Yao Xiaoning

Yao Xiaoning is from Shenyang and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Shenyang Normal University. Additionally, in 2006, she received a Masters degree in Education and English from Shenyang Normal University. She has been teaching English at Northeast Zhongshan High School, Shenyang (1,700 students and 120 teachers) since 1998. She has participated in various essay and lesson planning competitions, which have exposed her to modern teaching theories and methodologies, and given her a wealth of language teaching experience. Ms. Yao is married with a five-year-old son. Her hobbies include traveling, music and films. Her purpose for participating in the Teachers of Critical Languages Program was to promote mutual understanding between Americans and Chinese through teaching Chinese language; she also sought to improve her personal teaching skills.

Ms. Xiaoning was hosted by Correia Middle School during the 2010-2011 academic year.
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