Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Little Deaf Girl

Earlier this week I was teaching a typical high school Senior 1 class. We were learning how to give directions, and I gave them a map activity to do in pairs. While I wandered through the desks observing the students, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in China

While I’m used to not going home for Thanksgiving (DC to Seattle is a long and expensive plane ride for just a few days), there’s something about being in China for Thanksgiving that makes you miss home. Almost everyone in … Continue reading

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The Apocalypse Has Arrived

This week Ningbo and the rest of Eastern China have been hit with what I can only describe as “apocalyptic pollution”. I thought this kind of stuff only happened near Beijing?! On Wednesday, the pollution AQI (air quality index) was … Continue reading

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