As teachers, we often find that we are hard-pressed to really gauge whether or not our students truly understand what we are teaching them.
As we know, a lot of young children easily get anxious or nervous when they come into a new environment or meet many new faces at the same time.
Living in the Binhai district of Tianjin grants a unique perspective on life in China. Without losing any of the authenticity or tradition of this ancient country, TEDA is a far cry from the bustling streets of the big cities.
When moving abroad it is important to build a sense of community around everyday life. To adjust to life abroad, foreigners in China come together around common interests and hobbies. In Tianjin, there are, naturally, communities that are formed across many different avenues.