Like most things in China, getting your schedule and class list is a last minute thing. Despite it being prepared months ago, I didn’t get my schedule until three days before class started. And I only got it that early because I bugged as many people as I could. (If
The Bank of Becky's Class
I’m teaching history this year, which is not my field of expertise. In fact, you could call me a history dummy. Oh sure, I know about, say, Lincoln’s assassination, but if you asked me the date of when it happened I have no idea. I’m not into things like dates
Wait a Minute, Chinese People Being Creative?!
It’s a stereotype, but also kind of true, that Chinese people excel in math and science, yet come up short in imagination and creativity. In fact, there have been a few polls in the news recently reporting just that. (And it’s a problem we come up against in the classroom