This is a personal house-keeping note, for me. I’m organizing the 60 blogs I wrote so far.
For now, as of December 2018, I’m just sharing thoughts on parents, teachers, new schools, and “other.” See below. It’s mostly for my own use, with a few friends reading too.
Once I find the right partner with whom to start a school in China, I’ll shift to telling that story.
1. About Parents
Five stories (grandparents and parents)
Parents in China
Gaokao or SAT?
When Are You Proud As A Parent?
Persuading Parents: Relationships or Results?
Limiting Screen Time
Limiting Video Games
Strict vs. Nurturing
My Favorite Parenting Books
2. About Kindergartens (Preschools) In China
Kindergartens in China
New Kindergarten in China
New Kinder Part 2
MindChamps Grows In China
China’s New Kindergarten Policy
Children’s Museums: 3 Puzzles
Bribery in preschool
3. About New Grade 1-12 Schools In China
Comparing schools in China and America
Typical public schools in China, Part 1
Typical public schools in China, Part 2
Why is English required
245,000 now attend
Four types of Chinese Int’l schools – explained
Struggle to maintain standards
Are Most Of The New Chinese Schools Basically The Same Model?
Five New Schools In China
Training Chinese Boys To Be Real Men
Learn More: Gobble Lunch in 10 Minutes?
Project based learning
Whittle‘s Lesson on Local Power in DC
4. About Teachers
American Teachers in China
Why do teachers leave?
Curriculum As A Service?
High Expectations Mantra
Black In China
Where to live in China
5. About Chinese students in USA
Getting into Harvard
Admission to college
Is the Golden Age of Chinese Studying Abroad at an End?
Musings (about Chinese students in US colleges).
Visa Problems At Georgetown Day
New Chinese boarding school in Massachusetts
Isolated in Canadian Universities
8-year-old Chinese American who desegregated
Stay or Go
6. Startups In China
3 Thoughts On Business In China
Why Did WeChat Fail In India?
Joining A Startup
Word of Mouth
7. Governments, Philanthropists, and Schools
Chinese “Charter” Schools in Ming Dynasty
Shenzhen: “Charter City”
Ah, The Regulators
Why Do Philanthropists Struggle in K-12?
New Law: Less Homework
Schools for Migrants
Who takes the tests
Special education / autistic kids
8. Improving Schools
How will Chinese schools improve?
Schools and September
When It All Goes Wrong
Improving By Doing
Improving By Doing (“Answers”)
12 year old school founders?
Principal Leadership Styles
Motivation (and food)
Intended vs Real Curriculum
Rethinking PD in China
Tracking Chips in Uniforms
Ed Tech failure
Robot health check
9. Other Stuff
My Beer With Wesley
Big Night (Product Market Fit)
Thoughts from Shenzhen
Do Advanced Kids Get Shafted?