Welcome to Yinghua Academy Kindergarten . Bio of the Teacher . Bachelor and Master of Education in Special Education Taiwan Teacher Certification in the areas of Special Education and elementary level. Third year at Yinghua .
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- Chinese Language Arts
- Social Studies
Kindergarten Chinese Language Arts Curriculum
My First Chinese Words 36 Book set from Better Chinese
I Love Chinese: The 14 book set from Better Chinese
青(qīng) 田(tián)story books
Singapore reading materials
Reading materials from China
Basic Concepts of Immersion Education
Language acquisition vs. Language Learning
Chinese immersion environment
Connect sound to print and connect print to meaning (Same as MN English Language Arts standards)
How to Get off to A Good Start Writing Chinese Characters
Be familiar with the 18 basic strokes
Follow the writing rules
Use the proper stroke order when writing characters
Practice is the key
What are Chinese Characters?
Multiple types of characters (e.g. pictographs, ideographs, compound pictographs, compound ideographs, semi-phonetic compounds, etc..)
Starting with simple characters, such as pictographic characters
When Your Child Graduates from YA Kindergarten
Will be able to understand the classroom directions from teachers in Chinese
Will be able to express their needs and wants with Chinese speakers
Will understand the basic strokes and formation of characters
Will be able to write at least 80+ Chinese characters
Will recognize at least 150-200 Chinese characters
- follows a spiral progression
- Principles: Three step learning model, moving from the concrete, to the pictorial, to the abstract
-consistent and strong emphasis on problem solving and model drawing
Suitable for immersion program
-Builds upon preceding levels
-Explanations of math concepts are exceptionally clear and simple
"The success of science has more to do with an attitude common to scientists than with a particular method. This attitude is one of inquiry, experimentation, and humility before the facts." - Paul G. Hewitt, Conceptual Physics, Second Edition, p. 3
Elementary school children are in a concrete operational stage of their development. (Piaget, 1958)
--Invisible things must be represented in concrete form to enable these children to grasp the concepts.
Play is the Work of the Child (Piaget)
The importance of Play
- Afton Apple Orchard: Thursday, Oct 3, 2013.