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Sites – Spet 2007

September, 2007
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Kinderthemes Back to School
The details for this site are simple, as is its presentation. It’s essentially a checklist for the first day at school, and the more you have of those the better! In addition to must-pack items to make the moment come and go smoother, Kinderthemes adds activities that are so friendly [...]

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Movies – Spet 2007

September, 2007
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December Boys
A surefire sentimental jaunt, this film conveys the touching drama of four orphaned boys of various ages, all born in the titular December, who must face the realities of competitive life when the possibility of adoption finally emerges – but only for one of them. Set in 1960’s Australia and based on [...]

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Games – Spet 2007

September, 2007
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Halo 3
Probably the biggest game to come out on any platform this season, Halo 3 sees the third chapter in the celebrated action franchise, with the mysterious Master Chief once more on the frontlines in the name of freedom and all things decent. This entry promises to make the most of better visuals [...]

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Books – Spet 2007

September, 2007
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Discovering SuperCroc
The first day of school doesn’t have to be a bore if you take the plunge and travel back in time. Millions of years, actually, to an epoch when monstrously large lizards roamed the earth and had each other for dinner. Not appetizing? Take a gander at this book, focused on one [...]

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The Winged Tiger in China (Sept. 2007)

September, 2007
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Virtues in Us - A program for young teachers

September, 2007
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Beijing World Youth Academy welcomes new students on the first day of school

September, 2007
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Beijing International Bilingual Academy Opening Day at its new campus

September, 2007
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The International Montessori School of Beijing opens its Cherry Tree Lane campus.

September, 2007
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A New School Day at Yew Chung International School of Beijing

September, 2007
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The Family Learning House Party in the Garden

September, 2007
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English Learning Goes Fast ForWord

September, 2007
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Eric Zhang, a Grade 4 student at Beijing BISS International School has found a way to improve his English by playing games on computer. Everyday after school, he will spend 50 minutes before the computer, playing the English language games in a newly launched school program called Fast ForWord. Now he is at Reading 3 level.

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Art for Babies - New Program Focuses on Art in Education

September, 2007
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Developing a child’s character and creative thinking through art classes has become a popular new approach in early childhood education. Developed by a group of early childhood education experts and child psychologists in South Korea in 1998, the babyArt program focuses on fostering children’s imaginative power and creative thinking through its tailored art courses…

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Boys Gender and Schooling

September, 2007
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“Leave a Boy In School, but You Won’t Make Him Think” The Australian 17.7.01 Is it a war on boys? In all Western cultures boys are not achieving as well as the girls in many areas of education, and evidence would suggest that this gap is widening.

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Montessori: Committed People with a Passion for Children…

September, 2007
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I recently attended the closing ceremony of a five week gathering of young scientists in Beijing that brought together people from almost every country in the world. These were young people who have graduated; some are working on their masters or doctors degrees, some young scholars, researchers. They all shared a common interest: astronomy, astrophysics, engineering, etc.

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