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Great question, Sheila. Yes, the school does ensure that students learn their ABC’s, as well. During the first couple of years, when the goal is for the kids to build a solid foundation in Mandarin, 90% of the daily lessons are taught in Mandarin, and only 10% is taught in English. After the first couple of years, however, the model shifts to a 70/30 balance between Mandarin and English, and then at some point later it shifts again to 50/50. My daughter is now in 6th grade, and about half of her classes are in Mandarin and the other half are in English.
I saw a blog post discussing the very same thing and my answer is the same – I’m 100% for sex education. The age – I’m leaving this to our experts to decide on. As long as you are aware that you are working with sweeping generalizations with many exceptions, then we have no disagreement.
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Thank you so much for your kind feedback. I am so pleased that this article has hit the spot! I only hope it’s not too long!! Thanks very much for your visit. Homeschool Organizations such as the Home School Legal Defense Association are also a great place to start. Many of the organizations have special grant programs geared specifically for special need kids in low income families.
Periodicity in the periodic table is so pronounced that Mendeleev was able to correctly predict the properties of elements that were needed to fill in the gaps in his table but were unknown in his time. He arranged the elements by atomic mass, not atomic number, but he still observed periodicity.