William & Mary

K-12 Chinese Programs

  • Taekwondo Club, James River Elementary
    Taekwondo Club, James River Elementary  Volunteer Teacher Yanmin Liu practices a proper front kick in Taekwondo with students at James River Elementary.  
  • Chinese Club, James River Elementary
    Chinese Club, James River Elementary  Students join Volunteer Teacher Mengxia Zhang in playing traditional Chinese instruments.  
  • Art Class, Matoaka Elementary School
    Art Class, Matoaka Elementary School  Elementary school students show off their Chinese crafts, made with help from volunteer teachers Mengxia Zhang and Yanmin Liu.  
  • Art Class, Matoaka Elementary School
    Art Class, Matoaka Elementary School  Voulunteer Teacher Lu Cui and her art class students at Matoaka Elementary School show off their calligraphic works.  
  • Cultural Demonstration, Grafton High School
    Cultural Demonstration, Grafton High School  WMCI Visiting Proffesor Qiong Yang gives a lecture to Grafton High School students about the Chinese Spring Festival.  
  • Chinese Club, James River Elementary School
    Chinese Club, James River Elementary School  Volunteer Teacher Lu Cui shows students the 12 zodiac animals.  
  • PE Class, Laurel Lane Elementary School
    PE Class, Laurel Lane Elementary School  Xiaojing Zou and Yujing Luan intuduce the history of the shuttlecock to the students.  
  • Art Class, Matoaka Elementary School
    Art Class, Matoaka Elementary School  Volunteer Teachers Xiaojing Zou and Feng Wang pause for a group picture with their art class students who display the papercuttings they've made  
  • Music Class, Laurel Lane Elementary School
    Music Class, Laurel Lane Elementary School  Zhiting Liu visits Laurel Lane Elementary School where she teaches the students how to play the erhu, a traditional Chinese musical instrument.  
  • Independent Study, Laurel Lane Elementary School
    Independent Study, Laurel Lane Elementary School  Dandan Jin teaches students Chinese at the Independent Study program with Laurel Lane Elementary School.  
  • PE Class, Laurel Lane Elementary School
    PE Class, Laurel Lane Elementary School  Yi Hao teaches students how to dance 'hongyan' a Chinese dance at Laurel Lane Elementary School  
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Educational programs for students in kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12) are an important component of WMCI's operations in the community. WMCI works with Hanban, BNU and W&M to establish and develop a number of initiatives designed to further Chinese studies for these students, including partnerships with local schools, Chinese culture campsConfucius Classrooms, and training for teachers of Mandarin both on-site in the United States and in China.