PERSONAL NOTE: HM! HOW a simple book ...Born 1982, about a fiction female in South Korea is stirring up many females around the world...how the life of simple Korean woman is getting the attention of females around the world...fighting for respect for who they are...however imperfect and ordinary their lives...precisely because they are so … Continue reading (International-235) June 14, 2019 – A fiction book in south Korea is getting attention worldwise
PERSONAL NOTE: When I first arrived in the campus in China as a visiting professor, I saw a student with a wooden crutch...I was able to talk to him and I remember saying something like: there is no future for you in China if you are a disabled or handicapped person. He did not want … Continue reading (China-393) December 9, 2019 – What would happen to a disabled person in modern China?
Revealed: how the Caribbean became a haven for Jews fleeing Nazi tyranny Thousands of refugees rebuilt their lives on Trinidad and other islands. Their little-known story is now told in a new book Harriet Sherwood @harrietsherwood Sat 7 Dec 2019 09 The Guardian • • • Group photograph of about 50 children with their Hebrew … Continue reading (International-276) December 7, 2019 – Some Jews escapted to the Carribean island from Hitler!
personal note: What is happening in China is no different than what is happening in the public schools in the United States of America. Not all schools are equal in the USA. It depends on the different places where you live and work and grow up...some schools are better than others, some are behind than … Continue reading (China-392) December 7, 2019 – China’s education is not all equal…PISA results do not reflect the real China!
PERSONAL NOTE: I will repeat what I have often said or shared with my American friends and colleagues: the only time when the American government will be serious about gun control is when more high government leaders and officials die from gun shots!!! They need to kill and wound more important people in USA...then … Continue reading (America-157) December 6, 2019 – Gun violence in America! Look at the charts, telling the story!
PERSONAL NOTE: Just the other day, at a Thanksgiving dinner gathering of a few Chinese families, I talked to a mother (originally from Indonesia, who married a Chinese) and she told me how 'bad' the educational system of Singapore is...because I took my children to live there for 2 years...too stressful for many children in … Continue reading (China-391) December 4, 2019 – Mainland China students top the PISA test from around the world in 2018!
Personal note: Whoa! I wish I can paint like this farmer in a small village somewhere in Ningxia...where is Ningxia...check the map of China, ok? Enjoy the memories of a child and the games they played. Peace, steve, usa, December 2, 2019 email@example.com blog - https://getting2knowyou-china.com Farmer presents childhood memories in paintings (Chinadaily.com.cn) December … Continue reading (China-390) December 2, 2019 – A farmer painted pictures of childhood games in a village in China!