About Yao...
Position: 5th Grade Teacher
Room: 26
Phone: 480-883-4356
Email: Yao

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Welcome to fifth grade! I am very excited about the opportunity to get to know you. Fifth grade will be a bigger challenge for us to learn higher-level Chinese, math, English and other subjects. We may keep busy, but we will gain more. I am looking forward to a happy and productive school year!

My Education and Professional Background

This is my 11th year of teaching and 9th year of teaching in the Mandarin DLI Program. I received my BA in 2011 from Hangzhou Normal University in Teaching English as a Second Language and got my MA in 2016 from Elon University in Elementary Education. I was also certified to teach Chinese as a second language for K-12.

My Educational Philosophy

To enjoy the journey of making a difference by guiding children to their best excellence in learning and to be a life-long learner.

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