May 2, 2017

A recent article in The Economist charts the progress of education reform in Hong Kong, placing emphasis on the political hurdles that must be cleared before significant, necessary changes can commence.  

The student population of Hong Kong has been parti...

March 8, 2017

Check out recent coverage of CAN Scholastic Foundation's STEAM training workshops in the Concord Journal. 

The full text of the Journal's report is reprinted below. 

Minuteman High School recently hosted a visit from high school and middle school teachers from Beiji...

February 28, 2017

On February 1st, fifteen teachers from Beijing #80, a top-ranked high school situated in the heart of China’s capital city, arrived in the New England area to learn more about how STEAM ( Science Technology Engineering Art and Math) teaching methodology has been pionee...

February 28, 2017

Over the course of the summer, England’s minister of education, member for Bognor Regis Nick Gibbs proclaimed "We are seeing a renaissance in maths teaching in this country, with good ideas from around the world helping to enliven our classrooms."

Gibbs was, for the mos...

February 28, 2017

A recent Wall Street Journal article documents a trend that could end up the reshaping the future of Sino-American relations. More and more Chinese students are choosing to study in the United states in larger numbers than ever before. And they are doing it at an incre...

February 28, 2017

We hope you all noticed a well-crafted remembrance of Zhou Youguang in the pages of the Washington Post.

The long-lived Mr. Zhou, who passed away a few weeks ago at the age of 111, revolutionized the instruction of Chinese around the world when he spearheaded the develo...

February 28, 2017

Check out the Chicago Tribune’s recent coverage of teaching exchanges between the U.S. and China in the Chicago suburbs. This article spotlights a program in Orland Park Schools that brought a sizable group of Chinese teachers to Illinois to exchange perspectives on a...

February 28, 2017

As 2017 begins and the world moves into the season of resolving to make significant changes large and small, now is as good a time as any to reflect on the outcomes of the latest PISA exam released last December. The test, dubbed the Programme for International Assessm...

February 28, 2017

Back in the fourteenth century, when Europe was at long last about to quit the dark ages and its merchants finally regained contact with much of Asia, the explorer Marco Polo sent back vivid accounts of the East that captivated the occidental imagination for generation...

February 28, 2017

Head over to FoxNews.com to read a powerful opinion piece outlining the reasons businesses should band together and work with the government to support  STEAM education at all levels of schooling. The argument was crafted by Blair Blackwell, an executive with Chevron,...

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