Mdm Teoh Hee San

Master Teacher

Tel : (65) 6467 5667 #245
Fax : (65) 6467 1278

Email : heesan.teoh@sccl.sg

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Educational Background

MA
National University of Singapore

Diploma in Education
Institute of Education,
National University of Singapore

BA (Hons)
National University of Singapore

Teaching and Research Experience

Master Teacher (CL)
2010 ~

Senior Teacher
Victoria Junior College
2002 – 2009

Chinese Language Teacher
Victoria Junior College
1984 – 2001

Chinese Language Teacher
Bedok South Secondary School
1983

Other Professional Experience

Chairperson
Working Committee for the Development of GCE"A" level H2 Chinese Language and Literature Resources Packages
2019 -

Committee member
GCE"A" Level H2/H3 Chinese Language and Literature Syllabus Development Committee
2019 -

Chairperson
Working Committee for the Development of GCE "A" level H1 Chinese Language and Chinese B Resource Packages
2017 -

Committee Member
Literature in Chinese (Full and Elective) Syllabus Review Committee (2018)

Chairperson
H2 Chinese Language and Literature Working Committee (2012 – 2013)

Committee Member
H1 Chinese Language Committee (2010 - 2011)

EZ COE (CL) Steering Committee
2007 ~

Chief Marker
SEAB
2008 ~

Courses Conducted

JC/CI

  • Differentiated Instruction in Pre-U Chinese Classroom
  • H1 CL Effective Classroom Questioning
  • H1 CL Teaching of Argumentative Writing
  • H1 CL Discourse & Evaluative Reading
  • H1 Lesson Study
  • Effective Teaching of Chinese Spoken Interaction Skills
  • Developing Techniques of Setting Questions for H1 Chinese Paper

 

Secondary

  • Workshop on Setting Close-Test Question
  • Workshop on From Oracy to Writing
  • Composing Creativity: The Pedagogy of Creative Writing
  • Teaching of Argumentative Genre
  • Develop Listening & Speaking Competency (Higher Chinese)
  • Classroom Management: Its skills and Practice

 

Primary

  • Workshop on From Oracy to Writing
  • Workshop on Flipped Classroom CL teaching strategies
  • Effective Classroom Questioning For Chinese Language
  • Classroom Management

Research Interests

  • Listening Comprehension and Oracy
  • Chinese Literature (H2) teaching pedagogies and strategies
  • Design of Chinese Language teaching material

Others (awards, contribution, etc)

  • MOE National Day Award (Commendation), 2019
  • MOE Innergy Award (Commendable), 2016
  • AJC Distinguished Partner Award, 2016
  • Inspiring Chinese Language Teachers Awards, 2008

Selected Publications

  1. Teoh, H.S., Ang, S.C., (2018) New Perspective and New Strategy: Exploring an ‘Speaking to Writing’ Teaching Model For Singapore Secondary School Students. In Li, X.Q., Sun, J.R., & Xu, J. (Eds.) Digitized Chinese Teaching (2018) (pp. 57-64). Beijing: Tsinghua University Publishing House.
  2. Teoh, H.S., Ang, S.C.,(2018) The model and Practice of Networked Learning Community: A Case Study of H1 Chinese Language NLC and H2 Chinese Language & Literature NLC. In Fan, J.H.(Ed.)Innovations in Chinese Teaching Practice in the Transformed Teaching Environment (pp.28-44). Singapore: NTU_SCCL Press.
  3. Teoh, H.S., Ng, C.X., Huang, W.Y. (2018) “Making Thinking Visible”: A Focus on Secondary School Oratorical Skills Cultivation -- A Case Study of Singapore’s East View Secondary School. In Li, X.Q., Sun, J.R., & Xu, J. (Eds.), Digitized Chinese Teaching (2018) (pp. 300-307). Beijing: Tsinghua University Publishing House.
  4. Teoh, H.S., Ong, K.H. & Ma, J.H. (2017) Teaching Classical Poems in a Digital Age -- Pedagogical Approach of the Flipped Classroom. In He, W.C., Liu, Y.P. & Jing, H.G. (Eds.), Globalized Chinese Language Education: Teaching and Research (pp. 640 - 649). Beijing: Beijing: Minzu University of China. (ISBN: 978-7-5660-1373-6)
  5. Teoh, H.S., Ong, K.H., & Ma, J.H. (2016) New Thinking for the 21st Century Education: Flipped Classroom --- A Research Study of Tang Poem. In Li, X.Q., Jin, X.Z., & Xu, J. (Eds.), Digitized Chinese Teaching (2016) (pp. 258-265). Beijing: Tsinghua University Publishing House.
  6. Teoh, H.S., & Heng, W.L. (2016) Using iMTL Portal to enhance Oral Skills in H1 Chinese Language -- Elective topic “Local movies” as an illustration. In Li, X.Q., Jin, X.Z., & Xu, J. (Eds.), Digitized Chinese Teaching (2016) (pp. 141-146). Beijing: Tsinghua University Publishing House.
  7. Puah, L.D., Li, X.Q., Jin, X.Z., & Xu, J. (2016) The Use of iPad Mobile Applications in Free Association Writing Class: An Example of Higher Chinese Secondary Two Students in Singapore. In Li, X.Q., Jin, X.Z., & Xu, J. (Eds.), Digitized Chinese Teaching (2016) (pp. 330-339). Beijing: Tsinghua University Publishing House.
  8. Teoh, H.S. (2015) Rethinking the Teaching and Learning of Oral Skills based on New Assessment Format of H1 CL. In Tan, C.L. (Ed.), Deep Teaching: The teaching practices and reflections of Singapore’s Chinese Language Master Teachers (pp. 177-196). Taipei: Wan Juan Lou Books.
  9. Goh, P.H., & Teoh, H.S. (2015) The Challenges In Teaching Of Chinese Language As A Result Of Introducing Authentic Learning Materials To Singapore Secondary Schools. In Tan, C.L. (Ed.), Deep Teaching: The teaching practices and reflections of Singapore’s Chinese Language Master Teachers (pp. 147-173). Taipei: Wan Juan Lou Books.
  10. Teoh, H.S., & Goh, P.H. (2014) The Challenge of Implementing Interaction in Language Teaching – An Illustration through Teaching of Email Writing. In Li, X.Q., Jia, Y.M., & Xu, J. (Eds.), Digitized Chinese Teaching (pp. 89-94). Beijing: Tsinghua University Publishing House.
  11. Puah, L.D, Tan, C.L, & Teoh, H.S. (2014) Teaching Writing through Blog based on Connectivism: Connective Writing in the “iWrite” Online Platform. In Li, X.Q., Jia, Y.M., & Xu, J. (Eds.), Digitized Chinese Teaching (pp. 42-51). Beijing: Tsinghua University Publishing House.

  1. Teoh. H. S., Hong. L. (2019) Scaffolding Strategies in Teaching Oral Skills for Singapore H1 Chinese Language. Journal of Hunan First Normal University, 19 (90), 69-74. (ISBN: ISSN 1674-831X)
  2. Teoh, H.S., Cia, David, Cai, H., & Gan. B.S. (2016) An experimental approach to the Teaching of Evaluative Comprehension Reading in Singapore H1 Chinese Language. Journal of Hunan First Normal University, 2016 (16), pp. 36-41.
  3. Teoh, H.S., & Ong, K.H. (2016) Teaching and Learning using a thematic approach: From the Perspective of Activity Theory, Overseas Chinese Education, 3 (80), pp. 373-384.
  4. Teoh, H.S., & Ong, K.H. (2016) Using Mobile Application to support Learning of Chinese Language --– A Case Study of Singapore’s Anderson Junior College. Journal of Chinese Teaching & Research in the U.S., 2016, pp. 92-100.
  5. Teoh, H.S. (2015) An instructional design and teaching of a flipped classroom-based H2CLL poetry lesson. Journal of the South Seas Society, 69, pp. 191-206.
  6. Puah, L.D., Tan, C.L., & Teoh, H.S. (2015) On Singapore's Chinese Teaching Through Blog Writing- A Case Study Based on iWrite.sg Platform. The Journal of Modernization of Chinese Language Education, 4 (2), pp. 80-107.
  7. Zhao, C.S., Goh, H.H., & Teoh, H.S. (2015) Journal of Hunan First Normal University. A Preliminary Evaluative Study on the Implementation of the New H2 Chinese Language and Literature Syllabus for Pre-University Students in Singapore, 15 (1), pp. 35-38.
  8. Teoh, H.S. (2014) Forum for Chinese Literature of the World. The Portrayal of Nightclub Ladies in Pai Hsien-yung’s Taipei People, 2014 (4), pp. 44-48.
  9. Teoh, H.S. (2014) Journal of Chinese Teaching & Research in the U.S.. Using authentic materials in teaching Singapore Pre-University Chinese Language -- Implementation and reflections, pp. 160-169.
  10. Puah, L.D, Tan, C.L., Teoh, H.S., & Patrick Ting K.H. (2014) Journal of Chinese Language Education. Integrating iPad into creative writing: A school based research, 12 (2), pp. 67-84.
  11. Teoh, H.S., Goh, C.C., & Lim, W.K. (2013) Applied Chinese Language Studies IV. Enhancing Verbal Expression Competence through Training of Thinking Skills, pp. 154-164.
  12. Teoh, H.S. (2012) Forum for Chinese Literature of the World. From Flower Imagery to Traditional Chinese Arts and Culture - An Exploration of Feminine Writing from the Works of Sun Ailing, 2012 (4), pp. 31-35.

  1. Lim, S.J., Lee, K.C., Chua, Z.Y., Teoh, H.S. (2017, June) Enhancing Students' ability in learning and expressing for H1 Chinese Language Oral Presentation. Paper presented at The 14th International Conference on Chinese Language Pedagogy, Macao: University of Macao.
  2. 潘霖妮、陈志锐、张曦姗 (2016年8月) iPad移动应用程序在联想写作课堂中的具体实践——以新加坡中二高级华文源流学生为例。论文发表于第十届中文教学现代化国际研讨会, 韩国首尔:延世大学。
  3. 张曦姗、池锦贞、姚和平、王桂云 (2015年11月) “翻转课室”在高中古文教学中的应用与实践----以《柳敬亭说书》为例。论文发表于第七届华文教学国际论坛, 武汉:新加坡华文教师总会、武汉华中师范大学。
  4. 张曦姗、王桂云、黄琲钧、韩美英、陈俐芳、洪凤玲 (2015年11月) 应用程序(WhatsApp)辅助下的高中H1华文教学------安初校本研究的尝试与思考。论文发表于第七届华文教学国际论坛, 武汉:新加坡华文教师总会、武汉华中师范大学。
  5. 张曦姗、邢慧丽 (2015年9月) 基于iMTL平台的高中华文口语教学设计 ----以H1华文选修单元之“本地电影”为例。论文发表于第四届“华文作为第二语言之教与学”国际研讨会, 新加坡:新加坡华文教研中心。
  6. 张曦姗、潘群、马筠慧 (2015年9月) 基于翻转课堂的新诗教学设计与实践--- 以高中H2CLL文学教材《惠安女子》为例。论文发表于第四届“华文作为第二语言之教与学”国际研讨会, 新加坡:新加坡华文教研中心。
  7. 张曦姗、谢健铭、蔡瀚锋、颜明顺 (2015年9月) H1华文评价性阅读理解教学的实践与思考。论文发表于第四届“华文作为第二语言之教与学”国际研讨会, 新加坡:新加坡华文教研中心。
  8. 潘霖妮、陈志锐、张曦姗 (2014年7月) 基于连接主义的博客模式写作教学—以“我写”平台进行连接性写作。论文发表于第九届中文教学现代化国际研讨会, 厦门:华侨大学。
  9. 潘霖妮、陈志锐、张曦姗 (2014) 基于连接主义的博客模式写作教学—以“我写”平台进行连接性写作, 见数字化汉语教学, 42-51页, 北京:清华大学出版社。
  10. Teoh, H.S. (2013, February) Enhancing Verbal Expression Competence through Training of Thinking Skills. Paper presented at 2013 JC/CI Chinese Teacher Seminar, Singapore: CPDD and Tampines Junior College.

  1. Teoh, H.S. (2012, September). 21st Century Competencies and Pre-U Language Teaching and Learning. Keynote Address, ZhangZhou.

  1. Teoh, H.S. (2012, April). The charm of Louis Cha's novels: Martial Arts, Honour, Love. JC Seminar, Singapore.

  1. Tan, C.L., Teoh, H.S., & Puah, L.D., (2015) Creative Writing (secondary school): Our E-learning Way!. Singapore: NTU-SCCL Press.