How do we build character at a learning center?

Dear teachers, At an after school learning center, finding time to cultivate the students’ characters can be a luxury.  However, we cannot deny the fact that our classrooms also provide a social structure that the child encounters and an excellent opportunity for character-building. Classroom is not just about learning concepts; it is also a place where a foundation can be built for becoming upstanding person. […]

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A Gift from Every Lesson

Dear my student, I know you’ve been stressed out lately with all the expectations weighing on your shoulders. They are so heavy that you seem to have forgotten the purpose of your learning when you showed up to our tutoring sessions. The purpose that I’m talking about here is not about completing all the worksheets or the lessons as planned. Those things are important because […]

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Tran Luong Khoa Bang: Learning from the Uncertainties

Tran Luong Khoa Bang: Learning from the Uncertainties

“In and outside of class, I’m a boy who is very… indecisive and shy. It’s hard for me to make new friends sometimes.” – Khoa Bang, a 10th grader from British International School (BIS), smiled and stated when being asked to describe himself. Little did we expect, Khoa Bang will soon venture himself to a new chapter of his academic career in the United Kingdom […]

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Tran Huu Quang Huy: 2016 Lawrence Ting Scholarship Winner

Tran Huu Quang Huy is currently a 9th grader at Vo Truong Toan Middle School in District 1. He’s been studying with E2 since Spring 2015 and have recently won the Lawrence Ting Scholarship to study at Saigon South International School (SSIS). Each year, SSIS offers a three-year scholarship for one local Vietnamese student who has demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, proficiency in English, and interests in global and […]

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Nguyen Thuy Linh: An adventure in coding

Nguyen Thuy Linh: An adventure in coding

Thuy Linh is a soon-to-be 11th grader at British International School (BIS) in Ho Chi Minh City and a former student at E2, and she might just have the most interesting summer plans this year! Thuy Linh is going to join the Girls Who Code at American Online (AOL) in the States, a seven-week-long program that aims to inspire and equip high school girls with […]

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