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Training for Learning

I wrote this for my university MA program. Here you will find a little bit about my life and my training and teaching philosophy. In my daily work, well, in most of my daily work, I am in training sessions training 20 to 30 teachers to teach pre-school to grade …

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Lost in Laowai Land

I originally published this article in August of 2013 while home in Prince Edward Island for the first time in 5 years and after having lived in Shanghai for 4 years. A few years have passed since that time and in a month I am once again going home. Right …

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In Search of Mark Kitto

Forward: I originally published this on January 5th 2013 after my first visit to Moganshan on two blog sites I used to run. I’m republishing my best work here. Enjoy! Journey to Moganshan The Decision My first encounter with Moganshan and Mark Kitto came about a few years ago when …

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LaoShan for the Holidays: Day 2

*Click here for Day 1 Having had a terrible night’s sleep, quite unsure if it was good enough to qualify as “terrible”, we exited our hotel and went down to the bay where the crowd was steadily growing delivered by a long line of “free” buses. We went to a …

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LaoShan for the Holidays: Day 1

Usually on Chinese national holidays, I stay comfortably put in Shanghai and do not travel anywhere. The two major reasons for this are, Shanghai sheds itself of about 8 million people on National Holidays, no one wants to come here it seems, which makes the city almost peaceful and quiet. …

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China’s safe, right?

  As with most things in life, it depends on how you define the terms, in this case “safe”. Pretty much any Chinese main-lander you talk to, both at home and abroad, will say “China is a safe country”. Most expats living here will also agree, “China is safe”. If you are …

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China’s Economy: Is it as good as everyone thinks?

Neither I nor anyone really doubts that China has a good economy. Everyone the world over has become familiar with China’s economic growth especially during the past decade. Just type “China” into google news and see how many stories pop up on a daily bases about China’s economy. Whether positive …

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