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,...

February 28, 2017

In recent years China has pumped billions of dollars into pioneering scientific research and lately that sizable investment is beginning to pay off. Chinese media reported yesterday that the nation had sent the world’s first quantum communications satellite into orbit....

February 28, 2017

A recent exchange in the New York Times, prompted by Gardiner Harris’s article outlining the Obama administration’s effort to promote STEM education, is well worth reading. The piece analyzes and expands on a comment that Obama recently made to Bloomberg Business News,...

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