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Chief Editor of Mandarin Education
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Ms. Vivian has extensive experience teaching the Chinese language. She started her teaching career at PS20's John Bowne Summer Camp in New York, where she was a 1st to 6th grade Art teacher. She was later trained to be a 1st and 2nd grade Chinese teacher and also taught Drawing and Clay on the weekends. During this time, she enjoyed teaching and optimized the way to teach Chinese to young students.
Ms. Vivian then became a Chinese teacher at Red Apple Child Development Center, our sister school, where she worked to develop language and social skills among Pre-k through play and interactive activities. She then moved on to be the official Mandarin teacher of 7 different locations of Preschool of America. During this time, Ms. Vivian taught children of all ages from all different backgrounds. She has exposed children to different Chinese courses at different levels, including class courses for beginners, for elementary and intermediate students, and in private courses.
Besides being a teacher, Ms. Vivian is also Chief Editor of Mandarin Education for our Mandarin Program and currently focused on curriculum building, teacher training and material development. So far she has taught more than 1000 students in person. Multidisciplinary teaching experience enables Vivian to combine the advantages from Eastern and Western teaching systems, making teaching more interesting and comprehensive.
As far as extracurricular, Ms. Vivian has worked with charities and has been a volunteer at the American Cancer Society. She even organized and held a Jazz concert in Brooklyn to raise funds to support the American Cancer research. This event was also highlighted on worldjournal.com.
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Ms. Candy Wang, the Mandarin teacher of Preschool of America, earned her master degree in Education in University of Rochester. In the past few years, she has implemented Chinese lesson plans on a variety of subjects including reading and mathematics for regular and gifted kindergarten students most of whom were American-born Chinese. She does not only develop original lesson plans on teaching traditional Chinese festivals and history but also set and enforce classroom policies including and group contingencies to enhance the effectiveness of teaching.
Ms. Candy holds a level A certificate for Chinese National Oral Mandarin Test, and also has been a certified teacher of China National teacher association since 2012. When she was an undergraduate in China, Ms. Candy was major in education and had two years internships in elementary school. She has rich experience in teaching kids both English and Mandarin.
As a teacher, Ms. Candy receives positive feedback of children’s progress in Mandarin from parents since she is very patient and friendly. She usually schedules and sends weekly teacher emails providing parents with information regarding student performance. She always encourages students to share their thoughts since she prefers student-centered classroom. She emphasizes the importance of communication between students and her and she always makes efforts in establishing a harmonious learning and teaching environment.
Ms. Candy has bi-cultural of Chinese and America background since she is also certified in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) in 2013 and earned certifications of China Accreditation Test for Translators and Interpreters between English and Mandarin in 2012.
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Ms. Yuki, a native mandarin Chinese language speaker, she was born and raised in China , has a BD in Chinese classical paintings and an ABD in graphic design from China Art University of Guangxi Province.
She holds a level A certificate for Chinese National Oral Mandarin Test, and also had been a certified teacher of China National teacher association since 2010. When she was in college, she started her teaching experience in City Experimental School. During those years in there, she kept learning and practicing, and won the grand prize in a local teaching competition in 2010. Now In Preschool of America, she still doing the same great job and be with so many lovely kids everyday.
Yuki has an engaging and upbeat personality that bring a lot of joy to those around her. She believes learning should be more fun and practical. Her goals are to inspire children’s interests in Language learning, , establish their
confidence as young learners and encourage the development of child’s potential in a trusting, caring and positive environment. She knows how to keep the balance that between self-discipline and creativity, exploration and structure. Yuki also enjoys learning and growing with the children as she expertly weaves her knowledge and previous experiences with continued research and practice.
In addition to her passion for teaching young children, Yuki also an award-winning artist/illustrator with paintings in China. She loves painting, outdoor photo shooting and traveling, seeing people in different places, and experiencing different cultures.
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Chief Editor of Mandarin Education
Curriculum Building, Compiled Textbooks, Teacher Training & Material Development, Website Designer.
Material development, Compiled textbooks,
Violin & piano teacher and composer at Preschool Of America and music production for the Lucy and Gray learning Chinese book.
Graduated from National Taipei University of Education and Berklee College of Music.
Lydia is a violinist/composer/arranger from Taiwan. After graduate from Berklee in Boston, She moved to New York City and focus on composing for strings and music production for commercial.
Graphic Design, Photography