This summer we redesigned our Teaching German website. As you get ready to start the new academic year, please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the latest professional development trainings, materials for classroom use or educational programs for your students. Comments and suggestions on how to improve our website are always welcome.
Teaching the Bundestagswahl 2021 this fall? Head out to our dossier on the election to prepare for and gather ideas for teaching. Also, there are still a few slots available in our Gaming in German afterschool programs, so if you have been thinking about signing up your middle- or high school students, now it`s the time to do so.
SPARK for German is planning a Kickoff event on Thursday, September 16th at 12/noon EST to share updates, introduce partners and to toast to a successful fall roll out. Register here to virtually join the celebration.
The Digital Junioruni ,a new free-of-charge program for students ages 14 and up which features videos from robotics to rocket science and teaches basic German vocabulary, will be launched on September 28, 2021 from 10am-2pm EST. For now please save the date to join the celebration with your class. Registration link to follow in our September newsletter.
Finally, the Internationale Deutscholympiade (IDO), the world`s largest German language competition for students, will take place next year in Germany. Register your top students by October 15, 2021.
With the best wishes for the new school year,
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