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8 Candies You Can Make @ Home

The girls and I are looking for fun home baked goods to pass out during the holidays and I wanted...


Finding Balance for my Black girls in a Chinese Heritage Program!

One of the many things that I have enjoyed about my daugthers’ participation in a Chinese Immersion program has been...


10 Academic Advantages for your Child

If you are not already engaged in at least five of these activities on a regular basis you need to...


Five Facts About Booker T. Washington (besides founding Tuskegee University)

Dr. Booker T. Washington founded Tuskegee University, a historically black college and university, in Tuskegee, Alabama in 1881.  At the...

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20 Scholarships for Students Traveling to China

This article is part of a three-part series on finding scholarships in China. For more information, check out Finding the Right Scholarship...

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Tips for Planning for a Successful Parent-Teacher Conference in Dual Language Programs

Repost from I cannot believe it is that time of the year already! Parent-Teacher Conferences are just around the...

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Top 10 Reasons for African American Students to Go Abroad

By Starlett Craig Before going abroad, I was an armchair traveler. I sat at my desk semester after semester doing...

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Benefits of Experiencing Life in China


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From Slave to Conductor

By James Oliver Horton One of the most effective organizers of a formal segment of the Underground Railroad was a...

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How China’s Love Affair with U.S. Private Schools Changes Both of Us

  As Chinese students flood private American high schools, aided by high-priced “consultants,” they are changing concepts of success and...

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Why Chinese is Easy to Learn

15 Reasons Why Learning Chinese Is Easier Than English It’s (almost) as easy as 一,二,三. Reprinted from 1. Mandarin does not...

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Are Two Languages Better than One?

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