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Bringing Creativity to Middle China’s Stifled Classrooms
A teacher in a small-town elementary school in the province of Shaanxi has gained celebrity status, as well as accolades for helping inspire creativity among her students, reports hsw. Zhang Chenfan, who teaches 4th grade in the suburbs of Yulin, is being lauded by both parents and students after she began doodling cartoons and other pictures on her student's homework. Undated photo of Zhang Chenfan, teacher at an elementary school in Yulin, Shaanxi Province, draws cartoon images while correcting her students' homework to try to peak their interest in education. She says after her hand-written notes on the student's homework failed to generate much inspiration, she decided to start penning cartoon images on their homework to inspire them. Her doodles, which are often tailored to the individual student, were later posted online by one of her student's parents, catching the attention of the media and her supervisors.
A high school teacher from northern China was fired after posting a video on social media of him kissing a female pupil during a private tutoring session, according to a news website report. Chinese art professor caught kissing students sparks public outrage. He uploaded the footage to the social media platform QQ, but forgot to press the option to make the video private. Luonan High School, where the teacher had a full-time teaching job and the student studied, fired him after an investigation, the article said.
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