Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

The viral school principal breaking out the ‘ghost step’
At the Xi Guan Middle School in China’s northern Shanxi province, students are taking part in an unusual kind of exercise. They're learning to shuffle dance with their principal. The 40-year-old Zhang Pengfei learned a Chinese shuffle dance called guibu, or the “ghost step,” and taught it to his students. A video of the school’s dance routine has gone viral online.  Daily exercise is compulsory in Chinese schools: but most schools stick to calisthenics, not dance.
The viral school principal breaking out the ‘ghost step’
Photos of a scalded kindergartener enrage the Chinese internet
Horrifying photos of a young child covered in scalding burn wounds have provoked an outpouring of anger on the Chinese internet. The photos show what appear to be severe scalds in the lower back and the buttocks of the little boy, known as “Teng Teng.” In a social media post, his parents accused kindergarten teacher Yu Haibo of causing the injury and demanded her arrest. “A four-year-old child was punished in a pantry by a kindergarten teacher, leading to severe scalding injuries,” Teng Teng’s parents wrote on Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter. In hot water Teng Teng is enrolled at a kindergarten in Jinan, the capital city of the eastern province of Shandong. Mr Tian, Teng Teng’s fat
Photos of a scalded kindergartener enrage the Chinese internet
How a Chinese toddler locked an iPhone – for 47 years
Here's a cautionary tale for every parent who's ever handed their toddler a screen to distract them. A two-year-old boy in Shanghai managed to disable his mom’s iPhone for 25 million minutes – or 47 years – after repeatedly entering the wrong passcode, news website Kankanews.com reported.  Each time the wrong keys were pressed, the phone was disabled for an increasingly long period of time. An Apple technician said that the mom could either wait the full 47 years – or wipe her phone.  Chinese netizens who read the story were judgy AF: some parents said the mom should never have allowed her child to play with the phone alone, while others said she should have backed up her data. So what was t
How a Chinese toddler locked an iPhone – for 47 years