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Der-lin Chao Hunter College National Chinese Conference April 23, 2010
<ul><li>How to train pre-service teachers to become effective certified teachers </li></ul><ul><li>How to train in-service...
<ul><li>NY State certification requirements </li></ul><ul><li>NY State LOTE standards </li></ul><ul><li>ACTFL teacher educ...
<ul><li>One certification: teaching Chinese in 7-12 grades </li></ul><ul><li>Extensions certificate </li></ul><ul><li>Chin...
<ul><li>Faculty in School of Arts and Sciences and Faculty in School of Education (Ex. Methods and Chinese pedagogy course...
<ul><li>Curriculum (36 credits in education, Chinese pedagogy, methods, and practicum) </li></ul><ul><li>Community teachin...
<ul><li>Field observations at local schools </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships with local schools </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher tr...
<ul><li>Through the website and course management system: </li></ul><ul><li>Long-term and systematic digital data collecti...
www.Chineseforall.org
Video center for teachers
2010 STARTALK Summer Teacher Training and Online Methods Course Project <ul><li>6 graduate credits </li></ul><ul><li>One-w...
<ul><li>Set high standards for preliminary screening </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese and English proficiency </li></ul><ul><li>C...
<ul><li>Course content addresses needs for native and non-native speaker trainees  </li></ul><ul><li>Projects and assignme...
<ul><li>Gain a NY State certificate in teaching –  certification can be used in 36 states </li></ul><ul><li>Teach in priva...
<ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>Conclusion: We need more qualified teachers to build more s...
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T8 Chinese Teacher Preparation in North America: Meeting the Growing Demand for K–16 Chinese Language Education (Chao)

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Chinese Teacher Preparation in North America: Meeting the Growing Demand for K–16 Chinese Language Education (T8)
Speakers: Der-lin Chao, Mary Curran, Joe Wu

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T8 Chinese Teacher Preparation in North America: Meeting the Growing Demand for K–16 Chinese Language Education (Chao)

  1. 1. Der-lin Chao Hunter College National Chinese Conference April 23, 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>How to train pre-service teachers to become effective certified teachers </li></ul><ul><li>How to train in-service teachers to become leaders in the field </li></ul><ul><li>How to train visiting teachers to adapt to American classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>How to make quality professional development accessible </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>NY State certification requirements </li></ul><ul><li>NY State LOTE standards </li></ul><ul><li>ACTFL teacher education standards </li></ul><ul><li>CLASS standards for Chinese teachers </li></ul><ul><li>National Foreign Language Learning standards </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>One certification: teaching Chinese in 7-12 grades </li></ul><ul><li>Extensions certificate </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese native language arts </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese as a foreign language </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese for heritage speakers </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese in bilingual education </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese in immersion programs </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese in after school programs </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese in online courses (BOCES) </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Faculty in School of Arts and Sciences and Faculty in School of Education (Ex. Methods and Chinese pedagogy courses taught by Chinese faculty) </li></ul><ul><li>DOE State and City, School districts, School administrators, colleges and universities (Ex. STARTALK summer programs) </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange projects with institutions in </li></ul><ul><li>China and Taiwan </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Curriculum (36 credits in education, Chinese pedagogy, methods, and practicum) </li></ul><ul><li>Community teaching experience in after-school and other programs </li></ul><ul><li>Summer and year-round college teaching experience </li></ul><ul><li>Online teaching experience </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Field observations at local schools </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships with local schools </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher training courses taught by local school teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Student teaching at local schools </li></ul><ul><li>Supervisions by retired local school teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperative teachers at local schools </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Through the website and course management system: </li></ul><ul><li>Long-term and systematic digital data collection </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence-based training (observations, conferences, reflections, teaching videos, documentations, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Performance-based assessment in teaching </li></ul>
  9. 9. www.Chineseforall.org
  10. 10. Video center for teachers
  11. 11. 2010 STARTALK Summer Teacher Training and Online Methods Course Project <ul><li>6 graduate credits </li></ul><ul><li>One-week seminar on SLA, lesson planning, and differentiated instruction by Pat Lo and Michael Kastner </li></ul><ul><li>Three-weeks observations and student-teaching (one-on-one, small groups, and whole class) </li></ul><ul><li>Three-weeks online instruction using STARTALK teacher training videos </li></ul><ul><li>One-week workshop led by Dr. Helena Curtain </li></ul><ul><li>On-going online follow-up discussions </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Set high standards for preliminary screening </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese and English proficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese literature and culture knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment to public education </li></ul><ul><li>Talented and creative </li></ul><ul><li>Organized and open-minded </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Course content addresses needs for native and non-native speaker trainees </li></ul><ul><li>Projects and assignments require native and non-native speaker trainees to work together. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Gain a NY State certificate in teaching – certification can be used in 36 states </li></ul><ul><li>Teach in private and public schools </li></ul><ul><li>Teach in college/universities </li></ul><ul><li>Earn a MA degree in Chinese </li></ul><ul><li>Be ready to pursue a doctoral degree </li></ul><ul><li>Be a successful teacher </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>Conclusion: We need more qualified teachers to build more successful Chinese language programs to enhance better global education.

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