Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6, and Day 7
Q1 - How do you make sense of this idiom "You may go further and do a lot worse"?
According to a staff member I talked to, the idiom is showing a sort of national identity. It asks the Scottish people NOT to go south for England as it will only do bring them bad fortune.
They are a kind of mini toothbrush for chewing. One pound each, available in the lavatory.
Q1 - The tour guide said it was a good thing to see these fungi, can you guess why?
Fungi only survive in clean air. Having fungi growing all over the trees implies that the air in the location is very clean.
It was Mrs Lam's room. I have no idea how you could guess it right but some of you did guess it right with very good reasoning!
Q1 - As far as you can see from this short clip, how does their maths lesson differ from yours at school?
In fact, all of your answers are sensible. I notice mainly the grouping and the use of the small board for each student. But you know your maths lessons better than I do.
This is a self-reflective question which can only be answered by yourselves. But I'm glad to see quite a few of you answering "yes"!
Q1 - Can you tell what was so special about this poster?
This one is super hard...The speech bubbles on the poster were actually sound devices. I pressed on it and it played a sentence which was prerecorded by a student. Those sentences were statements on children's rights.
It was because I wanted to visit my old school - The University of Stirling.
Those are study pods for small group gathering for discussion and homework.
I didn't give any question this day. But I'm glad to answer yours.
Q1 - In the Chinese Booth of the fair, could you tell/guess which two activities were offered?
Surprisingly, some of you did give me the right answers...The two games were chopstick skills and Chinese calligraphy.
I appreciate those who attempted to respond to this as the audio in the clip might be too hard for some of you. Keren struggled with her deafness and that she had no language when she first moved to Scotland. Adjusting her life with hearing students in school was also a challenge. But Keren still managed to win a poetry award!
Q1 - Try to listen to him (Prof Mattieson) carefully (maybe several times) and see if you could understand what he said here! Try to sum it up!
Another good challenge here. Prof Mattieson summed up the relationship between the Scottish and London Government and said that the former could run their own education policies.
There are in fact too many memorable moments that could be my favourite. If I must choose, my meeting with Prof Mattieson, interaction with some individual Scottish students, and tour in Stirling were among my top favourite parts of this tour.
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To conclude, as I have shared with my students in the morning assembly, be a world explorer and bring back your learning to share with others in Hong Kong. The world is a huge classroom and everyone can be your teacher. As for our P.6 boys, another tour is upcoming, be prepared to dig deep!
Dr H C Lee