Author: Joel Jackson
Our students transformed into leaders when they taught English to Chinese students, most of whom are older than themselves. Everyone broke into small groups, played educational and recreational games, memorized songs, and most importantly learned from each other.
At the beginning of each week, TGS students practice Tai Chi, an ancient exercise ritual practiced daily by millions of Chinese to strengthen mind and body.
Roles, personalities, and expressions came into play at the China Culture Center, where TGS students learned about Peking Opera — one form of traditional Chinese theatre which combines music, vocal performance, mime, dance, and acrobatics.
Global educational specialist Yong Zhao delivered a free lecture for the public and students in April, 2011 in Beijing. About Yong Zhao Yong Zhao is currently the Presidential Chair and Associate Dean for Global and Online Education, University of Oregon, as well as the director of the Center for Advanced Technology in Education (CATE). Zhao is a fellow of the International Academy for Education and has published over 20 books,...
THINK Global School students jumped into their first week of classes by joining forces with BISS students and the JUMP! Foundation to create action plans for important global issues. They also engaged in some sports and art while they immediately acclimated to their new host city of Beijing.