Elementary General Education
Elementary General Education
Introduction of General Education for Genius•Four Character Classic
General Education for Genius•Four Character Classic (Chinese•Four Character Classic) selects the essence of Chinese and world culture and history, and key points of important scientific discoveries and science and humanity speculation, radiating from each other, connecting points to plane, structuring the basic knowledge and ideology system of combination of ancient and modern, Chinese and western, arts and science, science and philosophy. It directly covers more than 100 idioms and allusions, poems and songs, about 500 Chinese and foreign celebrities, almost 600 major historical events and scientific inventions, and thoughts of science and humanity, speculation, creativity. The main verse part has 4704 Chinese words, which adopted readable four-character sentence and rhyming structure for children. Rhyme is orderly and the system of text meaning is complete and superior. Every sentence attaches the writer’s own rich handwriting annotations with colour illustrations. It perfectly combines the beauty of ancient classical Chinese rhyme and humanity basic knowledge, and integrates literary and intellectual together, which makes the edition read rhythmic and sound sonorous and melodious with grand momentum and highly impelling.
The main characteristic of General Education for Genius•Four Character Classic (Chinese•Four Character Classic) is orderly rhythm, entire rhyming, complete text meaning system, and the worldwide vision that traditional classic lacked and the unique speculative perspective of science and humanities. General Education for Genius•Four Character Classic(Chinese•Four Character Classic), as a supplement of traditional children enlightenment, which emphasizes the general education thoughts, gathers multiple characteristics together, is called as the best literature enlightenment classic of four character verse by experts over the last 200 years, especially in adopting verse to edit world culture & history and science & humanities systematically, which is pioneering.
Innovative Achievement of Elementary General Education
The achievement makes up for the lack of the education biased on humanity and enlightenment in Chinese elementary education. With the emphasis on humanity education and cultivation of critical thinking, Elementary General Education has laid the foundation for training more elite students with cross-disciplinary and critical thinking skills. The project is put into practice in more than 120 teaching practice bases throughout China. It covers the concept of education, creation of textbooks, teaching of general education, cultivation of critical thinking, deliberative pedagogy, and some other systematic innovative practices.
▶ Educational Thoughts Innovation
With the essence of Chinese culture and history, world culture and history, science and humanity, Elementary General Education enhances the study of humanities subject in primary education, which will definitely lay essential foundation for cultivating speculative, critical and innovative thinking.
▶ Education System Innovation
Inheriting the traditional Chinese rhythm mode “four-character compound”, Unibridge officially published the textbook series General Education for Genius. It combines traditional enlightenment education and modern humanity education, creates the basic humanities knowledge system by simulating brain tissue structure, and first interpret world culture and history, science and humanity in “four-character compound” rhythm mode.
▶ Teaching Method Innovation
Unibridge adopts deliberative pedagogy in class. It is a student-centered teaching method, which encourages students to join knowledge sharing activities, and improve imagination, expression skills and critical thinking skills. Unibridge regards classroom as a unique social environment, which promotes teams to cooperate, analyze and solve problems, and cultivates leadership skills. Teachers should play the role of guide, which will make students more independent, feel free to share their ideas, and create an active atmosphere for humanities. A meaningful student-family-school partnership should be built, which will help students study in an effective way.
Family education books
The author interprets world culture and history, science and humanity in “four-character compound” rhythm mode. The book is suitable for students and parents to read, discuss and progress together. Students read the text aloud, and parents read the interpretation and help their children understand the text well. The book is an optimal reading material for scholarly families, which provides various and systematic humanity topics for students and parents.
Textbooks for extracurricular training institutions
The book can be used for humanities and critical thinking training course. It can be source material for writing, which will definitely improve the quality of composition. The book aims at humanity education, yet it can greatly help students get a high score on subjective questions at the same time.
Chanting books for full-time primary schools
As the chanting book, it can help students to learn new words, and enhance students’ feeling for verse and poetry. The book makes students feel the charm of both Chinese and world culture and history in a pleasant way, which will undoubtedly broaden students’ humanities knowledge.
High-score composition reference books for middle school students
High-score composition requires rich humanistic thought. The books cross over to the realms of natural sciences, social sciences and art; combine ancient and modern; have a thorough knowledge of both Chinese and western knowledge. With its modern philosophies, author provides a reference book for primary and secondary school students, and even for adults who pursue studies. Reading can not only improve the quality of your written work, but can greatly promote other subjective items’ critical answers.
Chanting or spelling books for kindergarten children
The book enhances the study of humanities subject in pre-primary education, which will definitely lay essential foundation for cultivating speculative, critical and innovative thinking.
Parents education reference books
Some content in the book could be used as reference for parent education, instructing parents to learn more educational theories and cases. The book might make parents realize the importance of humanity education for children, broaden parents’ humanities knowledge at the same time, and make them support and advocate for education.
Best prize or gift books
To give children this series of books as a prize or present is not only a volume of excellent rhyme articles, but is more a set of literature & history, science & humanity thought database with rich connotations and complete system.
Chinese readers for overseas Chinese children
The book will make both overseas Chinese children and foreigners feel the charm of Chinese language and Chinese poetry when they learn Chinese. Through the book can they systematically learn the knowledge of Chinese culture and history, world culture and history, science and humanities in Chinese language, which makes them study Chinese in an efficient way.
Authoritative Communication and Social Concern
In 2012, General Education for Genius • Four Character Classic was selected as gift book by “Chinese and America Quality-oriented Education Forum” to give to Chinese and foreign honored guests.
In 2013, reported in Elite Force Column of Shenyang Life-long Education (internal magazine of Shenyang government) edited by Shenyang Education Bureau.
In 2013, specially invited to make a speech and share in “Home Schooling & pluralistic Education International Forum”.
In 2014, special report in Liaoning Daily
In 2014, Li Jing, founder of elementary general education, was hired as postgraduate supervisor of College of education science, Shenyang Normal University.
In 2015, General Education for Genius • Four Character Classic was selected as gift book by “International Academic Seminar of Chinese enlightening education for children” to give to Chinese and foreign honored guests.
In 2015, Mr. Li Jing was elected as executive director of primary education professional council of “Chinese Yan Huang Culture Seminar”.