About the Author
Ren Guoping, who went to the United States in 1993, holds the teacher qualification certificate from kindergarten to the first grade. In 1995, he started the Chinese language program in the Parker School District in Indiana and launched the distance Chinese language program at the Indiana Teachers ' Center. He was awarded the Best Teacher Award and was the president of the Association of Chinese Language Teachers in Indiana. In 2005, he was invited to the Brownsburg School District in Indiana to create the Chinese language teaching system from primary school to high school, writing the syllabus and serving as a Chinese language teaching advisor. In 2008, he was invited by the Department of State of the United States to train Chinese teachers. In the same year, his book Teaching Chinese the American Way, which is the English version of Easy Ways to Teach Chinese: A Practical Guide for Chinese Teaching in the U.S. was published by Homa & Sekey Books, and the book was the designated teaching material of the Chinese Language Teacher training course of the Department of State of the United States. He loves novels and screenplay writing. The cartoon adapted by his fairy tale novel Alice in the Chinese Character Island won a silver medal in the 49th Houston International Film Festival.