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Attending CLIEF 2014 Symposium at Santa Clara

5 Dr. Mian Xie and Dr. Wei Li attended the 2014 CLIEF Symposium at Santa Clara May 10 – 12. The symposium highlighted the Chinese immersion program of San Francisco United School District, reviewing its history, program standards and curriculum. The… [more]

CIE Support to Math in the Chinese Bilingual Program

4 CIE teachers and librarian provided strong support to the teaching of mathematics in the Chinese bilingual program. Mathematics is taught in Chinese in a number of the bilingual schools. A few months ago, the CIE helped purchase hundreds of Chinese… [more]

Culture Sessions to Schools

3 In May, CIE teachers were busy providing many culture sessions to different EPSB schools. The sessions included Tai Chi, Chinese Dough Art, Paper Cutting, Chinese Knots and Chinese Tea Ceremony. Among the schools that benefited from the CIE culture program,… [more]

Successful Trip to China For Londonderry Confucius Classroom

Londonderry School organized a group of students to visit their Chinese partner school in Qingdao, Shandong Province. Twenty students and 4 teachers, as well as the  principal made the trip. Spending a few days in their partner school, the students … [more]

EPSB Trustees Visit the CIE

Trustee Visited CIE On April 16, the CIE was honoured to host a visit from 7 trustees of the Edmonton Public School Board.  Board Chair Sarah Hoffman, Vice Chair Michael Janz, Trustee Ray Martin, Trustee Michelle Draper, Trustee Sherry Adams, Trustee Nathan Ip… [more]