About Us

Since its inception in 2006, NOVASTARTALK has worked to create face-to-face and online opportunities for teachers of all of the STARTALK languages to create, collaborate and share technology-enhanced classroom resources for standards-based language instruction.
Face-to-Face Summer Institute

Our face-to-face workshop is open to teachers of all STARTALK languages. Held in the Arlington Center of Northern Virginia Community College, participants learn practical tech tools chosen for their ability to engage students and support standards-based teaching and learning.

Annual Webinar Series

Instructors join us from across the globe for our free webinar series as a way to keep up with the tech tools that they’ve learned in the summer institute, connect with their colleagues throughout the year, and learn from celebrated masters of teaching with technology.

Hands-On Tutorial Database

Access online lessons on each of the applications and tools taught in our summer institute and webinar series in real-time. Each lesson includes instructions for usage, examples of the tool in action, alignment to the standards, and recommendations for how to incorporate it into your curriculum.

Community of Educators

Join a network of teachers in the STARTALK languages dedicated to the sharing of best practices and tools with the power to revolutionize the teaching of world languages. Submit work to the gallery, chat with fellow instructors, and be the first to know about upcoming events by subscribing to our email newsletter.

Webinar Series

Free for Teachers of STARTALK Languages
Using Brain-Friendly Tech Apps for Critical Needs Languages

This interactive webinar provides easy to use information on brain-friendly tech apps that can guide instruction with critical need language learners. Participants are given practical strategies for meeting the needs of ALL learners. Focus is placed on successful practices of teachers who thoughtfully use brain-compatible theories of research and tech apps to provide today’s learners with opportunities to learn and acquire language in the manner in which they are most receptive and how that maximizes their potential to learn and become successful. Registration is free and open to teachers of all of the STARTALK languages. Space is limited, so sign up now using the link below.
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  • October 8, 2015

    6:00-8:00pm EST
    Webinar Held in Adobe Connect


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