2020-2021新文化课/新文化课老师介绍 2020 New Culture Classes/New Culture Class Teachers
创意美术小班 Creative Art and Design Jr. 黄海燕
This class will explore creative art and creative mind trainings together. In this class, you will learn drawing and painting as well as design basic. Starting from different artistic styles as background, students will be practicing one assignment each class will be followed by a review of the student works. Materials such as pencil, crayon, watercolor, pastel, color pencil, acrylic will be used.
Ms. Haiyan Huang earned a PhD in Art and Design from Tsinghua University and MFA in Fine Arts from Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts. She has been working at Oracle as a Principal Designer since 2015. In her early career, Ms. Huang worked as a recognized printmaking and painting artist with exhibitions and awards. She has taught classes at Zhejiang University, Xi’an University of Technology, Central China Normal University for over 15 years. She published two books in design and taught courses including sketching, painting, printmaking, graphic design, interface design, visualization, animation etc.
舞蹈大班 Dance Sr. 汪思多
The curriculum of this class is built upon and progressed from what the junior class offers. This class will be focused on the development of technical foundation, musicality, muscular awareness and execution. In this class your children will continue to develop their aesthetic knowledge and skill in movement expression.
Ms. Siduo Wang has been studying ballet for 4 years and received training on Flamenco and ballroom dances. She is excited to share her passion and skills for dance with your children.
趣味物理大班 Everyday Physics Sr. 杨清波
Grade 5 or 10 years or older
运用数学和物理知识来解释和理解自然和生活中的各种现象。以此激发学生对学习数学和科学的热情。需要有 pre-algebra 程度的数学知识。
围棋小班 Go Jr. 段川
段川9岁学棋，师从魏昕职业四段。 赢得合肥市青少年围棋比赛名次多次，包括1989年未来杯冠军和庐阳杯冠军。 1990年注册为安徽省业余三段，其后加入合肥业余体校围棋队， 并参加数次省级和国家级业余比赛，代表合肥市队取得第17届安徽省运会围棋团体第一名。
Chuan started receiving GO training from Xing Wei (4 dan professional) at the age of 9. He won several youth GO championships in Hefei City, including Future Cup and LuYang Cup, both in 1989. Chuan was registered as 3 dan amateur of Anhui Province in 1990. He then joined the Hefei municipal amateur GO team. Among provincial and national games he played, he won GO group 1st place in the 17th Province Game.
机器人编程大班 Lego Robotics Sr. 黎明
这个课程上我们会学习如何用 LEGO Mindstorm 为机器人编程。LEGO Mindstorm 采用图形编程界面，类似于Scratch，适合没有编程基础（或者有Scratch编程基础）的低年级孩子。课程以教授编程基础和机器人设计组装为主线，以小 project 为节点，寓教于乐，争取在结业时让每位同学达到FLL比赛要求。
每位同学需要准备一个 LEGO Mindstorm 机器人（family 或者 education版），一台电脑。
黎明老师执教 FLL 机器人比赛两年，Scratch和 Python 编程课三年，Python机器人课半年。有较丰富的编程课经验，懂得如何与6-13岁学生课堂互动。
折纸/剪纸大小班 Origami/Paper Cutting Sr. & Jr. 杨丽达
In this class you will learn origami ranging from very easy ones to harder ones. You will not believe how a piece of paper can make magic! You will also learn paper cutting, which is one of the most popular folk arts in China. The Chinese make paper cutting for celebrating festivals and home decoration. Students who signed up for this class will explore the history and techniques of this beautifully intricate craft.
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。
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.
She had her first American art exhibition at the Yonkers public library in 2002. Following the huge success at the Yonkers Public Library, Mrs. Zimmerman was invited back in 2004 to hold three additional exhibitions in Yonkers. In 2005, she was invited to participate in the “Worlds of Westchester 2005 Fall Folk Arts Showcase” at the Westchester Art Council. Eight pieces of her artwork were on display and 4 were sold on the first day of the show. In 2006 she had an exhibition of her students’ artworks called “Through Their Eyes: Artworks by Chinese American
Youth” with the Westchester Art Council. The exhibition was featured on local TV and newspapers. Today, Mrs. Zimmerman continues to teach art in Westchester and is active in the art scene of Westchester.
Python 大班 Python Sr. 池澄
Grade 6 or 11 years or older
This is an entry level python class. In this class, students will learn basic concepts of coding: such as variables, functions, objects, and how to write a loop. Student will also learn basic data structures, such as string, list, dictionary, tuples. Students are expected to have a lot of hands-on experience, including classroom exercise and homework projects. Happy coding！
英文阅读与写作大班 Reading & Writing in English Sr. 王思博
Grade 6 or 11 years or older
This course in English reading and writing aims to help students gain insight and understanding of techniques and skills within the English language; to cultivate effective study strategies for improving English proficiency catered specifically to each student; and to obtain crucial, practical skills in reading and writing with life-long applications.
Sibo Wang graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in May of 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in double majors: International Relations, and Music. With a vast amount of experience in English writing and public speaking, standardized exams such as the SAT, as well as having recently aced the GRE exam with outstanding scores, Sibo aims to share his expertise and guide other students to achieve success on their path to university education.
缝纫艺术 Sewing Terry Taylor
Let’s stitch up some excitement this year with sewing instructor Terry Taylor. This virtual sewing class is a year long, life-skills building experience with fabric and thread. Create many adorable projects like, stuffed owls, foxes, turtles and unicorn friends from patterns, design a fluffy pillow for your bed and more. During this hands-on crafting class, students will learn how to sew, how to use patterns, pin and cut out fabric and felt, and embellish their projects with buttons and decorative stitching. Patterns for projects will be emailed to students prior to class to print out at home.
Supplies needed for class: Scissors (from home), white thread (from home),
black & white buttons (from home), 15 sheets felt various colors (9×12 size), random fabric 10×10″, embroidery floss multi-color pack, large eye sewing needles for embroidery thread, straight pins, poly-fill stuffing 32 oz. (Available at Amazon or in person at Michael’s)
跨平台软件大班 Software App Sr. 王懿
Grade 7 or 12 years or older
Yi Wang is a software engineer who published free libre and open source apps with active users from various platforms.
He believes the future evolution of personal computing is going to be more decentralized, and more about better organizing individual’s information and making it locally accessible and useful.
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