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San Francisco, 2002: i genitori di una decina di bimbi si ritrovano in una sala di periferia per ragionare su come finanziare la loro nuova "piccola scuola italiana". Sono ingegneri venuti nella Silicon Valley con il boom delle dot.com e italo-americani di seconda o terza generazione.   Vogliono che i figli non perdano l'uso della nostra lin...

December 4, 2015, Friday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Italian Consulate in San Francisco - 2590 Webster Street - San Francisco, California 94115. ItaLingua School of Italian Language and Culture invites you to attend their annual fundraiser and auction. ItaLingua is a non-profit, award-winning school, serving students of all levels a...

Casanova: Libertine Legend —a conference organized by Malina Stefanovska, University of California, Los Angeles, and Thomas Harrison, University of California, Los Angeles. Co-sponsored by the UCLA Department of French and Francophone Studies and the Department of Italian. Friday & Saturday, January 22–23, 2016, 9:30 a.m.&nb...

Music, theater, film, multi-media, mass media and advertising, publishing, artistic renderings, science and technology, and the burgeoning digital humanities have characterized and are changing the way Italian Americans conceive of themselves and how they re-conceptualize and re-signify their identities.   In recognition of this powerful mom...

By Roberto Bonzio E se all'origine della formazione di straordinari innovatori del web che a livello globale hanno rivoluzionato la nostra esistenza, come i fondatori di Google e Amazon ci fosse... un'italiana nata nell'Ottocento, Maria Montessori (1870-1952), riconosciuta a livello mondiale come pioniera dell'educazione creativa e libertaria? &n...

The Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) approved the Southern California based Fondazione Italia as an assessor agency for teaching credentials in Italian language instruction at its August 2013 meeting.   Fondazione Italia, located in Los Angeles, CA, is a non-profit organization that promotes and preserves the study of Italian langu...

Fondazione Italia, in collaboration with the UCLA Department of Italian, has organized an AP Italian Preparation course for students interesting in taking the AP Italian exam on May 15, 2014   UCLA - 342 Rolfe Hall - January 18/May 10, 2014 - 2:00/4:30 pm - $350 This is an intermediate to pre-advanced level course geared...

Nel corso del mese appena trascorso San Francisco è stata il palcoscenico di molti eventi interessanti legati alla promozione della lingua italiana.   Fra questi, ha riscosso un grande successo lo spettacolo "ABC l'Italiano si impara così", messo in scena presso l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura da Laura Caparrotti, Direttore Artistico di Kairo...

Millikan High School in Long Beach Looking for Full-Time Long-Term Substitute Italian High School Teacher   Position will begin sometime between Nov. 9- 30 and last to the end of the school year. Teacher will teach Italian 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, and 7-8. Hourly pay reflects the long term substitute rate that is posted on LBUSD's website. W...

Eight university students who reside in California have received National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Scholarships. The students are: Gian Paul Bergeron of Sausalito; Alexander Bologna of Rancho Palos Verdes; Tristan Curnow of Fallbrook; Max Galassi ofRedondo Beach; Neal Huddon-Cossar of Novato; Michael Law of Glendale;Ashley Robertson of Pi...

"ArcSkills" è un innovativo programma e metodo d'insegnamento ideato dall'architetto italiano Guido Icardi, che la Middle School - Centro Specialistico El Sereno, nella circoscrizione consolare di Los Angeles, ha adottato per i ragazzi della Prima Media. Il programma si prefigge di insegnare agli studenti competenze sia scolastiche (geometria, mat...

Dr. Jim Cummins is a Professor Emeritus in the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. His research has transformed our understanding of how bilingual education works and has opened up new possibilities for enriching children's linguistic and academic development through bilingualism.   Dr. Cummins will focus...