Persian Professional Development Program

A two-week residential professional development workshop for Persian instructors was held July 12-23, 2010 on Penn’s campus. The STARTALK program accepted 20 participants from schools and colleges around the country. Participants received training in Standards-based curriculum design, and materials development integrating technology. The main objective of this two-week residential workshop was to familiarize new and experienced teachers of Persian with the latest pedagogical trends in standards-based language teaching, with various methods in integrating technology for the teaching of Persian, and initiate further cooperation in language teaching. Download the STARTALK 2010 brochure.