July 7, 2012

Article: Chinese Teaching Can Be Combined with Other Curriculum Areas

From http://asiasociety.org/education/chinese-language-initiatives/loose-combining-subjects-invigorates-teaching

On the Loose: Combining Subjects Invigorates Teaching
By Heather Clydesdale

Chinese language and culture classes have become a popular offering in schools. But what happens when China breaks free from language and area studies? Teachers find that it can complement the arts and English, sway through dance and music, trek across social studies, and even trifle with physics. Surprising subject area pairings revitalizes teaching as educators try fresh approaches, learn from one another, and see their own areas of specialty in a new light.

Read the full article at http://asiasociety.org/education/chinese-language-initiatives/loose-combining-subjects-invigorates-teaching

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