1. New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute conducted at Beijing Royal School.
- NLI Beijing 2010, Nov. 3 – 7, 2010; A week was spent at the school working with 65 teachers–elementary, middle, and high school teachers. We continue to work with the school by video conferencing with 5 Lead Teachers.
- All Things China Google Site
- New Literacies, New Complexities: Designing Professional Development with Chinese Teachers, Hiller’s presentation prepared for the Complexity Science and Educational Research Conference, Shanghai, November 2010.
Beijing Royal School Camp
Beijing Education Commission Summer Camp
Over 100 students from Beijing, China visited NC State University to work with the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation’s New Literacies Collaborative (NLC). It marks the first time the NLC has had the opportunity to work with the public school students from China.
5. Summit on North Carolina US/China K-12 Education
- Summit on North Carolina US/China K-12 Education, May 1, 2008
- Summit on North Carolina US/China K-12 Education, April 30, 2010
- Summit on North Carolina US/China K-12 Education, September, 13, 2012
- Professor Jeng Zhang as a Chinese scholar at the Friday Institute in 2008; co-authored two publications on Chinese education with him.
- Sponsored Meixun Zheng with a 3-year NSF-funded graduate research assistantship for doctoral students.
- Professor Dan Li as a Chinese scholar from Beijing Languages and Culture Univerity at the Friday Institute in 2013.
8. China-US Conference on Literacy at Beijing Normal University
- Spires, H., McCammon, L., Bouterse, B. (July 2007). 21st century literacies in the classroom: Using cell phones and Internet 2.0 to create digital stories. Paper presented at the China and U.S. Literacy Conference, Beijing, China.
- Reflections US China Conference on Literacy Held In China
- Spires, H. Morris, G., & Zhang, J. (2013). New Literacies in the US and China: Middle Grade Teachers Confront the Issues. RMLE
- Spires, H., & Zheng, M. (2013). New Literacies, new complexities: A model of professional development with Chinese teachers. Paper presented at the Literacy Research Association Conference, San Diego, CA.
- Hervey, L., Spires, H., & Zhang, J. (2009). The Awakening of Young Adolescent Education in the People’s Republic of China. In S. Mertens, V. Anfara, & K. Roney (Eds.), An International Look at Educating Young Adolescents (pp.97-114). Charlotte: IAP- Information Age Publishing.