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IMG_3893.JPGThe Italian Cultural Center organizes events specifically tailored to children: cooking classes, movies, a story hour, parties in celebration of Carnevale and La Befana as well as special collaborations with local artists and institutions, such as the Italian performance of renowned shadow theater master Fabrizio Montecchi's Circoluna at the Children's Theatre Company.

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Upcoming events

    • 05 Feb 2022
    • 11:00 AM
    • 30 Apr 2022
    • 12:00 PM
    • IN PERSON
    • 8
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    ENGLISH VERSION BELOW



    LA SCUOLA DEI RAGAZZI


    Corso di italiano per bambini bilingue
    o di livello avanzato - Età: dai 7 ai 10 anni

    (max 8 bambini)



    Sei lezioni in presenza di 60 minuti di immersione totale in italiano per bambini bilingue in età di scuola elementare. Gli studenti espanderanno il vocabolario e le capacità comunicative orali e scritte attraverso canzoni interattive, storie e giochi. Particolare attenzione sarà data alla cultura italiana, alla letteratura per l’infanzia, alle festività e alla geografia d'Italia.

    Le lezioni sono facilitate da Alberto Orioles, tesoriere dell’ICC, pediatra e padre di Nico (di sette anni), sotto la guida della professoressa Elena Sclauzero che ha creato il curriculum del corso. La prof. Sclauzero si connetterà via Zoom ogni sabato dall’Italia per insegnare a distanza e guidare la didattica collaborando con Alberto e i bambini.

    CALENDARIO

    Sei sabati, alle 11 del mattino: 5 febbraio, 12 febbraio, 19 marzo, 2 aprile, 16 aprile, 30 aprile.

    Materiale (disponibile su Amazon.it): si consiglia di effettuare l'ordine al più presto




    Elena Sclauzero è docente presso l’ Istituto Comprensivo 6 di Udine (Italia). Laureata in Scienze della Formazione, Scienze della Formazione Primaria, Didattica della Musica e Specializzata in Didattica per le attività di sostegno, esercita da 20 anni la professione di insegnante, dedicandosi in particolare alla didattica della musica e alla didattica speciale.

    La sua attività si rivolge soprattutto a bambini delle fasce detà 6-11 e 11-13 (anche in modalità on-line), con particolare attenzione a esigenze educative speciali. Dal 2019 si occupa di formazione dei docenti e tiene webinar e corsi sul tema dellinclusione. Le sue ultime pubblicazioni, per le case editrici Rizzoli, Erickson e Progetti Sonori, riguardano in particolare la didattica musicale e i bisogni educativi speciali.


    Important information        

    MEMBERSHIP
    ICC's Membership 
    Committee
     has adopted a policy requiring membership for all language classes. Membership allows lower rates on classes than previously charged for non-member registration. Plus, membership includes discounts on other classes and events, as well as other benefits. Family membership is recommended, which covers parents and children. However, it is possible to purchase an individual membership for a child. Follow this link to became a member http://www.theitalianculturalcenter.org/jointoday

    COVID-19 Policy
    The Italian Cultural Center requires 
    proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test within 72 hours of the event and masking at any class or in-person event held at our new location in the vibrant North Loop Neighborhood. This requirement applies to ever
    ybody entering the building, including children attending the lessons and adults accompanying them. 

    PARKING
    Convenient on-street parking is available in front of the building.

    QUESTIONS
    For questions, in
    quiries regarding our schedule and programs, or if you need to register more than one child, please email us
     at secretary@theitalianculturalcenter.org 






    YOUTH SCHOOL

    Bilingual / Advanced Age 7-10

    (max 8 kids)


    A 60 minute in-person full-immersion lesson for bilingual elementary school children. Students will expand vocabulary and oral/written communication skills through interactive songs, stories, games, and imaginative play. Contemporary Italian culture, age-appropriate literature, traditional holidays, and geography will be emphasized.  

    The class will be facilitated by Alberto Orioles, ICC treasurer, pediatrician, and father of seven-year-old Nico under the direction of Prof. Elena Sclauzero who developed the curriculum for the course. Prof. Sclauzero will connect via Zoom every Saturday from Italy to guide and collaborate with Alberto and the children.


    CALENDAR

    Six Saturdays, at 11 am. 2/5, 2/12, 3/19, 4/2, 4/16, 4/30. 
     


    Students will use the following books, which can be ordered on Amazon.it. We recommend ordering them as soon as possible to ensure timely delivery : 


    We will accommodate students without books the first lesson.


    Elena Sclauzero works as a teacher at Istituto Comprensivo 6 Middle School in Udine, Italy. She holds university degrees in Education, including Elementary Education, Organ Performance, and Music Didactics. She is also certified as a special education teacher. She has over 20 years of experience teaching children aged 6 to 13 years—both in person and online—and teaching special education. She has been a teacher educator, holding webinars and courses with focus on social inclusion since 2019. Her latest works on music teaching and special education have been published by Rizzoli, Erickson and Progetti Sonori.


    Important information        

    MEMBERSHIP
    ICC's Membership 
    Committee
     has adopted a policy requiring membership for all language classes. Membership allows lower rates on classes than previously charged for non-member registration. Plus, membership includes discounts on other classes and events, as well as other benefits. Family membership is recommended, which covers parents and children. However, it is possible to purchase an individual membership for a child. Follow this link to became a member http://www.theitalianculturalcenter.org/jointoday

    COVID-19 Policy
    The Italian Cultural Center requires 
    proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test within 72 hours of the event and masking at any class or in-person event held at our new location in the vibrant North Loop Neighborhood. This requirement applies to ever
    ybody entering the building, including children attending the lessons and adults accompanying them. 

    PARKING
    Convenient on-street parking is available in front of the building.

    QUESTIONS
    For questions, in
    quiries regarding our schedule and programs, or if you need to register more than one child, please email us
     at secretary@theitalianculturalcenter.org 


The Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis/St. Paul is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization
  250 Third Ave N., Suite 625 | Minneapolis, MN 55401 | (612) 295-4111 

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