Happy Birthday Quỳnh


My great students from Grade 8I5 would like to sing “Happy Birthday” as a very special gift to my girlfriend, Quỳnh. I promise I didn’t bribe them to do this. No, really! Honest!!! Trust me, I’m a doctor. Your browser …

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Article about Vietnamese “International” Schools


A couple of days ago VietnamNet ran this article on the different levels of International Schools in Saigon. http://english.vietnamnet.vn/en/education/24383/vietnamese-schools-proclaim-themselves-international-schools.html There is always debate and comment bandied around by expats and some locals about what constitutes a “real” International School, and …

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Learning trends – Fun or Functional?


  There’s an education trend in my geographical region that seems reasonable enough on face value, but seems to have been implemented in a rather unwieldy, hasty manner, and has been trusted for effective delivery to primarily under-trained, inexperienced practitioners. …

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Using SpicyNodes for ICT/ESL


I stumbled across an awesome online visual mapping tool today, SpicyNodes, whilst perusing a list of web apps for educators from Edudemic. SpicyNodes has a basic, free account for individuals, as well as paid accounts for schools and corporations. In …

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