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Immersion and Early Language Learning at #NCLC14

Are you interested in immersion or early language learning and teaching? This year’s workshop and breakout program offers a plethora of sessions for engagement. Here’s a sampling of the lineup: Preconference Workshops Establishing and Sustaining Early Language Chinese Immersion Programs Shuhan Wang and Joy Kreeft Peyton Building & Sustaining K–12 Chinese Language Programs with Policies, […]

Kevin Rudd to Deliver Keynote

Asia Society is thrilled to announce that former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd will keynote the opening plenary at our National Chinese Language Conference (#NCLC14). Additional speakers include Kenneth Lin, a cowriter of the Netflix series House of Cards, Howard Goldblatt, principle English translator for Nobel Laureate Mo Yan’s work, Jessica Beinecke, creator of Crazy Fresh Chinese, […]

5 Apps No #NCLC14 Attendee Should Be Without

Pack your smart phone, iPad, and/or laptop—and don’t forget your charger. We’ll put your digital devices to work at #NCLC14. 1. NCLC14 Conference App–Plan your schedule, rate sessions, receive program updates Download the NCLC conference app to: See the program schedule Create a custom schedule Network with others Take notes Rate sessions Download presentations Share […]

太阳出来喜洋洋! A very special performance by Abigail Washburn at NCLC14.

The song-writing, banjo-playing, Chinese-speaking Abigail Washburn is armed with profound connections to culture and people on the other side of the Pacific. She’s one of the few foreign artists currently touring China independently and regularly. She completed a month-long tour (Nov-Dec 2011) of China’s Silk Road supported by grants from the U.S. Embassy, Beijing. Along […]

Register as an Early Bird

Early-bird registration has been extended to March 21! Register soon to get the most savings. Here’s a preview of what NCLC14 has in store for you: 70+ breakout sessions and hands-on workshops Visits to Los Angeles-area schools to observe Chinese programs in action Swap shop of classroom activities for teachers, facilitated by CLASS Research Colloquium […]

NCLC Heading West

The seventh annual National Chinese Language Conference will once again be on the west coast. This year, the Los Angeles Westin Bonaventure will host the single largest gathering of Chinese language educators in the United States. Stay tuned to learn more about the theme, strands, keynoters, and other exciting announcements.