The Internet has revolutionised education. Teachers, parents and children have access to a vast and rich resource with which to enhance and widen their educational experience. However, with such a wonderful and clever invention has come equally clever scams and new dangers that can lead to illegal activity and the possibility of children being [...]Continue
It was his good command of the Chinese language that brought Simon Greenhalgh to China in 2002. Before coming to Shanghai last summer, Greenhalgh taught in a Chinese primary school as well as in one of the bilingual schools in Beijing.
Though having adjusted to life in Beijing, the young teacher decided to move [...]
Fifth Grader Callie Sprouse from Shanghai Community International School (SCIS) may not have thought her invention for the school’s Fifth Annual Invention Convention would end up “most likely to be patented”. A group of invited engineers from companies such as Microsoft and Toshiba, however, awarded her just that.
Callie, who has studied at SCIS [...]
10-year-old Merrill Froney from Shanghai Community International Schools (SCIS) and her younger sisters, Bayne and Scout, won the “Best Documentary” Award in the Elementary division at the Shanghai Students Film Festival (S2F2) with their first hit on the big screen – “Koi Fish with Dr. Merrill”.
S2F2, the first annual Shanghai Students Film Festival [...]
A small group of fresh-faced children and their parents gamboled into an intimate room at the Family Club Center in Hongqiao Golf Villas on a Sunday morning and greeted each other with hugs and big smiles. All were more than ready to start their fun-filled music class at the newly opened Music Together Puxi [...]Continue