Education
 China
Project #2063

Improve Quality of Teaching in Rural China

by Rural China Education Foundation
Mar 15, 2011

New Curriculum Combines Reading & Service Learning

Students with library books.
Students with library books.

The new spring semester began on February 18 and with it a set of innovative lesson plans that combine reading and service to guide students in learning about issues in their own community. Lesson themes include “Changes in Our Village over the Past 30 Years,” “Conflict Resolution at School”, and “The Needs of Left-Behind Children.” The latter refers to children whose parents have migrated away to cities to work, leaving them in the countryside to board at school or live with relatives. Around 100 students in two primary schools will read stories and other material that help them to think about social issues in preparation for doing their own research and action project in the community.

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Organization Information

Rural China Education Foundation

Location: New York, NY - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.ruralchina.org
Rural China Education Foundation
Project Leader:
Diane Geng
Co-Founder, Co-Executive Director
Rochester, New York United States

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