Monthly Archives: February 2016

Some practical ways to apply social media in education

Social media is changing education as they changed the whole society. I don’t think social media can take place of the face to face education, but it can be a strong supplimentary to the traditional education. How to apply social … Continue reading

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[Culture] The newest BBC documentaries about Chinese New Year

These several days in my Chinese social media, I was informed by BBC’s new produced documentaries about Chinese New Year, and everyone of my Chinese friend appreciated them. Because this time BBC doesn’t speak bad words about China (hahah), and … Continue reading

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An interview of a 10 year old girl about facebook and snapchat

My landlord 10 year old daughter is a user of facebook and snapchat. So I interviewed her several questions to have a general idea about what’s her feeling about these social media. 1   How often do you use facebook … Continue reading

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[Culture] Spring Festival/ Chinese New Year and Monkey King

The Chinese New year / the Spring Festival comes. According to Chinese Lunar Calindar, the new years eve is Feburary 7th this year, and Feburary 8th is the first day of new year. It’s a time to say goodbye to … Continue reading

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[Culture] Courtesy

Courtesy, or etiquette, or manners, or rite.  I’m not sure whether they are good translations. But usually we use those words to explain “礼” (lǐ). “礼” (lǐ)is what Confusious advocated and provoked. Confucious (孔子 kǒng zǐ), (551BC-479BC), is the most … Continue reading

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Mainpoint noted – Get to know the MOOC.

MOOC-Massive Open Online Course. Sounds exciting. Different from the traditional school training and personal studies. Draw together by the same interesting, and start an learning events. Everybody can make contributions and benifits form each other. Learning started and driven by … Continue reading

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Mainpoint noted-Connectivism

“Behaviorism, cognitivism, and constructivism are the three broad learning theories most often utilized in the creation of instructional environments.” And now we are veiwing a new theory come out: Connectivism based on the digital age. behaviorism: 行为主义。specific stimuli – responses. … Continue reading

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