Videos

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.

2014 TCLP Video Contest Winner - Ibrahim Khaled's Advice for Exchange Teachers

Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP) Chinese teacher Ibrahim Khaled's First Place video with advice for future TCLP exchange teachers.

2014 TCLP Video Contest Winner - Chen Jinyun's Advice for Exchange Teachers

Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP) Chinese teacher Chen Jinyun's First Place video with advice for future TCLP exchange teachers.

2014 TCLP Video Contest Winner - Zhao Shuang's Advice for Host Schools

Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP) Chinese teacher Zhao Shuang's First Place video with advice for future TCLP host schools.

April 2014 Video Highlights

March 2014 Video Highlights

This month, observe a first grade Mandarin immersion class practicing their math skills, Arabic students who can speak about their imaginary apartments, two fun elementary school Chinese lessons that let students get their wiggles out in class, and Arabic high school students who demonstrate their reading skills when talking about jobs and places.

February 2014 Video Highlights

This month, TCLP teachers' students practice saying time during an active game, serve as a TPR facilitator for their classmates, use a catchy chant to review phrases, and perfect their character writing with a Smartboard.

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