Webinars By Pearl You – levelchinese

Webinars By Pearl You

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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.  Her email is pearl.y@youconsultingllc.com  and her wechat is mermeid88.

Starting April 2018, Pearl is leading a series of webinars to share valuable teaching concepts and material as well as modeling best practice.  You can view the recording of the webinars here and download the associated presentation.  Webinar schedules and topics are announced in the Level Chinese WeChat group.  To join the group, please contact Pearl via wechat at mermeid88 or email support@levelchinese.com

Why Is Teaching Reading Important?

In this webinar, Pearl facilitates the discussion with teachers from various Chinese programs all around the world on why and how to engage students in acquiring language through reading instruction.  She models how to skillfully prompt students to think through reading as well as create opportunities for students to naturally practice interpersonal mode of speaking linking to the reading material.   She also demonstrates how to adapt and prepare appropriate reading material for teaching reading if teachers do not have ready-made resources.

在Pearl主持的网络直播讨论视频里,她和来自美国和美国以外的各种中文项目的老师们开展了关于“阅读教学重要性”的讨论。Pearl不但分享了阅读课备课思路而且还亲自示范如何引导孩子们参与阅读教学的活动。这些活动包括怎样用适合孩子们的语言鼓励孩子们联系故事文本和图片积极思考、怎样创造机会给学生们在实际中运用语言进行自然的问答对话等等。她还示范了在资源有限的条件下如何运用身边的资源改装一些适合孩子们的有趣读物。

You can download slides shown in the webinar here

Why Is Teaching Reading Important?

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Recording of Webinar on April 12, 2018

Teaching Non-Fiction in Chinese Classrooms

In this webinar, Pearl discusses with teachers and administrators from various Chinese programs all over the world on the importance of planning and implementing nonfiction reading instruction in the daily classrooms. She models how to plan and deliver fun and interactive nonfiction reading lesson by using new Level Chinese nonfiction book and engage educators to reflect and share best practice in their respective language programs.

 

在本次Pearl的网络直播会议里,她带领来自世界各地双语项目或中文项目的老师和行政们一起讨论在各种中文课堂中进行非虚构类阅读教学的重要性和如何实施非虚构类阅读教学的具体操作方法。她通过亲自示范教学引导教育者们一起反思、学习和分享各自语言项目的教学设计和实施情况。

 

You can download slides shown in the webinar here

Teaching Non-Fiction in Chinese Classrooms

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Recording of Webinar on May 3rd, 2018

Teaching Chinese Early Literacy Skills Within Content Instruction

In this webinar, Pearl discusses with teachers from various Chinese programs on the importance of planning and teaching early literacy skills within content instruction. She models how to plan and map early literacy skills into spring project units and lesson plans in K and 1st Grade from Yu Ming Charter School in California. She uses one of the Level Chinese early literacy books as instructional material and creatively models interactive read aloud to support students with understanding radical meaning and developing the radical concept in verbs introduced in Level B book. She also engages participants to discuss the demo lesson and share what strategies they can adapt to their own context.

 

在本次Pearl的网络直播会议里,她和来自各地双语项目或中文项目的教育者们一起讨论在各种中文课堂中进行早期读写技能教学的重要性。她示范如何在美国加州育民公立特许学校的双语项目中使用幼儿园和一年级的units of study有机地把相关的阅读目标和技能设计进日常阅读教学,为支持理解和学习主题而做准备。同时还选用Level Chinese新出版的早期阅读资源Level B《去公园玩》进行有趣和创造性的阅读教学示范。之后,她引导大家一起反思、学习和分享哪些策略可以移植到各自的教学里,哪些活动改良后可以再用。

 

You can download slides shown in the webinar here

How to Teach Chinese Early Literacy Skills within Content Instruction

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Recording of Webinar on May 31st, 2018

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