Education

How to recognize a dystopia - Alex Gendler.  (Image: TedED YouTube/Screenshot)

How Dystopias Act as Cautionary Tales

In this excellent Ted-Ed video that’s just under 6 minutes, Alex Gendler goes into how the genre of Dystopia emerged. He looks at how dystopian novels — such as Gulliver’s Travels, Animal Farm, and Brave New World — don’t just come with warnings…

Education was  important for Mrs. Wang. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

4 Benefits of Studying Abroad

Studying abroad has many benefits that help you grow professionally and personally. It is a once in a lifetime opportunity that allows students to expand their horizons. In 2016 alone, international students in the U.S. surpassed the 1 million mark, with…

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A Disappointed Foreign Teacher in China

Silhouette is the name of a German teacher who worked as a teacher in a private school in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China. After eight years, he quit and returned home.…

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How Dystopias Act as Cautionary Tales

In this excellent Ted-Ed video that’s just under 6 minutes, Alex Gendler goes into how the genre of Dystopia emerged. He looks at how dystopian novels — such as Gulliver’s Travels, Animal…

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Tea Art Improves One’s Character

Ancient Chinese ceremony changes people’s lives With enrolments in etiquette schools booming around the world, an alternative method for teaching etiquette is growing in Taiwan. Students there learn etiquette via…

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4 Benefits of Studying Abroad

Studying abroad has many benefits that help you grow professionally and personally. It is a once in a lifetime opportunity that allows students to expand their horizons. In 2016 alone, international…

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Why Is China’s Middle Class Migrating Abroad?

Recent articles about Mainland Chinese migrating abroad have appeared in French and Hong Kong media reports. Despite the efforts by the state to discouraging the practice, the rate at which…

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Try This Technique to Become Smarter

Don’t we all want to become smarter? Naturally, but the question is how. Eat more walnuts? Do crosswords or Sudoku? Read more? These are folklore methods, yet scientific data has now…

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The Pen That Knows Its Grammar

There are many people who would rather use word processors like Microsoft’s Word or OSX’s Pages to write. The reason; they feel insecure about their spelling abilities. But this could change…

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How to Raise Successful Children

Quan Hui-Xing was born in Korea. She has a Ph.D in sociology and anthropology from Boston University, and she was formerly a professor at Yale University. Quan is the current…