World Languages Mandarin Chinese - World: Guānxì Resource Center

Curriculum Development - Resources

Asia Society and Global Competence
Asia Society offers myriad resources including a free download called "China and Globalization."

Common Core State Standards
Find out about this extraordinary initiative implemented in almost all 50 states of the United States.

Confucius Institute at SDSU
Learn about events and programs and find resources from this valuable academic and cultural organization.

Lakeside Union School District
Read about the language immersion programs in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese offered through the district’s World Language Academy.

Language Acquisition Resource Center at SDSU
LARC provides professional development workshops and resources that focus on language acquisition.

Partnership for 21st Century (P21)
P21 offers a framework, along with curriculum skills maps, to support schools and students in maxmizing their potential in the 21st Century.

SDCOE World Language Department
Obtain information about upcoming events and resources for promoting the teaching and learning of world languages.

Sweetwater Union High School District
Through its Foreign Language and Global Studies magnet program, SUHSD offers instruction in a number of languages, including Mandarin Chinese and Japanese.



















Language Acquisition

How students reach competence in a new language to listen, speak, read, and write at high levels of proficiency.

Curriculum Development

Sample units for elementary, middle, and high school Mandarin Chinese classes developed based on the California K-12 world language standards.

Language Instruction and Student Engagement

Video clips and other information to illustrate best practices in language teaching, specifically demonstrating lessons in the WORLD: Guānxì curriculum units.

Administrative Support

Resources and information to assist school and district administrators in planning, implementing, and improving Mandarin Chinese programs.

Chinese Teacher Exchange Program

Interviews, information, and resources from a program in San Diego County with 18 years of experience hosting guest teachers from a sister school in China.
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