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Testing to Learn, Not Learning to Test

May, 2011
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As another school year is about to culminate in final exams, it’s interesting to reflect on the opening of Hard Times, Charles Dickens’ 1854 novel, set in an imaginary industrial city know as Coketown. The tale begins in a schoolhouse with a rant from the schoolmaster, Thomas Gradgrind:
“NOW, what I want is, Facts. Teach [...]

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Be Ready to Move On

May, 2011
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And the Boss said to Adam and Eve, “You are being relocated”.
Were Adam and Eve the first expats? I wonder how they fared when compared with Sue and Bill who decided to make a leap of faith and signed a contract to come to China. They rented their home, sold their car, shipped their [...]

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International Family Day at Beijing International Bilingual Academy

May, 2011
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Dance Performance II at BISS Spring Carnival

May, 2011
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Dance Performance I at BISS Spring Carnival

May, 2011
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International Day & Spring Carnival at Beijing BISS International School

May, 2011
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Global Community Day at Yew Chung International School Beijing

May, 2011
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Windsor Bilingual Kindergarten Opens Its Doors to the Media

May, 2011
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Spring in the City at Beijing City International School

May, 2011
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Spring Fair at International Academy of Beijing

May, 2011
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Spring Fair at International School of Beijing

May, 2011
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Sports Day at Beanstalk International Bilingual School

May, 2011
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Annual Earth Day Festival at Shanghai Zoo

May, 2011
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Choosing the Right School: Facts to Check

May, 2011
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I am not an international school parent; not even married yet. But, I surely spend more time and am more actively involved in international schools in China than most expatriate parents. This is not because of my job as the editor of LittleStar Magazine, but really because I like schools and I like international schools [...]

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SCIS Hongqiao First Walkathon a Great Success

May, 2011
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