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Shi K 12 Chinesein Ohio

  1. 1. K-12 Chinese in Ohio 俄亥俄州中小学中文教育 May 1, 2009 - NCLC Kun Shi (史昆, [email_address] ) The Ohio State University K-12 Chinese Flagship Program http://
  2. 2. The Language Flagship 语言旗舰 -- 培养国际化专业人才 <ul><ul><li>Innovation & diffusion (创新与推广) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Portland Public Schools Chinese Immersion Program <ul><li>Schools with immersion model </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Woodstock Elementary School (K-5) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Atkinson Elementary School (K-5) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosford Middle School (6-8) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cleveland High School (9-12) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Franklin High School (heritage program) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Academic trip to China </li></ul><ul><li>Shu Ren of Portland – a parent association </li></ul><ul><li>More info at </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>OSU Chinese Flagship : </li></ul><ul><li>K-12 </li></ul><ul><li>B.A. & M.A. </li></ul><ul><li>Qingdao Center </li></ul><ul><li>OSU-DEALL also has B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. Chinese programs, including Ph.D. of Chinese pedagogy. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Goals of the K-12 Ohio Model <ul><li>K-12 students from school districts throughout Ohio can begin the study of Chinese language and culture early in their school careers . </li></ul><ul><li>Create a clear pathway for continuing through college either at OSU or at other institutions of higher learning offering advanced-level Chinese . </li></ul>
  6. 6. Objectives of the Ohio Model <ul><li>B uild a scalable model that increases the number, size, and quality of Chinese language and culture programs in Ohio school districts; </li></ul><ul><li>C reate opportunities for active and close cooperation among these same districts; </li></ul><ul><li>B uild a diverse “learning community” of urban, suburban, and rural districts with support from the OSU Chinese Flagship . </li></ul>
  7. 7. Collaborations <ul><li>National East Asian Languages Resource Center (NEALRC) </li></ul><ul><li>Ohio Department of Education (ODE) </li></ul><ul><li>OSU East Asian Studies Center (NRC) </li></ul><ul><li>Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures (DEALL) </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese Language Association of Secondary-Elementary Schools (CLASS) </li></ul><ul><li>Local schools and communities (partner schools, heritage schools, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Ohio Association of Teachers of Chinese (OATC) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Growth of K-12 Chinese programs in Ohio schools, 2005-06 to 2008-09
  9. 9. Growth of K-12 enrollments in Chinese 2005-06 to 2008-09 Data: 2005-06 to 2007-08 from ODE, and 2008-09 by estimate.
  10. 10. Distribution of Chinese Language Programs in Ohio Schools and Districts (69 in 2008-09)
  11. 12. Challenges <ul><ul><li>Areas we need to improve: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Qualified and competent teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sufficient support system for guest teachers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Appropriate instructional materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Long-term commitment of schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More coordinated efforts nationally </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. Teacher Development Is the Key. Teachers v.s. Textbooks Best Does not work Works Good teacher Poor teacher Good textbook Poor textbook
  13. 14. Our Teacher Workshops March 19, 2008 – Cleveland (left) May 16, 2008 – Columbus (below) Dec. 16, 2008 – Columbus (left bottom)
  14. 15. Teacher Development Workshop April 18, 2009
  15. 17. Curriculum Development With Columbus Diocese Schools With Columbus Alternative High School
  16. 18. Distance Learning Dan Rotnem with Dover students Abbey Southerland with II student
  17. 19. Partner Schools First three partner schools: Metro HS, Beachwood HS, Beavercreek HS. Shaker Heights Schools and teachers
  18. 20. OSU K-12 Partner Schools <ul><li>Beachwood City Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Beavercreek City Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Metro High School in Columbus </li></ul><ul><li>Polaris Career Center </li></ul><ul><li>Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Shaker Heights City Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Diocese of Columbus Schools </li></ul>
  19. 21. Summer Day Camps (Peer Mentoring and Shopping Practice) Peer mentors at Metro HS Shopping in Chinese at CAM
  20. 22. Outreach Activities 1 Dr. Walker’s appreciation to Dr. Zelman, ODE’s former Superintendent of Public Instruction CLASS board meeting in Columbus
  21. 23. Outreach Activities 2 Association of Chinese Schools of US Annual conference; December 2006 Ohio Contemporary Chinese School (Teacher development workshop); April 2008
  22. 24. Outreach Activities 3 Connection with Hanban, 2009 PRC Education Consul from NY, 2007
  23. 25. Outreach Activities 4 ( 4-16-07 ) Connecting administrators with potential teacher candidates Helping local heritage school to connect with Metro HS
  24. 26. Outreach Activities 5 Guest Teachers and Licensure Program Guest teachers to the OSU K-12 Chinese Flagship Chinese teacher licensure program 2007-08 class
  25. 27. Recognition of K-12 Chinese in Ohio CAIS 2009 Award to Pinpin Peng and Metro HS
  26. 28. OSU Capacity in Chinese <ul><li>Teacher development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ph.D. in Chinese pedagogy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SPEAC and licensure programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workshops through OSU K-12 Flagship </li></ul></ul><ul><li>K-12 technical support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visit </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Resource development by the National East Asian Languages Resource Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CLASS Professional Standards for K-12 Chinese Language Teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NFLC Guide for Basic Chinese Language Programs …. </li></ul></ul>
  27. 29. Publications of the National East Asian Languages Resource Center (NEALRC)
  28. 30. Publications of the National East Asian Languages Resource Center (NEALRC)
  29. 31. CCC: Chinese for Beginners (for college/ high school students)
  30. 32. Publications of the National East Asian Languages Resource Center (NEALRC)
  31. 33. OSU K-12 Chinese Flagship Program and [email_address] A NSWERS Q UESTIONS 问 答