Md. classes blend Chinese and STEM to give students global perspectives


Local students have been thinking globally in Maryland this summer, reports The Washington Post. Starting next week, students in Montgomery County will be the next group of Maryland children learning Chinese while getting lessons in science, technology, engineering and math. The free program is part of the larger mission of the STARTALK program, designed to teach American students foreign languages to better connect to the global economy. For two weeks, students will engage in cultural activities, such as calligraphy and martial arts, while also learning about the physics and properties of water. All the while, they get Chinese language lessons…

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Laura Ascione

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