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T3 CLASS Supports Teachers of Chinese in the U.S.
T3 CLASS Supports Teachers of Chinese in the U.S.
T3 CLASS Supports Teachers of Chinese in the U.S.
T3 CLASS Supports Teachers of Chinese in the U.S.
T3 CLASS Supports Teachers of Chinese in the U.S.
T3 CLASS Supports Teachers of Chinese in the U.S.
T3 CLASS Supports Teachers of Chinese in the U.S.
T3 CLASS Supports Teachers of Chinese in the U.S.
T3 CLASS Supports Teachers of Chinese in the U.S.
T3 CLASS Supports Teachers of Chinese in the U.S.
T3 CLASS Supports Teachers of Chinese in the U.S.
T3 CLASS Supports Teachers of Chinese in the U.S.
T3 CLASS Supports Teachers of Chinese in the U.S.
T3 CLASS Supports Teachers of Chinese in the U.S.
T3 CLASS Supports Teachers of Chinese in the U.S.
T3 CLASS Supports Teachers of Chinese in the U.S.
T3 CLASS Supports Teachers of Chinese in the U.S.
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T3 CLASS Supports Teachers of Chinese in the U.S.

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Strengthening the Chinese Language Teaching Field through Teacher Support (T3) …

Strengthening the Chinese Language Teaching Field through Teacher Support (T3)
Speakers: Lucy C. Lee, Yvonne M. Lau, Yuanchao Meng

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  • 1. CLASS Supports Teachers of Chinese in US Friday, April 23, 2010 Washington DC
  • 2. Chinese Language Association of Secondary-Elementary Schools is <ul><li>A non-profit organization </li></ul><ul><li>11 Board of Directors </li></ul><ul><li>Majority members are practicing teachers at K-12 schools </li></ul>
  • 3. CLASS Members are in US
  • 4. CLASS Members Overseas
  • 5. Serving Chinese Teachers <ul><li>CLASS in China Summer Program </li></ul><ul><li>CLASS Summer Institute in Taiwan </li></ul><ul><li>ACTFL/CLASS Pre-Conference Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>ACTFL/ CLASS STARTALK Summer Programs </li></ul><ul><li>CLASS Student Contests </li></ul><ul><li>CLASS Network </li></ul>
  • 6. CLASS in China Summer Program <ul><li>Summer Program since 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>At Beijing Language and Cultural University </li></ul><ul><li>A two-week program </li></ul><ul><li>Intensive Chinese language and cultural courses </li></ul><ul><li>Training in standards-based instruction </li></ul>
  • 7. Summer Institute in Taiwan <ul><li>Summer Institute since 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>At Various Universities </li></ul><ul><li>At Palace Museum </li></ul><ul><li>A two-week program </li></ul><ul><li>Intensive cultural courses, computer technology and a study tour </li></ul>
  • 8. ACTFL Pre-Conference Workshop <ul><li>Pre-Conference workshop since 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Standards- based Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Thematic unit design </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom management strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching Chinese pedagogy </li></ul>
  • 9. ACTFL/CLASS STARTALK Program <ul><li>ACTFL/CLASS since 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>At Glastonbury High School and Choate Rosemary Hall School </li></ul><ul><li>Two two-week sessions for teachers </li></ul><ul><li>One four-week instruction for students </li></ul><ul><li>students grades 8 -12 received instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese teachers received training </li></ul>
  • 10. National Recognition for Students <ul><li>CLASS National Essay Contest </li></ul><ul><li>CLASS Chinese Bridge Speech Contest </li></ul><ul><li>CLASS National Chinese Honor Society </li></ul>
  • 11. CLASS National Essay Contest <ul><li>Essay Contest since 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Topics reflect the theme of ACTFL Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Contest motivates students’ learning </li></ul><ul><li>Students and teachers gain national </li></ul><ul><li>recognition </li></ul>
  • 12. Chinese Bridge Speech Contest <ul><li>Speech contest since 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Hanban sponsors the contest </li></ul><ul><li>Co-sponsored by the China Institute, and Confucius Institute at UMass </li></ul><ul><li>CLASS sets criteria for selection and onsite judging </li></ul><ul><li>China Institute at UMass supports in application process, logistics and awards </li></ul>
  • 13. CLASS Supports K-12 Chinese Teachers <ul><li>CLASS Professional Standards for K-12 Chinese Language Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>CLASS K-12 Performance Standards </li></ul><ul><li>CLASS K-12 Thematic Framework </li></ul>
  • 14. CLASS Supports K-12 Chinese Teachers <ul><li>At the ACTFL Conference CLASS features: </li></ul><ul><li>Sessions and workshops </li></ul><ul><li>“ Swap Shop” </li></ul><ul><li>Forum with CLTA </li></ul><ul><li>Roundtable discussion </li></ul>
  • 15. Professional Collaborations <ul><li>ACTFL </li></ul><ul><li>NECTFL </li></ul><ul><li>The National East Asian Language Resource Center at OSU </li></ul><ul><li>China Institute and Confucius Institute at University of Massachusetts </li></ul>
  • 16. CLASS National Network <ul><li>CLASS Website www.classk12.org </li></ul><ul><li>CLASS Express www.classexpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>CLASS eNews www.classk12news.com </li></ul><ul><li>CLASS Network www.classk12gmail.com </li></ul><ul><li>CLASS Newsletter CLASS JIANXUN </li></ul>
  • 17. <ul><li>THANK YOU </li></ul>

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