Spring 2016 Pedagogy Workshop

The Chinese Language Teachers’ Association of Southern California (CLTA-SC) is pleased to announce Spring 2016 Chinese Pedagogy Workshop to be held at Circadian Room,  Pasadena City College (1570 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106), 10:00am – 5:00pm on Saturday, April 23, 2016.

Strategic Instructional Approaches to Accommodating Diverse Learning Environments

Morning Keynote Forum: Enrichment and Expandability for Chinese Language Curriculum ( 南加州各级中文课程的挑战与展望)
I.  Introductory Remark:
Dr. Tim Xie
, Professor Emeritus, Former Chair and Professor, Department of Asian and Asian American Studies, CSU, Long Beach (download presentation)
Dr. Jane Kuo, Professor Emeritus, Former Program Director and Professor, History Department, UCSD (download presentation)
II.  5-minute Highlights from the faculty members in the K-16 Chinese Language ProgramsBella Chen (UCSB), Shen Yan (UCLA),  Angela Hsaio-Yun Liao (USC), Jeff Winters (CSULB),  Cathy Wei/Zoe Wu (Pasadena City College),  Alice Lin (Valencia High School),  Lois Chung (Pasadena Polytechnic School), Lin Guo (Ayala High School),  Tina Chan (Field Elementary),  Julie Li (Bernard Asian Pacific Language Academy Elementary)
III.  Final Remark:
Dr. Audrey Li, Chair and Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, USC (download presentation)

Afternoon Session:
♦ Instructional Activities & Assessment for High School Students (download presentations):
— Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS): Alice Lin (Valencia High School)
— Philosophical Chair –  Raeshae Chen, Los Altos High School
— Effective Classroom Activities to Assess Students’ Four Language Skills in a Multi-language Background Classroom Integrated Performance Assessments: Lin Guo (Ayala High School)
— Collaborative Conversation in Chinese Classes: Minqi Zhu (Long Beach Polytechnic School), Emily Song (Carson High School) & Grace Anderson (Palos Verdes Peninsula High School)
♦ Material Development: Integrated Chinese (Level 1: Part I and Part II) Supplementary Resources and Class Activities
Jin Liu (Chaffey College), Zhengsheng Zhang (SDSU), Yangyang Cheng (Yoyo Chinese)
♦  Instructional Activities:  Effective Cultural and Language Classroom Activities for Students from Diverse Language Backgrounds
Tina Chan (Field Elementary), Jenny Huang (Francis Parker School), Cathy Wei/Eugenia Wu (PCC), Yan Shen (UCLA), 

♦ Technology:  Multimedia in the Chinese Language Classrooms
Kevin Chou (Bernard), Je-yu Chu (Pacific Academy), Bella Chen (UCSB)
♦ Material Development: Use Authentic Materials Effectively in Chinese Language Teaching
Ying Petersen (UCI), Jessica Xiaofen Liu (UCI & IVC), Yao Hong (Webb School), Julie Li (Bernard)

Cheng & Tsui Company
EMC Publishing

Nanhai Publisher
Phoenix Tree Publishing Inc. (Chicago)
TianDee Panda products

Sponsored by:
Chinese Language Teachers’ Association of Southern California (CLTA-SC)
Co-sponsored by:
Educational Division, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles (TECO)
Chinese Language Teacher Assocation (CLTA-US)
Cheng & Tsui Company

CLTA-SC Spring 2016 Pedagogy Workshop Committee