Posts under ‘Recreation’

Children’s games

Something I like to do occasionally is have my students brainstorm some of the games they used to play as children, and by games I’m referring to outdoor and/or playground type games. What I’ve found is that my Taiwanese students used to play games that are in many ways very similar to, and in some […]

McDonald’s to collaborate on grad courses at NTNU?

I’m not sure this is such a good idea. At a time when Taiwan is trying to improve its image as a tourist destination, in part by improving its tourist infrastructure, I don’t think it should use McDonald’s as a model. Hmmm, what does McDonald’s have that a five start hotel would want? Am I […]

Aging swimmer shows there’s hope for rest of us

This is a good article for a discussion and activity on recreation and sports. Younger students might not appreciate it as much as those of us over 40, or even 30, but when they realize that this swimmer is roughly the age of their parents, they might take more interest. Zanesville – whiznews.com – Southeastern […]

Dangers of model aircraft

I was wondering when something like this would happen. I’ve seen people even flying these things on school sports fields while people were walking around the track. This article could serve to launch a discussion on safety and recreation. Six injured in fire caused by model aircraft – The China Post Friday, July 4, 2008 […]