Developing Chinese Language Teachers

ALBETAC and Project DCLT's 2009 Chinese Teachers Summer Institute

Yuqing Hong, Senior Curriculum Specialist of the New York City Department of Education Office of English Language Learners, discussed practical ideas for maximizing instruction time and minimizing downtime in the classroom.

Pat Lo, Director of the NYS ALBETAC, discussed how teachers can begin the school year prepared and ready for a successful school year.

Master teacher Lily Shen of the Baccalaureate School for Global Education explains in detail how to use task-based, meaningful units to teach the students "how to ride the bike", not just "the pieces of the bike".



NYU Project DCLT's Robin Harvey shared ideas for using Drama and Song to teach Chinese.