Book Review: “Tong Wars” by Scott Seligman

Anna Catalano reviews China-hand and historian Scott Seilgman’s latest book, “Tong Wars: The Untold Story of Vice, Money and Murder in New York’s Chinatown” (Viking 2016), which tells a story of the early generation of Chinese immigrants who settled in New York City.

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A River, Trail, Mountain or Settlement Runs Through It: Going Global by Starting with Features Close to Home

Educator Kelly Clark shares her ideas on how teachers can make the local global by using a natural feature like a river to teach about geography, economics and history. #KentuckyLeads #raisingglobalchildren @KYDeptofEd

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Preparing to Study in the USA: How American Football Inspired IIE’s Newest Book

How an American football game inspired IIE’s latest book for international students. Guest blog by Dr. Allan E. Goodman #internationalstudents #generationstudyabroad

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Making Language Immersion Fun, Camp-style

Looking for summer camp options with a twist? Something unlike any other program, yet fun for kids aged 7-18? Tucked away in the northern woods of Minnesota is one of the best-kept secrets in language learning in the U.S.: Concordia Language Villages. #languagematters #langchat #raisingglobalchildren #generationstudyabroad

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My latest book, “Preparing to Study in the USA” is Available Now!

International students are seeking a combination of intellectual and cross-cultural experiences that will prepare them to succeed in the global marketplace. With billions of dollars of funding, cutting-edge research and innovation, and unmatched flexibility on more than 4,700 campuses, the United States offers unparalleled educational opportunities. We hope students and their parents will find this book a useful overview and guide to the sometimes confusing array of information available today.

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Creating a #NationofAdvocates: From 90% Target Language to 90% Retention

Guest blogger, Grant Boulanger, writes about the race and gender disparity affecting students taking world languages and offers first-hand tips for educators to contribute to the solution: Inspire students with meaningful, relevant, fair, joyful and effective language learning so that students keep learning and coming back for more. #NationofAdvocates

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Leadership for Gender Equality

Guest blogger, Anna Catalano, a global thinker who is interested in leadership in all aspects of life, shares her perspective on how raising our children is the most important factor in addressing gender equality issues in the workplace. #leadership #globalbusiness #diversity #womeninbusiness

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Sunnier Prospects for US-ASEAN business opportunity

SINGAPORE: As Asia citizens increasingly worry about health hazards ahead amidst polluted skies and water, new opportunities exist for companies going global with technologies and products to meet growing consumer needs. #GoGlobal

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Sealing the Deal on Biliteracy

The Seal of Biliteracy encourages language learning from an early age and celebrates it—something that has disappeared in today’s school districts across the country as language programs are cut just when we need them most. Get involved. Make a difference. Join the movement: #2bilit2quit

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Balancing a Big International Job and Little Kids

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, Perry Yeatman, CEO of Perry Yeatman Global Partners and External Director at Mission Measurement, shares her tips on how to have a big international job and small kids. It’s not easy but with some sacrifices and hard work, you can do it! #IWD2016 #GoGlobal

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