Our Teaching Staff

Director

Yuanchun (Zoe) Wan

As the director of Countrice Education, Yuanchun Zoe) Wan is a well-rounded and vastly experienced educator. Zoe graduated from Beijing Normail University with a Bachelor of Math program in which she went on to demonstrate expertise in the subject through one of her most notable experiences: working as a high school math teacher at one of China’s top-ranking high schools, Beijing No.25 High School. As a educator, Zoe has received recognition for her teaching methods, class designs, teaching and learning materials. In particular, her influence as a math teacher in a high school attached to East China University of Technology  located in Shanghai is one for which she has won many awards for. Throughout her career, she has accumulated rich working experience in both China and Canada that has enabled her to possess a comprehensive and objective understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the two countries within the field of education. The establishment of Countrice Education Inc. grew from these very experiences and a desire to bring together two differing countries to weave an interconnected community that prioritizes education and diversity.

Math teachers

Mr. Zheng Zhong

Mr. Zhong obtained a Master Degree in Physics and specialized in theoretical physics. He had been an assistant professor for graduate students in China for 4 years. He was a bronze winner for Chinese High School National Math Competition.

Mr. Zhong is highly experienced in Math competitions. He emphasizes on building up students’ mathematical thinking and logic abilities. He has been tutoring secondary school students for many years in Canada.

Dr. Guangchong Zhu

Dr. GC Zhu is an award-winning math professor with more than 12 years of highly successful teaching experience.  Dr. Zhu is currently teaching math in Lawrence Technological University in Michigan. He graduated from Queen’s University in Canada with a PhD degree in applied math, and won awards for excellence in teaching from two different universities.

Dr. Zhu firmly believes that the most important thing in teaching math is to help students learn how to think creatively instead of memorizing formulas mechanically.  In his class, every idea is demystified and explained in a crystal-clear manner.  With deep conceptual understanding,  students are able to build a solid foundation for future studies.  His students describe him as an “enthusiastic, creative, humorous, and dedicated” math professor.

Mr. Yubin Li

Mr. Li is a graduated Master student in Statistics from University of Windsor, as well as a Master degree in Quantitative Economics and a Bachelor degree in Finance, both of which  are highly related to Math. With 2 years of experiences as Teaching Assistant at University of Windsor, he is familiar with students’ various learning styles and thinking patterns.

He has deep understanding in Math. He consider math as useful and important knowledge for people’s study and work and even their daily lives. Mr. Li is pleased to share his knowledge  and have fun with children. His teaching aims inspiring their interests and initiative in learning new knowledge in math, so as to build a solid foundation for their future success.

Mr. Chunyu Mao (2017 Apr. )

Mr. Mao has graduated from University of Windsor with the degree of Masters of Applied Science majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is also a Research Assistant at University of Windsor presently.

He has strong background in math derivation, especially in modeling. His teaching experience as a Graduate Assistant during his post-graduate study equipped him with the abilities to deal with students with various learning styles.

English Writing Teachers

Ms. April Anderson (2018 Jan. — present)

Ms. Anderson graduated from McMaster University with the degree of Bachelor of Art in Cultural Studies and Physical Anthropology.  Then, she upgraded herself by getting post-graduate diploma in communication and broadcast journalism. She used to taught in Taiwan, and now, she is an journalist, an editor, and a broadcaster at radio station. She also writes articles to newspapers and magazines.

Academically, Ms. Anderson is quite knowledgeable to provide students with abundant and rewarding classes. And her experiences of teaching in Taiwan has equipped her with broader horizon, flexible pedagogy and sensitive awareness to students’ needs.  With her experiences in teaching and writing, we believe she will bring solid knowledge, writing skills and much fun to the class.

Miss. Dana Carson (2017 Apr. & Sept.)

Miss Carson obtained her BA(h) English and Sociology at the University of Windsor. She is currently pursuing her master degree. Throughout her undergraduate degree and presently, she has been working at the University of Windsor as a Teaching Assistant. Six semesters were dedicated to working in the course Foundations of Academic Writing I and II, as well as Effective Writing I and II. The focus of these courses was to teach the grammar and writing structure expected of a student at the university level.

Her strengths include marking assignments, teaching labs, and holding additional hours for one-on-one assistance. She is very comfortable in the classroom and enjoy working with students to achieve their academic goals.

Miss. Kayley Hodges (2017 Feb. )

Kayley is an Ontario Certified Teacher in primary, junior, and intermediate divisions and a Registered Early Childhood Educator. She is a graduate of the University of Windsor and has earned the degree of Bachelor of Arts with Distinction. Kayley completed the five-year Concurrent B.A. / B.Ed. / E.C.E. program with a major in English and minors in History and Psychology. She is also teaching ESL in Academie Ste Cecile International School presently.

Kayley is a dedicated teacher who attaches importance to students’ needs. She is willing to adjust parts of her lesson plans according to students’ needs while manage to cultivate students’ writing skills in a comprehensive manner.

Programming Teacher

Ms. Zhijun Xu (2017 Apr. )

Ms. Xu is a teacher in the field of computer science in the University of Windsor. She is very experienced and knowledgeable in basic or advance concepts or theories about programming.

Her teaching style is flexible and combine theories and hands-on practices on computer. She is such a nice and responsible teacher that she will patiently answer all questions from students. Students are so satisfied with her pedagogy of gaining knowledge and experiences through a fun way.