The National Chinese Language Conference (NCLC) is dedicated to enhancing the nation’s capacity for the teaching and learning of Chinese language and culture by sharing cutting-edge practices and examples with educators and policymakers.
Please check the 2020 session topics and schedule below.
Friday, May 8
1:20 -- 2:20 p.m.
R2 Case Study in Early Childhood Mandarin Immersion: A Linguist and Educator's View
P1 Asian American Club ---A Case Study of Integrating Chinese Language and Culture
I18 How to adopt the Writing Workshop into Project based Learning?
T4 Let's talk about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
M6 Ni hao! Â¡Hola!: Benefits, Observations, and Strategies of a Multilingual Classroom
I45 Introduction of Chinese Bridge Program Courses in University of Utah
I17 How Deep Learning Looks Like in Chinese Instruction
I6 Content-Based Instruction in Chinese Classrooms
M3 Growing Gains and Pains: 20+ years of Chinese Immersion Program
I22 Integrating Literacy Skills in Project Based Learning for Middle School Chinese
2:40 -- 3:40 p.m.
I9 Does Reading/Writing Workshop Work in Chinese Immersion Classroom?
I1 Accommodating Differences: Using Small Group Instruction for Differentiation
R1 Application of CI Methodology "In Independent Study" for Chinese Beginners
M2 Content-Based Instruction in Early Chinese Immersion Classrooms
A3 Designing Meaningful and Fun Assessments for K-12 Students
I7 Cultivating Students' Mathematical Disposition through Projects in Chinese K-8
C2 Cultural Teaching in an Online Chinese Course
I16 Grammar in Context: Instructional Strategies for AP Chinese
I44 What's My Next Line? Moving our Learners to Independence
P7 Local and Global Community Engagement for Future World-Wise Leaders
I12 Engaging and Empowering Students across Genders in the Chinese Classroom
4:00 -- 5:00 p.m.
P9 Teaching Chinese Sign Language in American Schools for the Deaf
I30 Promoting Social and Emotional Well-being through Chinese Teaching
M10 Using Early Academic Language Strategies to Accelerate Students' Learning
T2 Fostering a Productive Professional Learning Culture through Coaching
and Peer Observation
M7 Reducing Writing Anxiety in CFL classroom by Integrating Reading and Writing
A4 Digital Portfolios: Spotlight on the Growth Mindset
C5 Memes to Meaning: Augmenting Chinese Textbooks with Rich Online Materials
I32 Resources for Learner Centered Instruction and Planning
I14 Fostering Students' Chinese Linguistic Proficiency by Doing Project-based
P4 Enhancing University-Community Partnerships: Customized Business Chinese
Saturday, May 9
9:50 -- 10:50 a.m.
P2 Build a Bridge, not a Wall - Partner with Community and beyond
C1 Chinese Culture through Films--Effective Ways to Teach Culture with Film
R7 Planning Instruction with the Brain in Mind
T1 Effective Coaching and Support: Improving Guest Teacher Sustainability
I4 Chinese Proficiency Within All Subjects
M8 Scaffolding - Independent Learners and Problem Solvers
I3 An Innovative Systemic Approach to Redesign a District-wide K-12 Curriculum
I21 Integrated STEAM curriculum in Chinese classroom
A5 Early Childhood (Toddlers through Kindergarten): Assessment Methods & Skills
I42 Unpacking Effective Differentiation Strategies in the Chinese Classroom
I38 Support Standards-based Instruction Using AP Instructional Resources
I20 Innovative Approaches on Bridging Traditional and Contemporary Culture in Immersion
11:10 a.m. -- 12:10 p.m.
I26 Make Our Chinese Immersion Learning and Thinking Visible!
P3 Community Partnership and Engagement for More Successful Chinese Culture
I39 Teaching Happens Everywhere, Even During Classroom Procedure
A1 Applying Assessment for Chinese Language Instruction
I43 Using Authentic Resources to Promote Higher Order Thinking Skills
I2 Adopting Can-dos: College CFL Curriculum Articulation and Student-centered Learning
C4 Curriculum Design and Approaches of Teaching L2 Chinese
M4 Literacy Instruction as the Pathway to Bend the Arc of Students' Potential
I23 Integrating Reading and Writing for Effective Language Teaching
I10 Effective Strategies in Implementing the Newly Published AP Chinese Lang/Culture
I41 They Can Speak in Chinese, Now What?
2:20 -- 3:20 p.m.
I34 Start writing from the first day: Balanced Literary Used in Chinese Writing
I13 Engaging Students by Using Authentic Materials in Chinese Immersion Class
P6 Leveraging Essential Partnerships: Developing a Successful New Mandarin
C6 Teacher as Cultural Ambassador: Effective Ways to Teach Chinese Culture in Schools
R3 Chinese Character and Word Writing Skills Investigation through Error Analyses
I33 Start Speaking Mandarin on Day One and Watch your Students Thrive
T3 How to Find/Keep Effective Teachers in Your Chinese Immersion School
M1 Flip Learning Online: Design and Strategies of an Online Chinese Program
A2 Creating Performance Assessments Aligned with Proficiency for K-12 Learners
R4 Chinese Full Immersion: Our K-12 Experience and Reflection
3:40 -- 4:40 p.m.
A6 How to Teach and Assess Generation Z in Chinese language Classroom
C3 Culture and Conversation - Raising Student's Cultural and Global Awareness
A7 Impact and Power of Effective Feedback
I25 Learning Chinese Language and Culture through Leveled Reading
I11 Empower Learning for All Through Technology
R8 Understanding and Supporting Dyslexic Learners
I8 Design of New AP Chinese Curriculum
I24 Leadership in Decision Making: Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Development in
I31 Raising the Oral Proficiency Bar through a Content-Centered Conversation Model
I40 Teaching Presentational Writing Skills: Activities, Assessments, Scoring Guidelines
I36 Strategies to Design Tasks that Foster 3 Modes of Communication
Sunday, May 10
8:30 -- 9:30 a.m.
R6 Learning Needs Analysis of an Online Chinese Program
I27 Moving Students to Independence by Using TPRS in Elementary Level Mandarin
E1 Key to Students' Success: Integrating Career Readiness with Language Learning
I19 Implementation of interactive flipped-class Chinese grammar instruction videos
T5 Productive and Effective Training of Intern Chinese Teachers
M5 Middle School Dual Immersion Readiness for AP Chinese
I15 Gaming Pedagogy: Learning Chinese through Games
P5 Languages Bring People Together and Go Further
I37 Strengthening Students' Language Proficiency and 21st Century Skills through Different
9:50 -- 10:50 a.m.
C7 Using Inquiry to Teach About China
M9 Teaching A Content-Based Chinese Course at High School
I28 No English? A Second Thought on 100% Target Language Policy
P8 Promote Mandarin Program Success through Local, State, National and International
I5 Close Achievement Gap through Differentiation and Flexible Grouping in Chinese DLI
R5 L2 Motivation Questionnaire for American Learners of Chinese as a Foreign Language
I35 Storytelling/Digital storytelling in Chinese Language Teaching and Learning
I29 Board games：a new way to engage learners and increase language output