Master Teacher of Multilingual/Multicultural Studies
In addition to teaching courses and field supervision for the program in Multilingual, Multicultural Studies, Harvey is coordinator of NYU's Project for Developing Chinese Language Teachers (DCLT), and program director for NYU’s StarTalk Immersion Training Program for teachers of Chinese (grades 1-6). Her interests lie primarily in immersion and dual-language education, teaching foreign language through story-telling, drama, and song, and foreign language education in non-traditional settings. Harvey is the founder and head teacher of Greenwich Village Chinese School, which provides Mandarin instruction for children from infancy through 8th grade, Chinese program curriculum development, and teacher training and support. She is on the board of the Chinese Language Teachers Association of Greater New York (CLTA-GNY), and a founding board member of the Globaissance Foundation, which is planning a Chinese dual-language immersion school in upstate New York. Robin is co-author (with Pauline Huang) of Rhythms and Tones: Inventive Songs and Chants for Learning Chinese and Rhythms and Tones 2.