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Professional Development Workshop Series

The ASU Confucius Institute plays a vital role in the learning and teaching of Chinese language and culture in Arizona.  We offer professional development workshops to prepare Chinese teachers on topics such as language teaching methodology and strategies, curriculum development, Pre-AP to AP teaching strategies, and student assessment.


Effective Language Teaching in a Chinese Classroom

Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 9:30am - 3:00pm
ASU Tempe Campus, Memorial Union Mohave Room

The ASU Confucius Institute hosted an all-day event about "Effective Language Teaching in a Chinese Classrom," featuring guest speaker Sally Lowe, a Chinese immersion teacher at Barnard Elementary School, author, blogger and webinar presenter for iChineseReaders. 

Morning Session: Proficiency-based Instruction in a Chinese Foreign Language & Immersion Classroom will consist of sharing effective and practical language teaching strategies to promote active student engagement and advance student language.

Afternoon Session: Integrated Language and Subject Matter Teaching in a Chinese Immersion Classroom will consist of learning how to plan and design science curriculum and lessons in a Chinese immersion classroom.

Please click here for more flyer and presenter's biography.