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Student-Servant Leadership Approach

Reinforcing Lifelong Learning & Creating an Optimal Facilitating Environment The main goal of educational entities is to develop and nurture students, which differs from that of a typical corporation. Therefore, the standard successful leadership approaches must be modified and adapted to meet these goals and take into account not only the students, but facilitators and […]

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Facilitating English Through Drama

In this recent live webinar—the 9th such interview hosted and organized by Hua Quan Village this academic year—the internationally experienced educator, Mr. Sean Hughes, introduced and explored the different pillars of an infrastructural framework to facilitate English learning. A guru in defining new techniques and approaches to teaching English, Mr. Hughes’ talk focused on one […]

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Parent-School Mutual Partnership: A Crucial Layer in Education

In a recent live interview with Mr. Luc Pauwels, an internationally experienced educator and a guru in school-parent collaboration, defined, explored, and tackled the different pillars of the infrastructural framework needed for a constructive and healthy school-parent collaboration that is paramount to the development of children. Pauwels emphasizes the necessity of active school-parent communication to […]

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Are art and science distinct—or are they two faces of one coin?

In this recent interview for Hua Quan Village, Serge Malenfant—President of Global Mural Association—spoke of the important role of art in education and the perceived distinction between art and science. He began by quoting the American astronaut Mae Jemison: “The difference between science and the arts is not that they are different sides of the […]

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How To Simplify Differentiation

Facilitators worldwide face the challenge of differentiation. Many are trying to find and to elaborate methods to simplify the process of differentiation while planning and preparing directorial resources and later while applying the differentiated strategies in their classrooms. Nevertheless, many hidden factors are causing the difficulties to effectively differentiate amongst students. The following seven significant […]

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The Highest Benchmark of Horizontal Integration

Education is the main catalyst for the success of future generations. Education is the eternal lighthouse illuminating the obscure tunnels for our students. Education is the source of our students’ different areas of knowledge and skills required to overcome 21st-century challenges. Education is the most effective tool to demolish the wall creating a divide between […]

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Classroom Without Borders

How can our students, confined in their classrooms, Innovate, Lead and Create? How can our students think within the same four walls for eight consecutive hours? How can our students innovate, explore, inquire, communicate within those walls? How can our students excel, find solutions to real-life problems and enhance their life confined in one or […]

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A First-Hand Experience of Chinese Art and Culture

“Visiting Hua Quan Village was the trip of a lifetime, I had the privilege of experiencing many facets of ancient and modern Chinese art and culture. A Shaolin Master guided us through the spiritual exercise of Kung Fu. I received lessons in both Chinese Calligraphy and Chinese painting. I had the opportunity to use ceramics […]

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In order to reach the student’s mind, you need to pass through their heart.

Differentiated and Personalized Instructional Strategies “In order to reach the student’s mind, you need to pass through their heart.” The most effective schools believe in and implement differentiated and personalized instructional strategies with a student-centered learning and teaching environment. In this model,  the teacher facilitates and guides the students’ quest for knowledge and acquisition of skills […]

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The Multi-Layered Curriculum Pedagogical Approach

One of the main pillars of any school’s objectives should include fostering and nurturing the 21st century learner and leader within a C.C. (Curriculum-Classroom) differentiated environment to best prepare students for success outside of the classroom. This environment should be guided by The Pedagogical Approach: One Subject Called Knowledge. Today, an overt curriculum covers only a small portion of the learning and […]

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Co/Extra-Curricular Activities: A Crucial Layer in the Facilitating/Learning Curricula & Environment

In any challenging 21st century academic environment, the co/extra–curricular clubs and activities are more than crucial because of their complementary and differentiated/personalized nature and their integration with the curricula and learning objectives, in and outside the classroom. The Majority of schools worldwide strive to build and generate a co/extra-curricular layer of Education fully integrated within […]

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One Subject Called Knowledge

“It’s not just learning that’s important. It’s learning what to do with what you learn and learning why you learn things that matters.” – Northon Juster For years, a wall has been created between schools and students. Students began to dislike learning subjects without a clear understanding of why they were learning them and how […]

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Facilitating Knowledge and Skills to Our Students Without Barriers

What matters is not what we teach; it’s what they learn, and the probability of real learning is far higher when the students have a lot to say about both the content and the process. – Alfie Kohn Nowadays, most schools’ missions, visions, values, and guiding statements converge to a student-centered learning and teaching environment […]

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