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What is the Flagship K-12 Blended Learning Pilot Project?
The Flagship K-12 Blended Learning Pilot Project is a collaboration between the Hunter Chinese Flagship Program and the Jericho School District to build a national model for K-12 students to demonstrate how high school graduates can achieve advanced level proficiency (following ACTFL guidelines) in Chinese using the blended learning model.

The blended learning model combines traditional face-to-face classroom instruction with individualized online synchronous and asynchronous instruction.  Hunter’s blended learning model was developed by identifying best practices for both second language acquisition and personalized online learning. Fundamentally, it is designed to ensure that learners receive sufficient input, have opportunities for output and interaction, receive both implicit and explicit feedback, and work within a task-based framework. Students maximize learning outcomes by learning in two ways: sharing and interacting in a group setting, and individual instruction that focuses on personal learning interests and needs to maximize learning outcomes.  The project also conducts research into best practices and disseminates learning results in order to improve the quality of Chinese language education in the United States.

Project Year and Partner Schools 
Year 1:  December 1, 2014 to October 31, 2015  (Jericho School District)
Year 2:  November 1, 2015 to September 29, 2016 (Jericho School District)
Extension: September 30, 2016 to March 31, 2017 (Jericho and Hunter College Elementary School)

What is The Language Flagship?
The Language Flagship is a national effort to change the way American students learn languages through a groundbreaking approach to foreign language education.  The Flagship community is made up of 27 domestic Flagship centers and programs at 23 institutions of higher education, and 8 Overseas Flagship Centers. The program leads the nation in designing, supporting, and implementing a new paradigm for advanced language education. As an innovative partnership between the federal government and the education community, The Language Flagship graduates students with a superior level of proficiency in languages critical to U.S. national security and competitiveness.






 

 

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