Relationship began as a result of taking a delegation to China. To learn from c. educators and the implication and effect of china on US future
The most powerful way to develop creativity in your students is to be a role model. Children develop creativity not when you tell them to, but when you show them. Robert Sternberg
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Chinese principals from Jiangsu Province 9.29.2013
Innovative Pedagogies in American
Dr. Hiller A. Spires
Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor
September 29, 2013
My Connection with China
Innovative Pedagogy in High Schools
--How Do You Collaborate & Problem Solve?
--The Flipped Classroom
CED Delegation to Beijing 2007
US Asia Conference Board 2008
NC/China Summit 2008, 2010, 2012
Chinese Scholar Junzheng Zhang 2009
New Literacies Institutes Beijing 2010, 2013
Student Summer/Winter Camps 2011-2013
Beijing Inst. for Science & Technology 2011
Chinese Scholar Professor Dan Li 2013
Involvement Since 2007
Having Our Say: US & Chinese Teacher’s Perceptions
Spires, Morris & Zhang, 2012
Any Value in Inverting Revised Bloom’s
Anderson & Krathwol, (2001); Spires et al (2009)
A Project Based Inquiry
Approach to Learning.
Spires, Lee, Young, Leu, Coiro, &
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Li, J. (2012). Cultural Foundations of Learning: East and West. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.
Ministry of Education (PRC). 2001. Guidelines for curriculum reform of basic education (Experimental Draft). BMoE
Document No.  17. Beijing Ministry of Education, The People's Republic of China (PRC).
Ryan, J., & Slethaug, G. (2010). International Education and the Chinese Learner. Hong Kong: Hong Kong
Spires, H., Morris, G., & Zhang, J. (2012). New literacies and emerging technologies: Perspectives from middle
grade teachers in the US and China. Research in Middle Level Education, 35(10), 1-11.
Spires, H. & Zheng, M. (2012, December). New literacies, new complexities: A model of professional development
with Chinese teachers. Paper presented at the Literacy Research Association Conference, San Diego, CA.
Spires, H. (2011, October). New literacies and global learning: Implications for higher education in the US and
China. Invited keynote for the Beijing Institute for Science and Technology. Beijing, China.
Spires, H. (2011, October). Invited Remarks for Opening Ceremony, Beijing Institute for Science and
Technology, Beijing, China.
Spires, H. A., Wiebe, E., Young, C. A., Hollebrands, K., & Lee, J. K. (2012). Toward a new learning
ecology:Professional development for teachers in 1:1 learning environments. Contemporary Issues in Technology
and Teacher Education, 12(2). Retrieved from
http://www.citejournal.org/vol12/iss2/currentpractice/article1.cfm (Reprint of the Friday Institute White Paper.
NC State University: Raleigh, NC.)
Zhoa, Y. (2012). World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students. Thousand
Oaks, California: Corwin.
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