Events

Workshop: Technology for Chinese Teaching and Learning Series By Dr. Li Ye

Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 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 share some practical ways for teachers to use technology to enhance Chinese teaching.  After participating in this workshop, teachers will be able to use the tools to improve Chinese teaching and learning, to engage students in class discussion, to use authentic materials and more. Confucius Institute in Chicago invites you to join us for the workshop.

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Workshop: How to Become a Chinese Teacher in CPS

Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
CIC at Walter Payton College Prep High School
1034 North Wells Street, Room 106
Chicago, IL

CPS (Chicago Public Schools) has been seeking certified, highly qualified K-12 Chinese World Language Teachers. If you are interested in teaching Chinese in CPS, the Confucius Institute in Chicago invites you to join us for the workshop. Ms. Christine Murphy Judson, the director of CPS Talent Acquisition, and Ms.

WORKSHOP: Bringing Traditional Chinese Music to Your Classroom by Jian Ping

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
CIC at Walter Payton College Prep High School
1034 N. Wells St. Room 106
Chicago, IL

Passage to the Middle Kingdom is an eight-part series introducing Chinese traditional music and musical instruments through the perspectives of select musicians. The program is produced with the support from CIC and broadcast over ratio stations across the US, featuring musicians from America’s suburbs to the subways, from community centers to world-renowned s

Workshop: Engaging Learning Activities in K-8 Chinese World Language Classrooms

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
CIC at Walter Payton College Prep High School
1034 N. Wells St. Room 106
Chicago, IL

Engaging learning activities are crucial to successful student-centered classroom practice. Teachers have developed and implemented various kinds of learning activities which can be shared with each other. The Confucius Institute in Chicago invites you to join us for a Swap Shop on Friday, April 13, 2018.

Workshop: A Talk on Handbook for Chinese Teachers by Dr. Lening Liu

Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Confucious Institute in Chicago at Walter Payton College Prep High School
1034 North Wells Street, 702
Chicago, IL

Using the forthcoming Handbook for Chinese Instructors, Dr. Liu will re-examine a number of aspects of Chinese teachers' professional development, from teachers’ knowledge structures to teachers’ communication skills, from teaching new materials to conducting drill sessions, and from teaching Chinese pronunciation to teaching Chinese characters.

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