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By Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino Era il 1999 quando decisi di intraprendere la professione di docente e insegnante di italiano nelle scuole pubbliche di New York. Allora non conoscevo i requisiti per ottenere l'abilitazione dallo Stato, perciò dovetti iscrivermi a molte classi per sapere come e quando fare domanda per essere abilitata all'insegnament...

IONA COLLEGE and I.A.C.E are pleased to sponsor THE FOURTH ANNUAL LANGUAGE AND CULTURE WORKSHOPMAY 29TH, 2015 - IONA COLLEGE, New Rochelle NY Teaching Critical Thinking and Cultural Diversity in the Foreign Language Classroom. JOIN US TO THIS FREE WORKSHOP   In this workshop, we will discuss how we can teach areas of contents suc...

Today, Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) announced that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting applications for four $2,500 scholarships. The scholarships will be awarded in June at Italian-American Day, and all winners must be in attendance to receive their awards. "Over the next few months I strongly e...

MOUNT PLEASANT – High school seniors of Italian heritage who are graduating in June 2013 are invited to apply for the annual $1,000 academic and/or $1,000 Joe DiMaggio sports award scholarship given by the Mount Pleasant Italian American Association of Thornwood.   Students must live in the town of Mount Pleasant. Applications are available...

Nell'ambito dell'accordo tra Unical e Cuny (City University of New York), sottoscritto dal Magnifico rettore, Gino Mirocle Crisci, lo scorso 6 ottobre, da domani sarà ospite dell'Università della Calabria Anthony Julian Tamburri.   Lo studioso statunitense sarà impegnato in una settimana di lezioni intensive sul cinema nell'ambito del nuovo...

Lingua, cultura e cucina. Una sintesi assoluta che incassa consensi e successo oggi anche tra i giovani studenti americani «affamati» di Italia e italiano. La conferma è giunta nel corso di durante la cerimonia di premiazione degli studenti che hanno vinto il concorso fotografico «Food in Focus», lanciato dallo Iace (Italian American Committee on E...

In the boys' classroom at Lamplighters Yeshivah in the Hasidic Jewish stronghold of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Montessori number-counting boards and decimal beads share space with Hebrew-learning materials. A colorful timeline on the wall shows two strands of world history in parallel: secular on the left, Jewish on the right.   A photo of the...

Louis M. Klein Middle School and Harrison High School students who study Italian were recently honored for their excellence in a ceremony at Antonio Meucci Lodge as part of Italian Heritage Month.   The following are the students who were honored and their teachers: Ava Petrillo – Level 2 - Christina Zaccagnino Juliana Sica – Level 2 - Elv...

by Krista Pilla The Italian Women's Civic Club (IWCC) has been giving scholarships to students at local colleges for the past 90 years. This year was no different, as three St. John Fisher College students are the recipients of the Dante Scholarship. The three recipients are: Dina Berardi, Juliane Barbato (Didas) and Patti VanAuker. The scholarsh...

di Riccardo Chioni   I magnifici otto del Liceo Scientifico "Guglielmo Marconi" hanno ricevuto ieri al Consolato Generale il Diploma del ministero degli Esteri, alla presenza del console generale Natalia Quintavalle, della preside della Scuola d'Italia Anna Fiore, del direttore scolastico presso il Consolato Carlo Davoli, insegnanti e genito...

di Annamaria Monaco   Cari colleghi ed amici, the end of the school year is fast approaching and so is the last official meeting of the AATI Long Island. On behalf of the Board, I would like to extend an invitation to the Dante Award and Scholarship Luncheon on Saturday, May 14th, 2016 at 11:30 am at Ristorante Pompei in West Hemps...

The Italian Academy invites applications for positions in its Fellowship Program, which will be devoted to the conservation and preservation of heritage and the contemporary destruction of art and architecture. Topics relating to the political uses and abuses of cultural heritage as well as to the exchange, transport, and trafficking of objects wil...