Videos

TCLP- Mohamed Abouraya's Advice for Host Schools

Mohamed Abouraya, Arabic teacher at Columbus North International School, gives advice to future host schools.

TCLP- Ali Mohamed's Advice for Exchange Teachers

Ali Mohamed, Arabic teacher at Truesdell Educational Campus, gives advice for exchange teachers based on his experience.

TCLP- Ahmed Mohamed's Advice to Exchange Teachers

Ahmed Mohamed, Arabic Teacher at Watertown Middle School, gives advice to future TCLP teachers on adjusting to American life.

March 2015 Video Highlights

  • Min Haiwei teaches his students how the earth rotates in Chinese.
  • Yang Jing’s students are excited to learn the Chinese Zodiac using the flyswatter game.
  • Mohamed Abouraya’s students role play scenarios as hotel guests and staff.
  • Chen Xiomei’s students debate whether toothpaste is a solid or liquid in Chinese.
  • Ahmed Mohamed’s class enjoys singing a song by Amir Diab. 

February 2015 Video Highlights

In this video:

  • Wang Liuqing's students put on a spectacular Chinese New Year show.
  • Wei Wei has students retell the Legend of Nian.
  • Sabreen Kamel's students practice vocabulary by learning about Arabic cuisine.
  • Students in Lui Jian's class learn how to describe clothing by rearranging sentences.
  • The celebrations continue in Li Xiulan's class as students joyfully parade and sing in Chinese.

January 2015 Video Highlights

In this video:

  • Wei Wei has students play a "pin the nose on the face" game to practice saying body parts and direction words in Chinese at Roton Middle School.
  • Ahmed Mohamed's Arabic students "get dressed" and race to put on clothes according to teacher directions in Arabic at Watertown Middle School.
  • Yang Ruirui's students choose a Chinese holiday to research and present about in their class at East-West School of International Studies.
  • Dalia Gad uses a competitive game to help Arabic students practice days of the week at Cowan Elementary School.

December 2014 Video Highlights

This month's video features the following teachers:

  • Li Xiulan from Providence Elementary in Huntsville, Alabama teaches students about money and numbers;
  • Yasser El Deabes from Columbia Heights Educational Campus in Washington, DC uses the computer lab to review the usage of question words;
  • Wang Haiyan from Etowah High School in Woodstock, Georgia, conducts outreach where the students used shadow puppets to help tell the story of the Monkey King;
  • Mohamed Ali from Tomah Middle School in Tomah, Wisconsin, gives an outreach presentation about Egypt;
  • and Yang Jing from Walnut Elementary School in Walnut, California reads her students a story and asks questions in Chinese.

TCLP November 2014 Highlights

In this video:

  • Dalia Gad uses a matching game on the white board to help students practice numbers at Cowan Elementary School.
  • Xiong Jun's students demonstrate a vocabulary game at Audubon Charter School.
  • Chen Xiaomei practices numbers with her students using Tai Chi at Hope Chinese Charter School.
  • Yasser El Deabes' students demonstrate their understanding of the parts of a face by drawing on a white board at Columbia Heights Education Campus.
  • Zheng Qiuping's students search around the room for colors as she says them in Chinese at Lakes International Academy.

TCLP October 2014 Highlights

In this video:
• Ahmed Mohamed uses a guessing game to help his students practice Arabic at Watertown Middle School.
• Wang Liuqing has students use Chinese hand gestures to learn numbers and days of the week at Notre Dame Catholic School.
• Sabreen Kamel’s students go on a scavenger hunt to review numbers and days of the week at Disney II Magnet School.
• Wei Wei teaches Tai Chi to Asian Culture Club students at Roton Middle School.

September 2014 Highlights

The 2014-2015 TCLP teachers start the new school year with interactive classroom activities.

In this video:

  • Ahmed Mohamed teaches his students how to pronounce body parts in Arabic at Watertown Middle School.
  • Chen Xiaomei uses total physical response with her students at Hope Chinese Charter School.
  • Wang Haiyan teaches numbers in Mandarin to her Etowah High School students
  • Zheng Qiuping demonstrates effective classroom management in Chinese at Lakes International Language Academy.
  • Xiong Jun's students at Audubon Charter School practice introducing themselves in Chinese to their classmates.

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