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Best Educational Tools for Bilinguals to Learn Chinese

Best Educational Tools for Bilinguals to Learn Chinese

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. In today’s society, knowing more than one language is a huge benefit. The following toys and tools are great for learning Chinese, and can be used by young children with great success. Here are some of the best Chinese education toys for bilinguals. Little Pim Chinese The series follow a panda named Little Pim who…

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Experiences I have first hand with being bi-cultural Indian – American

Experiences I have first hand with being bi-cultural Indian – American

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. I  think having bi-cultural or multi-cultural experiences broaden’s  your perspective about life. I remember my whole family came to see me off at the airport after I had just finished high school and it was destined that I would come to America. I literally didn’t plan it . It may sound like a cliche. I was actually planning…

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Engineers can solve problems that afflict every culture

Engineers can solve problems that afflict every culture

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. Mia Mei’s Daddy said I could say a little bit about what I think is good about growing up in two different cultures.  I’m not really an expert in growing up nor in cultures, but I do know quite a bit about good ways to solve engineering problems.  That might seem a little far afield…

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What is a Chinese American? Where are they? How Many are There?

What is a Chinese American? Where are they? How Many are There?

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. A Chinese American is a person who has American nationality and is full or partial Chinese. They might be born in China and come to America and change their citizenship. My Mommy did that. Maybe their parents were born in China and came to the United States. Then they were born here. Maybe one of…

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