HSK 6, Chinese proficiency exam

In order to take courses at Chinese university, one must pass HSK 6 Chinese proficiency exam, so far everything is fairly easy, except 语病 section. I cannot figure out if it is asking just simple grammatical error or error in sentence expression? Any suggestions are greatly appreciated!

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Record beautiful MP3 from youtube

Have you ever find great youtube video but only need the sound file. Often you will need a 3rd party software to extract this. Peggopeggo allow you to simply record within the site. You can record the entire video or shorten it anyway you would like. Note: Currently it is limit to just youtube videos.

Google Education Classroom App

Finally I took sometime tonight to set this up. The process is fairly simple, however, you must have your own domain to make this work. In my case, I had jannachiang.com for few years now. I used Go Daddy as my domain provider, and route through wordpress to domain map my site (this part is not free). However, once you have your own domain set up, google education classroom is very easy to use and create. For my first one, I will be testing it out with the latest PD that I will present in couple weeks, will update later. 🙂

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What can the American and British education systems learn from classrooms in the developing world?

TED Blog

A group of students in Karakati, India, research the answer to a big question at one location of Sugata Mitra's School in the Cloud. According to Mitra and Adam Braun, there's a lot that Western schools can learn about education from students in India. Students in Phaltan, India, research the answer to a big question at one of Sugata Mitra’s School in the Cloud labs. According to Mitra and his Microsoft Work Wonders Project partner, Adam Braun, there’s quite a bit that Western schools can learn from classrooms in the developing world.

Adam Braun went to school in the US and now runs a nonprofit that builds schools in Ghana, Laos, Nicaragua and Guatemala. In contrast, Sugata Mitra—the winner of the 2013 TED Prize—went to school in India and now is a professor in the UK, where his research on self-directed learning routinely brings him into elementary schools. Both of these education activists have seen how typical classrooms function in the Western world, and both have seen how typical classrooms function in the developing world. And both say, the West isn’t always better.

Braun and Mitra have teamed up through Microsoft’s Work Wonders Project to…

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