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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class Action: streaming maths classes at primary level has its advantages

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 09:43am by Julie Mcguire

    ... of strength, he has a chance to move to a different group. Maths is one of the subjects in which streaming is more common as there can be such a wide range of abilities in one class. It is in essence ... to different rooms. It can be more flexible in terms of lesson timing. A lesson can be extended if pupils are in the middle of an exciting investigation or concepts need reinforcing. It also allows ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong ill prepared to care for middle-class retirees

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com As the average age of Hongkongers rises, housing for elderly middle-class people is becoming an issue, writes Elaine Yau Homestretch Retirees Sidney Lam ... librarian. Cheerful Court is one of two Housing Society projects that provide subsidised homes for the middle-class elderly under its Senior Citizen Residences Scheme, and is designed ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Let it rip: surf's up in Shenzhen

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by THOMAS BIRD

    ... "I was in middle school when my mum took me to live in Togo," says Sonia Ding, over coffee on the terrace of her Aloha Beach Club. "When I returned to China, I remember looking ... offering accommodation, Western food and windsurfing facilities, business began to pick up. Don't miss: A la caste: In India culinary customs based on class and region can dictate who you ...

  4. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Mainland brand Mo & Co celebrates its 10th anniversary in style

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:44am by Divia Harilela

    ... than 2,200 people. Since 2008 revenues have tripled despite increasing competition and an influx of foreign brands trying to capture the emerging Chinese middle-class market. "Now China ... Divia Harilela divia.harilela@scmp.com How a home-grown Chinese brand won the middle ground Guangzhou isn't exactly China's fashion capital, but the city earned some serious ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - WE RUN HK

    We Run HK: Chan Ka-ho, middle distance champion

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 05:51pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... for his sport, Chan Ka-ho might have become a gangster, says Hong Kong's top middle distance runner. Running also set him on the path of his passion- teaching. Chan, 29, splits his time ... I train myself before class begins. Running is like breathing to me. I have a motto: "If I don't run a day, I don't have rice that day." When I don't run, I have to eat ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    The area around Wan Chai's Sun, Moon and Star streets offers a haven from the city

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:53pm by Christopher Dewolf

    ... a conversation between a middle-aged French-Canadian couple standing on Moon Street, guidebook in hand. "Apparently, this is one of the last authentic neighbourhoods left," said one of them, ... was for decades a working-class residential enclave. That changed after 2004, when Swire Properties opened Three Pacific Place, which attracted thousands of office workers and a new crop of bars ...

  7. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Breakfast dining goes international in London

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:10am by Giovanna Dunmall

    ... of bright, fresh Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavours. Here he has gone down a different route with marble and brass interiors. More importantly, he's embraced Asian flavours, thanks ... from Malaysia cooked in coconut milk and served with palm sugar syrup, banana and mango; the latter is a staple Middle Eastern dish originally from Tunisia- braised eggs in a fiery tomato ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - ECONOMICS

    Book review: Consumption in China, by LiAnne Yu

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:37pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... David Bartram Consumption in China by LiAnne Yu Polity Press 3 stars David Bartram Talk of China's growing middle class and rising domestic consumption is enough to send economists and CEOs into fits of excitement. LiAnne Yu, an anthropologist who has also worked as a consumer consultant for multinationals looking to break into China, has put together a thorough examination ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology

    Take a walk on the wild side with gadgets for the great outdoors

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:10am by Jamie Carter

    ... Jamie Carter life@scmp.com Rugged gadgets go the distance Standard mobile devices are fine for urban dwellers, but when you get beyond the suburbs, into the great outdoors, a new class of gadget- or at least some careful protection- is required. For a start, it's well worth considering taking a portable battery, so you don't run out of power just when you need it. Try ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE ANJALI HAZARI

    Learning Curve: student surveys can help in assessing a teacher's skills

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:44am by Anjali Hazari

    ... and Consolidates". Ferguson's survey shows that teaching effectiveness is truly multidimensional, and the five statements that most correlated with student learning were: 1. students in this class treat the teacher with respect; 2. my classmates behave the way my teacher wants them to; 3. our class stays busy and doesn't waste time; 4. in this class, we learn a lot almost every day; 5. ...




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