Pearl You has 19 years of experience in the bilingual language education field both as a teacher and as an administrator.  She started as an English Lead teacher in Guangzhou ChaoTian Primary School in August 1998 and moved to Washington D.C. to become a Chinese immersion lead teacher in January 2010.  In the last 7 years, she took on the leadership role as the Chinese Program Coordinator at Washington Yu Ying PCS.  In this capacity, she led the Chinese teaching team and implemented training sessions in immersion planning, teaching as well as the development and delivery of the curriculum.  In the past few years, she successfully led the Yu Ying team to plan and implement Level Chinese within Yu Ying’s IB-PYP & Chinese Immersion curriculum model.

In 2017, Pearl founded You Consulting LLC.   You Consulting provides consulting services for dual language programs all over the world in the areas of curriculum design, professional development for teachers as well as Level Chinese planning and implementation.  She has consulted at a number of schools such as Washington Yu Ying PCS in D.C. , Daystar Academy in Beijing, Westside Elementary in Maryland and JNAS in Zhejiang Province.  She hopes to use her years of experience to support and work with teachers and administrators to elevate the level of Chinese dual language programs all over the world.

Please join the Level Chinese WeChat group by contacting Pearl. Her email is pearl.y@youconsultingllc.com  and her WeChat is mermeid88.

Upcoming Webinar Topics

During the Fall 2018 webinar series, Pearl will present the step by step process of how to integrate reading instruction into your main curriculum for whole class instruction.

Following the Fall series, Pearl will then break down the planning of small group differentiated instruction and associated teaching practices.

Every webinar will be held at 5 p.m. PT. Webinar recording will be posted on this page 1-2 days after the webinar has been held.

Jan. 10, 2019

Jan. 24, 2019

Feb. 7, 2019

Plan and Implement Interactive Read Aloud Lesson for Lower Elementary Click To Register

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Recording for Fall 2018 Webinars

Why Integrate Reading Standards into Main Curriculum and How to Unpack Reading Standards?

In this webinar, Pearl discussed the importance of “Reading Standards”. She used three different levels of planning process for discussion. These examples included a standard-based Read Aloud by Pearl, Reading Curriculum Map shared by Denver Language School and Steps of Preparation for Reading Curriculum Mapping.

在本次网络研讨会中,Pearl讨论“Reading Standards“的重要性, 来源, 以及应用。其中,Pearl以“Reading Standards”为基础设计了一堂示范课并向老师们展示了“ Reading Standards”的运用。同时在DLS的支持下,Pearl分享了阅读大纲设计的案例和设计前的一些准备步骤。

You can download slides and completed skill checklist presented in the webinar.

Why Integrate Reading Standards into Main Curriculum and How to Unpack Reading Standards?

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Recording of Webinar on Oct. 18, 2018

Build a Curriculum map to Integrate Standards into a Textbook based Curriculum

In this webinar, Pearl discussed with teachers how to identify “Reading Objectives” based on students’ level using Level Chinese assessment data, integrate reading standards into textbook Read Aloud and flexibly use Better Immersion passage to build students’ language/reading foundation in order to connect and support deeper social studies learning. A snapshot of curriculum mapping, sample reading lesson plan using textbook story, ways of structuring literacy stations/small group Read Aloud lessons to enhance reading comprehension and fluency are also shared by Pearl and Denver Language School to support this discussion.

在本次的网络研讨会中,Pearl和老师们讨论了如何根据学生Level Chinese测试数据选择适合学生提高阅读水平的阅读教学目标、有机地把“阅读目标”融入教学中、以及灵活使用BI教材读本设计和实施阅读课,为学生能够深入地进行社会科学课的主题学习建立扎实的基础。同时Pearl和DLS双语学校也在讨论中分享其课程整合中社会科学主题学习的单元片段、以教材为教学内容的阅读课设计、及如何建立中心小组活动/小组教学的方法等等。

You can download slides and completed skill checklist presented in the webinar.

Build a Curriculum map to Integrate Standards into a Textbook based Curriculum

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Recording of Webinar on Nov. 1st, 2018

Build Curriculum Map to Integrate Reading Standards to A Non Text Book Based Curriculum

In this webinar, Pearl shared the common challenges in implementing Non TextBook Curriculum and the suggested solutions to address these concerns when planning and integrating language and literacy within content learning. She discussed with teachers how to realistically plan out social study units based on students’ proficiency level,how to differentiate the instructional material and activites to balance content and language learning especially when there are students with multiple reading levels in the same class, and how to identify appropriate reading objectives to integrate into content related Text(A Nonfiction Book) Read Aloud to further support Social Study Unit. A snapshot of curriculum mapping, curriculum resources and sample reading lesson plan using appropriate content related text are also shared by Pearl and Braddock Middle School in ACPS Maryland to support this discussion.

在本次的网络研讨会中,Pearl分享了在没有使用教材的中文项目里有哪些共同的问题和挑战,并提出了解决的方法。她和老师们讨论了如何根据学生的语言水平“实际“地设计社会科学课的学习单元,如何调整教学材料和活动的难易程度照顾阅读水平参差不齐的班级并且平衡学科内容和语言的学习,以及如何筛选阅读目标融入阅读课支持社会科学课进行更深入的学习。同时Pearl和马里兰州ACPS学区的Braddock Middle School也在会议中分享BMS 六年级中文浸入式项目社会科学主题单元设计的片段、设计思路和学科内容相关的阅读课设计和实施。

You can download slides and completed skill checklist presented in the webinar.

Build a Curriculum map to Integrate Standards into a NON Textbook based Curriculum

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Recording of Webinar on Nov. 15th, 2018

Set Up A Reading Routine and Implement Interactive Read Aloud in the Early Childhood Classroom

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Set Up A Reading Routine and Implement Interactive Read Aloud in the Early Childhood Classroom

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Recording of Webinar on Dec. 6th, 2018

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