Veronica Meng
Head of Bilingual Homeroom Teachers,G1
Born and brought up in Beijing, Ms. Meng graduated from Beijing Language and Culture University with a bachelor’s degree in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language. After that, she pursued her master’s education in the Bilingual/Bicultural Education program at Teachers College, Columbia University and her research mainly focused on the language acquisition process of lower-grade students in Mandarin/English bilingual programs. Ms. Meng’s study at Columbia University equipped her with theoretical knowledge in the field of international education policy as well as curriculum design and pedagogy in bilingual education. More importantly, she spent two years student-teaching in two Mandarin/English programs in New York City public schools. Ms. Meng would love to build with parents a positive, friendly and healthy learning community in which students can enjoy learning and form effective study habits.
Diana Yi
Lead Bilingual Homeroom Teacher, G2
Ms. Yi graduated from Northeast Forestry University, majoring in Biology. After that she studied English at Beijing International Studies University. After graduation, she worked for a well-known international school for 20 years, gaining classroom management experience and teaching expertise from qualified professionals from around the world. She has also learned the characteristics of a wide array of students in different grades very well. She was awarded as Excellent Staff many times while working there. She is familiar with the operations of different departments of international schools and she has gained rich experience in classroom management and teaching, which made her develop deep love for her profession.
Wendy Wang
Head of Bilingual Homeroom Teachers,G3
Wendy Wang graduated from St. John's University in New York (US) with a Master degree in TESOL. Ms. Wang has taught and worked in bilingual education for seven years, including working with ESL students in the United States. Ms. Wang also holds a Multiple Intelligences Certificate issued by The US Multiple Intelligences Institute, as well as an Elementary Education Teacher Certificate issued by China’s Department of Education.
Lulu Zhang
Lead Bilingual Homeroom Teacher, G5
Miss. Zhang Lulu graduated from Communication University of China and holds a master's degree in Chinese International Education. She once served as a Chinese International Teacher of the Confucius Institute to teach in Korea and the United Kingdom for one year. She has been exposed to different ages from kindergarten to college students in the process of Chinese language teaching. She has some experience in language learning and class management. Mr. Lulu has been in Kaiwen as a 5th grade bilingual homeroom teacher for two years. She has been a homeroom teacher who is very popular among students and trusted by parents. She is enthusiastic and cheerful. She has a responsibility for student learning, methods for class management, and patience with communication between parents and school. She is committed to cultivating good learning habits for children, and teaching children the appropriate learning methods.
*Teachers' names are listed in no particular order.