TCRWP Professional Development

Victoria (China) Education Group schools use best practices of the Columbia University Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP). Our students are involved in authentic reading, writing and phonics experiences that focus on the strengths and needs of each individual child. Through the TCRWP program, not only are students developing their reading, writing and phonics skills, but they are also actively engaged in the learning process and on their way to becoming lifelong readers and writers.


On Monday, April 22nd, 2019, Victoria Kindergarten Shenzhen (Futian) graciously welcomed Columbia University Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP) Staff Developer, Ms. Dani Sturtz to the school. Ms. Dani Sturtz spent five (5) days in the school working with students, teachers, coaches and administrators.

作为TCRWP项目的伙伴学校,维多利亚(中国)教育集团2019年4月22-26日特邀Ms.Dani Sturtz亲赴深圳维多利亚幼儿园(福田校舍)为来自深沪苏杭的维多利亚中外籍教师开展了为期一周的TCRWP教学工作坊。

Ms. Dani Sturtz is a Staff Developer at TCRWP and works with students, teachers, coaches, and principals in New York, other areas of the USA, and internationally. She holds an MA degree as a Reading Specialist from Columbia University. 

Ms.Dani Sturtz是TCRWP专业培训员,与纽约及美国其他地区的学生、教师、教练和校长合作,拥有哥伦比亚大学的阅读专业文学硕士学位。

In the TCRWP program, teachers use a mini-lesson approach to introduce new concepts in reading, writing and phonics skills. Students are then given time to work individually or confer in small groups on assignments specific to their reading, writing and phonics level. During work and conference time, teachers spend time with students one-on-one or in small groups, guiding the work and providing feedback. 

Ms.Dani 向教师分享指导幼儿阅读、写作和语音技能的教学策略;亲自示范mini lesson现场教学。参加培训的教师亦有机会加入到幼儿的小组学习,与幼儿互动,及时指导并提供反馈。

The professional development training and labsite workshop led by Ms. Dani Sturtz was extremely valuable and offered teachers the opportunity to extend and grow their understanding and knowledge of TCRWP. Many thanks to Ms. Dani Sturtz for coming to Victoria Kindergarten Shenzhen (Futian) and providing excellent and engaging training to our teachers!