Robin Harvey (何柔彬)is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Foreign Language Education, TESOL, and Bilingual Education in Multilingual/Multicultural Studies. She is Program Co-Director of the M.A. TESOL at NYU Shanghai. She is Director of NYU's Project for Developing Chinese Language Teachers (DCLT), (http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/teachlearn/dclt) and former program director of NYU’s StarTalk Immersion Training Program for Teachers of Chinese (1-6). She has taught English to elementary school children in Taiwan and is a former middle school Mandarin teacher and founder of Greenwich Village Chinese, an afterschool and summer Chinese language program for students from toddler to 8th grade, established in 2004. Harvey is co-author with Pauline Huang of Rhythms and Tones: Inventive Songs & Chants for Learning Chinese(Chinasprout, 2010), and Rhythms and Tones 2 (Chinasprout, 2012), known in Chinese as 动感中文. Her research focuses on language and literacy development in early childhood and childhood bilingual and immersion settings, inquiry-based pedagogy and language learning, and pedagogical approaches to teaching across global contexts.
Prepare to work with students from diverse linguistic and educational backgrounds through a career as a K–12 bilingual education teacher or researcher.
Prepare for a career as a teacher of Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, or Spanish to learners in diverse national and international settings.
Prepare for a career as a teacher or researcher in English as a New Language (ENL), working with learners from diverse linguistic and educational backgrounds.