Developing Chinese Language Teachers

Technology And Balanced Literacy

In this presentation, Chang Qian, an NYU graduate, talked about how to use comic strips and photo stories to teach Chinese literacy. Make Beliefs Comix, Microsoft Photo Story 3, Voice Thread, and other useful websites and tools were introduced in the aim of discussing how technology could facilitate reading and writing activities like read-aloud and guided writing in the Chinese classroom. She also demonstrated a storytelling activity after her presentation. The name of the story is "The Frog and the Ox."

CLTA - Chang's presentation
Websites and Resources:
1. Make Beliefs Comix                           
2. Microsoft Photo Story 3
3. Voice Thread
4. R-Campus