learning environment

Su Yun’s Chinese Learning Center advocates innovative, engaging, and effective Mandarin learning. We’ve organized our space into stations to support the project-based learning approach that we believe is an effective tool for learning Mandarin for young learners.

学习环境

素云中文学习中心倡导创新、有趣和有效的普通话学习环境。 我们将学习中心的空间按照活动项目进行分类规划。这是青少年学习普通话的有效方法。

 

 
 
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FOUNDATION ROOM

Here, children learn and practice their pronunciation and writing in Mandarin, as well as develop their thinking and articulating skills. We use worksheets, flash cards, games, etc. to strengthen the learning of new words (pronunciation and penmanship) and narrative skills (story elements and thinking strategies).

基础学习教室

在这里,孩子们学习中文发音和汉字书写,并发展他们的思维和表达技巧。 我们使用工作表、闪卡、游戏等方法来帮助孩子们巩固新学到的生字(发音和书写),以及提高复述能力(复述故事细节和思维表达)。


maker-space

To break and to make. Here on the maker-space workbenches, students take apart, observe, examine, and discover new possibilities. They learn circuitry, robotics, basic coding, and use paper engineering, lego robotics, and 3D printing to create new solutions.


We will introduce science fairs and the latest STEM practices, but our focus will remain on learning Mandarin through these fun projects.

 

创客空间

拆开,重建。 在这里,学生们将学习电路知识,机器人知识,基本编码,纸艺工程,乐高机器人和3D打印技术,通过拆分、观察、研究和发现新的可能性来创建新的解决方案。

我们将介绍科学博览会和最新的STEM实践,重点仍将放在通过这些有趣的项目学习中文。

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ARTS & CRAFTS

Here, we focus on arts and crafts that facilitate STEM projects -- paper engineering (e.g., origami and pop-up cards), papertronics (circuitry of simple light and sound), paper automata (paper crafts that move), and of course the good old painting, gluing, and making of arts and crafts.


In light of the importance of STEM on K-5 education, we merge the learning of narratives, visual, and engineering together in our lesson units as students begin creating their projects.

手工艺术区

在这里,我们专注于促进STEM项目的艺术和手工艺 - 折纸工艺(例如折纸和弹出式卡片)、参数(简单光线和声音的电路)、纸张自动机(移动的纸制工艺品),当然还有画画、粘贴和制作手工艺品。

鉴于STEM对K-5教育的重要性,在学生开始创建项目时,我们将课堂上的讲解,展示和工程学习融合在一起。


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Multisensory room

This is where the popular kitchen science will take place, for example, fruit battery, molecular gastronomy (sticky slime, invisible ink, etc.), and other fun food sciences.

 

多感官室

这里就是流行的厨房科学将会发生的地方,例如水果电池,分子美食(粘性软泥,隐形墨水等)以及其他有趣的食品科学。


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multimedia room

The variety of our stations includes an animation station (for claymation and stop-motion) and a sound studio with piano, electric drums and electric guitar.  These instruments are used to add drama and help tell the story created with claymation and stop-motion. 


Some of the projects exiting the Arts & Crafts or Maker-Space Stations may enter here for fun presentational purposes: to turn the paper automata or lego robotics into a stop-motion animation with authentic Chinese drum rolls on the soundtrack, for example.

 

多功能室

我们的活动区域还包括一个动画区域(用于泥塑动画和定格动画)、一架钢琴、一台电子鼓和一个电吉他的音响工作室。 这些乐器将为泥塑动画和定格动画配音,增加戏剧效果。

孩子们可以将他们的手工和创客空间的作品带到这个多功能室做一些更有意思的活动:例如,将纸张自动机或乐高机器人转换为带有正宗中国鼓声的定格动画。


THEATRE

Student projects will all come here for final presentations, as a sounding measurement of their learning result.


Using chromakey screen, theater stage, or video screen, young children will have a chance to practice public presentation skills, theatrical performance, or multimedia showcase. They will also learn the proper presentation skills for these different occasions, all in Mandarin.

 

戏剧表演区

学生们将会把他们的作品带到这里,向大家展示他们的最终成果。

使用色度屏幕,戏剧舞台或视频屏幕,孩子们将有机会练习公开演讲、戏剧表演或者进行多媒体展示。 他们还将用中文学习在不同场合下的演讲技巧。

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Main learning area

This multi-functional space is used for viewing videos, stage performances, project presentations and events to be held in front of an audience. It is also used for hands-on science experiments, cooking demonstrations, etc.

 

主学习区

这里孩子们可以观看视频,进行舞台表演,做主题展示和表演活动,也可以在这里做科学实验、烹饪等。

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