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Introduce your students to the Chinese customs and culture with a field trip that's
FUN and EDUCATIONAL!
The Confucius Institute welcomes area K8 schools to visit us on campus at UW-Platteville. Activities and topics can be tailored to fit grade level and group size. Visits can be scheduled during the school day, half day, or all day. Make it a great way to reward your students with learning!
Teachers choose the program options, including but not limited to:
- Tai Chi
- Language Arts
- Paper Cut/Fold
- Knot Tying
- Musical Instruments
EARLY RELEASE DAYS
Confucius Institute Instructors can come to your school on early release days and hold workshops from 12:30-2:00pm. Past and current workshops include Paperfolding, Papercutting, Knot Tying, and Taichi exercises. Please contact Confucius Institute if you are interested in having us come to your school on early release days.
INTERACTIVE COMPUTER KIOSK
Experience Chinese Culture through the Interactive Computer Kiosk.
The Confucius Institute at UW-Platteville introduces the interactive computer kiosks to school districts and libraries in Wisconsin. The culture programs were developed by the Chinese Language Council International (Hanban), the Headquarters of the Confucius Institute based in Beijing. Our Confucius Institute is part of an international network of over 700 Confucius Institutes and Confucius Classrooms dedicated to enhancing the understanding of the Chinese language and culture around the world.
Our Kiosks have traveled to Darlington Elementary-Middle School, Darlington Johnson Public Library, Dodgeville Public Library, Beloit Public Library and Belmont Community School. We are very pleased that the Kiosks are being actively engaged by the students and community members.
Topics of the interactive programs include Kungfu and Calligraphy, Q and A with Ancient Chinese Thinkers, Chinese Characters, Ancient Chinese Science and Technology, The Art of Chinese Paper Cutting, Chinese Folk Music, Changing Cities of China, and Chinese Cuisine.
Confucius Classroom is a non‐profit institution with the purpose of enhancing understanding and friendship between the people of China and the Unites States by sponsoring courses of Chinese language and culture in primary, middle, and high schools. A Confucius Classroom is generally one school or several schools within an ISD (Independent School District) that may include one or more classrooms. The Confucius Classroom program aims to help ISDs and schools that are willing to start their Chinese language and culture program for their students and for schools that already have the Mandarin program and would like to have it further developed.
A celebration of China's ethnic cultures.
China is a multi-ethnic country, with 56 different ethnic communities. Each ethnic community possesses its own social customs and unique culture. We hope that the Colorful China Photo Exhibit can be a window for you to have a look at the colorful lives of the different ethnic communities of China.
If you would like the "Colorful China Photo Exhibit" to travel to your school, business, or gallery, please contact us.
China is a multi-ethnic country, with 56 different ethnic communities. Each ethnic community possesses its own social customs and unique culture. We hope that the Ethnic Community Costumes can be a window for you to have a look at the colorful lives of the different ethnic communities of China.
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