Events

Workshop: Bringing Technology into Your Classroom-Introducing Online Chinese Reading Resources

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
CIC at Walter Payton College Prep High School
1034 North Wells Street, Room 106
Chicago, IL

This workshop is to introduce some online Chinese reading resources to Chinese teachers. These resources will help teachers access their students’ language ability, help students have a target language environment beyond classroom, and help parents involve in their children’s learning. Confucius Institute in Chicago invites you to join us for the workshop. 

Workshop: Chinese Teaching Case Study III: Analysis & Application by Dr. Wei-ling Wu

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
CIC at Walter Payton College Prep High School
1034 North Wells Street, Room 106
Chicago, IL

This workshop is to help teachers to bridge the gap between standards and implementation. Dr. Wu will introduce teachers to new ideas and strategies for teaching and learning and facilitate teachers to think what could be done differently and they could do for their own students. Confucius Institute in Chicago invites you to join us for the workshop. 

Workshop: Bringing Culture Into Chinese Language Classrooms

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
CIC at Walter Payton College Prep High School
1034 North Wells Street, Room 106
Chicagi, IL

As world language teachers, we’ll agree that gaining cultural skills is an important part of achieving competency in a world language. In order to help enhance the Chinese language teaching and learning, Confucius Institute in Chicago has invited local artists to come to present and demonstrate different types of Chinese cultural activities such as folk dance and Taiji Quan.

ORIENTATION For New CPS Chinese World Language Teachers in 2017-18 School Year

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
CIC at Walter Payton College Prep High School
1034 North Wells Street, Room 106
Chicago, IL

ORIENTATION For New CPS Chinese World Language Teachers in 2017-18 School Year. Please send your RSVP to Jane Lu by Monday, August 28, 2017.

(TEL: 773.534.0020 / E-Mail jylu@cps.edu)

ORIENTATION For New CPS Chinese World Language Teachers in 2017-18 School Year

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
The Confucius Institute in Chicago Walter Payton College Prep High School
1034 North Wells Street, Room 106
Chicago, IL

ORIENTATION For New CPS Chinese World Language Teachers in 2017-18 School Year. Please send your RSVP to Jane Lu by Monday, August 28, 2017.

(TEL: 773.534.0020 / E-Mail jylu@cps.edu)

ORIENTATION For New CPS Chinese World Language Teachers in 2017-18 School Year

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
The Confucius Institute in Chicago Walter Payton College Prep High School
1034 North Wells Street, Room 106
Chicago, IL

ORIENTATION For New CPS Chinese World Language Teachers in 2017-18 School Year. Please send your RSVP to Jane Lu by Monday, August 28, 2017.

(TEL: 773.534.0020 / E-Mail jylu@cps.edu)

Workshop: A Talk On TPRS By Dr. Frank Tang

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
CIC at Walter Payton College Prep High School
1034 N. Wells St., Room 106
Chicago, IL

This workshop is to examine the theory and practice of the popular foreign language teaching method – Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling. Dr. Tang is going to discuss the basic tenets of TPRS, the basic procedure and techniques of TPRS, the affective components of TPRS, and how to adapt TPRS to teaching Chinese language and culture.

Workshop: Chinese Oral Proficiency Interview & Task-Based Chinese Language Instruction By Prof. Chuanren Ke

Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
CIC at Walter Payton College Prep High School
1034 N. Wells St., Room 106
Chicago, IL

This workshop is to focus on ACTFL Chinese Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) and its pedagogical implications, and discuss task-based language instruction (TBLI). Prof. Ke will use some Chinese teaching videos and lesson plans to illustrate TBLI theoretical approaches and pedagogical principles. Confucius Institute in Chicago invites you to join us for the workshop.

Workshop: Using Technology to Enhance Your Chinese Teaching By Mary Ann Durso

Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
CIC at Walter Payton College Prep
1034 North Wells St., Room 106
Chicago, IL

This workshop is to share some practical ways for teachers to use technology to enhance Chinese teaching.  After participating in this workshop, teachers will be able to use a variety of online tools in classroom. Confucius Institute in Chicago (CIC) invites you to join us for the workshop.

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