In summers of 2012-15, the NYU StarTalk Immersion Training Program for Teachers of Chinese (K-6) for pre- and in-service teachers of Chinese welcomed teachers to NYU for training leading to certification in Teaching Chinese (grades K-6). The teachers participated in
About this Story: This story introduces the famous Chinese officer, Lin Zexu, burn the opium in Human in the Qing Dynasty.
About this Story: This is a story introduces how Sun Yat-sun, a Chinese patriarch, worked hard and finally changed the history of China.
About this Story: This story is an adaptation of a Chinese idiom that Mengzi’s mom moved three times in order to provide Mengzi with a good learning environment.
About this Story: This story is about Lei Feng, and how he helped others, from which students can learn to help others in various ways despite the difficulties they may encounter.
About this Story: In ancient China, people had to use bamboo or silk to write. Bamboo is cheap but heavy while silk is light but expensive. After trials and errors, Cai Lun finally found out a way to make light
About this Story: Hua Mulan is a Chinese warrior. She took her aged father’s place in the army and retired to her hometown after the war.
About this Story: This story is about Sima Guang, who reminds us to keep calm in an emergency. Sima Guang, as a child, saved a playmate who had fallen into an enormous vat full of water. Other children scattered in
About this Story: This story is an adaptation of a Chinese idiom about Ye Gong, an ancient Chinese. One day, he hears that someone is knocking. He opens all the windows and sees eagle’s talon, fish’s tail, ox’s nose… Later
About this Story: Based on the ancient Chinese proverb “One monk will shoulder two buckets of water, two monks will share the load, but add a third and no one will want to fetch water.” This story encourages children to