Teacher's oil paintings record village life PERSONAL NOTE: You are not a famous Picaso, so your paintings are not worth much...but these paintings are simply incredible from the hands of an ordinary man...share these with your friends. Steve, peace, usa, December 12, 2019 firstname.lastname@example.org blog - https://getting2knowyou-china.com Teacher's oil paintings record village life By … Continue reading (China-395) December 12, 2019 – A worker paints rural life while working to improve their lives!
PERSONAL NOTE: I hope Sonam Tsering in Dharamshala and his friends and colleagues are reading this...what mainland China is doing to improve the lives of the Tibetans under China's supervision and control. China is doing a lot for their 55 ethnic minority groups in mainland China. Though some Han Chinese are now complaining that the … Continue reading (China-394) December 11, 2019 – What mainland China continues to do to improve the lives of Tibetans!
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!