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  • Practice Exams - American Association of Teachers of German
    Seminar AATG Summer Seminars Webinars AATG Journals Professional Development Consultants Program Overview Find a Consultant Information for Consultants Evaluate a Session Goethe Institut Trainernetzwerk Other Conferences Calls for Proposals AP Workshops and Courses Fellowships and Grants Seminars and Courses Give AATG Endowed Scholarship Fund Friends of AATG Endowment AATG General Fund Planned Giving Hall of Recognition Store Community Search Search more Calendar 2 1 2016 3 15 2016 National German Exam Level 1 Registration 2 11 2016 2 13 2016 Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2 15 2016 AATG Office Closed 2 15 2016 GSA Conference Proposal Deadline 2 17 2016 Level 2 3 4 National German Exam Scores Sent Featured Members Member Accolades Edit This Favorite Name Category Share Yes No Keep Private Practice Exams More in this Section National German Exam General Information National German Exam Awards National German Exam Calendar National German Exam Committee Members National German Exam FAQ Level 1 National German Exam Ordering the Exam Non Members System Requirements for the NGE Chapter Testing Chairs Info for Study Trip Award Winners The National German Exam practice exams provide students with a chance to familiarize themselves with exam content question types and how the electronic exam operates The practice exams also provide test administrators with an opportunity to test the operability of the exam on the computers that will be used on exam day Structure and Functionality The practice exams reflect the structure and functionality of the National German Exam but contain slightly fewer questions The practice exams were designed to be taken during a regular class period with ample time for follow up class discussion on the exam content and individual items Unlike the operational exam the practice exams are not timed and students can view their results immediately after submitting their

    Original URL path: http://www.aatg.org/?page=NGEPracExams (2016-02-12)
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  • NGE Testing Irregularity Report - American Association of Teachers of German
    Invest in Yourself Why I Belong Join or Renew Honor Roll of Members Honorary Members and Fellows Member Accolades Community Chapters Forums Discussion List State Associations Student Programs Learn German K 12 Undergraduate National German Exam General Information 2016 Level 1 Ordering AATG Members Non Members NGE 2016 Calendar Level 1 Exam Practice Exams Exam Administration Level 1 Administration Manual Report Testing Irregularities Computer System Requirements Level 2 3 4 Administration Manual Awards NGE Awards Presidential Honor Roll Study Trip Award Application FAQ Meet the Committee Chapter Testing Chairs 2015 NGE Results 2014 Survey Results Honor Society High School Delta Epsilon Phi Käthe Wilson Scholarship Junior High Middle School Community College College University Annual Report Form Summer Study Program Overview Apply Now Scholarships For Students For Parents For Teachers Internship Program Teaching German STEM MINT MINT STEM Summer Seminar STEM Community Group STEM Articulation Grants Advocacy Hub Teach German Campaign Career Center Kinder und Jugendliteratur Alle lernen Deutsch Learning Scenarios Teaching Resources Professional Development Annual Meeting ACTFL Convention 2016 Boston Convention 2016 Planned Sessions AATG NextGen Leaders STEM Articulation Grants AATG College Faculty Seminar AATG Summer Seminars Webinars AATG Journals Professional Development Consultants Program Overview Find a Consultant Information for Consultants Evaluate a Session Goethe Institut Trainernetzwerk Other Conferences Calls for Proposals AP Workshops and Courses Fellowships and Grants Seminars and Courses Give AATG Endowed Scholarship Fund Friends of AATG Endowment AATG General Fund Planned Giving Hall of Recognition Store Community Search Search more Calendar 2 1 2016 3 15 2016 National German Exam Level 1 Registration 2 11 2016 2 13 2016 Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2 15 2016 AATG Office Closed 2 15 2016 GSA Conference Proposal Deadline 2 17 2016 Level 2 3 4 National German Exam Scores Sent Featured Members Member Accolades

    Original URL path: http://www.aatg.org/?NGE_IR (2016-02-12)
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  • System Requirements for the NGE - American Association of Teachers of German
    NextGen Leaders STEM Articulation Grants AATG College Faculty Seminar AATG Summer Seminars Webinars AATG Journals Professional Development Consultants Program Overview Find a Consultant Information for Consultants Evaluate a Session Goethe Institut Trainernetzwerk Other Conferences Calls for Proposals AP Workshops and Courses Fellowships and Grants Seminars and Courses Give AATG Endowed Scholarship Fund Friends of AATG Endowment AATG General Fund Planned Giving Hall of Recognition Store Community Search Search more Calendar 2 1 2016 3 15 2016 National German Exam Level 1 Registration 2 11 2016 2 13 2016 Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2 15 2016 AATG Office Closed 2 15 2016 GSA Conference Proposal Deadline 2 17 2016 Level 2 3 4 National German Exam Scores Sent Featured Members Member Accolades Edit This Favorite Name Category Share Yes No Keep Private System Requirements for the NGE More in this Section 2014 National German Exam Results 2015 National German Exam Results Ordering the Exam AATG Members National German Exam General Information National German Exam Awards National German Exam Calendar National German Exam Committee Members National German Exam FAQ Presidential Honor Roll Level 1 National German Exam Ordering the Exam Non Members Practice Exams 2014 National German Exam Survey Info for Study Trip Award Winners The National German Exam is delivered in electronic format through Quia Corporation Quia works on a variety of computer and browser platforms Here are the minimum system configurations required for each computer Hardware The computer hardware and operating system must allow you to run and use one of the operating systems and Web browsers discussed below A computer with at least 128MB of RAM is recommended Display The monitor should allow you to view an 800x600 pixel image without scrolling For best results a display with at least 1024x768 resolution and 32 bit

    Original URL path: http://www.aatg.org/?page=NGESysReq (2016-02-12)
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  • National German Exam Awards - American Association of Teachers of German
    Teaching Resources Professional Development Annual Meeting ACTFL Convention 2016 Boston Convention 2016 Planned Sessions AATG NextGen Leaders STEM Articulation Grants AATG College Faculty Seminar AATG Summer Seminars Webinars AATG Journals Professional Development Consultants Program Overview Find a Consultant Information for Consultants Evaluate a Session Goethe Institut Trainernetzwerk Other Conferences Calls for Proposals AP Workshops and Courses Fellowships and Grants Seminars and Courses Give AATG Endowed Scholarship Fund Friends of AATG Endowment AATG General Fund Planned Giving Hall of Recognition Store Community Search Search more Calendar 2 1 2016 3 15 2016 National German Exam Level 1 Registration 2 11 2016 2 13 2016 Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2 15 2016 AATG Office Closed 2 15 2016 GSA Conference Proposal Deadline 2 17 2016 Level 2 3 4 National German Exam Scores Sent Featured Members Member Accolades Edit This Favorite Name Category Share Yes No Keep Private National German Exam Awards More in this Section 2014 National German Exam Results 2015 National German Exam Results Ordering the Exam AATG Members National German Exam General Information National German Exam Calendar National German Exam Committee Members National German Exam FAQ Presidential Honor Roll Level 1 National German Exam Ordering the Exam Non Members Practice Exams 2014 National German Exam Survey System Requirements for the NGE Chapter Testing Chairs Info for Study Trip Award Winners The National German Exam provides an excellent opportunity to highlight student success and promote the German program in your school Recognizing students at special award ceremonies or school wide honors programs are wonderful opportunities for positive publicity for German programs AATG offers several ways to recognize and award students and publicize their achievements Presidential Honor Roll All National German Exam Gold Silver and Bronze Award Winners will be honored online with a special commendation from the AATG President These Awards are given to students who achieved the highest percentile rankings on the NGE View the Honor Roll which includes the student winners names teacher names and schools on the Presidential Honor Roll site Study Trip Award For over 50 years the Federal Republic of Germany through the Auswärtiges Amt and its Pädagogischer Austauschdienst has provided the AATG PAD Study Trip Awards a 3 4 week trip to Germany in the summer following the Exam Students attend classes at an academic high school stay in homestays and participate in various excursions to places of cultural significance To be eligible to apply students must score in the 90th percentile or higher on the National German Exam have a minimum of a B average and be 16 years old by December 31 2016 Students must be US citizens or permanent residents and not live in a household where regular conversation is in German and must not have visited a German speaking country for more than two consecutive weeks since the age of six Students who qualify for the Study Trip Award submit applications using the online portal on the AATG PAD Study Trip Application Page These applications go

    Original URL path: http://www.aatg.org/?page=NGEAwards (2016-02-12)
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  • Presidential Honor Roll - American Association of Teachers of German
    Chapter Testing Chairs 2015 NGE Results 2014 Survey Results Honor Society High School Delta Epsilon Phi Käthe Wilson Scholarship Junior High Middle School Community College College University Annual Report Form Summer Study Program Overview Apply Now Scholarships For Students For Parents For Teachers Internship Program Teaching German STEM MINT MINT STEM Summer Seminar STEM Community Group STEM Articulation Grants Advocacy Hub Teach German Campaign Career Center Kinder und Jugendliteratur Alle lernen Deutsch Learning Scenarios Teaching Resources Professional Development Annual Meeting ACTFL Convention 2016 Boston Convention 2016 Planned Sessions AATG NextGen Leaders STEM Articulation Grants AATG College Faculty Seminar AATG Summer Seminars Webinars AATG Journals Professional Development Consultants Program Overview Find a Consultant Information for Consultants Evaluate a Session Goethe Institut Trainernetzwerk Other Conferences Calls for Proposals AP Workshops and Courses Fellowships and Grants Seminars and Courses Give AATG Endowed Scholarship Fund Friends of AATG Endowment AATG General Fund Planned Giving Hall of Recognition Store Community Search Search more Calendar 2 1 2016 3 15 2016 National German Exam Level 1 Registration 2 11 2016 2 13 2016 Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2 15 2016 AATG Office Closed 2 15 2016 GSA Conference Proposal Deadline 2 17 2016 Level 2 3 4 National German Exam Scores Sent Featured Members Member Accolades Edit This Favorite Name Category Share Yes No Keep Private Presidential Honor Roll More in this Section 2014 National German Exam Results National German Exam General Information National German Exam Awards National German Exam Calendar National German Exam Committee Members National German Exam FAQ Level 1 National German Exam 2014 National German Exam Survey System Requirements for the NGE Info for Study Trip Award Winners On behalf of the Executive Council of the American Association of Teachers of German I would like to commend the excellence

    Original URL path: http://www.aatg.org/?page=NGEHonorRoll (2016-02-12)
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  • AATG/PAD Study Trip Application - American Association of Teachers of German
    Journals Professional Development Consultants Program Overview Find a Consultant Information for Consultants Evaluate a Session Goethe Institut Trainernetzwerk Other Conferences Calls for Proposals AP Workshops and Courses Fellowships and Grants Seminars and Courses Give AATG Endowed Scholarship Fund Friends of AATG Endowment AATG General Fund Planned Giving Hall of Recognition Store Community Search Search more Calendar 2 1 2016 3 15 2016 National German Exam Level 1 Registration 2 11 2016 2 13 2016 Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2 15 2016 AATG Office Closed 2 15 2016 GSA Conference Proposal Deadline 2 17 2016 Level 2 3 4 National German Exam Scores Sent Featured Members Member Accolades Edit This Favorite Name Category Share Yes No Keep Private AATG PAD Study Trip Application The AATG PAD Study Trip Award is sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German AATG and the Pedagogical Exchange Service PAD a governmental agency of the Federal Republic of Germany Award I Students non seniors receive round trip air transportation from Newark or JFK to Germany live in a home attend classes at a Gymnasium and participate in excursions to places of cultural and historical significance Students are accompanied by AATG chaperones Tentative travel dates June 22 July 16 2016 Award II Graduating seniors receive round trip air transportation from Newark or JFK to Germany In addition to a two week school and homestay program students also attend special international seminars in other locations for two weeks Tentative travel dates June 22 July 23 2016 Students who score at or above the 90th percentile and meet all eligibility criteria are may apply for the AATG PAD Study Trip Award An eligible student has not previously won this or similar awards including Congress Bundestag Exchange is of good academic standing minimum B average

    Original URL path: http://www.aatg.org/?page=NGEStudyTripApp (2016-02-12)
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  • National German Exam FAQ - American Association of Teachers of German
    Level 2 3 and 4 Exams are used to determine the recipients of the AATG PAD Study Trip Award and the Pädagogischer Austauschdienst requires that winners be determined by early spring Level 1 students are not eligible for the Study Trip Award The exam period for level 1 is in April Hide How long is the National German Exam Answer The Exam lasts a total of 85 minutes Each section of the exam is timed Section I is 40 minutes long and Section II is 45 minutes long The sections may be administered in any order The Exam may be administered on one day or over two days Hide How much does the National German Exam cost Answer The Exam costs 6 00 per student Hide Who pays for the National German Exam Answer This depends upon the school and varies from school or department funds German club funds and students themselves Hide Which National German Exam level should my students take Answer A general guideline is that students should take the Exam for the level at which they are enrolled at the time of administration The Level 2 3 and 4 Exam design takes into account that students are tested halfway through the school year the Level 2 Exam is designed for students at 1 ½ years the Level 3 Exam for students at 2 ½ years the Level 4 Exam for students at 3 ½ years If students are in Level 5 or higher order the Level 4 Exam which will be scored together with other students in the fifth or sixth year of German study If your school is on a block schedule order the level students completed when last enrolled in German The Level 1 Exam is designed for students in their first year of language instruction Hide Are there accommodations for students with special needs Answer Students with an IEP who receive accommodations under IDEA guidelines on standardized examinations may receive the same accommodations on the National German Exam Arrangements for special accommodations must be made at least one week prior to exam day To make arrangements for students with special accommodations send a copy of the student s IEP in an email to nge aatg org with the following information Teacher name Teacher s e mail address NGE Confirmation Number School Name Student Name Required accommodation Hide Who administers the National German Exam Answer The Exam is administered under the supervision of an appropriate proctor An appropriate proctor is generally the teacher of record The school s testing or guidance staff or an administrator may administer the Exam Knowledge of German is not necessary For more information on proctoring the Exam download the National German Exam Administration Manual Hide How is the National German Exam delivered Answer Since 2014 the Exam is an electronic exam delivered on an online platform that allows for the addition of video clips as authentic source material for exam questions This delivery system also gives students the ability to pause audio and video materials and replay portions as needed within the allotted 40 minutes Eliminating the paper burden inherent in the old pencil and paper format is also part of AATG s green initiatives Hide How are National German Exam scores reported Answer Teachers receive detailed reports organized by exam level and student performance from highest score to lowest Along with separate scores for the Reading section and the Listening and Viewing section the report includes a Total Raw Score and Percentile Ranking for both Standard Group and Total Group The Standard Group represents only students who respond NO to the survey question Is German spoken regularly in your home Percentile scores for Total Group indicate the performance of students in comparison to ALL students taking the exam at that level The raw score indicates the number of items a student answered correctly Each section of the exam consists of 50 questions for a total possible National German Exam raw score of 100 The percentile score indicates the performance of an individual student in comparison to all students who took the National German Exam For example a percentile score of 79 in the Level 2 Standard Group indicates that the student performed better than 79 of all students who took the Level 2 Exam and answered NO to the survey question Is German spoken regularly in your home Teachers also receive the Skills Report which provides information on how students performed on specific question types such as identifying main ideas comprehending idiomatic expressions and making inferences This report is provided to help teachers better understand where their students did well and where students may need more instruction Hide The National German Exam is approved by the NASSP What does that mean Answer The National Association of Secondary School Principals has placed the National German Exam on the Advisory List of National Contests and Activities for 2015 2016 With this approval principals usually support the administration of the Exam during the school day Hide Who develops the National German Exam Answer The AATG National German Exam is created by a committee comprised primarily of high school teachers College faculty also serve on the committee The committee members select resource material and carefully design exam items appropriate for each level Find more information on the NGE Committee page Hide Study Trip Award FAQ What are the AATG PAD study trip awards Answer For over 50 years the Federal Republic of Germany through the Auswärtiges Amt and its Pädagogischer Austauschdienst has provided the AATG PAD Study Trip Awards Prizewinners receive round trip group transportation from Newark or New York to Germany spend 3 4 weeks in the summer living in Germany attend classes and participate in various excursions to places of cultural significance Find more information about the Study Trip Award and how to apply on the NGE Awards page View the NGE Calendar for more details on the Awards selection timeline Hide Who is eligible for the AATG PAD study trip

    Original URL path: http://www.aatg.org/?page=NGEFAQ (2016-02-12)
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  • National German Exam Committee Members - American Association of Teachers of German
    Convention 2016 Boston Convention 2016 Planned Sessions AATG NextGen Leaders STEM Articulation Grants AATG College Faculty Seminar AATG Summer Seminars Webinars AATG Journals Professional Development Consultants Program Overview Find a Consultant Information for Consultants Evaluate a Session Goethe Institut Trainernetzwerk Other Conferences Calls for Proposals AP Workshops and Courses Fellowships and Grants Seminars and Courses Give AATG Endowed Scholarship Fund Friends of AATG Endowment AATG General Fund Planned Giving Hall of Recognition Store Community Search Search more Calendar 2 1 2016 3 15 2016 National German Exam Level 1 Registration 2 11 2016 2 13 2016 Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2 15 2016 AATG Office Closed 2 15 2016 GSA Conference Proposal Deadline 2 17 2016 Level 2 3 4 National German Exam Scores Sent Featured Members Member Accolades Edit This Favorite Name Category Share Yes No Keep Private National German Exam Committee Members More in this Section 2014 National German Exam Results 2015 National German Exam Results Ordering the Exam AATG Members National German Exam General Information National German Exam Awards National German Exam Calendar National German Exam FAQ Presidential Honor Roll Level 1 National German Exam Ordering the Exam Non Members Practice Exams 2014 National German Exam Survey System Requirements for the NGE Info for Study Trip Award Winners Hal Boland teaches German and co chairs curriculum development for all levels of German at Heritage High School in Leesburg Virginia He is also an instructor at the Washington Deutsche Samstagsschule Teresa Breitenthaler teaches German at Loudoun Valley High School in Purcellville Virginia Cynthia Chalupa is Associate Professor and Director of the Basic German Language Program at West Virginia University in Morgantown Peter Chase teaches German at The Pennington School in Pennington New Jersey Keith Cothrun is Executive Director of the AATG He taught German

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