this is the wrong decision for many reasons.  The Italian program at NBHS is...

If you want to send your kids to Italy this summer while keeping them close to home, Casa Italia has the summer camp for you. The camp is celebrating its 14th year. The Casa’s Italian Language & Culture Summer Camp will introduce children ages 4 to 16 to the best that Italy has to offer through drama, storytelling, arts and crafts, games, sports, d...

Let’s continue our tour of Italy through its dialects! Next stop Piedmont! We are in the north-west of Italy, not too far from France and Switzerland in the north and next to Valle d’Aosta to the west, Lombardy to the east, and Liguria to the south. And today we are going to talk about Piemontéis, or Piedmontese! The dialect people speak here. Firs...

Che la lingua italiana sia sempre stata lo strumento più potente per riunire ministri, professori e italiani dalle diverse comunità italiana lo ha dimostrato il Consolato Italiano di New York venerdì 4 maggio al 21esimo anniversario dell’AIAE. All’evento, ministri e professori hanno parlato su come promuovere la lingua italiana dal Pre-k al all’AP...

Ai lettori de La Voce di New York nomi come Fashion Institute of Technology ed Eugenia Paulicellinon risultano affatto nuovi. L’FIT — eff ai ti, la pronuncia corretta per noi italiani all’estero — è un college SUNY rinomato tanto qui quanto all’estero, la cui offerta accademica include, e al contempo trascende, moda e tecnologia, abbracciando arte,...

Il Ministero dell’Istruzione pubblica americana, sede di NY (NYCDOE), affiancato dallo IACE  e dal Consolato Italiano di New  York offre il primo programma bilingue inglese-italiano (DLP)  per settembre 2018 in una scuola pubblica di Manhattan completamente gratis, nel distretto scolastico 3 dell’Upper West Side e West Harlem. Avere accesso ad una...

La Scuola d'Italia Guglielmo Marconi's application for the International Baccalaureate Diploma has been approved by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IB) and is now an authorized IB World School for the Diploma Programme. "I firmly believe in the importance and benefits of a bilingual education. At La Scuola, we offer a warm, nurturing...

You are invited to submit a workshop proposal for Teaching Italian: Symposium/Workshops for Instructional Materials. The theme of the 11th annual symposium is art at the core of the language curriculum. The keynote speaker of Teaching Italian XI is Dr. Annavaleria Guazzieri, Director, Education Office (Italian Consulate of New York).  Studies revea...

Many of the students at St. Mary's School in Winchester have likely never been to Italy, are likely not of Italian descent, yet, sometimes when they say their prayers, they say them in Italian. For years, the parochial elementary school has offered its students classes on Italian language and culture, giving them a better understanding of life outs...

“Perché gli americani vogliono imparare l’italiano?” (“Why do Americans want to learn Italian?”) This was the question my friends asked when I told them that I was going to go from working on my Master’s in Italy to teaching Italian conversation at Bowdoin. My reply was aloof, well-hidden behind an exploratory and reassuring tone: “Hopefully I will...