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Michigan State University

East Lansing

2009 Top Photos

Welcome to campus!

The team that brings you WLD

The world welcomes you

Starting the day

An international welcome

Ready for some fun

It can get crowded at registration

Waiting to sign in

Signing in

Teachers have to stand in line too

Breakfast is served

All smiles at the sales table

The world is a zoo

Ready for the opening plenary

Explaining the texting quiz during the plenary

Participants from Battle Creek HS

Texting in answers to the interactive quiz

Participant answers appear on screen in real time

Traffic jam exiting the plenary

My mom is in charge of WLD

Learning about language outreach at MSU

Walled Lake Spanish Club members

Not all participants are high school students

A singing bowl demonstration

CLEAR is a great resource for teachers

Participants hear about the Gifted and Talented program

Spinning the CIBER wheel

Volunteer crew

Presenting at the Chinese zodiac session

Trying new language skills in the Chinese zodiac session

Learning some steps in Salsa 101

Salsa 101

Hanging out with Señor Cruz

Sparty helps pass the time in the lunch line

Lunch time

Sparty learns how to say welcome in 18 languages

Heading to the next session

The ancient art of Indian classical dance

American Sign Language session

Using some new American Sign Language

Students from Northwest High

Diabolo - aka the Chinese yo-yo

Diabolo demonstration

East African hip-hop

Piecing together the facts

Israeli folk dancing session

Another world dance session

The art of making pizza

Kenowa Hills makes an appearance

The youngest German speaker