Audrey Jiang

Chinese Lead Teacher

Home:

Hunan, China

Education:

Diploma in English, Wuhan University

Teacher training, Beijing

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How do you define good education?

I think a good education is to be educated by good teachers who seek truth, speak truth, and not only teach with knowledge but also with loving hearts.

 

What is the most important thing you want to pass along to your students?

I want to help my students to build others up with kind words always and love others in action as well.

 

What is your favorite memory or experience in ISW?

I went up to Urumqi as a field trip with high school students in 2012. All students and teachers stayed in one big tent around zero Celsius degree.

Esther Fan

Chinese
Community Life Facilitator

Home:

Qingdao, Shandong, China

Education:

M.A. in Servant of Leadership, Trinity Western University

LL.B., Beijing University

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How do you define good education?

I think good education is the Love of Truth.

 

What is your favorite memory or experience in ISW?

Talk with different people and hear their stories

 

What is something unique you want others to know about yourself?

If I can help people I will be very happy .

I want to travel in different countries, and learn different cultures. I especially want to go to Israel.

Marilyn Mao

Chinese

Home:

Huanggang, Hubei, China

Education:

B.A. in Mathematics, Normal University in Hubei

Attended ACAMIS Conference for Teachers of Chinese Language and Culture for 3 years

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How do you define good education?

I believe every student has their own potential. I want to discover and help them develop their potential.

What is the most important thing you want to pass along to your students?

Keep confident and work hard!

Don’t complain.

What is your favorite memory or experience in ISW?

Receiving  cards or flowers from students on teachers’ day.

What is something unique you want others to know about yourself?

I like red and pink. I also like to read and travel.

Yoyo Tao

Chinese

Home:

Jinagyin City, Jiangsu, China

Education:

TCSL (Teaching Chinese as a Second Language), Tianjin Normal University

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How do you define good education?

Respect the fact that the students are at different mental stages.

 

What is the most important thing you want to pass along to your students?

How to love each other and help each other

 

What is your favorite memory or experience in ISW?

Every year‘s China Day is my favorite memory. Everybody gets together to join this festival, learn Chinese culture, and enjoy the performance.

 

What is something unique you want others to know about yourself?

I would like to travel around the world, but don’t have any chance.

Julia Zhang

Chinese

Home:

Jilin, China

Education:

B.A. in Automation, Tianjin Industrial University

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How do you define good education?

I think a good education is to be educated and grow up naturally under the loving circumstances.

 

What is the most important thing you want to pass along to your students?

To show FAITH, HOPE and LOVE.

 

What is your favorite memory or experience in ISW?

I went to Sichuan and help the children who were survived from the earthquake in 2008 with some ISW staff.

 

What is something unique you want others to know about yourself?

I finally got married when I was 38 years old.

Jane Sun

Chinese Tutor

Home:

Zhumadian, Henan, China

Education:

B.Ed. in English, Humanities and Science College of Northeast Teachers’ University

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How do you define good education?

It is the education that can help the students to know what is right and wrong and help them to do the right things in the right ways.

 

How do you, personally, want to make an impact to students within ISW?

Try to listen, help and encourage them when they are in need.

 

What is your favorite memory or experience in ISW?

The retreat of all staff of each year

 

What is something unique you want others to know about yourself?

I’m trying my best to do the right things no matter what happens.

Terisa Wang

Chinese Tutor

Home:

Shannxi, China

Education:

B. Ed., Jiangnan University

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How do you define good education?

A good education is the education that abides in truth.

 

What is the most important thing you want to pass along to your students?

To know the truth and well-educated to influence and lead the society regardless of position.

 

What is your favorite memory or experience in ISW?

There are so many beautiful experiences in ISW, for me, every single day with these happy children can be my precious memory.

 

What is something unique you want to share with others?

Sometimes our lives are like we are stuck in the vast sea and lose our orientations, yet we have the strong hope that will help us make a way through the sea, a path through the mighty waters.