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Workshop for Teachers of Chinese

The Confucius Institute at Michigan State University is proud to hold the "Workshop for Teachers of Chinese" with Asian Studies Center on August 14, 2018 at Henry Center. This workshop is open to all teachers of Chinese at K-16 levels and heritage programs.

Theme

Chinese Immersion Teacher Professional Development Workshop

Speakers

Dr. Shuhan Wang, President of CELIN
Luyi Lien, Academic Director, Yinghua Academy, MN
Dr. Catherine Rye, Associate Professor, MSU
Dr. Jiahang Li, Assistant Professor, MSU

Time and Location

Time:
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

(Please check-in at 8:30 am and enjoy breakfast)

Location:
Henry Center
3535 Forest Rd, Lansing, MI 48910

Registration Fee & Deadline

The registration fee for the workshop is $100 per participant. Registration fee includes materials, breakfast, lunch, and snacks between sessions. Participants are responsible for all other expenses. Registration fee will NOT be refunded.

Please register before 5pm on Monday, August 6th, 2018.
Complete the electronic registration form by clicking the link below to sign up for the event. After submiting the registration form, you will be directed to a MSU website to finish the payment process. The registration process will be completed once you have successfully paid the registration fee.

2018 WTC Registration

 

Agenda

Time

Content

Part I: Increasing my pedagogical understanding and skills

9-9:45am

Understanding biliteracy development through immersion

Dr. Shuhan Wang, President of CELIN: Biliteracy framework

9:45-10:30am

Curriculum, instruction, assessment (CIA) for an immersion classroom

Luyi Lien, Academic Director, Yinghua Academy, MN

10:30-10:45am

Break

10:45-11:45am

Hands on product by grade level

11:45am-12pm

Sharing, gallery walk

12-1pm

Lunch

Part II: Using technological tools to serve my teaching

1-1:45pm

Why and how to use tech tools to support Chinese language teaching

Dr. Jiahang Li, Associate Director, CI-MSU

1:45-2:15pm

Tone Perfect & Picky Birds,

Dr. Catherine Ryu, Associate Professor, College of Arts & Letters, MSU

2:15-3:15pm

Hands on activity to develop a task (break on your own)

3:15-4pm

Sharing and reflection

 

Travel Information

Hotel: We recommend the Candlewood Suites Hotel-Lansing which is right next to the Henry Center where the WTC will be held. We blocked 15 studio rooms for Monday (Aug 13th) at the rate of $94 per night plus tax. The hotel cutoff date is 7/13/18 and it is on a first come first serve base. Please make your own reservation and mention Confucius Institute at MSU for the discounted rate. For more hotel recommedation and information, please check HERE.

Airport: the closest airport is Lansing Capital Region International Airport (LAN). It is about 12 miles (one way) from the airport to Henry Center and Candlewood Hotel. Alternatively, you can fly to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) and take Michigan Flyter bus (about 2 hours one way) to East Lansing.

For more travle information and things to do, please check HERE.

If you have any questions, please contact Kate Chen.
Kate Chen
E-mail: chenyuc2@msu.edu
Phone: 517-355-3778

 

 

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