Si è svolta dal 1° al 3 marzo l’importante conferenza della National Association Bilingual Education (NABE) arrivata ormai al suo quarantasettesimo anniversario. Quest’anno la conferenza si è tenuta in New Mexico, nel Convention Center di Alberqueque. L’evento, come è noto, è destinato ad illustrare le varie iniziative per la diffusione delle lingu...

March 23, Friday, 4:30 p.m. Center for Italian Studies, Stony Brook University. Workshop/Panel Discussion - Theme: Status of Italian Language Programs on Long Island. Analysis and Discussion of a Survey of Italian Language Programs on Long Island and Actions to be Taken to Enrich Curriculum and Strengthen Programs. This event is organized with the...

L’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington ha organizzato sabato scorso, 24 febbraio, una giornata di formazione per i docenti di italiano dell’area metropolitana di Washington sul tema: “AP Italian Language and Culture”. Il seminario, tenuto da Ida Wilder, College Board Consultant, docente di italiano presso la Greece Athena H.S. e Adjunct teacher presso...

Che l’Italia nel corso dei secoli abbia ispirato tanti artisti, scultori, architetti, pittori, è cosa nota, ma negli ultimi tempi sembra si sia prepotentemente riproposta sulla mappe della musica globale. Viviamo questa paradossale situazione in cui molti artisti nostrani si cimentano con le lingue straniere e si scontrano con le difficoltà del pro...

Today, my dear friends, we are going to talk about you and I. What do I mean? Well, we are going to talk about subject pronouns. These teeny tiny words are used to express who is doing the action, and they are called subject pronoun because they actually are the subject of the sentence. They are used instead or names like Marco, Lucia and Cecilia,...

This we highlight Ms. Claudine Metallo as Teacher of the Week. Ms. Metallo is a very engaging and motivated Italian teacher. I asked her, “When did you realize you wanted to be a teacher?” She said when she was younger, her mother was a teacher. Her mother taught for 65 years, so she grew up around it. I asked her, “Why did you want to be a teacher...

La Incanto Productions, Corp. di New York festeggerá  10 anni di produzioni educative in lingua italiana in collaborazione con l’Italian American Committee on Education (IACE) e da anni avvalorate dal patrocinio dell’Ambasciata Italiana in USA, del Consolato e dell’Istituto di Cultura Italiano di New York. Due le produzioni dedicate ai giovani che...

Milwaukee Public Schools. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Victory K8 & Milwaukee Italian Immersion School http://mps.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/en/home.htm http://www5.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/school/victory/ Requisiti richiesti: Abilitazione all'insegnamento in Italia o negli Stati Uniti; Minimo tre anni di comprovata esperienza nell'insegnamento su posto comune nella...

If you like the Walks of Italy Blog you’ll love our expert-guided walking tours of the most jaw-dropping attractions in Italy. Learn just a handful of Italian words and phrases… and you can transform your trip to Italy! That’s because, while English is common in Italy’s larger cities and tourist destinations (including hotspots like Florence, Rome,...

What am I saying? Isn’t this column supposed to be about Italian? Well, yes, but it’s also about Italy’s famous dialects, and today we are going to learn about one that maybe is not so famous: the “language” that is spoken in the region Valle d’Aosta, at the very north-west of Italy. What is it? Well, it’s kind of a complicated answer so let’s take...