About Us

We are the Best Leveled Reading Platform for K–12 Chinese Programs

iChineseReader is a leveled, online reading platform tailored to the varied reading needs of K-12 Chinese programs. It can be accessed anywhere, anytime, and on any device.

iChineseReader offers more than 3,000 interactive e-books, placed at 20 different reading levels and covering all grade levels. The content covers required curriculum and learning results.

iChineseReader is a perfect integration of the teaching of language with the teaching of curriculum content. It improves students’ mastery and retention of both the language and the subject matter. It boosts overall academic achievement.

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If you are a Chinese teacher

iChineseReader will be your go-to place for cross-cutting and interdisciplinary reading materials to improve teaching effectiveness and yield academic gains for students. The grade-level readings cover the contents of subject curricula/syllabuses and ACTFL proficiency topics.

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If you are a caring parent

iChineseReader is the go-to place both for authentic Chinese best-sellers for children and classroom-tested pieces by experienced local instructors. The classroom pieces are in line with the broad curriculum perspectives defined in CCSS, ACTFL and other state frameworks.

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If you are a Chinese language student

iChineseReader is the go-to place for content-based readings on any topic you want to explore. It has a well-designed scaffolding language scheme to boost academic language proficiency and critical thinking capability.

What Makes iChineseReader Stand Out?

Standards Alignment

iChineseReader serves L2 Chinese speakers in world language programs and Chinese immersion programs. It provides content-based readers that align with the knowledge, skills and views imparted by relevant standards.

iChineseReader structures and sequences the scaffolding language of its contents, aligning it with required grade-level syllabuses. This coherence and consistency aids comprehension and sustainable learning.

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  • Aligns with CCSS/NGSS standards for K-5 math, science and history/social studies (1,250 books)
  • Presents a scaffolding academic cognitive language proficiency that conforms to CCSS/NGSS K-8 curriculum provisions (2,800 vocabulary words)
  • Conforms to ACTFL guidelines and national standards
  • Conforms to six AP Chinese thematic topics (250 books)
  • Emphasizes integrated development of the four language skills

Unlimited Resources

iChineseReader is currently the first and largest on-line, leveled reading platform for all K-12 Chinese language learning programs. It carries over 3,000 interactive e-books, with 10 to 15 new releases added weekly.

It takes full advantage of digital and big-data technology to regularly update and revise its existing readers in light of customer feedback. Its weekly new releases reflect cutting-edge theories and practices in Chinese language teaching.

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  • Simplified/traditional characters with or without Pinyin options
  • Videos by professional voice talents for every book
  • Post-reading quizzes at the end of every book to assess comprehension
  • Benchmark reading and running records available at each level
  • Built-in incentive system to motivate students
  • Record and share recordings while recording
  • Write and share writing while reading

Powerful User-Friendly Functions

iChineseReader uses cutting-edge technology for digital learning and class management. It provides an ideal environment for differentiated instruction and personalized learning, ensuring meaningful engagement, sustainable acquisitions and high achievement.

Engaging

iChineseReader’s interactive, multimedia learning features deepen and enrich the learning experience.

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  • Simplified/traditional characters with or without Pinyin options
  • Videos by professional voice talents for every book
  • Post-reading quizzes at the end of every book to assess comprehension
  • Benchmark reading and running records available at each level
  • Built-in incentive system to motivate students
  • Record and share recordings while recording
  • Write and share writing while reading
Applicable

iChineseReader provides practical, applicable and user-friendly class management functions to promote teaching effectiveness

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  • PC, Chromebook, iPad and Android tablet compatibility allows wide readership
  • 24/7 accessibility allows students to practice reading anytime, anywhere
  • Differentiated instruction functions allow teachers to
    • place students at their individual reading levels
    • give assignments to one student, a group or the whole class
  • Powerful and comprehensive reporting system helps teachers better monitor student progress