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Explore cutting-edge technology for Italian language pedagogy, join foreign language teaching organizations, download course material, learn about continuing education courses and teaching strategies, and search employment listings.

Italian Language Phrasebook
Glossary of essential terms by topic. A special feature from your Italian Language SiteGuide.

Italian Language Study Guides
Challenge your skills and test your knowledge of various Italian language topics! A resource for measuring your competency on a variety of subjects relating to Italy, the Italian culture, and the Italian language.

American Association for Italian Studies
Organization promotes Italian and Italian Studies. Also has announcements of conferences and events and postings of academic positions.

American Association of Teachers of Italian
Online newsletter for the AATI publishes information about new publications, forthcoming conferences, events, contests and awards. It also provides a forum for discussion on pedagogy and teaching strategies.

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
ACTFL is a national organization dedicated to the improvement and expansion of the teaching and learning of all languages at all levels of instruction.

Associazione Scuole di Italiano come Lingua Seconda
The ASILS, which includes the majority of Italian language schools in various regions of Italy, serves to guarantee the professional competence and seriousness of the member schools in teaching and services they provide for the students.

Biblioteche Italiane
Exhaustive list of Italian academic libraries with links by region.

Corsi per Insegnanti di Italiano per Stranieri
2-week intensive courses for teachers of Italian as a second language. Instructors can develop new ideas about teaching Italian. Course is recognized by the European Comenius project.

Eurydice Database on Italian Education System
Database containing detailed information on the Italian national education system and policies.

ICT4LT
Pilot program for a web-based training course in Information and Communication Technology for teachers of modern foreign languages.

Language Learning and Technology
A refereed journal for second and foreign language educators on issues related to technology and language education.

MATDID
Materiali didattici per l'insegnamento dell'italiano agli stranieri. Letture, esercizi e test con soluzione, giochi.

Ministero dell'Istruzione
Official home page of the Italian Ministry of Instruction.

National Capital Language Resource Center
Dedicated to improving the teaching and learning of languages other than English. Provides material resources and professional services.

Progetto Italica Corso di Lingua
Three sample syllabi demonstrate integrating existing textbooks with online technology to complement diverse pedagogical philosophies and styles.

Rivista di Studi Italiani
Peer reviewed international journal, which comes out twice a year, in June and December. The journal focuses on Italian language and literature, but also welcomes articles on foreign authors who have had a significant impact on Italian culture and civilization.

Universality of Italian Heritage Curriculum
A 28-lesson plan with supplemental materials for grades K-12. The series covers a wide array of topics including Cicero, Renaissance Art, Aida, and Romulus and Remus.

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