Harrow Hosts Charity Event for Typhoon Haiyan
Students and staff at Harrow International School Beijing hosted a charity event called Salo Salo to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The adult steel band, student steel band, and other bands capped off the event with a rendition of the Eagles classic “Ol’ 55.” The event was attended by representatives from the Philippine Embassy.
Professor from Michigan State Hosts Art Workshop at 3e
3e International School hosted Art Education Professor Jill McKillips from Michigan State University for a talk about the importance of visual art to children’s learning. After the talk, Professor McKillips led an art activity that could be easily replicated at home.
O’le Sports Launches New Responsive Website
Multi-sports organization O’le Sports has launched a new bilingual English and Chinese website. The mobile-responsive website contains the latest information on the new O’le Afloat sailing classes, pirate birthday services, and inter-school competitions. To view the site, head to www.ole-sports.org.
New Child Psychologist to Join Eliott’s Corner in Fall
For the new academic year, Child Psychologist Dr. Jennifer Rhodes will join the Eliott’s Corner team from the US. She has experience in conducting psychotherapy and psycho-educational assessments for school-age children and teens in California and New York. Her specialties include the evaluation and treatment of childhood anxiety disorders, ADHD, and learning disorders. Dr. Rhodes can also assess attachment, parent-child relationships, and the impact of divorce on children’s development.
Art Bug Introduces New Integrated Program
As part of a new program called Art Lab, Art Bug has introduced a new education model – Theory-Practice-Artwork – aimed at teens and adults looking to enrich their artist portfolios. The module helps students focus on art skills, learn new techniques, understand the most important principles and elements of art, and develop their unique style as part of long-term projects. Art Lab was developed by the Blue Bridge Company, Art Bug’s parent company.
School Focus: Trilingual Immersion School Jazzy Preschool
Located within Gloria Garden in Xingfucun, Jazzy Preschool is a trilingual preschool catering to ages 5 and under. Named after owner Jazzy Huang, the school focuses on language immersion in French, English, and Chinese through sound recognition, pronunciation, and phonetics. Jazzy Preschool adopts a “one teacher, one language” model. Huang previously worked in China’s Ministry of Education and the Education Section of the Chinese Embassy in France. To find out more, visit www.jazzypreschool.com.
BCIS Says Goodbye to Class of 2014
Beijing City International School (BCIS) said goodbye to 34 students in the class of 2014, who received over 100 acceptance letters from more than 60 universities.
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