Are you looking for information about Chinese Dynasties, The Cultural Revolution, China’s relationship with Europe or China’s timeline?
The Asia for Educators website from the Weatherhead East Asia Institute at Columbia University is well worth a visit. It is packed full of information about China but other Asian cultures too. Whilst the majority of the resources are historically orientated, the are a number of other cross-curricular resources. One particularly useful function is being able to search for content by time period history from the homepage. This is a simple but effective.
This mult-media resource created by The China Daily USA provides insights in to the generation of Chinese people now 30 who grown up post the family planning rules with no siblings in a rapidly developing China. With multiple videos in Chinese and English the resource and be used as a basis for discussion on what is modern China and how it matters.
What is MYLO?MYLO is a new online language learning service funded by the Department of Education. MYLO is aimed at KS3 and 4 and has 4 language areas: French, German, Spanish and Mandarin. MYLO can be used either at school or at home. MYLO links pupils’ favourite interests with things that they like doing on the internet – playing games, creating blogs and movies, and sharing and working with others – making learning languages exciting and fun!
Who should look at this resource? Are you a teacher with pupils aged 11-18? Are you in need of more information for support the study of Chinese and other languages at GCSE, AS and A level? Are you wanting to make a case for studying languages at a school? Are you a parent with a child keen to learn languages and you want help?