Leading Edge Chinese | ACTFL | Novice Low&Mid

Leading Edge Chinese is a series of themed interactive Chinese learning modules designed by Ponddy Education Inc. The series come with six levels, every module is equipped with powerful features that give you a revolutionary Chinese learning experience. Check this out and start learning Chinese the Fun and Effective way!  

Ponddy Word Pond

While learning vocabulary through the Word Pond Panel, you may notice the “Word Pond” tab that appears second on the Word Pond Panel. Word Pond takes the word that you are learning and shows how that word interacts with others in sentences.  This is a result of a research that uses approximately 600 million Chinese […]

Ponddy Dictionary

While learning new characters and phrases through Ponddy Chinese Smart Textbooks, there is a special vocabulary learning tool called the Word Pond Panel. The tool can be accessed from within every interactive lesson (Pondlet).  It is activated by clicking any words in the vocabulary section of a Pondlet. When activated, the first tab that appear […]

Ponddy Character Pond

Unlike English where the vocabulary is a list of word with it own meaning, Chinese words are morphed out of characters which each has its own meaning.  I.e. Chinese words are made of one or more characters.  Furthermore, it is important to know that the top 1000 most frequently used characters would make up over […]

Congratulations to all winners!

We are now announcing the winner of the ACTFL 2017 and lucky FB participants! Congratulations to Mrs. Jennifer Kuo, Ms. Clara Ye, Ms. Chumei Peng, Mrs. Amy Miller and Ms. Cassandra Tsai! Mrs. Jennifer Kuo and Ms. Clara Ye each won the 1 year subscription of Ponddy Chinese Smart Textbook for a teacher account and up to 20 students accounts! Ms. […]

Ponddy 即將參與全美中文盛會 ACTFL 送出限量免費課程!

The Annual ACTFL convention is coming. Are you interested in finding technologies that can help you and your students?  With nearly 200 lessons and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, Ponddy Chinese Smart Textbooks is your source: Create & customize curriculum from beginning to AP level Engage students with interactive learning modules & game-based exercises Automatically tailor learning […]

Testimonial – Julie Tsui Laoshi

Ponddy Chinese Smart Textbooks is a wonderful interactive on-line program with many different levels of Mandarin lessons that include video, audio, grammar lessons, and vocabulary lists. Ponddy Chinese Smart Textbooks 是一個超棒的互動式線上中文學習系統,它包含了許多不同層級的課文且每篇課文中都含有真人配音、小動畫、文法例句以及生詞表。 Ponddy Chinese Smart Textbooks 是一个超棒的互动式线上中文学习系统,它包含了许多不同层级的课文且每篇课文中都含有真人配音、小动画、文法例句以及生词表。   Ponddy Chinese records self-learning time spent and exercises on each lesson and allows the teacher to design different […]

Solve the “level” problem

As technology become a crucial part of our daily lives, it changes the way of how we pursue knowledge and how we manage life. Ms. Hsieh is an experienced Chinese teacher, who used to manage her students with her notebook. Sometimes, she uses Excel or Word to note down the learning progress of each of […]

Testimonial – Mandarin Institute Startalk Program – Summer 2017

Housed in the heart of San Francisco’s Chinatown, the Mandarin Institute San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) STARTALK Middle and High School Program provided students with a truly authentic, immersive learning environment designed to promote verbal skills and to imbue students with the confidence to use their language skills in real world situations for meaningful […]

Powerful Word & Character Pond

Ms. Chen is a Chinese teacher who has been teaching Chinese for about 20 years. Throughout these years, she is passionate about helping students overcome difficulties while learning Chinese. From her experience, she found that the challenges students encountered while learning Chinese can be concluded in three points below. 陳小姐是一位有20年經驗的中文老師,她對於教中文非常有熱情,時常想著要幫助學生突破學習上的困難。從她多年來的教學經驗中她發現學生遇到的困難可以分為三部分。 陈小姐是一位有20年经验的中文老师,她对于教中文非常有热情,时常想着要帮助学生突破学习上的困难。从她多年来的教学经验中她发现学生遇到的困难可以分为三部分。 First, the word order […]