How will 2020 compare to 2018?
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Source: Beijing Kids
Peter Hessler writes in the New Yorker from Chengdu, where he lives with his wife and 2 daughters.
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From Emily Matchar in the Smithsonian Magazine:
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From Annabelle Timsit at Quartz:
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I’m just an educator who likes the puzzle of how to teach better.
I became interested in Chinese schools in 2018, invited to see a few schools there. Of course I was aware of diplomatic tensions between the USA and China. Harvard’s grand scholar of international relations, Graham Allison, had published his book just a year prior, the Thucydides Trap:
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I had breakfast with Phyllis from ClassIn a few months ago. I bet she never expected this:
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), activity on ClassIn multiplied an incredible 40 times to record 1.6 million Daily Active Users (DAU) on February 4-5, marking a critical turning point in the development of online education in China.
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It’s called: Books Without Borders: Homer, Aeschylus, Galileo, Melville and Madison Go to China.
The interview is conducted by “Lois Lane.”
Q: What sorts of ancient Western concepts did the Chinese students relate to, and which were mystifying to them?