For Chinese Parents, Traditional Methods Best Prep for Common Core
 

For Chinese Parents, Traditional Methods Best Prep for Common Core

Sing Tao, News Report, David Wang, Posted: Jan 08, 2015

For many Chinese parents, the Common Core emphasis on comprehension over rote memorization has not swayed them from more tried and true methods. SAN JOSE, Calif. - Inside Benjamin Ellisons 10th grade science class at Overfelt High School in east San Jose, students sit in groups discussing their most current project, which happens to be nuclear energy.

 

Chinese-Elders Study Belies Top-Down “Parachute” Research Lumping All Asians

 

Asian Fortune/New America Media , News Feature, Jenny Chen , Posted: Dec 23, 2014

Chicago’s PINE study of Chinese American elders is proving community-based research is the way to study America’s diverse communities.

 

Pigs' Feet and Roasted Ginger: A Postpartum Prescription

 

PRI's The World, News Report, Anne Noyes Saini, Posted: Dec 21, 2014

After her son Rhys was born, Annie Cok adopted a special diet and didn’t leave her apartment in Queens for a whole month.

 

Online Classes Help Families Globally Cope With Alzheimer’s Stress

 

New America Media, News Feature, Rong Xiaoqing, Posted: Nov 25, 2014

Family stress is rising as the aging global population is bringing more Alzheimer’s cases. One solution, say experts, is in online courses for caregivers.

 

Citizenship After 70: Loving Two Countries at the Same Time

 

New America Media/Sing Tao New York, Profile, Rong Xiaoqing, Posted: Nov 19, 2014

For some immigrants, including Chinese elders, pursuing U.S. citizenship often brings up mixed feelings.

New York Launches New Language Services for Chinese Small Businesses

 

China Daily USA, News Report, Posted: Oct 23, 2014

New York City's Department of Small Business Services (SBS) announced that it will be working with two local organizations that serve Chinese immigrants, to provide Chinese-language services to entrepreneurs looking for help.

 

High Numbers of California’s Asian-American Voters Still Undecided

 

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Oct 17, 2014

Many Asian-American voters are undecided on key candidate races and ballot measures in the lead-up to the Nov. 4 election.

 

Palliative Care: How Chinese Americans Find Comfort at Death’s Door

 

American Commercial News/New America Media, News Feature, Geoff Chin, Posted: Oct 14, 2014

Chinese Americans are learning not to avoid the taboo topic of death, but to take charge of their end-of-life decisions for their peace of mind.

 

More Chinese American Elders Stating Their End-of-Life Wishes

 

Chinese Daily News-World Journal/New America Media , News Report, Stephanie Wu, Posted: Oct 09, 2014

Although two-thirds of Asians would rather die at home, only one-third don't die in institutions. Palliative care programs can help ensure the system honors their wishes.

 

The Sketchbook Diary of Hong Kong’s Protests

 

JMSC Reports on Occupy Central, News Feature, Posted: Oct 06, 2014

China has so far let Hong Kong authorities deal with the protest and played a game of patience. But as every side camps on its position, a middle ground becomes harder to reach and odds of a more violent conclusion are growing.

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