Archive for March, 2015

 
  • VIDEO: The Magic of Immersion – K-5 Subject Matter in Mandarin and Spanish

    VIDEO: The Magic of Immersion – K-5 Subject Matter in Mandarin and Spanish

    The magic of immersion is something you need to see to believe! That’s why we took a camera into the classroom to give you a peek at some of the […]

     
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  • How Bilingualism Affects Children’s Beliefs

    How Bilingualism Affects Children’s Beliefs

    From Concordia University: Most young children are essentialists: They believe that human and animal characteristics are innate. That kind of reasoning can lead them to think that traits like native language and […]

     
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  • HWIS featured in People’s Daily

    HWIS featured in People’s Daily

    HWIS students were recently featured in the print edition of the Chinese newspaper People’s Daily. For English translation, see below.   American Kids recite “The Ballad of Mulan” In the […]

     
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  • HWIS students featured on Xinhuanet

    HWIS students featured on Xinhuanet

    Local children rehearse chanting “The Ballad of Mulan”, a Chinese poem eulogizing Hua Mulan, the legendary woman warrior in Chinese ancient history, ahead of the Chinese dance show Legend of […]

     
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  • HWIS students featured on Asia Society website

    HWIS students featured on Asia Society website

    On March 8, 2015, 35 students, ages 4 to 12, had the opportunity to participate in the opening ballad, in Mandarin Chinese, for Hong Kong Dance Company’s final performance of […]

     
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