Ohio Association of Teachers of Chinese (OATC)

Ping Wu, Columbus School for Girls, OATC President

Recent OATC Events

OATC held a membership meeting and a workshop at the OFLA Annual Conference in April.  The workshop featured presentations on ”Rhymes and Songs in Teaching Chinese,” “Grammar Through Story-Telling: The PACE Method,” “Technology in the Chinese Classroom,” and “Tips for Becoming a Seasoned Teacher.”

Upcoming OATC Events

OATC is collaborating with the Chinese departments at various universities throughout Ohio to provide workshops for Chinese teachers and contests for high-school students studying Chinese.  These include the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures and the East Asian Studies Center at The Ohio State University as well as four Confucius Institutes at other universities throughout the state.

OATC Regional Meetings

OATC will soon be adding a chapter in Toledo, bringing the total number of chapters to five.  The others are in Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Dayton.  Each region holds meetings, presents teacher workshops, and has other activities.

For additional information about OATC or to become a member, please visit our website athttp://www.ohioatc.org.

A New Online Teaching Resource

Below is a great website with authentic pictures and videos for teaching Chinese.  Teachers can also use them to design IPA tasks.


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