CLASS Annual Workshop/Webinar 2018



Why Learning Chinese Supports the K-12 STEMM Curriculum

This Webinar/Workshop will focus on the unique importance and benefits of bringing Chinese into America's K-12 Science, Technology, Engineer, Mathematics, and Medicine (STEMM) curriculum. Currently, too few American students develop expertise in STEMM related fields; even fewer American students develop proficiency in Chinese. In addition to the multitude of academic and career potentials that become more and more available when proficiency of Chinese is combined with the study of STEMM, there are definite advantages for students in these subject areas to comprehend and express their disciplines in both Chinese and English. Presenters will highlight the instructional strategies that combine the Chinese language instruction with various aspects of the STEMM curriculum, and share sample activates implemented in their classrooms. Read more...