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课程 教师 教师介绍
民族舞蹈小班 Folk Dance Jr. Siduo Wang The goal of this class is to nurture the love for dance in young children. Your children will learn through fun-filled dances choreographed to promote body coordination, balance, strength, flexibility and sense of rhythm.
Ms. Siduo Wang has been studying classical ballet for 3 years and received training in Flamenco and ballroom dances. She is excited to share her passion and skills for dance with your children.
民族舞蹈大班 Folk Dance Sr. 夏玫 Xia, Mei 夏玫老师1998年毕业于北京舞蹈学院。在校期间主修舞蹈教育,专业课程包括中国古典舞身韵,中国民间舞及现代舞基训及编导等课程。毕业后就职于北京景山学校。中学高级教师,15年教龄,同时兼职于北京市少年宫,拥有丰富舞蹈教学及编导经验。夏老师创作的舞蹈"雨晴情"曾获第一届全国中小学艺术展演一等奖,《争挚》获第六届全国“小荷风采”舞蹈大赛金奖。每次参加北京市学生艺术节舞蹈比赛小学部及中学部,所有参赛作品均获北京市一等奖。在夏老师的带领下,北京景山学校舞蹈团被评为北京学生艺术团的最高级别团队-金帆舞蹈团。夏玫老师将中国传统舞蹈的基本技巧与现代舞蹈相结合,用舞蹈展现孩子的心境和世界,形成独特艺术风格。
The Chinese Folk Dance class combines basic techniques of Chinese folk dance with those of contemporary dance. This distinct style, developed by Teacher Xia, allows the children to express their spirit and display their world. A graduate of Beijing Dance College, Ms. Mei Xia was a performer, choreographer and teacher with more than 15 years of professional experience at Jingshan School, Beijing. Under the direction of Ms. Xia, students went on to receive numerous awards including first prize in dance competitions at both national and local levels.Ms. Xia has been teaching Folk Dance at HXNYC since 2012. Her dance “Happy China Year” has been performed at many venues in the community.
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打击乐器小班 Intro. to Percussion Jr./吉他大班 Guitar Sr. Bob Renino Both of these classes focus on giving students fluency in reading written forms of music and learning to participate in an ensemble.Introduction to Percussion is for students between the ages of 6 and 8 eager to learn about rhythms and drumming.
Introduction to Guitar is for students aged 9 and older. The class will cover all aspects of technique necessary to begin mastering the instrument.Robert Renino (Bass, Bass Guitar, Piano, Saxophone, Clarinet) is a freelance bassist and music teacher who has lived and worked in the NYC metro area for the past 25 years. He studied with jazz bassist Richard Davis, and also attended and graduated the Juilliard School of Music. After playing at resorts, hotels, and clubs, he began playing Broadway shows both as a substitute and a regular player. Bob has played in nearly fifty musicals in Broadway theatres and has held the “chair” in some hits such as “Ragtime”, “The Producers”, and the latest being “Honeymoon in Vegas”. He also performs with the New York Pops Orchestra, and the Hudson Valley Philharmonic. He has done much performing and recording work in NYC with many vocalists, and has also played on popular TV shows like “Good Morning America,” “Regis and Kelly” and “David Letterman.” He is currently married to singer/actress Sally Mayes and lives and teaches in Westchester County, NY.
小提琴小班 Violin Jr./小提琴大班 Violin Sr. Sandra Yuen The group violin class will focus on proper hand position, bowing styles, tone quality, aural skills, intonation, instrument technique, music reading and listening skills. The curriculum will be aligned with NYSSMA (The New York State School Music Association) level 1.Sandra Yuen is a certified Suzuki teacher and a member of SAA (Suzuki Association of the Americas). She received her Bachelor of Arts in music at Binghamton University and her Master of Music in violin performance with Suzuki pedagogy emphasis at University of Hartford. She has been teaching music at public schools and music schools since 1999. At her private violin studio, students grow to love music, to compete in competitions and to enter into music colleges.>62ae5885-d0d0-4c5d-9079-86461eac7cff
唱歌小班 Voice/Chorus Jr. * 孙枢闻 好的声乐基础是唱歌成功的一半!2017学年新开设的合唱声乐小班将教授学生从最基础的声乐技巧:发声练习、呼吸方法和丹田运用;逐渐进阶到真假混音转变及咬字吐词等较高唱歌技巧;学生也将从课程中学习到不同的演唱风格、感情表达和演唱台风。预期为10节课一个周期。孙枢闻(当当老师)2007 年毕业于上海音乐学院声乐系。毕业后与上海文广 SMG 传媒以及星空传媒签约,活跃于歌唱界。比赛、演出经历丰富,包括 2007 年百事燃情麦克风歌唱比赛亚军,2008 年百威音乐王国歌唱比赛季军,并于 2011 年担任 Chinese Idols 海选评委,及参加 2012 年的中国好声音。
课程 教师 教师介绍
粘土造型小班 Clay Studio Jr./粘土造型大班 Clay Studio Sr. Terry Taylor Terry Taylor was a professional artist and children’s book illustrator with 11 published books. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree. She has taught clay art over 1000 elementary students in grades K-5 over the years. Visit her web site at: http://www.terrytaylorstudio.com/
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铅笔画大班 Drawing Senior * 杨丽达 铅笔画大班主要包括两部分:卡通画和素描基础。卡通画包括传统卡通画和日本卡通画 (Japanese animation and manga)。素描包括头像和静物。杨丽达老师精通中西美术工艺,自2001年以来一直在我校教授中国水彩画、剪纸和基本的绘画技巧,深受学生和家长的喜爱。Mrs. Lida Y. Zimmerman, a native of Shanghai, China, studied under some of the most famous artists of China and was an art teacher for over 10 years in Shanghai. Before emigrating to US, Mrs. Zimmerman taught watercolor, pencil drawing, Chinese watercolor, and the ancient art of Paper Cutting. She published the book “How to Paint.” She was also one of the chief editors of many art instructional books for elementary and middle schools in China. Her students have received national prizes for their works on many occasions.
折纸/剪纸小班 Origami/Paper Cutting Jr. 杨丽达 杨丽达老师自2001年以来一直在华夏纽约教授中国水彩画,剪纸,和基本的绘画技巧。移居美国之前,杨丽达在上海担任美术老师。是儿童畅销书《如何画画》的作者。杨老师也是许多中国中小学艺术教科书的主要编辑之一。杨老师的学生多次荣获国家大奖。2002年,杨老师参加了Yonkers公共图书馆的艺术展。由于作品的巨大成功,2004年,杨老师被邀请与Yonkers公共图书馆共同主办三 个艺术展。Westchester艺术委员会为她参与了Westchester 2005年秋季艺术世界展给予杨老师奖励。如今,杨老师在Westchester教授美术。杨老师从来没有停止过艺术创作。在Westchester,你 很容易找到杨老师的作品。
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美术小班 Painting Jr./美术大班 Painting Sr. Quincy Egginton “Quincy Egginton is a talented artist and highly skilled instructor. Each child is allowed the freedom to create rather than model. She has the ability to simplify some of the complexities of the process and thereby open up a broad channel to success.” These are the words Quincy’s principal used to describe her teaching at Increase Miller Elementary School in the Katonah-Lewisboro School District where she taught for 9 years.Other teachers shared appreciation for her desire and ability to integrate her teaching of art with the grade level curricula. Quincy is passionate about teaching art to all students and has enjoyed teaching at all levels.As a child Quincy lived for three years in Japan and was immersed in the culture with her parents support. These years influenced her art and style of living. She has a deep appreciation for Asian culture. She welcomes the opportunity to teach Drawing and Painting at HXNYC. The planned curriculum will focus on drawing and painting techniques and will use Chinese symbols and traditions as models.

Quincy Egginton earned her BFA at the Syracuse School of Visual and Performing Arts with a major in Illustration. After graduating she worked as an Art Director in advertising and then in magazine production. She earned her way through graduate school by doing free-lance graphic design and illustration. Quincy attended the Columbia University School of Art before enrolling at Teachers College, Columbia University where she earned a Master’s in Education and then a Doctorate in Art Education specializing in Drawing, Painting and Printmaking. As a Teaching Assistant in the Printmaking studio she earned recognition as Master Printer.

Upon graduation Quincy secured her first full-time teaching position in art at Mercy College was her first full time position teaching art where she rose to the rank of Associate Professor. She has been an adjunct at College of New Rochelle for many years and has continued to serve in various capacities including covering for the graduate professor in Art Education who was out on sabbatical. Quincy has also taught at WCC.

Currently, Quincy teaches art through Continuing Education for adults in: Chappaqua, Larchmont, Scarsdale and WCC. She also teaches children art through numerous libraries and The Katonah Art Center.
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课程 教师 教师介绍
羽毛球大班 Badminton Sr. 朱劲松
跆拳道大/小班 Tae Kwon Do Sr./Jr. Master David Moradi Tae Kwon Do is a disciplined regimen of martial arts training which brings together the student and the instructor in an atmosphere of mutual respect. We help our students achieve a high sense of self confidence, mental preparedness and physical fitness. The class aims to develop a sense of self-worth and a “can-do” attitude in the student through training body, mind and spirit.
Master David Moradi has been teaching martial arts for 30 years to both children and adults. He is personally committed to helping each individual achieve his or her full potential through martial arts training. He trained under Grand Master Sin Young Kim from 1988 to 1995 and Grand Master S. Henry Cho from 1996 until his passing in 2012. Master Moradi currently holds a 6th Dan (degree) Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. Master Moradi was named “Master of the Year” by the U.S.A. International Black Belt Hall of Fame in 2010.
武术小班 Martial Arts Jr./武术大班 Martial Arts Sr. 關述迂 ShueYiu Kwan 關述迂师父生于广州,十四岁起学习武术,后在合气道祖师植芝盛平门下学习。一九六八年, 关师父来到美国继续学习柔道和跆拳道。一九七六年起,在伍伟洪大师门下专习虎爪派武术。一九八二年起,在伍伟洪学校授徒。一年后,在Pleasantville, NY 开办了自己的武术学校。关师父门下有很多虎爪派武术比赛冠军。一九九四年, 关师父当选为 美东武术协会的副会长。 除武术以外, 关师父也教授中国舞狮。关师父的舞狮队多次出现在电视节目中,并在Gracie Mansion为纽约市长Dinkins演出。
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网球大班初级 Tennis Sr. Beginner/网球大班中级 Tennis Sr. Intermediate * Larry Chu An active tennis player with over 30 years of experience as a USTA league player, Coach Chu is currently a tennis summer program coordinator at the renowned Chestnut Ridge Racquet Club. He has over 10 years of extensive coaching experience. He played on the 2015 Eastern Region Championship team of Chestnut Ridge. He also won 3 consecutive singles trophies at the Reader Digest Association Tennis League in the early 2000s. Coach Chu is experienced in coaching both children and adults.
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瑜伽大班 Yoga Sr. * 解雪梅 Xuemei Xie Do you love nature & animals?
Do you want to boost your confidence and have positive self-image?
Do you want to find ways to release stress and cultivate your focus?If your answer is yes, then “Yoga for Kids” is right for you!While you are practicing poses like cats, dogs, monkeys, eagles, trees, bridges, you strengthen your bodies and calm your minds. While you are dancing with your breaths, you cultivate awareness of mind and body connection. While you stay present and focused in challenging poses, you learn that how you handle the challenge on the mat is how you handle the challenges off the mat.

Ms. Xuemei Xie has been practicing yoga for over ten years, and has been leading Yoga Club for Parents for several years. She is excited to share her yoga experience with younger members of HXNYC community.

课程 教师 教师介绍
国际象棋小班 Chess Jr./国际象棋大班 Chess Sr. 孙宏标
辩论大班 Debate Club Robert W. Gordon Robert W. Gordon, Esq., is the instructor for the Debate and Public Speaking class. He is a trial attorney for the City of New York. He holds a B.A. Degree in Philosophy from Morehouse College, and an Juris Doctor (law degree) from NYU School of Law. He practiced as a litigation attorney for over 10 years.Prior to becoming a lawyer, he taught kindergarten, elementary grades, and High School World History in the Westchester County public schools. He also lectured law at the University of Ulsan for one year in South Korea. In addition to his attorney responsibilities, he tutors and coaches high school students in debate and philosophy as well as adults in public speaking. He has also given lessons to Korean, Japanese, and Chinese adults in English as a second language.For the Debate and Public Speaking class, He will introduce the process of preparing for a debate, the purposes of debate, and various techniques to use to win debates. Skills introduced will include, forming arguments, research, organizing points for impact, attacking arguments, preparing for rebuttal arguments, and using authority and support for content.

The public speaking portion of the class will focus on external presentation skills. Issues such as body language, volume, eye contact, hand gestures, verbal pauses, rhythm, pacing, dynamics, pronunciation, and pitch will be introduced and explained as needed.

The goal is to have students comfortable in engaging in debate, do so effectively, and know that there are always at least two sides of an issue that should be explored.
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围棋小班 Go Class Jr. * 乐建华 围棋是一种可以提高棋手的观察力、专注力、推算力、记忆力、忍耐力的游戏,在竞技活动中培养棋手的进取心以及得失平常心。本初级入门课程通过充分利用网络资源与多媒体教学,培养学生对围棋的兴趣,与学生互动,创造出一个愉快的围棋学习环境。
乐建华老师是美国微生物博士,现任医学院助理教授兼生物公司主管。自从学生时代就喜爱围棋,经常参加学校组织的围棋比赛。工作后,经常在TOM 围棋网站对弈围棋。围棋水平现在是TOM围棋业余三段。围棋学习过程中,曾系统研究过中国流布局,研究过聂卫平的聂旋风布局,最近在研究人工智能布局。
拼字技巧小班 Scrabble Jr./拼字技巧大班 Scrabble Sr. Cornelia Guest Mrs. Guest has been teaching Scrabble to young players since 2005, and she is currently teaching at four different libraries and schools (in addition to teaching private lessons). She is a director of the North American Scrabble Players Association and has directed over 100 Scrabble tournaments for all ages—including five New England School Scrabble Championships and a division of last year’s National Scrabble Championship. She plays regularly in Scrabble tournaments and run two evening Scrabble Clubs. She also publishes a monthly newsletter for Scrabble players, The Last Word (www.TheLastWordNewsletter.com). She is the mother of triplets, all of whom enjoy Scrabble (her daughter and her teammate were the 2007 National School Scrabble Champions). Once the students become familiar with the game, Ms. Guest can arrange tournaments at the school and bring interested students to open competitions. She has taken many teams to Nationals, and she has the strongest record of top-ten finishes of any coach in the country (including two first-place finishes). Among the students she has started out is the current #1 Youth Player in the world, who became the youngest expert in Scrabble history at the age of 11.Ms. Guest enjoys teaching Scrabble to children and believes that our students would find the program stimulating. Whether they choose to play Scrabble for pleasure or hope to go to the Nationals, they will definitely gain a strong dexterity with language. Parents too will enjoy this game which can be played by all ages.
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编程入门 Intro. To Python Programming * Bing Li Python is a language with a simple syntax, and a powerful set of libraries. It is easy for beginners to learn and is widely applied in many scientific areas. This course is an introduction to the Python programming language for 7th – 9th grade students who may not have prior programming experience. The primary goal of the course is to expand students’ interest in coding by using Python to solve computational problems. We will cover language syntax, data types, control flow, functions, and some web programming. Students will have lots of hands-on exercises during the class, and need to bring a laptop. We will set up a virtual classroom and do exercises in the cloud.
Bing Li has been working in the tech industry for 20 years. She is well-versed in several programming languages and the latest cloud computing technologies. She is passionate about nurturing students’ curiosity and creativity in STEM. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Peking University and a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University. She is the mother of two boys in 6th and 9th grade who enjoy learning to program.
新 SAT New SAT Math & Verbal 乐建华/葛妮瑜 Math:Major changes have come to the SAT in the spring of 2016. The new SAT math test includes math questions drawn from four major content groups:

  1. Heart of Algebra
  2. Problem solving and data analysis
  3. Passport to Advanced Math
  4. Additional Topics in Math

Comparing to the old SAT, these additional math topics will now be required:

  1. Manipulating more complicated algebraic expressions.
  2. Performing operations involving the imaginary numbers.
  3. Solving more complex equation.
  4. Working with trigonometric function of general angles measured in radians.

In this course, we will cover main topics in the four content groups and pay special attention to these new topics.

乐建华老师是美国微生物博士,现任医学院助理教授兼生物公司主管。自从学生时代就喜爱围棋,经常参加学校组织的围棋比赛。工作后,经常在TOM 围棋网站对弈围棋。围棋水平现在是TOM围棋业余三段。围棋学习过程中,曾系统研究过中国流布局,研究过聂卫平的聂旋风布局,最近在研究人工智能布局。

Verbal and Writing:

The scope of this class is the verbal sections of the new SAT. We’ll cover all the parts of the English and the Reading tests including comprehension and grammar. Although the essay is now optional, many students will take the essay either because they will apply to colleges that require the essay or because having the essay gives them a wider variety of choices when application time comes. Given the amount of materials to be covered and the fact that this is a semester course, this class will be fast-paced and intense with many reading and writing requirements. Self-study and follow up-study are highly encouraged, especially for students aiming to take the test in the fall.

Dr. Niyu Ge has a Ph.D. in computational linguistics from Brown University and is a research scientist at IBM Research. Ms. Ge has been doing linguistic research for almost 20 years. Dr. Ge has been teaching for over 12 years. She teaches reading, writing, math, and test prep courses (SAT/ACT/etc.)

Mathcounts/AMC8 * 倪轶龙 Through the exploration of higher level math, students will learn the art of competition math. Students will study how to cope with an extremely time restricted environment, how to deal with problems they may have never encountered before, and most importantly the class will review each common mathematical topic in detail. Subjects covered in this course will contain common subjects from the MathCounts Competition and the AMC 8.
The class is designed to challenge middle school Grs. 6-8 students to develop strong math skills. Students who take this course will be encouraged to register with their home school to compete either as individuals or as part of their school’s’ team in the MathCounts team as well as AMC 8. Topics covered in the course include algebra, counting, probability, number theory and geometry.
倪轶龙,中国科大(University of Science and Technology of China)数学本科、硕士,Yale University 数学博士。曾经教过大学微积分,数学物理方法,微分方程等课程。
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