Sixty Chinese students studied for three weeks in Tacoma public schools. They practiced their English, but they had an unusual experience: they learned independence and creativity.



“In America, the classes are very open, and every person has a different idea,” noted 15-year-old Liu Hui Yu, who adopted an American name, Jennifer, for her visit. “It’s free. I like it.”


“I think the greatest thing I learned in America is their way of studying,” added her friend Jiao Xiao Yuan, also known as Caroline.


“They are not studying for a test, all the way around. They really read books, and they write what they feel about the book.”



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