A lot of parents find themselves wanting to explain Mandarin Chinese to kids, but are unsure how to do so. To help you out, we’ve prepared some information that can help you clearly explain what Mandarin Chinese is to kids, along with facts and overview of the language since many parents find that they themselves are unsure about what Mandarin Chinese is and have questions of their own.read more
When it comes to Chinese for kids, parents are always looking for resources. Learning Chinese can be challenging for kids, and finding good, quality learning materials can be even more of a challenge. With that in mind, we’re always trying to make learning Chinese for kids as simple and accessible as possible. To help you in your quest to learn Chinese, here are ten quick ideas you can use to regularly improve your student’s Chinese:read more
Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School in Hadley, Massachusetts, has gained the recommendation of the state education commissioner to be allowed to open a full high school.
Elementary and secondary education commissioner Mitchell Chester recommended the school to expand its curriculum to include grades all the way up to the 12th grade, according to The Daily Hampshire Gazette.
The school currently offers kindergarten through ninth grade.read more
It’s that wonderful time of year again — Chinese New Year 2013 is coming February 10!
Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is the centuries-old tradition celebrating the new year in the Chinese lunar calendar. It begins with the first day of the first month in this calendar, and continues until the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the holiday. With so many days involved, it’s easy to see why this is the longest holiday in Chinese culture.read more
A public high school in New York will offer Chinese classes for its students for the first time ever, starting this year.
Kids at Fairport High School will be able to take beginning Chinese class in September, according to the Fairport-East Rochester Post.
Students will learn grammar, pronunciation and writing for Mandarin Chinese in the elective class offered through the Chinese School of Rochester. Nearby Brighton High School will host the 16 consecutive weekly lessons on Saturdays.read more
Many people have asked me why I decided to create Chinese Fridge — where the idea of a Chinese game for kids came from, how I created the app and what I hope to accomplish from it. The answer to all of these questions lies in my personal educational experience throughout my childhood and my desire to improve access to education for future generations.read more
A school district in Minnesota is expanding Chinese instruction at its schools, according to the Pioneer Press.
The north-metro school district in White Bear Lake has expanded world-language classes in elementary schools for all grades, including Chinese lessons for kids.
Lincoln and Vadnais Heights adopted Mandarin Chinese as the result of parent surveys and changes will take place next year, according to the article posted Jan. 13.read more