Mission: To establish an innovative and replicable model program for the study of Chinese Language (Mandarin) and culture at Queen Kaahumanu Elementary School that will form the foundation of a sequential program of language study to continue through intermediate and high school, and include intensive professional development for teachers and project staff to insure participating students' achievement of state performance standards in foreign language.
Goal: Project CLASS will build upon the Hawaii State Department of Education's Asian, European, and Pacific Languages Curriculum Framework. The program will consist of the following three objectives:
Project CLASS served approximately 90 students over a three-year period through daily one-hour afterschool classes. Classroom instruction utilized innovative approaches including enrichment activities such as field trips, technology, and two-way learning activities with peers, parents, and community members.
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