The Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs 2021 Holiday Open House is in its 30th year! The Virtual Holiday Open House will take place from December 5th through December 12th. Travel through the 31 Nationality Rooms and listen to Pitt's Quo Vadis guides speak about special architectural features or interesting facts for each room. Take part in the Greek Christmas Trivia Weekend, practice making your own Romanian Sorcovas, see a performance from the Scottish Balmoral Pipes and Drums Band, and learn and discover so much more about holiday traditions, food, and stories from countries around the world! For more information about this year’s Virtual Holiday Open House, please visit: https://pi.tt/NRIEPHolidayOpenHouse.
Week of December 12, 2021 in UCIS
Sunday, December 12
Come brush up on your Korean skills in a casual, out of the classroom environment!
Wednesday, December 15
Join the German Department for Laber Rhabarber, a weekly German conversation hour that is open to all!
Thursday, December 16
Connect with other teachers, ask questions, and learn how Duolingo for Schools makes it easy to enrich your curriculum and motivate your students!
Building on the efficacy and success of the original Duolingo platform, Duolingo for Schools, created for schools and universities alike, augments any curriculum, giving students content designed to promote long-term retention, while providing teachers with creative ways to differentiate instruction, increase engagement, and keep students learning on any device, both inside and outside the classroom. This session goes behind the scenes to show how Duolingo for Schools works--we'll walk through creating classrooms, adding students, assigning work, and viewing student activity on Duolingo.