- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... university emphasized that the direct transmission of information, intended to be memorized by students in order to pass a test, was not helping China to develop creative thinkers or problem solvers. So, in my classroom, I've designed as many activities as possible to help the professors experience some alternatives to the downloads of information via lectures.
So far, they've participated in ...
... any further, they've steered me halfway across the road. I stand between them, trying to make myself as small as possible, wondering if we're about to star in a big bang episode of our own. The traffic is whizzing within inches of us on either side. Finally, a monstrous bus pulls up directly in front of us and stops, blocking our view of the fireworks and our path to the curb.
... then, well before we really knew each other, we chatted amiably. When they were ready to leave, Eric said, "I liked talking to you. It was a good chance to...." He paused and searched for the words.
"Practise your English?" Aaron offered.
"No," Eric said. "Make a connection. That's important, I think."
... to be a brilliant lesson planner so to have a topic delivered at my feet gift wrapped would be stupid to ignore. So I decided that I might as well make Halloween a big deal for my school. I found some simple mask templates on Google (pumpkins, spiders, ogres etc.) and had my students cut them out and color them in whilst they watched something Halloween related (I gave my Grade 1 students Caspar the Friendly Ghost, Grades 2 & 3 Scooby Doo and Grades 4 & 5 ...
... residents. All I have to do is smile in the direction of a toddler, and the child is urged to "Say hello! Say hello!" They never do, looking back at me with puzzled, serious eyes.
These interactions always make me think of the scene in the Alastair Sim version of A Christmas Carol, when Scrooge discovers the ghost of Christmas present sitting in his drawing room. The enormous, ...