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Title: K-12 Chinese Language Teachers PD Workshop
Date: Sat. Oct 31, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

The annual Chinese teachers professional development (PD) workshop will be held on October 31st (Saturday) at 10:00am to 1:30pm at the Thurgood Marshal Fundamental Middle School (3901 22nd Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711). All Chinese teachers are invited to this workshop at no cost to you, but you need to RSVP to by October 26 (Monday) so we can prepare enough material and free box lunch for all registered participants.

The workshop is co-sponsored by the Pinellas County Public Schools and our Confucius Classrooms at Thurgood Marshall Middle School, Pine View School and Hillsborough County Public Schools. Workshop speakers include Dr. Eric Shepherd (on Constructing optimal learning environments) and Dr. Xizhen Qin (on How to motivate American students to learn Chinese). Effective teaching strategies will be shared among participating teachers. Learning and cultural materials will be provided at no cost to rergistered participants.

This is the fifth year we (USF Confucius Institute) provides annual PD conference/workshop to K-12 Chinese language teachers in Florida and beyond. The fouth annual conference last October was the largest and is posted at

Location: Thurgood Marshall MS, 3901 22nd Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711-3149
Contact: Kun Shi
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 813-974-4391
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