Next Stop, Hong Kong! (revised) Another 3 days and 27 years to go! While these numbers seem different and it seems I have a different agenda this time around. I will be making a fifth return trip into Hong Kong and my perception has changed dramatically. Years ago Hong Kong was once a strange but … Continue reading What is home, Hong Kong?
Everything went as scheduled. The flight on United at 9:00 AM was great. It felt like it took less time unlike the last two trips to China. Maybe it was losing my mind this time planning and trying to fit your whole life into two small suitcases that made it go fast. I step off … Continue reading First 36 Hours…
Copyrited @ 2017 Tom Songer Over the years, I have come to appreciate everyone learns differently, and that learning manifests itself through a student center learning process. A process on how we receive and process information with the student’s individuality, skills gathered along the way with a hands-on approach. A way of teaching that I … Continue reading Personal Philosophy of Bilingual Education
Experience Street or book smarts? Experience goes a long way when in comes to teaching. Especially in being paid for what you know and how to present it. Previous knowledge in coaching, instructing, teaching in any facet of life can give you that edge you need for landing a job in the private sector of … Continue reading Experience, Degree or Certificate
Basics 101 Mandarin Chinese is the official language of Mainland China and is one of the official languages of the United Nations. It is the most widely-spoken language in the world. Mandarin Chinese is sometimes referred to as a “dialect". There are many versions of Mandarin spoken throughout China, and these are usually classified as dialects. … Continue reading Don’t call mother a horse!