Pitara – Poems for Spring
Pitara’s Tale Spin section is a nice addition to any young English learner’s arsenal, and quite a joy for children in general. It’s bright, positive and intelligent at the same time, with an assortment of poems that covers topics like summer, sunflowers and kindness to animals. Besides, Pitara is shaping up [...]
Miss Bindergarten Celebrates the Last Day of Kindergarten
With a title like this the chuckles can’t bee too far away, nor the wide-eyed optimism that the expansive summer break heralds. This short and touchingly illustrated book teaches kids the value of looking back and reviewing times spent together, with its highlighting of all the fun moments [...]
NBA Ballers – Chosen One
For an alternate take on the NBA, check this one out. Yes, it’s from EA, the most mainstream publisher out there, but it’s also packed to the gills with unique gameplay features that highlight the skill and importance of iconic players. Just as the play-offs wrap up, get ready for [...]
Special Mention – Cloverfield
This JJ Abrams production came out way back in deepest, darkest January, but it’s such a refreshing surprise that we have to recommend the new DVD edition. Cloverfield is ostensibly a monster movie, yet it’s a shocker not so much for things getting torn apart, but for a tightly-packed story, layers [...]
MUN is a great way to learn a lot in a short amount of time. I encourage everyone to give it a try; if you don’t like it, you don’t have to continue.
A total of 870 students from 62 international schools in about 20 countries worldwide gathered in Beijing from March 14 and 16 to talk about worldwide issues at the 15th Beijing International Model United Nations (BEIMUN).
Giftedness, according to Colangelo and Davis (1991), is one of the most exciting, yet controversial topics in education today. The basis for labeling it ‘controversial’ is society’s ambivalent, love-hate relationship with giftedness. On one hand, as educators we are all committed to equity and egalitarianism in education.
It really depends on you. Montessori is a complete, whole embracing, integrative system that will help parents be more effective when it comes to meeting a child’s needs.
Do you know how busy and crowded the public transportation system in Beijing is? After a sweating half day of shuttling across downtown Beijing, children from six international schools in Beijing might have found out a concrete answer to that question.