Virtual Event Tag

Flyer for NSLI-Y Interactive Virtual Event.

Posted On April 29, 2015By Nicole WeitznerIn Arabic

May 2nd: “One Day in the Life in Morocco” Virtual Event

On Saturday, May 2nd, 2015, NSLI-Y Interactive will host be hosting the next virtual event with four National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) students in Morocco. During the live virtual event, learn about local life and traditions as the students share about and discuss their lives in Morocco and how they differ from life for teens in the U.S. Through photos and videos, the students will discuss such topics as what life with a host family is like, going to school, the cuisine, how they get from place toRead More
Russian interactive meeting.
On March 16, NSLI-Y Interactive hosted its third virtual event connecting five NSLI-Y students currently on the NSLI-Y Russian language program with two Russian language high school classrooms in the United States. The NSLI-Y Russian language participants gave presentations in Russian on the topic of “One Day in the Life on the Russian Language Program” for students at Staten Island Technical High School in Staten Island, NY and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, VA. The event began with introductions in Russian by students from each of the two high schools. Then,Read More

Posted On January 29, 2015By Nicole WeitznerIn Turkish

Exploring Turkey through the Video Lens

By: Noah, NSLI-Y Turkey, Academic Year 2014-2015 Living in Turkey means not only witnessing a historical wealth, but diving deeper into an ancient and complex culture. This video I made summarizes areas I have had the chance to explore on weekends during the first half of my NSLI-Y Experience. My narration spans the experiences shown, some useful vocabulary and local Turkish Dance. Noah presented his video and spoke about his current experience in Turkey to a live audience with three other NSLI-Y Turkey students during the NSLI-Y Virtual event “OneRead More
Turkey virtual event

Posted On January 9, 2015By Nicole WeitznerIn Turkish

One Day in the Life In Turkey – January 24th, 2015

NSLI-Y Interactive recently hosted its second virtual event, featuring four National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) students on the academic year program in Izmir, Turkey. The NSLI-Y Turkey students made the study abroad and language immersion experience come alive for a sizable audience consisting of students, educators, family members and friends, sharing their experiences with learning the Turkish language abroad, attending school, living with a Turkish host family, eating the cuisine, getting from place to place and some of the hobbies and activities in which they have taken part. The students alsoRead More
Taiwan virtual event

Posted On November 20, 2014By Nicole WeitznerIn Chinese (Mandarin)

One Day in the Life in Taiwan – November 20th, 2014

In honor of International Education Week, NSLI-Y Interactive hosted its first virtual event connecting five NSLI-Y students currently studying Chinese in Taiwan with two Chinese classrooms in the United States. NSLI-Y Taiwan students gave presentations using their newfound Chinese skills on the topic of “A Day in the Life in Taiwan” for students at Boston Latin School in Boston, MA and the Center for Global Studies at Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk, CT. The students each covered information such as host family life, school life, language learning abroad and at home,Read More
Picture cover of NSLI-Y global education videographers and bloggers.

Posted On November 13, 2014By Nicole WeitznerIn Arabic, Korean

Webinar: How to Share Stories Through Media

As seen in the many stories throughout NSLI-Y Interactive, many alumni of the NSLI-Y exchange program share their experiences through various types of multimedia. How did creating this media help to educate their peers and families back home about their host countries? How did compiling photos, editing video, and crafting stories inform their own experience? What advice do these alumni have for others about effectively sharing the study abroad experience? Some people might say that writing blogs can maybe be a distraction to experiencing the life, but I think when youRead More