- Assessment for Learning
- Curriculum design and implementation
- Effective teaching strategies/methods
- Integrating language with culture
- Pedagogy: Bilingual Learning 二语
- Pedagogy: Near Native 近母语
Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong
Shining Yang has been teaching Mandarin for 9 years. She was born and raised in Shanghai and moved to the United States to work and teach for five years after achieving her masters degree from New York University. She was the Head of Mandarin at a bilingual school in New York City before her move to Dulwich College Shanghai in August 2018. Currently, she works at Dulwich College Shanghai as Head of Mandarin and as the IB course adviser and lecturerfor graduate students in East China Normal University. She was certified in the US to teach Chinese K-12 and English to speakers of other languages.
Leaning into Second Language and Near Native Mandarin classes: what can we do as educators to make our lessons successful
Teaching near native and second language classes under international school settings can often be challenging. From the curriclumn design to the implementation, teachers often get stuck in the process of planning. In this workshop, we will discuss curriculum design and share good practices for the above courses and we hope to connect the knowledge and theories of teaching and learning to our practical teaching.
Near-native and second language class teachers in upper school, IB B teachers