Confucius Institute at San Francisco State University



CISFSU Successfully Hosted 2016 Summer Institute
on Chinese Language Teaching

San Francisco, June 12-18, 2016. Sponsored by Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban), Confucius Institute at SF State successfully hosted 2016 Summer Institute on Chinese Language Teaching for local Chinese language teachers. This year, this intensive professional development program attracted 47 teachers. The keywords for the Summer Institute are Methodology, Technology and Standards.

Prof. Jiaxin Xie, director of Confucius Institute at SF State welcomed the 47 teachers on the opening ceremony together with the whole CI team. He introduced the themes for the 2016 Summer Institute and wished all participants a fruitful experience.

The lecturer for the first two days is Ms. Henny Chen, a well-known expert in digital teaching and the consultant of the Chinese Language Digital Teaching Association. She focused on flipping classroom, blended learning, online learning and personalized learning by integrating technology tools and apps into teaching and to spur students’ learning motivation.

Ms. Xiaohua Yu from Piedmont School District elaborated on the 5C standards, AP Chinese Language and Culture Simulated Tests. From over twenty years of teaching in secondary schools, Mrs. Yu has rich experiences in classroom management and shared with the participants on methodologies catering to various levels of language proficiency.

Chinese Immersion program emerged as one of the key topics in domestic and international conferences and workshops. Dr. Luyi Lien from Yinghua Academy shared her experience in direct supervision, support, assessment and resources for immersion Chinese teachers, through individual and group professional development.

Prof. Yi Zhou from Beijing Normal University focused on phonetic teaching in Chinese classroom. With years of experience and professional anchorman voice, Prof. Zhou demonstrated in details the basic tones and phonetics in Chinese language in 3 lectures.

Web-based learning is a new trend in Chinese classroom. Ms. Peggy Kao from Confucius Classroom at Western Sierra Collegiate Academy shared her experience in teaching Chinese by using apps in iPad. Chinese director of CI at SF State, Prof. Chengnian Wu introduced the integration of online material into Chinese teaching.

The 2016 Summer Institute is designed and targeted mainly on local K-12 Chinese teachers with interactive discussions and collaborative teamwork. The tailored-made contents are both practical and feasible for their everyday teaching and are highly praised by all participants.

Education Consul Mr. Zeng Yang attended the closing ceremony and congratulated the participants of their accomplishments of the 7-day intensive training. On the graduation ceremony, teachers all expressed their deep gratitude towards Confucius Institute at SF State for its dedication and contribution to local Chinese teachers and were very passionate for all future teaching-oriented programs hosted by CI at SF State.




旧金山州立大学孔子学院



旧金山州立大学孔子学院
成功举办暑期中文教师培训班

2016年6月12日至18日,旧金山州立大学孔子学院举办了第七届“暑期中文教师培训班”,来自北加州地区的中文教师和州大中文系部分研究生近50名学员参加了培训。本次培训的主题为“教学法、教学技术和教学标准”,应邀的培训专家有多年从事培训工作的中小学资深教师和北师大的专业汉语教师。

培训班集体合影
培训班集体合影
旧金山州大孔院院长在开班仪式上致辞
旧金山州大孔院院长在开班仪式上致辞

培训班首先由深受北美中文教师欢迎的数字化教学培训师陈姮良主讲翻转课堂、混合学习、在线学习和个性化学习。陈老师向大家介绍了翻转课堂的教学步骤和方法、可利用的视频制作网站,指导学员利用网络工具制作录音和微视频,创建师生共用的网络白板,将传统课堂学习的词汇、句型、文化知识制作成音像视频,传送链接给学生,让学生在家学习并完成指定的作业,课堂教学时间主要用于答疑解惑和语言展示活动。

陈姮良老师指导学员课堂实践
陈姮良老师指导学员课堂实践

针对美国外语教学目标和中小学外语教学标准与课堂教学指南,加州Piedmont 高中于晓华老师详细介绍了5C目标对中文教学的指导意义,结合AP测试内容、题型,介绍在5C指导下如何设计教案、开展教学活动。结合自己的教学经验,于老师还就课堂管理,建立自己独特的课堂文化介绍了自己的经验。

于晓华老师讲述5c标准
于晓华老师讲述5c标准

沉浸式教学在北加州地区成发展壮大趋势。针对当地教学需求,邀请了明尼苏达州英华学校的连鹭役博士主讲课程标准与沉浸式中文教学。她首先介绍了美国中小学课程标准,美国外语测试纲要和等级标准,结合自己的教学和管理经验,详细介绍了沉浸式课程标准和教学目标、教学材料和如何进行教学任务设计,并与学员分享了明州英华学校全中文沉浸式教学的成果。

连鹭役博士分享沉浸式中文教学的成果
连鹭役博士分享沉浸式中文教学的成果

针对语音教学中的问题,北师大专业汉语教师周奕从理论到实践帮助学员理解汉语语音知识,分析美国学生发音中存在的问题,指导学员如何用正确的方法字正腔圆地教授汉语语音,重点加强声调识别与训练。

周奕老师与学员互动
周奕老师与学员互动

网络技术广泛应用于教学已经成为发展趋势,孔子学院和孔子课堂的老师分别展示了网络技术对提高中文教学质量的重要性。西塞那学校孔子课堂的中文教师 Peggy Kao 分享了她的 iPad 中文教学经验,州大孔院中方院长吴成年介绍了如何将网络资料运用于汉语教学。

孔子课堂Peggy Kao演示ipad教学
孔子课堂Peggy Kao演示ipad教学
吴成年老师展示网络阅读教学
吴成年老师展示网络阅读教学

本次参加培训的学员主要以K-12教师为主,培训紧扣教学热点,实践性强,具有很强的启发性和操作性,深受学员的欢迎。 中国驻旧金山总领事馆教育组曾阳领事出席了结业典礼并对学员们表示祝贺。在结业典礼上很多学员表示这样的培训可以即学即用,对他们的教学和课堂管理很有帮助,大家一致认为旧金山州立大学举办的教师培训为湾区各级各类学校的中文教师提供了互相学习、分享资源、提高教学质量的平台,感谢国家汉办和孔子学院总部对教师培训的支持,希望旧金山州大孔院的培训继续办下去。

曾阳领事在培训班结业典礼上讲话
曾阳领事在培训班结业典礼上讲话