StoryCorps is a favorite for many of us at TELC, so I thought I'd pass on the good news that they won a MacArthur Genius Grant! Here's a classic story from their archives, now with animation.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
We recently completed a survey of Saturday students to get a clearer sense of their educational goals and needs. The slideshow below explains our findings; you can also click here to download the document. We are interested in how this information can shape our course offerings, and we welcome your ideas. A profile of Tuesday and Thursday evening students is also in the works.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
|Photo by Ed Yourdon (Creative Commons license, some rights reserved)|
FROM CONFLICT TO COMPROMISE:
How to Get Along with Your Difficult Roommate
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2013
1:00 - 2:30 pm
Guest Teacher Vlad Belyayev
B.S. Psychology, Brooklyn College
City College MATESOL Candidate
DIP students in Level 3 and higher are invited to this free workshop where they will learn some English-language skills that are useful for bringing about compromise. Please remind students to sign up on the Language Clinic board beginning on Wednesday, February 20th.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Our students have a lot to say and learn about stereotypes, especially since they are so culturally-bound, and the stereotypes we face in American society are sometimes at odds with the stereotypes students face in their home countries. This series on YouTube explores a wide variety of stereotypes via man-on-the-street interviews. The clips are by turns funny, infuriating, and insightful. A handful are embedded below, but if you are interested in using these in the class, be sure to look at the whole series.