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Category Archives: LEAPAsia on WeChat

Learner Ownership

Who’s responsible for meeting learners’ needs? You or your students? The last of our trends in education encourages student responsibility in the learning process.

December 21, 2016 · Leave a comment


The down and dirty of Growth Mindset’s effort, Grit is described as passion + perseverance. How can we cultivate it in our students and ourselves?

December 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Growth Mindset

On the way to benchmarks, sometimes students get “stuck” because of a fixed mindset. How can we, instead, encourage a growth mindset? How can we cultivate our own?

December 7, 2016 · 4 Comments

Equity vs. Equality

Is there a way for all students, no matter their various starting points, to reach benchmarks. Melissa answers the question by sharing what she’s learned recently about equity.

November 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

What’s So Essential about Essential Questions?

Dale De Weerd shows us how to bridge benchmarks to classroom instruction by using essential questions, a second trend in education. Read, respond, and try it out!

November 23, 2016 · 2 Comments


This post begins our new series on Trends in Education. Join us every week for the next six. Read, respond, and try it out, starting this week with ultimate goals and their smaller steps.

November 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

5 Reasons to Watch Your Screen Time (with Tips)

This week’s post from our Chinese blog advocates for school children in China by talking to their teachers/parents about screen time.

June 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

5 Ways to Make Healthy Fun

On our Chinese blog, we’re trying to make peace between children and their teachers/parents, from a variety of perspectives, including diet and exercise.

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

4 Ways to Teach Boundaries

How can children know what is right if they haven’t been taught where the lines are? This post from LEAPAsia’s WeChat page advocates for school children in China by giving teachers/parents ideas about how to teach boundaries.

May 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

Harmony in Boundaries

Harmony is an important value in Chinese culture. In this post from LEAPAsia’s blog in China, we use it to help make peace between parents/teachers and children.

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tearing down Walls

Following up on the last few posts and the past week’s Sore Knees Challenge, today we begin a quest to learn what this means: “I love mercy not sacrifice.”

May 11, 2016 · 2 Comments

To Play or Not to Play?

This is the last of four reposts from LEAPAsia’s social media page in China. We’re advocating for Chinese school children who we’ve come to see as slaves to the education system.

March 23, 2016 · Leave a comment



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