Who are we?
Milana-Milwaukee Kannada Kali is school run by a group of volunteers passionate about imparting the language of Kannada as an alternative/foreign language. We run the school under the aegis of two non-profit organizations:
Through Milana, we reach out to all the Kannada speaking families in Greater Milwaukee. While, Kannada Academy has a global network of 40+ Kannada schools and an administrative staff of 50+ volunteers that focus on:
Continuous review and revision of syllabus
Build of teaching methods through LMS
Accreditation of Kannada as a Foreign Language in American schools (this is work in progress)
Where is the school?
Under the current COVID-19 pandemic situation, we offer fully online lessons to the registered students. Classes are conducted through Google Classroom.
Long term goals are of location are under development.
Our Teaching Methodology
Instructions on language using visual aids
Simple instruction that is repeated through illustrations in our books
Two-way communication between teacher and student in an informal environment.
Attention is given to students learning through examples, and Q&A during the classes.
Usage of English to support learning to the students who don't understand Kannada initially.
Continuous validation of the learning through LMS assignments imparted through Google Classroom.
Mid-term assessments and final assessment on completion of a level/semester.
Currently, our registered students are from Greater Milwaukee (New Berlin, Brookfield, Oak Creek), Racine, Fond du Lac, Madison and Minneapolis.