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Pipa virtuoso Wu Man plays with her student Henry Knight. (David Keith)
2016 Conference Highlights
Highlights from the 2016 National Chinese Language Conference, which took place in Chicago, IL, on April 28-30, 2016. more
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The Future Speaks Chinese
"Language is a currency for trust, and respect; it provides bricks and mortar for building an ability to explore the beauty of diverse cultures, traditions, and historical perspectives." more
An elementary school Japanese language class in Seattle. (Sarah Lovrien/Asia Society)
World Language Teachers Find Familiar Ground with the Common Core
Heather Clydesdale on how the pedagogical approaches that world language teachers have been using for years bear striking similarities to the Common Core. more
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Why Language Immersion Works Well for Young Children

Research shows that learning a second language as a young child provides lifelong benefits. more
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The Extraordinary Benefits of Multilingualism

Learning a second language is about more than getting ahead — it teaches a whole new way of thinking. more

Asia Society Chinese Language Teachers Institute

Learn about Asia Society's Chinese Language Teachers Institute, an annual professional development event that provides targeted and effective training in methodologies to Chinese language teachers. more
Zhangyi Shi teaches her low-intermediate Chinese class at Collegiate School in Richmond, Virginia.
Zhangyi Shi's High School Intermediate-Low Chinese Class
Meet Zhangyi Shi's intermediate-low Chinese class at Collegiate School in Richmond, Virginia. more

Interview with Benjamin Rein at Collegiate School in Richmond, Virginia

Mr. Benjamin Rein, former Head of the Upper School of Collegiate School in Richmond, Virginia, talks about the Chinese language program and shares his thoughts and challenges. more

Interview with Stephen Hickman at Collegiate School in Richmond, Virginia

Mr. Stephen Hickman, head of school at the Collegiate School in Richmond, Virginia, shares his thoughts on world languages education, especially Chinese. more

Zhangyi Shi's High School Intermediate-Low Chinese Class in Richmond, Virginia

Meet Zhangyi Shi, a Chinese language teacher at a Richmond, Virginia high school, as she teaches her students how to order food in Mandarin. more