Banyan Global Learning

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The Biodiversity Project: An International Student Collaboration

Students at Tsai Hsing have collaborated with students from all over the world on topics such as Confucianism in the modern world, surveys of the […]

Twitter-Stalking EdTech Conferences: BGL’s Top 8 #notatISTE17 Takeaways

While we’d all love to make it to the nation’s biggest education technology conference, ISTE, sometimes the cost and location can make it a challenge. […]

BGL’s LingoLoop Partners with IRC to Give Free English Lessons to Refugees

BGL has been using technology to deliver quality English instruction to Asian classrooms since 2007. Last year we started a new consumer-facing venture – LingoLoop […]

8th Grade Students Meet Rocket Scientist; Use Physics and Economics to Design Cars

The following was published in Tsai Hsing School’s bimonthly magazine as written by BGL: Just a few years ago, self-driving cars seemed like science fiction. […]

BGL Teachers Rock “Parent Day” in Kunshan, China

Parent Day in Asia is a big deal. The preparation for teachers can seem endless to the point that we almost lose sight of how […]

We Love Classcraft! A BGL Review

Here at BGL, we love Classcraft! It’s a free classroom management system a la Class Dojo but with deeper options and a fantasy-based theme that the students […]

Teacher Jane’s Summer in Taiwan

As summer approaches, BGL would like to share Teacher Jane’s video about her experience teaching abroad at Tsai Hsing School in Taipei, Taiwan in the […]

Teacher Chad’s Top 5 Funniest Classroom Moments While Teaching in Taiwan

Teacher Chad is an astoundingly popular teacher at Tsai Hsing and recently decided to stay at the school indefinitely past his two-year contract. (Check out […]

Using Video to Teach Current Events

BGL’s own Teacher LaCora has experience in front of the camera as a red carpet host here in Los Angeles. She used those skills to […]

Staying Connected While Teaching Abroad: One Teacher’s Perspective

“…well, I guess you must have a touch of crazy in you to move to and live in China. But I think for some, that craziness […]

Chinese New Year Song

Teach kids about Chinese New Year with BGL’s catchy tune about the monster named Nian.  新年快乐!

A Day in the Life of a Tsai Hsing Kindergarten Teacher

Thanks a million to BGL’s Teacher Simon for showing us a kindergarten teacher’s typical day at Tsai Hsing School in Taipei, Taiwan. This video gives […]

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