TCLP February 2019 Highlights

In this video:

• Abdelrahaman Dawoud’s (Baltimore International Academy, Baltimore, MD) students learn about Arabic sentence structure and practice reading in small groups through a puzzle activity.

• Li Jing’s (Bonny Eagle High School, Standish, ME) students practice Mandarin conversation in pairs and focus on greetings and asking each other questions.

• Amal Botros (J.W. Reason Elementary, Hilliard, OH) leads an active “Simon Says” game in her class to teach Arabic adjectives.

• Wu Ning’s (Ewa Makai Middle School, Ewa Beach, HI) students practice Chinese New Year greetings and learn about the tradition of giving hongbao.

• Guo Jin (Suder Montessori Magnet ES, Chicago, IL) teaches Chinese New Year greetings and works with her students to practice calligraphy and assemble holiday cards.

TCLP January 2019 Highlights

In this video:

• Yang Huihui (East Hartford High School, East Hartford, CT) has her students practice a Mandarin dialogue about where they are going.

• Sabrin Abdelgawwad (Lewiston High School, Lewiston, ME) taught her students the Arabic vocabulary for clothing and they reviewed by drawing and describing pictures.

• Wu Xiaohong (Jackson High School, Jackson, MI) has her students act out animals in the Chinese Zodiac and review their names in Mandarin.

• Hend Elhendy (Theodore Roosevelt High School, Washington, D.C.) introduces hieroglyphics to her students and then they practice writing their own messages.

December 2018 Highlights

In this video:

• Kong Yanli (LaSalle Language Academy, Chicago, IL) reviews country names in Mandarin with her students by playing a game called hopscotch.

• Mohamed Abdalla (Campus International High School, Columbus, OH) taught Arabic vocabulary for parts of the body and his students review with a matching game.

• Zhao Xin (Plantation Middle School, Plantation, FL) teaches her students holiday vocabulary in Mandarin.

• Mohamed Etify (Anne Chesnutt Middle School, Fayetteville, NC) plays a game with his students where they match the Arabic words with colors.

• Wu Yu (Colombia High School, Maplewood, NJ) reviews Mandarin vocabulary with her students as they describe their vacation plans.

TCLP - November 2018 Highlights

In this video:

• Abdellah Aly (Bearden High School, Knoxville, TN) teaches his students directions in Arabic and his students present on the location of Tennessee.

• Wu Ning (Ewa Makai Middle School, Ewa Beach, HI) and her students present information about their family members in Chinese.

• Bouchra Ait Msguine (Leicester High School, Leicester, MA) checks in with her students as they match words and phrases in English and Arabic.

• Shen Yan (Tonopah Valley High School, Tonopah, AZ) taught elementary students numbers in Chinese and then the students used the new vocabulary to count jumps during jump rope.

• Sayed Keliey (Irving Elementary School, Bozeman, MT) exchanges basic information with his students in Arabic.

TCLP Teacher Profile - Passant Aly

International exchanges prepare students for a global environment and attract future leaders to study, learn, and share. Here is Passant Aly, a TCLP Alum.

TCLP Teacher Profile- Howida Hassan

International education develops skills needed in the 21st century global community. See our teachers in action! Here is Howida Hassan, a TCLP alum.

October 2018 Highlights

TCLP- October 2018 Highlights

In this video:
• Liu Lu (Mesita Elementary School, TX) teaches her students colors in Chinese through song and using colored cards.
• Amal Botros (J.W. Reason Elementary, OH) plays a song for her 1st grade students as they act out the directions in the song.
• Wang Ling (Chariho Regional High School, RI) does a speaking exercise with her Chinese language students so they may practice telling each other basic information about themselves.
• Mohamed Abdalla (Campus International High School, OH) works with 9th grade Arabic students on introducing their family members.
• Chen Ken (Moos Elementary School, IL) practices a song in Chinese with her students.

September 2018 Highlights

In this video:

• Abdelrahaman Dawoud (Baltimore International Academy, MD) teaches students the family tree in Arabic in an immersion classroom.

• Li Jing (Bonny Eagle High School, ME) plays a game with students learning Chinese names of objects.

• Guo Jin (Suder Montessori Magnet Elementary School, IL) teaches students classic Chinese jump rope and songs.

• Abdelilah El Alaoui (Thomas Edison Language Institute, CA) works with beginner Arabic students on introductions.

• Gao Zixin (Batesville Primary School, IN) practices Chinese Tai Chi with students.

2017-2018 TCLP Video Contest Winner Cui Yi's Advice for Exchange Teachers

Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP) exchange teacher Cui Yi shares her advice to future participants and her experiences at Suder Montessori in Chicago, IL. Watch the video and learn some great ways to prepare for the TCLP experience from Cui Yi and her puppet friends!

April Highlights Video

In this video:

Ji Guanping (STEP Academy. St. Paul, MN) Ji Guanping’s students learn how to go shopping and bargain in Chinese.

Mahmoud Dahroug (Irving Elementary, Bozeman, MT) Mahmoud’s students are having a conversation in Arabic to introduce themselves and ask about how they are doing.

Su Di (Bonny Eagle Middle School, Buxton, ME) Su Di plays Knucklebones with her students to teach them how to count numbers more than ten in Chinese.

Yasser Hassan (Leicester High School, Leicester, MA) helps his students practice talking about their favorite sports in Arabic.

Li Chunping (Capt. Nathan Hale Middle School, Coventry, CT) Li Chunping’s students make PowerPoint presentations to practice talking about their daily routine in Chinese.