This month's update will be a little shorter than previous months, mostly because it has been our first full month that we have been in school. I have been busy getting back to my old routine and helping the new teachers get accustomed to Kaiwen. We made some time for some fun, but mostly we … Continue reading Beijing Expat: September 2020
With school starting the last day of this month, I spent most of my time teaching summer school, enjoying the last days of summer, and meeting new colleagues. We celebrated being in China for a full year and still can't believe how much has changed and how many adventures we have already been on. Calvin … Continue reading Beijing Expat: August 2020
With most schools closing for the year due to the pandemic, Beijing Kaiwen Academy in Haidian is back! After so many months of uncertainty, the Beijing Education Commission has allowed grades 6-12 to return back to schools (with other grades soon to follow). I know that every parent, teacher, and student has a vested interest … Continue reading Beijing Kaiwen Academy- Back to School After the Epidemic!
The month of May was filled with good and bad news. In China, I am able to start seeing friends and coworkers regularly, as well as go out more for food and good times. Unfortunately though, as China continues to get better in terms of the Coronavirus, the rest of the world is still trying … Continue reading Beijing Expat: May 2020
It seems that things are really starting to get back to normal here in Beijing. As of the last day of April, there are less than 1000 documented cases of Coronavirus in all of China. High school seniors have returned to school and we hope the rest of the grades will follow in May. It … Continue reading Beijing Expat: April 2020