So as I wrote on my last journal, I just started taking an IB workshop called "Making the PYP happen in the early years: Implementing agency". and here is my learning journal to document my journey. The first week of the workshop, we focus on how to develop international-mindedness in kids, and also we try … Continue reading Learning journal: IB workshop: Developing international-mindedness
Good morning. As some of you already know I am also a new International Baccalaureate PYP teacher. International Baccalaureate education is wonderful! and I am taking an online workshop called "Making the PYP happen in the early years: Implementing agency" right now. It has been a wonderful learning experience but... I'm about to cry because … Continue reading International Baccalaureate WS
The last post made me wonder... can you learn to be creative? Yes? How? No? Why? I feel creativity is like a natural spring water... it must come out naturally... you can not force the water to spring out... or can you? It feels too depressing to say you cannot learn to be creative... because … Continue reading Can you learn to be creative?
So, I have been one of those who are really really really ... like REALLY bad at what Marie Kondo does; throwing things away. YES Gift boxes, ribbons, old clothes, wrapping papers, and so on they spark joy in me. and Yes I do want to keep them... I had been wondering why I am … Continue reading Sustainability = Creativity？
A Grande dry cappuccino,with whole milk, long shot! Extra hot! and Cinnamon on top! That is how I liked to order my cup at a starbucks in New York! And the barista made it for me without questioning nothing... Now I ask the same in a Starbucks in Japan and either the barista looked like … Continue reading Coffee culture shock… in Japan