Friday, October 13, 5:30 – 7:30PM
Speaker’s Name: MA Weina & WU Ying
Registration Fee: Free
Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006
Join China Institute on Friday, October 13 for a professional development workshop for K-12 Chinese language educators. Presented in conjunction with China Institute’s world-class exhibition, Dreams of the Kings: A Jade Suit for Eternity (楚王梦：玉衣与永生), this workshop will show case unit plans using field trips, exhibitions and historical artifacts to create hands-on, exploratory culture and language-learning experiences for students from a variety of cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Additional reading and resources for K-12 educators will be provided.
All participants will receive a professional development certificate jointly issued by NYS Language RBE-RN at NYU and China Institute upon successful completion of the workshop.
MA Weina is a compassionate Mandarin teacher at NEST+m, a K-12 citywide gifted and talented school. Certified in both TESOL (K-12) and Teaching Chinese (7-12) in New York State and with a Master’s Degree in TESOL and Foreign Language at NYU, Weina is experienced in teaching all grades and skill levels.
WU Ying is a devoted Chinese language (Mandarin) teacher at Ethical Culture Fieldston School in the Bronx, New York, since 2009. With degrees from East China Normal University and New York University in foreign language education, Ying applies communicative approach in her classes and integrates technology, interdisciplinary concepts, and field trips to enrich students’ learning experience.
This workshop is presented by Confucius Institute at China Institute in collaboration with the New York University Project Developing Chinese Language Teachers (DCLT) and the NYS Statewide Language Regional Bilingual Educational Resource Network (RBE-RN) at NYU.
For questions or to register by phone, please contact Lin Yongqiang at 212-744-8181 ext. 141 or by email at [email protected]