Around the Arabic Nation in Two Days

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• TCLP Arabic teacher Ibrahim Elkadi will design a project titled “Around the Arabic Nation in Two Days” with support from teachers and students at Scott’s Branch High School in Summerton, South Carolina. This two-day celebration will expose 300 high school students, 100 middle school students, 70 primary students, 6 administrators and 40 teachers to the diversity of 22 Arabic-speaking countries. Local groups and neighboring schools will also be invited to attend this unique event.

Encyclopedia Arabia

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TCLP Egyptian exchange teacher Abla Rasslan was approved for a 3-part Arabic cultural project. The first part consisted of current H.L. Harshman Middle School students teaching other feeder school students about Arabic language and culture. The second part was the creation of an “Encyclopedia Arabia” in which 15 schools contributed projects for inclusion on topics ranging from tourist attractions, to the economy and government of the Arab world. The final part was a culminating Arabic fair, which showcased student work in Arabic class and a fashion show.

Chinese New Year at The Domes

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TCLP Chinese exchange teacher Liu Jia was awarded a CLP grant to celebrate Chinese language and culture at “Chinese New Year at The Domes”, which is an annual festival held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Through the support of the CLP award, Liu Jia and her students from Milwaukee School of Languages rented a booth at the festival and developed a scavenger hunt.