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We went to China last week. Take a quick look with the lates Mouse PAW (Peek at the Week) video embedded below.
— ThinkMBE (@ThinkMBE) March 17, 2019
What a beautiful country!
We were treated with such incredible kindness and warmth.
We moved from city to city and school to school.
We took a whirlwind tour of the education system in and around the Shanghai region.
We met administrators, teachers, parents, students, and other stakeholders along the way.
We shared stories of our individual and collective journey and we listened as our hosts shared theirs with us. It was wonderful.
We talked, we problem solved, we ate, we laughed, we played, we drew calligraphy characters, and we learned a few words to express how we were feeling…”thank you” and “beautiful” among others.
We engaged and our Chinese partners engaged with us.
I can’t describe the magnitude of the wonders we experience in words or in pictures. You simply had to be there. Actually, I highly recommend that you go.
Of all the thoughts and ideas rushing through my mind in this moment the one that stands out the most is that we are more alike than we are different.
I’m honored to represent Rochester Community Schools and Meadow Brook Elementary School as a part of this most recent China delegation, and I’m ready to extend the experience as we seek to continue enhancing our Global Awareness initiatives including our efforts to extend curriculum, programming and opportunities around diversity and inclusion.
Coming tougher with like-minded people from around the world is good for our community and great for our students, from the youngest to the oldest we serve. It’s good for our teachers, our parents, and our administrators.
It’s been really good for me:).
Here’s to another joyful Meadow Brook week!
Thank you for your patience and you partnership…in it together for the kids.
Seth E. Berg
Meadow Brook Elementary
Call: (248) 726 -4101
My Reflective Journey: Berg’s Eye View