The GIA program is a twin track program built and operated by
l Program Aims
a. Enable students to experience American education by taking its courses
b. Enable all rounded development of the students.
c. Enable students to be fully bilingual (Chinese and English)
l Components of the Curriculum
(1) Chinese courses
a. Meet Chinese national & local government educational requirements
b. Students attend Chinese and Math tests administered by local education government
(2) American courses
a. Follow American curriculum guide
b. Students have three core subjects introduced from American primary schools: Language Arts (incl. pronunciation, grammar, reading, speaking and spelling), science and social studies, etc.
American subject components
c. Use authentic American teaching materials.
d. Connected to the ?°Gifted GIA Program?± in Huamei middle school.
l Teaching and Management
a. To blend the best of Chinese education and American education, emphasize problem solving, inquiry, cooperation, as well as creative and critical thinking.
b. To immerse the students in authentic American English
c. To have ongoing English assessment implemented by GIA approved teachers.
d. Small class instruction (max.25 students)
l Faculty and Staff
Experienced native English teachers approved by GIA.
Professional Chinese teachers