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With over 550 participants from 36 countries, the 21st Century Learning Conference is the event of choice for those who want to come together to learn, share and discuss current & emerging topics in education. With a strong focus on the impact of technology on learning and teaching, the event blends together inspirational keynotes, practitioner led workshop sessions, plus fun professional sharing and networking opportunities.


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Saturday, March 11 • 11:45 - 12:45
Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction - Teaching Chinese as a Second Language in a Thinking Classroom (CHINESE STRAND)
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What kind of education is needed in the 21st century for our students to solve problems in today’s complex world?   “Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction” can develop the synergistic thinking of students, who will be able to transfer their conceptual understanding to new knowledge and to apply them in today’s ever-changing world.

  • How can teachers design a “Concept-Based” unit when teaching Chinese as a second language?

  • How can digital learning be used to create 'authentic tasks' that students can relate to real life experiences?

  • How to use Seesaw to enhense student's authentic leanring experience? 

This workshop will share experiences from classroom practice to invite a broader discussion.  


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Ms. Louisa Yen

Curriculum Project Leader /Chinese Teacher, Renaissance College
Ms. Louisa Yen is an experienced Chinese teacher from Renaissance College, Hong Kong. She has been teaching a wide range of IB Chinese courses to both Language A and B students in the MYP and DP for more than 10 years. Ms. Yen used to be the Community Service Coordinator to oversee the college’s service actions and currently she is the Curriculum Project Leader to look after Chinese curriculum planning and interdisciplinary coordination... Read More →

Saturday March 11, 2017 11:45 - 12:45

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