A professor speaks about how Chinese students are very weak in areas of independence, creativity, and communication. But US students have their own weaknesses too. If only we could give students the best of both worlds (hint: Impact Ed!)
China’s education system leaves students woefully unprepared for the real world
"What they lack more is the ability to bring up viewpoints and justify them."
Through are partnership with the School of the Nations in Macau, we have access to the computer lab. Here students are taking notes during a "how-to" video as a step towards making their own instruction guides!
We're now using ClassDojo to communicate with parents. With it we can help parents understand what goes on in the classroom and how this links to their child's progress towards learning goals.
Find out more in our post below
And check out ClassDojo at www.classdojo.com
Feedback and communication
Integrating parents into the learning process has always been a priority for us at Impact Ed. But we've been experimenting with the style and format in order to find something that really fits our requirements. And those requirements don't always match with...
Alex tells us about what he's read in the papers about Real Madrid's performance. Each week we ask these students to share and discuss one news article on a topic of interest
Impact Ed's new blog!
Check out the first post on our educational philosophy
A skills-based curriculum
We founded Impact Ed to fix a problem. We saw students graduate from the Hong Kong school system with not only poor English, but also weak creativity and critical thinking skills and could see how interconnected these two issues were. Rote learning,...
Wearing serious shades for our outing to Kowloon Park and getting to know each other ahead of the Hong Kong summer course starting on the 20th of July.
Our summer classes in collaboration with the School of the Nations are in full swing!
Charles is making an Impact at the International Education Expo!
Our very own student, Sherene Lai, has entered the Posties Little Journalist Programme competition!
Please vote for her in the categories of Courage, Kindness and Respect!
She's been very brave to enter, compassionate in her thoughts and considerate in her words (virtues are great)!
South China Morning Post - Posties Little Journalist Programme
South China Morning Post - Posties
The outing for our ecosystems theme, exploring what Hong Kong used to be like before all the skyscrapers!
Expanding creativity and natural English skills through dynamic problem solving activities, presentations, dramas and other fun activities
During our theme of cultures, students were able to experience first hand a European-style Christmas and put into practice the interaction skills they'd been learning
Combining discussion-based and project-based learning to promote a natural grasp of English
Linking into our theme of Technology! Putting into practice what we've been learning
Our first newsletter is out! Read on for announcements and news of our upcoming events!
Surprisingly insightful. Who would have thought that coastal defence could be so interesting
Building confidence and creativity
The girls were given a budget to design their dream bedroom
Practicing our descriptive writing
Solving the case of the Lady Rose
Giving students extra support with English grammar, working on the principles taught at school and practicing the rules through creative writing
A great opportunity for parents and educators to explore new educational ideas.
Hope to see you there!
A great opportunity to get children involved with science in a fun environment!
How much sugar is in a jelly baby? How do light-sticks work without batteries? Why do my bubbles pop so quickly? ~ Child's play? Or important scientific concepts we encounter in everyday life?
Join Amusing Science at our fun filled talk on Sept 6th given in conjunction with YewChung Arts and Language Centre and you'll find out the answers to those questions, and more!
For online registration, please visit:
Getting some hands on conservation experience
Four exciting weeks exploring topics like the environment, mysteries, arts and crafts and cuisine. Helping students improve their English in a fun and interactive setting.
For students aged 5-12, 9am-3pm, Monday to Friday from 21st July to 15th August.
Message us for more details!
Wondering where we'll be today? Pop down to Wan Chai Expo Center to check out our booth
Students learn about the different animals seen at the zoo and describe last week's field trip. We finish by making an origami horse.
Putting our English into practice while learning something new!
Our first event at the new centre!