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Sites – June 2008

June, 2008
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Brainy Quotes – Optimism
Brainy Quotes is a favorite because editors there maintain a very even handed approach, allowing for cynicism and intellectual irony as well as more traditional content. For the optimism entry, behold a wealth of clever observations, many inspiring, a few a bit more colorful. But they’re all excellent food for thought, so [...]

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Books – June 2008

June, 2008
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Mermaids on Parade
Welcome to Coney Island’s Mermaid Parade – and to a brand new summer. This little book is gorgeous, challenging readers to find the main character, who’s dressed like a mermaid, among the happy people of the island. As they go through the parade and all the fun activities that are involved, their [...]

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Games – June 2008

June, 2008
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Beijing Olympics 2008
You didn’t think we’d be able to get through Olympic season without a game or two dedicated to the event, now did you? And why not, it’ll be fun. With graphics faithful to the beloved Jing and the various venues, this title has the goods. Participate in some 30 events as your [...]

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Movies – June 2008

June, 2008
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WALL-E
This affable robotic fellow is the key to Earth’s survival, having discovered a way to clean up the planet. But he’s also found love – yes, machines have emotions, too. So WALL-E now needs to get together with his darling EVE, and proceed to chart the future. If this isn’t being optimistic, we’re not [...]

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The Winged Tiger in China (Jun. 2008)

June, 2008
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Beijing Olympics Torch Relay at Yew Chung International School of Beijing

June, 2008
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Family Fair at Beijing International Bilingual Academy

June, 2008
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Spring Fair at International Academy of Beijing

June, 2008
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Unity and Joy Evening presented by Daystar Academy

June, 2008
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The 4th Annual Spring Carnival held at Beijing BISS International School

June, 2008
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Chasing the Flame - student performance at Beijing City International School

June, 2008
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Language as A Social Construction

June, 2008
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For my final article this academic year, I determined I could be a little indulgent and write about something that is one of my passions in education, the social construction of language and how we make meaning of this language. Here, I am mindful to express that it is dangerously easy to talk about universals and …

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College… Ready Set Go!

June, 2008
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The road from high school to college is a winding one, frequented with obstacles from course planning to financial and location issues. Tania McCartney looks at how you can take control of the wheel and cruise into your college years with style.

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Montessori Education Transcends Time - The Integrity of Montessori Education in the 21st Century

June, 2008
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Over 100 years ago, an Italian physician inspired the birth of a worldwide educational movement. One hundred and one years later, Dr. Maria Montessori’s pedagogical principles are still flourishing. In fact, Montessori is believed to be the single largest pedagogy in the world, with over 8,000 schools on six continents.

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Is Montessori the Best Start for My Child?(Part2)

June, 2008
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Conflict and Conflict Resolution Everything in Montessori is an opportunity to learn. If pouring water is an opportunity to maser the skill of using a pitcher and glass, and spilling water is an opportunity to learn how to use a cloth or mop to wipe out the spill, conflict, likewise, is an opportunity to learn …

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