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Welcome to Zhanglaoshi’s Classroom
Hello, 你好 ! My name is Hongli Zhang, classroom teacher of Kindergarten class B. First of all, I’d like to say that it is so nice to live in Minnesota again. My family spent the first 6 years in twin cities and moved to New York three years ago. I feel excited to be immersed in Minnesota Nice once more. This is my first year of teaching at JieMing Mandarin Immersion Academy after completing my initial licensure program and got my master degree from the U of M in 2016. I got my Bachelor degree at Northwestern Normal University in Lanzhou, Gansu province in China. And I taught in a senior high school as an English teacher in Xi’an, Shanxi province for 3 years. Before landing in America in 2010 , I worked as a classroom teacher in the international Department of attached senior high school of Beijing Technology and Industry University. I have 2 boys, 8 and 3. My elder son is in Grade 3 here. I totally understand how a parent of kindergartener feel. And now it is my honor to walk you through this special year. Raising a child is never an easy job. For me, being a teacher of Kindergarteners is like raising a whole class of children. It’s full of challenge but it is so rewarding and meaningful at the same time. Thank you sincerely for rendering me this opportunity to share your part and let’s work together to help them to be more confident, independent, and bilingual. Thank you,谢谢!