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  • STEM Articulation Grants - American Association of Teachers of German
    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 STEM Articulation Grants The AATG has grant monies from the German government s Netzwerk Deutsch program to fund five articulation projects in 2015 Eligible applicants are coalitions of middle school high school and post secondary teams or coalitions of high school and post secondary teams Project proposals must focus on developing and strengthening the connection between German and science technology engineering and math STEM subjects and providing the professional development necessary for German teachers to create and deliver STEM based units of study The articulation project outcome must include a seamless German language pipeline curriculum design emphasizing STEM subjects Curricula should aim at developing proficiencies from the novice to intermediate high advanced low range The project should focus on project driven coursework with the goal of fostering 21st century skills such as creativity and innovation critical thinking and self direction while simultaneously developing

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  • Advocacy Hub - American Association of Teachers of German
    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 Edit This Favorite Name Category Share Yes No Keep Private Advocacy Hub Advocating for German learning is one of the most important things you do and AATG wants to help The Advocacy Hub at AATG Online provides you with links to up to date information tips strategies and resources to promote the study of the German speaking world in all its linguistic cultural and ethnic diversity Click the links below to navigate the Advocacy Hub resources German is

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  • Teach German - American Association of Teachers of German
    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 Teach German AATG s Teacher Recruitment project focuses on the early identification of prospective teachers of German to begin averting German teacher shortages that many times result in program closures Planting the seed that teaching German is a viable and highly rewarding career choice is at the core of the project The project team has drafted a media campaign to promote German teaching and various strategies to be implemented by German educators when talking with students parents and counselors What inspired you to teach German We

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  • AATG Career Center - American Association of Teachers of German
    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 AATG Career Center Submit an Opening Find Postings Looking for a job teaching German Looking for a great candidate to fill a position Post job openings find potential candidates search openings and subscribe

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  • Kinder- und Jugendliteratur Resources - American Association of Teachers of German
    zu lassen Suggested for Level 1 2 Theme School Change Growing Up Instructional Strategies Quizzes Assessments Vocabulary Der Fall Schlachter Felix und Theo Klett Langenscheidt 1995 56 pages Peter Schlachter is found at his desk dead with the gun next to him Did he commit suicide Müller thinks there are too many suspects and sets out to expose the murderer Ein Krimi für Deutschlerner Ein Übungsteil im Anhang und landeskundliche Anmerkungen geben dem Leser Hilfestellung bei der Inhaltserschließung Niveaustufe A2 bis B1 geeignet für Erwachsene und Jugendliche Suggested for Level 3 Theme Krimi Vocabulary Der kleine Angsthase Elizabeth Shaw Kinderbuchverlag 1996 16 pages Der kleine Angsthase hat Angst vor Hunden Gespenstern und großen Jungen Doch erst als der Fuchs den kleinen Ulli holen will kann er seine Angst überwinden Eine sehr lehrreiche aber auch sehr spannende Geschichte mit vielen lustigen Bildern Suggested for Level 1 2 Theme Overcoming Fear Instructional Strategies Quizzes Assessments Der kleine Nick René Goscinny illustrated by Jean Jacques Sempé Diogenes 2006 176 pages Wisst ihr wer der schlauste und frechste kleine Bengel weit und breit ist Ihr habts natürlich erraten der kleine Nick Er läßt sich einfach keine Gelegenheit entgehen seine Umwelt in Angst und Schrecken zu versetzen und seine Freunde sind nicht viel besser Suggested for Level 4 AP Theme Change Growing Up Der Märchenkönig Felix Theo Klett Langenscheidt 2002 40 pages Private detective Helmut Müller just wants a peaceful weekend in Munich to celebrate his aunt s 80th birthday But his plans are thwarted by the murder of a young actor playing fairy tale king Ludwig II in a musical Suggested for Level 3 4 AP Theme Krimi Instructional Strategies Activities Exercises Quizzes Assessments Vocabulary Der Maulwurf Grabowski Luis Murschetz Diogenes Verlag 1972 32 pages This book is a wonderful supplement for any chapter on dangers to the environment A mole s life is threatened when bulldozers move in and change his habitat in the farmer s fields to make room for a new housing development This simple story adds an affective aspect to the current issue of environmental protection Students like it because the text is easy to read with cute pictures Suggested for Level 1 Theme Environment Nature Pets Animals Der Tag an dem Marie ein Ungeheuer war Lotte Kinskofer illustrated by Verena Ballhaus Bajazzo Verlag 2001 32 pages Marie ging in den Kindergarten wie jeden Morgen Als sie die Hausschuhe anzog kam Raphaela Du hast aber große Füße sagte sie und ging weiter Marie sah ihre Füße an Tatsächlich die waren ja riesengroß So beginnt ein ganz normaler Tag im Leben von Marie Später ist einem Jungen ihr dicker Bauch im Wege ein Mädchen meint sie solle ihre Kartoffelnase nicht in ihr Buch stecken und ihr Bruder will Maries Flossen nicht in den Pommes haben Da soll sich niemand wundern wenn Marie schließlich glaubt sie sei ein Ungeheuer Suggested for Level 1 2 Theme Differences Tolerance Bullying Violence Identity Die blaue Wolke Tomi Ungerer Diogenes Verlag 2000 40 pages The blue cloud was content and lived a happy life She was different from her fellow clouds for she was curious and open minded One day the sky was filled with black clouds and smoke Below there was a city in turmoil a city on fire How does she react Die blaue Wolke is a reflection of Tomi Ungerer s ultimate dream tolerance and mutual respect of our fellow human beings The book is an excellent resource for thematic units and provide a reflection on previous and present wars The book s language is relatively easy to understand Suggested for Level 1 2 Theme Differences Tolerance Instructional Strategies Die Flaschenpost Klaus Kordon Beltz Gelberg 1999 192 pages Wer diese Flaschenpost findet soll mir schreiben Eleven year old Matze puts a message in a bottle and sends it down the Spree River in Berlin hoping it will reach Africa or Australia It reaches Lika a girl from West Berlin a part of the city that is as unknown to Matze as a far off foreign country Thus begins an East West friendship and a desire to meet Suggested for Level 4 AP Theme Friendship Love Berlin Wall DDR Instructional Strategies Activities Exercises Die Ilse ist weg Christine Nöstlinger Klett Langenscheidt 1991 103 pages Family conflicts form the background in this easy to read version of the novel simplified by the author for German learners Narrated by her younger sister it is the story of a fifteen year old family and her patchwork family Her disappearance raises a lot of questions familiar to adolescents Suggested for Level 3 4 AP Theme Family Instructional Strategies Activities Exercises Quizzes Assessments Vocabulary Die kleine Raupe Nimmersatt Eric Carle Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag 1981 28 pages Auch kleine Raupen können großen Hunger haben This delightful book follows the little caterpillar Nimmersatt as she eats her way through various fruits vegetables and other goodies on the way to becoming a beautiful butterfly The author uses distinctive collage illustrations and simple text with educational themes counting the days of the week foods and a butterfly s life stages Suggested for Level 1 Theme Change Growing Up Pets Animals Die Lisa Eine deutsche Geschichte Klaus Kordon Peter Schimmel Beltz 2002 44 pages Das Leben der Lisa erzählt zugleich die Geschichte des 20 Jahrhunderts in Deutschland Geboren in der Kaiserzeit Jugend im Ersten Weltkrieg Hochzeit in den Goldenen Zwanzigern die Wiedervereinigung der beiden deutschen Staaten Lisas Leben reicht fast bis in unsere Tage Eine Lebensgeschichte mit der Klaus Kordon schon junge Leser anschaulich an die wichtigsten Ereignisse deutscher Geschichte heranführt Narrative past passive voice past subjunctive II somewhat complex sentence structure A good choice for German 3 or 4 especially in conjunction with other historical texts Suggested for Level 3 4 AP Theme Change Growing Up History Instructional Strategies Vocabulary Die Nibelungen Achim Seiffarth Editor Cideb 2000 160 pages and accompanying CD Siegfried und Kriemhild sind in Zitaten und Anspielungen noch heute lebendig und das nicht nur im deutschsprachigen Raum Grund genug einmal die wahre Geschichte der beiden zu lesen eine dramatische mitunter komische Geschichte von Liebe und Treue von Mord und Rache bei der sich auch Jugendliche nicht langweilen werden Das mittelhochdeutsche Epos eines unbekannten Autors wird hier in einer vereinfachten Prosaversion für Deutschlerner vorgelegt Suggested for Level 4 AP Theme Change Growing Up Death Loss Family Friendship Love Activities Exercises Vocabulary Die Spur führt nach Bayern Christian Baumgarten Volker Borbein Cornelsen 2009 48 pages Privatdetektiv Patrick Reich ist einem Betrüger auf der Spur Der Fall nimmt ein dramatisches Ende Im Mittelpunkt dieser kurzweiligen Krimis für Leser innen mit Deutsch Vorkenntnissen steht Privatdetektiv Patrick Reich der Mann für alle Fälle Er sieht gut aus ist dynamisch sportlich trägt gerne eine rote Fliege und versucht sich mit Hilfe seiner Freundin Constanze das Rauchen abzugewöhnen Beim Joggen sprechen sie über seine Arbeit und lösen so manchen kniffligen Fall Von seinem Büro aus hat Patrick einen herrlichen Blick über die Stadt Kassel Ausgangspunkt seiner Fälle Suggested for Level 3 Theme Krimi Activities Exercises Die unendliche Geschichte Michael Ende Thienemann Verlag 2014 480 pages Bastian Balthasar Bux gerät in einem Antiquariat an ein Buch das ihn auf magische Weise anzieht Die unendliche Geschichte Er stiehlt es und liest auf dem Schulspeicher vom grenzenlosen Reich Phantásien in dem sich auf unheimliche Weise das Nichts immer weiter ausbreitet Ursache dafür ist die Krankheit der Kindlichen Kaiserin die einen neuen Namen braucht um gesund zu werden Den kann ihr aber nur ein Menschenkind geben Bald merkt Bastian dass er mehr und mehr in die Handlung um den jungen Krieger Atréju und dessen Aufgabe ein solches Menschenkind zu finden hineingerät Suggested for Level 4 AP Theme Change Growing Up Family Fantasy Die Weiße Rose Inge Scholl Fischer 1993 208 pages Die Weiße Rose wurde zum Symbol einer Aktion mit der einige Münchner Studenten zum Widerstand gegen die Diktatur Hitlers aufriefen Sie bezahlten dafür mit ihrem Leben im Februar 1943 fielen sie der Gestapo in die Hände Die Geschwister Hans und Sophie Scholl waren unter den Hingerichteten Inge Scholl die Schwester erzählt mit Hilfe von geretteten Dokumenten die Vorgeschichte und den Verlauf der Bewegung Diese Ausgabe enthält außerdem Gerichtsurteile Pressereaktionen und Augenzeugenberichte Suggested for Level 3 4 AP Theme Holocaust World War II Ein bisschen Panik Hörspiel Angelika Raths Klett Langenscheidt 2000 Audio CD and 80 page supplementary book In der Fortsetzung von dem Hörspiel Keine Panik das in kurzen Kapiteln die Geschichte einer Begegnung ist Nina bereits Studentin der Psychologie und ihre kleine Schwester Anne geht aufs Gymnasium Der Alltag der beiden Mädchen ist turbulent wie eh und je Niveaustufe A1 bis A2 geeignet für Kinder Jugendliche und Erwachsene Suggested for Level 1 2 3 Theme Friendship Love Family Instructional Strategies Activities Exercises Quizzes Assessments Vocabulary Ein Brüderchen für Lili Karin Gündisch illustrated by Betina Gotzen Beek Kerle 2000 26 pages Für Lili ist alles anders seit Julius da ist Sie findet ihr Brüderchen zwar niedlich aber Mama und Papa haben nun nicht mehr so viel Zeit für sie Das ist für Lili gar nicht so einfach Aber Julius wächst und bald kann Lili kleine Spiele mit ihm machen Julius genießt es wenn Lili mit ihm in der Badewanne plantscht oder sie auf einer Decke im Garten miteinander spielen Plötzlich spürt auch Lili dass sie etwas gewonnen hat sie ist nun nicht mehr allein Suggested for Level 1 Theme Family Change Growing Up Instructional Strategies Ein Mann zu viel Felix Theo Langenscheidt 1991 32 pages A fast paced mystery for beginning German students featuring Berlin based private detective Helmut Müller A death threat heroin traffic and a picture unknowingly taken by a visiting Hamburg journalist involve Müller in one of his most dangerous escapades yet Suggested for Level 3 Theme Krimi Ein richtig schöner Tag Bruno Blume illustrated by Jacky Gleich Carlsen Verlag 2001 40 pages Die ganze Familie will den schönen Tag im Garten verbringen Mama und Papa haben sich frei genommen und alle freuen sich Doch dann gibt es hier noch was zu erledigen und da läuft etwas schief Great for beginners Goes through times of the day and various activities Charming illustrations Suggested for Level 1 2 Theme Family Time Instructional Strategies Activities Exercises Vocabulary This book is available for purchase from the AATG Online Store Ein tierischer Schultag Manfred Mai Ravensburger Buchverlag 1998 48 pages One day when Anne s mother has to take care of important business she decides to take her dachshund Schnuffel to school Anne does not want Schnuffel to be home alone and feel scared Although Herr Lindner Anne s teacher is surprised at first he as well as her classmates are very understanding A day later many boys and girls bring their pets to school The books is ideal for beginning readers as well as for foreign language learners It is funny and filled with colorful illustrations Suggested for Level 1 Theme Pets Animals School Einer singt falsch Felix und Theo Klett Langenscheidt 1993 48 pages Udo Buchental is a famous German rock singer Suddenly he disappears Private eye Helmut Müller is asked to investigate In the process he becomes well acquainted with the German music scene Ein Krimi für Deutschlerner Ein Übungsteil im Anhang und landeskundliche Anmerkungen geben dem Leser Hilfestellung bei der Inhaltserschließung Niveaustufe A2 geeignet für Erwachsene und Jugendliche Suggested for Level 2 3 Theme Krimi Instructional Strategies Activities Exercises Vocabulary Elvis in Köln Felix und Theo Klett Langenscheidt 1999 40 pages Carnival in Cologne Helmut Müller dresses up as Elvis and goes to a fancy costume ball But there are problems money watches and Bea Braun disappear Ein Krimi für Deutschlerner Ein Übungsteil im Anhang und landeskundliche Anmerkungen geben dem Leser Hilfestellung bei der Inhaltserschließung Niveaustufe A2 geeignet für Erwachsene und Jugendliche Suggested for Level 3 Theme Krimi Activities Exercises Felsen küssen mit der Nase Jutta Treiber Dachs Herold 2000 144 pages Benjamin der nicht mehr Bennilein genannt werden will fliegt mit seinen Oldies nach Amerika Von New York bis San Francisco sind sie Teil einer Reisegruppe in einem vollklimatiserten Autobus Was Benni erlebt vertraut er seinem Tagebuch an das er freundschaftlich Sam nennt Zwischen Stopps in Coffee und Gift Shops erlebt Benni eine ungeahnte Vielfalt in jeder Beziehung Die Reise macht ihn neugierig auf mehr Amerika und mehr Begegnungen schließlich liegt das Leben nun anders vor ihm Suggested for Level 4 AP Theme Differences Tolerance Change Growing Up Family Activities Exercises Vocabulary Geheime Mission Hans J König EMC Paradigm 1975 142 pages Geheime Mission consists of a slim volume of dialogues with accompanying recordings done by professional actors cast in a tale of mild romance and intrigue The plot involves a multitude of usual and unusual situations there is a little humor a little suspense and even a shoot out at the end The text should be easily comprehensible to second year high school or first year college students Suggested for Level 3 Theme Krimi Grimms Märchen Wilhelm und Jakob Grimm Goldmann Wilhelm Verlag 1990 607 pages The Märchen collected by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm in the early 1800s have long been part of the way children and adults learn about the real world Der Froschkönig Rapunzel Schneewittchen Hänsel und Gretel Rotkäppchen Dornröschen and Das tapfere Schneiderlein are only a few of more than 200 enchanting characters found in their stories There are a number of collections of Grimms Fairy Tales available both in print and online Suggested for Level 1 2 3 4 AP Theme Bullying Violence Change Growing Up Death Loss Differences Tolerance Environment Nature Family Friendship Love Identity Overcoming Fear Pets Animals Instructional Strategies Harry Potter und der Stein der Weisen J K Rowling Carlsen 1998 335 pages Eigentlich hatte Harry geglaubt er sei ein ganz normaler Junge Zumindest bis zu seinem elften Geburtstag Da erfährt er dass er sich an der Schule für Hexerei und Zauberei einfinden soll Und warum Weil Harry ein Zauberer ist Und so wird für Harry das erste Jahr in der Schule das spannendste aufregendste und lustigste in seinem Leben Er stürzt von einem Abenteuer in die nächste ungeheuerliche Geschichte muss gegen Bestien Mitschüler und Fabelwesen kämpfen Da ist es gut dass er schon Freunde gefunden hat die ihm im Kampf gegen die dunklen Mächte zur Seite stehen Suggested for Level 4 AP Theme Change Growing Up Activities Exercises Vocabulary Haus ohne Hoffnung Felix Theo Klett Langenscheidt 1996 40 pages In der Nähe eines Asylbewerberwohnheims wird ein junger Mann tot aufgefunden Am selben Tag verschwindet ein junger Asylbewerber Der Verdacht fällt auf ihn Privatdetektiv Müller wird um Hilfe gebeten Die Spuren führen in die Skinhead Szene Suggested for Level 3 Theme Krimi Activities Exercises Vocabulary Ich bin ein Stern Inge Auerbacher Beltz Gelberg 2013 104 pages Inge Auerbacher war als Kind im Konzentrationslager Theresienstadt ein bewegender Bericht Inge Auerbacher wächst als Kind einer jüdischen Familie in einem schwäbischen Dorf auf Sie ist sieben als sie mit ihren Eltern in das Konzentrationslager Theresienstadt deportiert wird Sie erzählt aus der Sicht des Kindes von ihren Freunden und ihrer Familie Wie ihr Vater nach der Reichspogromnacht sein Geschäft aufgeben und sie den gelben Stern tragen muß Von der schrecklichen Zeit im Lager von der Verzweiflung und der ständigen Angst Aber immer noch gibt es Spiele die das Überleben erträglicher machen Suggested for Level 4 AP Theme Holocaust World War II Ich bin hier bloß der Hund Jutta Richter Carl Hanser Verlag 2011 128 pages Wie Hunde die Welt und die Menschen sehen In diesem Kinderbuch kann man es erfahren von Anton dem Hütehund persönlich Antons Erklärungen sind wichtig denn die Menschen verstehen nichts aber auch gar nichts Nicht mal dass andere Tiere wie die Katze nicht aufs Sofa gehören Hunde ja Katzen nicht Warum sie die Katze überhaupt in die Familie aufgenommen haben weiß Anton auch nicht Und dann stecken sie ihn auch noch in eine Hundeschule damit er auf Kommando jeden Unfug macht den sie von ihm verlangen Wieso er dann nicht wegläuft Weil die Menschen ihn regelmäßig füttern und weil sie zum Glück auch nicht kapieren an welchem Ende der Leine sie eigentlich gehen Suggested for Level 3 4 AP Theme Pets Animals Instructional Strategies Activities Exercises Quizzes Assessments Vocabulary Im Land der Schokolade und Bananen Karin Gündisch Beltz Verlag 2000 120 pages Für die rumäniendeutschen Aussiedlerkinder Ingrid und Uwe ist in Deutschland alles ganz anders und neu Ein fremdes Land ist die neue Heimat für die rumäniendeutschen Aussiedlerkinder Ingrid und Uwe Es ist das Land der Schokolade und Bananen aber auch das Land wo die Eltern Arbeit suchen und wo Ingrid und Uwe Freunde finden müssen Für die beiden ist alles neu und aufregend die Schule wo es so ganz anders zugeht als sie es gewohnt sind das riesige Warenangebot das sie fasziniert und verwirrt vor allem aber die Begegnung mit den Nachbarn den Mitschülern den Leuten in der Stadt Suggested for Level 3 Theme Change Growing Up Differences Tolerance Instructional Strategies Activities Exercises Quizzes Assessments Vocabulary Kein Schnaps für Tamara Hansjörg Martin Klett Ernst 2000 85 pages Der Juniorchef einer norddeutschen Schnapsfabrik Bricks Korn immer vorn ist am Ende des Krieges in Tunis desertiert und wurde von der jungen Tamara versteckt und versorgt Der Seniorchef unterbindet später alle Versuche des Sohnes mit ihr wieder Kontakt aufzunehmen Eine Afrikanerin kommt mir nicht ins Haus Tamara macht sich selbst auf die Reise von Tunis nach Schleswig Holstein Und schon entdeckt der Handelsvertreter Obuch der gerade vergeblich dem Schnaps Bricks eine Werbekampagne verkaufen wollte die Leiche einer jungen Frau im Zug Suggested for Level 3 4 AP Theme Krimi Activities Exercises Vocabulary Keine Panik Hörspiel Angelika Raths Klett Langenscheidt 1998 2 Audio CDs and 88 page supplementary book A radio play which in short chapters tells the story of a meeting that becomes a romance Keine Panik ist ein spannendes Hörspiel das in kurzen Kapiteln die Geschichte einer Begegnung erzählt aus der eine Romanze wird Niveaustufe A1 bis A2 geeignet für Jugendliche und Erwachsene Suggested for Level 2 3 Theme Friendship Love Instructional Strategies Activities Exercises Vocabulary Leipziger Allerlei Feliz

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  • Learning Scenarios - American Association of Teachers of German
    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 Edit This Favorite Name Category Share Yes No Keep Private Learning Scenarios The Learning Scenarios provide examples across the K 16 curriculum including novice and intermediate examples from high school and postsecondary students They address the refreshed progress indicators embedding 21st century

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  • 2016 Boston Convention - American Association of Teachers of German
    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 2016 Boston Convention November 18 20 2016 Boston Convention and Exhibition Center The AATG Convention in conjunction with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo features an amazing array of professional learning and collaborative networking opportunities AATG ACTFL 2016 will have a great IMPACT on the profession with over 6 000 language educators across all teaching levels more than 700 educational sessions and over 250 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for you and your students Open Call The Program Committee has issued an open call to AATG Members for proposals for sessions roundtables research paper presentations and electronic posters Visit the ACTFL website t o review the submission guidelines and submit a proposal All sessions must include more than one presenter and all presenters must be members of AATG All proposals will be blind reviewed by AATG and ACTFL program committee members Proposals must be submitted through the ACTFL Convention portal Proposals were due by January 13 2016 Session A session is 60 minutes in length limited to four presenters and should address a topic of interest to attendees within one of the keywords

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  • Planned Sessions for ACTFL 2016 - American Association of Teachers of German
    applications and implications of the OPI What is the impact on the way you teach test and provide feedback on curriculum design on teacher preparation Has it informed your research To what extent is knowledge of the Guidelines essential and should instructors at all levels be trained in proficiency testing Join us in taking a look backwards and forwards at all levels of German language instruction Send an abstract 250 words by December 23 2015 to both session chairs Martina Lindseth lindsemu uwec edu and Catherine Baumann ccbauman uchicago edu The Visual Language Learner See More W J T Mitchell has long argued that there has been a pictorial turn in contemporary culture which makes images as important and worthy of investigation as the realm of language While the linguistic turn Rorty in the 1960s called attention to the role of language in culture theory and everyday life the notion of a pictorial turn signals the importance of images and challenges us to be observant and informed critics of visual culture If a picture says more than a thousand words does the use of images increase the rate of acquisition of a second language If so what kind of images are most appropriate for what task in language learning In what way do images provide access to the German speaking cultures And how do we encourage language learners to critically compare those visual cultures with their own image saturated environment This session invites papers that investigate the theory and creative praxis of using still images in second language acquisition on all levels Send an abstract 250 words by December 23 2015 to the session chair Marcel Rotter mrotter umw edu Return to top Heritage Language Instruction German Heritage Language Schools in the US What is their Future See More Germans represent the largest US ethnicity and contributed significantly to this country s modern school system Germans are still arriving here in many professional and commercial capacities Often their children along with those of Americans wishing to maintain their German heritage and many other students frequent German Saturday schools This session invites presentations that explore the challenges and successes of HL teaching and their differences to mainstream language education It also seeks strategies for harmonizing both approaches benefitting situations where a separation between HL and traditional language teaching may not possible Send an abstract 200 words by December 23 2015 to the session chair Renate Ludanyi tludanyi snet net Return to top Innovative Use of Technology Face to Face Online or MOOC How the Format Impacts Content Objectives Assignments and Assessments See More Regardless of whether we teach in face to face F2F classrooms hybrid courses completely online credit courses or Massive Open Online Courses MOOCs the proficiency goals we set for our students need not change what changes are the affordances of these different learning environments that can help students attain them This session invites presentations that explore different online and distant learning environments in which presenters explain how they utilize the affordances of various instructional technologies to teach culture and promote Second Language Acquisition Of particular interest are online and distant courses that address the challenges for creating and assessing learner interaction in often broad multicultural and globalized learning environments Send an abstract 250 words by December 23 2015 to the session chair Ed Dixon edixon sas upenn edu Introducing New Technologies into the Language Learning Curriculum The Case for Mobile Learning See More To many of our current students who are accustomed to communicating through multi sensory experiences involving responsive touch screens high quality images audio and video recordings enhanced text entry and editing and sharing mobile language learning may be more appealing than traditional textbook or language lab activities This session invites presentations that explore the benefits of mobile language learning with smart phones and tablets in the classroom and beyond to support curricular goals and effective second language acquisition on all levels Potential presentation topics among others are facilitating seamless learning through portability improving and increasing communication collaboration engagement and motivation and customizing different learning activities for students to become effective language learners Send an abstract 250 words by December 23 2015 to the session chair Franziska Lys flys northwestern edu Return to top Interculturality Gender and the Modern Family in the German Curriculum See More This session invites proposals that present how issues of gender and the modern family can be integrated successfully in the German curriculum in language literature and culture classes How can gender as an analytical lens provide insights into culture how do digital media and popular culture reflect and construct gender and how do diverse representations and performances of gender and sexuality shape and challenge cultural identities The panel seeks presentations on innovative teaching methods including assignments as well as on specific texts and curriculum units Send an abstract 250 words by December 23 2015 to the session chair Beate Brunow brunowbu wofford edu Jewish Life in Germany Today and Reflections of the Past See More Ever since 1989 there has been a lively and diverse Jewish presence in Germany This panel invites presentations that explore some of the following questions and give teaching suggestions for the German classroom Where do we find Jewish life culture music literature food and religion in Germany Does the German Jewish population mix with the German Muslim one mostly of Turkish and Arab descent and if so in what ways Are there any signs that the influx of both Jewish and Muslim cultures changes German Leitkultur which is still associated with ethnicity religion and monoculture How does Germany remember the Holocaust today And does the Holocaust religiously and culturally still serve as a significant theme in Jewish life in Germany Send an abstract 250 words by December 23 2015 to the session chair Iris Bork Goldfield ibork wesleyan edu Multiculturalism in Germany Teaching Cultural Diversity See More Despite Chancellor Angela Merkel s infamous declaration in 2010 that multiculturalism had failed in Germany German society has grown increasingly diverse in the last five years Currently around 17 of Germans have a so called migrant background And due to the Syrian refugee crisis by the end of 2015 Germany will have doubled the number of refugees it annually accepts resulting in further social cultural and political shifts As teachers of German in the U S it is our responsibility to give students a picture of Germany that accurately reflects these changes This session invites presentations that explore ways in which we can bring more cultural diversity to the German classroom Send an abstract 250 words by December 23 2015 to the session chair Priscilla Layne playne email unc edu Research Paper Presentations on Cultural Memory See More Societies ensure cultural cohesion by preserving collective knowledge and re constructing their cultural identity from one generation to the next How is a generation s memory and imagination reflected in memorialization Since linguistic and cultural competence are intertwined how is the learner s interculturality related to a more nuanced understanding of target cultural memory This session seeks research papers that highlight the intersections between the acquisition of intercultural literacy and the development of a more nuanced understanding of cultural memory in German speaking countries Contributions may illustrate the role of literature as a medium of cultural memory production explore how different types of monuments depict collected memory investigate how the digital revolution impacts the creation and transmission of cultural memory demonstrate how language maintains and conveys cultural ties or show how film provides performative spaces for the preservation or contestation of collective memories and history Contributions will also highlight how the acquisition of intercultural literacy complements the development of an informed understanding of how German speaking societies memorialize and interpret their past Send an abstract 250 words by December 23 2015 to the session chair Susanne M Wagner smwagner stthomas edu Teaching Intercultural Learning Getting the Most out of Study Abroad See More Many study abroad programs focus on cultural tourism without making the most of the intercultural opportunities available in country What if the explicit goal of study abroad were intercultural learning This session invites presentations that explore how study abroad can be organized to promote intercultural learning Papers focusing on any of the three phases of study abroad before during and after as well as the role of home stays university partnerships internships and other models are equally welcome The overarching goal is a shared understanding of how study abroad can become the most significant intercultural learning event in our students study of languages and cultures Send an abstract 250 words by December 15 2015 to the session chair Patricia Calkins patricia calkins simpson edu Teaching the Syrian Refugee Crisis in the DACHL Curriculum See More Thousands of Syrian refugees are making the perilous journey across the Balkan to Germany While other European Union countries have closed their doors to these refugees most notably Hungary Germany has welcomed these migrants The panel invites presentations that explore the media coverage of the refugee crisis in the DACHL countries We are particularly interested in how the German Austrian and Swiss press portrays the migrants and the German response to the crisis Presentations should incorporate the 5Cs Send an abstract 250 words by December 23 2015 to the session chair Karin Baumgartner karin baumgartner utah edu Return to top Languages Beyond the Classroom Building Communities beyond the Classroom See More How can we help students become members of German speaking communities outside of the classroom How can we use German to enrich our own communities and provide students with opportunities to use the target language in non curricular contexts This session invites presentations that outline initiatives and projects aimed at helping students become members of and or building language learning communities beyond the classroom Projects can include for example virtual communities outreach programs service learning opportunities or other programs which enable students to use the language and or expand their cultural knowledge outside of regular classroom instruction Send an abstract 250 words by December 23 2015 to the session chair Theresa Schenker theresa schenker yale edu Return to top Leadership and Advocacy Dare to Lead and Advocate See More What qualities and skills does one need to make an impact on our profession How have you led others through decision making processes and follow up action in difficult situations How have you coordinated and balanced the conflicting interests of all members and stakeholders How have you convinced doubting outsiders of the value of language study of intercultural experiences This session invites presentations that describe successful strategies for leading others and advocating the study of second languages at the local state regional national and international level Send an abstract 250 words by December 18 2015 to the session chair Helene Zimmer Loew germteach35 gmail Return to top Literacy Bildung aus der Sprechblase Graphic Novels in the German Classroom See More Graphic Novels constitute what could be called a fourth genre The combination of pictures and text makes them a highly complex medium that establishes a visual approach to the subject matter without the speed of film Frame by frame language learners receive pictorial support for understanding text and vice versa while learning about German literature culture and history This session invites presentations that explore the use of graphic novels in the German classroom A plethora of German graphic novels now is available ranging from biographical anecdotal historical fiction to reiterations rewrites of classics e g Flix Faust How can the use of graphic novels facilitate the learning process in the classroom and how does it motivate our learners Send an abstract 250 words by December 23 2015 to the session chair Beatrix Brockman brockmanb apsu edu Developing Multiple Literacies through Theater in the Undergraduate German Curriculum See More Theater has always provided rich possibilities for language acquisition as well as inter cultural competence Theater as cultural representation and as experimental play can encourage students to interpret and create texts in ways which reflect an awareness of their cultural historical contexts and the particular ways of thinking and valuing that inform them Theater can foster creative interpretive and aesthetic engagement with language as well as the development of empathy and identity This session invites presentations on various approaches to using theater at all levels of the undergraduate German curriculum Particularly welcome are approaches that promote the development of multiple literacies critical thinking and social learning Send an abstract 250 words by December 23 2015 to the session chair Ingeborg Walther waltheri duke edu Die Friedliche Revolution und die deutsche Wiedervereinigung See More In dieser geplanten Sektion sollen Unterrichtsansätze und Materialien vorgestellt und diskutiert werden die eine kritische Auseinandersetzung mit den historischen Ereignissen auf dem Weg zur deutschen Wiedervereinigung im DaF Unterricht ermöglichen Darüberhinaus wäre es wünschenswert Unterrichtsideen zu präsentieren die unseren Lernenden helfen 1 die Rolle des Individuums für gesellschaftliche Veränderungen in der ehemaligen DDR besser zu verstehen und 2 sie dazu motivieren ihre eigene Verantwortung für unsere Gemeinschaft zu überdenken und durch entsprechendes Handeln zu positiven gesellschaftlichen Entwicklungen beizutragen Besonders willkommen sind Vorschläge die anhand konkreter Beispiele zeigen wie sprachliche und inhaltliche Lernziele zu diesem Thema auf innovative und kreative Weise mit Nutzung verschiedener Medien erreicht werden können Send an abstract 250 words by December 23 2015 to the session chair Siggi Piwek piweks milwaukee k12 wi us Film Media and Popular Culture in Language Teaching and Learning See More From movies to social media popular culture influences our values our understanding of the world and how we interact in our local and global communities Language educators infuse their lessons with popular culture to highlight aspects of everyday life historical events language features pragmatic functions and salient cultural perspectives symbols and values This session invites presentations that explore the role of popular culture in teaching and learning German How do film and other media shape students assumptions about and knowledge of the target cultures How do instructors help students develop critical media literacy in the consumption of L2 film and media and how can it be assessed How are instructors incorporating pop culture in innovative ways Send an abstract 250 words by December 23 2015 to the session chair Jeanne Schueller jmschuel wisc edu Introducing and Teaching Berlin Culture Courses See More With Berlin becoming the most popular study abroad location in Germany short term and semester long programs have proliferated as have courses on Berlin s literature and culture at American colleges We encourage submission of presentations on innovative courses on Berlin either taught in the United States or in Berlin Contributions discussing how to integrate Berlin courses into the curriculum are also invited The session aims to facilitate a comparison of the various types of approaches and programs available with the goal of assessing key features in the teaching of Berlin culture Send an abstract 250 words by December 23 2015 to the session chair Reinhard Zachau rzachau sewanee edu Jugendliteratur See More How can the world language instructor best integrate presentational interpretive and interpersonal modes when using authentic children s and or youth literature in the curriculum How do instructors create lifelong learners who use the target language for enjoyment enrichment and advancement This session invites proposals promoting the use of DACHL literature by engaging learners with reading listening and viewing media created for children and youth in German speaking countries giving preference to contemporary materials Send an abstract 250 words by December 23 2015 to the session chair Kathy Fegely kfegely antietamsd org Making Connections through Literature See More Language teachers at all levels have understood the importance of incorporating the Connections standard into their instruction Among the disciplines most often taught addressed in the beginning through bridge level courses however literature is rarely included Despite the importance of literature for AP exam preparation and its role in guiding university language learners from intermediate into advanced coursework foreign language teachers often do not know how best to incorporate literary texts and analysis as well as creative writing into their classrooms This panel examines the various ways in which work with various genres of literature can be integrated at all stages of the curriculum and how lessons focused on literature can also serve as an important form of cultural mediation and linguistic development Send an abstract 250 words by December 23 2015 to the session chair Cynthia Chalupa cynthia chalupa mail wvu edu MINTing the German Classroom See More MINT STEM in an intricate part of cross curricular instruction In this session participants will examine several authentic sources and learn how they can use that material to create student friendly yet challenging communicative activities for their own students This session will give participants the tools and confidence to take authentic STEM sources and create meaningful classroom activities that will expand students knowledge of STEM topics while teaching German language and culture Send an abstract 250 words by December 23 2015 to the session chair Angelika Becker angelikabecker att net Project based Learning in German for Business or Engineering See More Project based learning PBL can be defined as a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an engaging and complex question problem or challenge This approach lends itself well to courses or teaching units on German for Business or Engineering due to their real world applicability This session invites presentations that address any or all of the following aspects teaching materials assignment structure integration of content and language acquisition assessment Send an abstract 200 words by December 23 2015 to session chair Astrid Weigert weigerta georgetown edu STEM STEAM and Sustainability See More Despite recent attempts to bring STEAM into German language classrooms issues of sustainability often continue to be neglected This panel invites presentations that demonstrate how to incorporate key sustainability issues into our teaching taking into consideration environmental social and economic components To what extent can sustainability be used as a framework

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