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T HE RE I S NO DOUBT T HA TT HE ACCUMUL A T I ON OFKNOWL E DGE I S A T T HE F ORE F RONT OF OUR S T UDE NT ' SMI NDSASWECL OS EOUR F I RS TT E RM T E ACHI NGE XAMI NA T I ON CURRI CUL A.F OROURI BAND I GCS E S T UDE NT SI NP ART I CUL AR, T HES HE E R WE I GHT OF KNOWL E DGE AND UNDE RS T ANDI NG T HA TI SE XPE CT E D OFT HE M HASDOUBT L E S SCOMEAS S OME T HI NG OFACHAL L E NGE .AND, OFCOURS E ,I TI SACHAL L E NGET HA T WE BOT H E NCOURAGE AND CE L E BRA T E AS A F UNDAME NT AL AS S E TOFANYGOODE DUCA T I ON. Howe v e r ,k nowl e dg ei sbutas ma l lpa r tof wha twea nd oure x a m boa r dsa s kofour s t ude nt s .F or we ha v e a v e r y c l e a r unde r s t a ndi ngofhowwee x pe c tours t ude nt s t oa c qui r ek nowl e dg ea swe l la swha twedo wi t ht ha tk nowl e dg e .We e x pe c ta l lour s t ude nt swhoha v et hepr i v i l e g eofs omuc h k nowl e dg ea tt he i rf i ng e r t i pst ot r e a tt ha t k nowl e dg ewi t hr e s pe c ta ndt ous ei ti ns uc ha wa yt ha te nc our a g e sg r e a ts c hol a r s hi pa nd wi s dom.F ork nowl e dg ei snott obeas t a t i c phe nome na but one t ha ti sc ha l l e ng e d, r e e v a l ua t e da nd a da pt e dt of i tc ul t ur a l pe c ul i a r i t i e s ,c ha ng i ng s oc i a lt i me sa nd di f f e r i ng pe r s pe c t i v e s .F ur t he r mor e ,t he a c c umul a t i on ofk nowl e dg e br i ng swi t hi t powe ra nd t he r e f or er e s pons i bi l i t y . And r e s pons i bi l i t yi sa tt hec or eofwha tma k e sf or a nNL CSJ e j ue duc a t i on.Al lours t ude nt sa r e e x pe c t e dt obe ha v er e s pons i bl ya ndt ot a k eon r e s pons i bi l i t yf orot he r s ,ofwha t e v e ra g eor ba c k g r ound,a nd t oa c ti n at ol e r a nta nd s uppor t i v ema nne r . We a r e at i g ht l yk ni tc ommuni t ya nd our c l os e ne s si soneofourdi s t i ng ui s hi ngf e a t ur e s . Att hec or eofa l l wedoi st hei mpa r t a t i ona nd a c c umul a t i onofk nowl e dg e . Wea bs or bi t , we

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di s e nt a ng l ei t , wec ha l l e ng ei t , wer e f or m our i de a sa ndourpe r c e pt i ons .S uc hf r e e dom of t houg htc a n onl y oc c urwhe n pe opl ef e e l c omf or t a bl ea nd ourc ommuni t ys t r i v e st o c r e a t et hi spl a t f or m. ha v ebe e nde l i g ht e dbya l l weha v edonet hi s I t e r mi nHous e s ,i nt hec l a s s r oom a ndi nt he c oc ur r i c ul a ra r e na ,t oe ns ur et ha t our s t ude nt sf e e l c omf or t a bl ee noug ht ot a k er i s k s i nt he i ra c c umul a t i on a nd c ons i de r a t i on of k nowl e dg e .Iwi s ha l lours t ude nt st hebe s tof l uc ka st he yus eChr i s t ma sa sat i met or e f l e c t ona l l t he yha v el e a r ntt hi st e r m,a swe l l a st o c ons ol i da t e a nd bui l d upon t he i r unde r s t a ndi ng .

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S t ude nt s of t e ng a i n di f f e r e nt k nowl e dg e f r om s c hool ,l e c t ur e s ,i ndi v i dua ls t udy i ng , i nv e s t i g a t i nga ndt hr oug hourda i l yl i v e s . T he wor d‘ k nowl e dg e a bl e ’i sde r i v e df r om t hi s wor d, k nowl e dg e . Howe v e r , ak nowl e dg e a bl e s t ude ntdoe snotj us tr e f e rt oape r s onwho ha sk nowl e dg eononea s pe c t ,butt ot he s t ude ntwhoha sade e punde r s t a ndi ngof v a r i ousa s pe c t s .Mor e ov e r ,ak nowl e dg e a bl e s t ude ntha st ok nowhowt oe x pr e s ss ui t a bl e k nowl e dg ei ndi f f e r e nts i t ua t i ons . Be i ng k nowl e dg e a bl e he l ps s t ude nt st o unde r s t a nddi f f e r e nts i t ua t i onsmor equi c k l y a nde a s i l y .T he yc a nme a s ur et hes i t ua t i on a ndi t se f f e c tbe t t e rt ha not he rs t ude nt s ,s o t ha tt he yc a n pr oduc e be t t e rout c ome s . F ur t he r mor e ,t hek nowl e dg e a bl es t ude nti s a bl e t o s ol v e pr obl e ms whe n t he y c ome a c r os s une x pe c t e d s i t ua t i ons ,bya ppl y i ngt he i rbr oa da ndde e p unde r s t a ndi ng t o ne w c i r c ums t a nc e s .

S o,i t ’ snotonl ywha twel e a r n,buthowwe us et ha tk nowl e dg et ha tc ount s . T he n, howt obe c omeamor ek nowl e dg e a bl e s t ude nt ?F i r s t l y ,weha v et obeope nmi nde d t owa r dsl e a r ni ngs ome t hi ngne w. Weha v et o r e c og ni s e i ndi v i dua l we a k ne s s e s a nd unde r s t a ndt ha tweha v et oov e r c omet he m. Andofc our s e ,wi t has a f ee nv i r onme ntl i k e NL CSJ e j ut ol e a r ni n, wes houl dnotbea f r a i d ofc ha l l e ng i ngour s e l v e s . S e c ondl y , we s houl d i nc r e a s e t he oppor t uni t i e sf orl e a r ni ngi nourda i l yl i v e s . T he r ea r el ot sofoppor t uni t i e sf orust o a c qui r ek nowl e dg ei nours c hool l i v e ss uc ha s r e a di ngr e l a t e dbook s ;wa t c hi ngr e l e v a ntT V pr og r a mme s , a nd c ha l l e ng i ng one s e l f e v e r y da y .T hei mpor t a ntt hi ngi st ha twe ne v e r mi s sa c ha nc et oa c qui r e mor e k nowl e dg e . L a s t l ya nd mos ti mpor t a nt l y ,we s houl d e x pr e s sourk nowl e dg ei nas ui t a bl ewa y . We ha v et obea bl et ot e a c hot he r s , whe t he rt ha t bei na ne s s a y , t a l k , pr e s e nt a t i onora na r t i c l e f orT heI s l a nde r !

byE mi l yMona g ha n, Y e a r10, S a r a h T het he meoft hi st e r mi sk nowl e dg e a bl e .Awi de r a ng i ngt opi ct ha t i nc l ude si mpr ov i nga nds t r e t c hi ngy ourk nowl e dg ee v e ni fy oudon’ t f e e ly oune e dt o.F ore x a mpl e ,whe ny oua r ei n6t hf or my ouwoul d ne v e rdr e a mt ha tr e a di ngac hi l dr e n’ sbookwoul d be ne f i ty our k nowl e dg e .S i mi l a r l y ,whe ny ou’ r ei nY e a r7abi gbooka boutt he Rus s i a nr e v ol ut i onmi g htnotbet hef i r s ty our e a c hf or . T hi si ma g er e pr e s e nt st hei de at ha te v e ni fy out hi nky ouk now e v e r y t hi ngy oune e dt o, t he r ei sa l wa y ss ome t hi ngmor ey ouc a nl e a r n -y ouc a na l wa y sg obe y onde x pe c t a t i onsa nde x t e ndy ourk nowl e dg e . Mode l s : Ki hy unKi ma ndJ i wooRy u.

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Be y ondt hec l a s s r oom WHYAREY OUHE RE ?PE E RI NGI NT OT HE S E P AGE S ,RE ADI NGAL LT HEART I CL E S .WHAT DOY OUE XPE CT ?DOY OUT HI NKY OUWI L L L E ARNS OME T HI NG?I FS O, WHYI ST HATS O I MPORT ANT ? Wes pe ndhour sa ndhour sl e a r ni nga c a de mi c k nowl e dg e ;s omuc hofwha twel e a r ni st he da y t oda yk nowl e dg et ha ts e e psi nt oours k i n; wedr i nki tupa si fwewe r et hi r s t ys pong e s .We t a k et e s t st oa s s e s sourk nowl e dg e ,t oe s t i ma t e how muc h ofi twe ha v ec onne c t e dt o our ne ur ons .S owhydowewa ntt og a i nk nowl e dg e ? Ani ma l sg a i nk nowl e dg et heha r dwa yt os ur v i v e i naha r s hna t ur a l wor l d. T he yg a i nk nowl e dg et o c a t c hf ood,ma k ehome s ,a nda v oi dda ng e r .I f t he ydonotg a i nba s i ce s s e nt i a l k nowl e dg e , t he i r l i f ewi l lbemor es t r e nuousa ndv e r yr i s k y .T he y wi l ls t a r v e ,t he ywi l lc a t c hc ol d,t he ywi l lbe t hr e a t e ne da nddi e … I t ’ snotonl ya ni ma l st ha tha v et ol e a r nt os ur v i v e , huma nsa l s oha v eoc c a s i onswhe nk nowl e dg ei s e s s e nt i a lf ors ur v i v a l .T hef i r s tt hi ngwel e a r ni s , whe nwea r et oddl e r s , howt or ol l . I tl ook sr e a l l y e a s y ,butwhe nwewe r et oddl e r sweus e dour whol ee ne r g yf oras i ng l er ol l . As i ng l er ol l i sv e r y i mpor t a ntf orat oddl e rbe c a us e ,i ft he ydonot k nowhowt or ol l , t he yc oul dc hok et ode a t h. S ol i k ea ni ma l sa ndt oddl e r s , dowene e dt og a i n k nowl e dg ef ors ur v i v a l ? Wha ti s“ k nowl e dg e ” ?Knowl e dg ea l wa y sha s be e n a di f f i c ul tc onc e pt .Ar i s t ot l ef a mous l y c l a i me dt ha t“ a l l me nbyna t ur ede s i r et ok now” a nd hi st e a c he r ,Pl a t o,a l s oa r g ue dt ha tt he “ une x a mi ne dl i f ei s notwor t hl i v i ng” .E v e n t houg hweunde r s t a ndi ndi v i dua l wor ds , wema y notunde r s t a ndt hec onc e ptbe hi ndt he m:Wha t do t he s e wor dsa c t ua l l y me a n:“ a l lme n by na t ur ede s i r et ok now” ?

“Al lme nb ynat ur e d e s i r et ok no w. ” Ar i s t ot l e

I ns oc i e t y ,i tc l e a r l ys howst ha thuma nbe i ng s s houl dbet hi r s t yf ormor ek nowl e dg e ,a ndt ha t t he t hi r s tf ork nowl e dg ea l wa y sc ome swi t h be ne f i t s .Weha v ebe ne f i t t e dourg e ne r a t i onby ourt hi r s tf ork nowl e dg e ,c r e a t i ngs ma r t phone s , i P a ds ,me di c i ne ,e f f i c i e ntc a r s ,a nde v e ne x ot i c f l a v or sofl i pba l m.

T heRi g htPa t h Knowl e dg eha sa l s os l i ppe di nt oourl i v e sby be i ngi nNL CSJ e j u.Whe r e v e rwec omef r om i n t hewor l d, weha v et hede s i r et og a i nk nowl e dg e . T hes e c ondquot emi g htbemor ei nt r i g ui ngt ous , be c a us e notonl y di d Pl a t ot hi nk a boutt he r e a s onf orl e a r ni ng ,hef oc us e donwhywene e d t oe x a mi nei t ,bei nqui s i t i v ea bouti t ,a ndk now a bouti t .

“Une x ami ne dl i f ei s no two r t hl i v i ng . ” Pl at o

Whe nIt hi nka boutt hedi f f e r e ntc hoi c e swe ma k et ha tma k el i f ewor t hwhi l e ,t hel i s twoul d i nc l udeahi g h pa y i ngj ob,hi g hs oc i a ls t a t us , l ov e l yma t e r i a l pos s e s s i ons , al a r g ehous e . Andi t i st r uet ha tk nowl e dg ec a nhe l pusg a i na l lof t he s et hi ng s , i t ’ swha tmot i v a t e ss oma nype opl e t og e ti nt ot het opuni v e r s i t i e sa nds t udyha r d. But ,a swea r es t ude nt s ,wes houl dnotonl ybe f oc us i ngont hef ut ur e , wes houl dpe r ha pst a k ea s t e pba c ka nds l owdown. Wek nowt ha tma t e r i a l pos s e s s i onsa r eg oodbe c a us ewek nowwha tt o dowi t ht he m,a ndt hepr i v i l e g e st ha tt he yg i v e us .Howe v e r ,we s houl d notonl yf oc us on ma t e r i a lpos s e s s i ons ,i ti si mpor t a ntt ous eour k nowl e dg ei nag oodwa y ;notus i ngk nowl e dg e f ore v i lpur pos e sbutus i ngi tf orunde r s t a ndi ng y our s e l f ,s e l f k nowl e dg ea nd e x a mi ni ng a nd pe r f e c t i ngy ourl i f e ,be c a us et hi si swha tr e a l l y ma k e sourl i f ewor t hwhi l e . Howe v e r ,k nowl e dg ei snotwor t hwhi l ei fi tonl y s t a y si nourmi nds . Us i ngourk nowl e dg et oma k e g oodj udg me nt swi l lma k et hek nowl e dg emor e us e f ul . Ourk nowl e dg ewi l l he l pust odi s t i ng ui s h be t we e nwha twi l lma k eourl i pss mi l eorour e y e sc r y .Whe nwer e a c ht ot hepoi ntwhe nt he wor l dwa nt sust oma k ei mpor t a nts t e psi nour l i f ewewi l l k nowwha tt odo…howe l s ec oul dwe t e l l i fwea r er e a l l yi nl ov ewi t hs ome one , ori fwe a r er e a dyt oma k eabi gde c i s i on?F ore x a mpl e , how woul d Dr .S hi l l a be e rde c i det o mov et o a not he rc ount r ya ndl i v eona ni s l a ndi fhedi dn’ t ha v ek nowl e dg e ? Ands o, puts i mpl y , t het r uev a l ueof k nowl e dg ei s t ha ti the l pst ol e a dy out ot her i g htpa t h,not r e s t i ngl i k eahope l e s sr a bbi ts t a ndi ngv a c a nt l y , ha v i ngnoi de aofwhe r et og o.T he r ewi l l bel ot s ofdi f f i c ul t i e s .F i ndi ngt hepr osa ndc onsoft he c hoi c et ha twewi l lma k e ,a ndt hebe ne f i t st ha t wi l l c omea f t e r , i st het r uev a l ueofk nowl e dg e .

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I nt r oduc i ng . . . MISSYEANAKIM F orme ,Ant oi ne De S a i nt E x upé r y ’ sL e Pe t i t Pr i nc ei sl i k es pr i ngwa t e rc l e a ns i ngmymi nd.I f y ou’ r edi s t r e s s e dori nadi f f i c ul ts i t ua t i on,i t ’ s na t ur a l t of e e l down. Whe nI r e a dL eP e t i tPr i nc e If e e ll i k eI ’ v et r a v e l l e d ba c ki nt i me t o my c hi l dhoodwhe ne v e r y t hi ngwa sal i t t l es i mpl e r . “ T hi si smys e c r e t .I t ’ sv e r ys i mpl e .Y ouc a nonl y s e es ome t hi nga si tr e a l l yi si fy oul ookwi t ht he mi nd. T hemos ti mpor t a ntt hi ng sc a nnotbes e e n wi t ht hee y e s . ” T hebe a ut i f ulpr os eofL eP e t i tPr i nc et r a ns por t s y out oa not he rwor l d.T hewor dspoi ntoutt he t r a ns i e ntl i f eofmode r npe opl e , whoc ha s ewha t i ss e e n; pur ei nnoc e nc ei sl os ti nt het r a ns i t i ont o a dul t hood.T hev oi c eofL eP e t i tPr i nc ei sa l wa y s pur ef orus-i tbe c ome sa ne c hoofourhe a r tf or al ongt i me . Iwa ntt ok e e pt hi sbooka tha nda ndr e a di t t hr oug houtmyl i f e !

MISSJINAHWANG Whe ns t ude nt sa s k me t or e c omme nd a r oma nc e ,Ia l wa y sr e c omme ndJ a neAus t e n.S he i smyf a v or i t e Br i t i s ha ut hor ,a nd Pr i de a nd Pr ej udi c ei smyf a v or i t eofhe rwor k s . I ha v er e a d i ts e v e r a l t i me sbe c a us ei ti ss omuc hf un. I t ’ sas t or yofma r r i a g e , mone ya nds oc i a l c l a s si n e a r l y19t hc e nt ur yE ng l a nd. T hr oug ht hede t a i l e d de s c r i pt i onofe a r l y19t hc e nt ur yl i f e , If e e l l i k eI a ma c t ua l l yl i v i ngi nt hepe r i od. " I ti sat r ut huni v e r s a l l ya c k nowl e dg e d,t ha ta s i ng l ema ni npos s e s s i onofag oodf or t une , mus t bei nwa ntofawi f e . " About t wo hundr e dy e a r sa f t e r Pr i de a nd Pr e j udi c ewa swr i t t e n, t hi sf a mousf i r s tl i nei ss t i l l us e dt oda y .

MSE RI C AS WE E NE Y Myf a v our i t ebookwoul dha v et obeUndert he T us c a nS unbyF r a nc e sMa y e s .I t ’ sat a l eoft he a ut hor ’ se x pe r i e nc eofbuy i nga ndr e nov a t i nga hous ene a rCor t onai nT us c a ny ,I t a l y .F r a nc e s Ma y e s wr i t e s be a ut i f ul l y ,t houg ht f ul l y ,a nd pa s s i ona t e l ya boutI t a l ya ndI t a l i a ns . Buts hea l s o wr i t e sa bouthe rl i f ea ndhows hec a met obei n t hi ss i t ua t i on. S he de s c r i be sv i g ne t t e s of he rS out he r n c hi l dhood,t hee ndi ngofhe rf i r s tma r r i a g e ,he r ne wr e l a t i ons hi pwi t hE d( whowa snoty e the r hus ba ndwhe ns hewr ot et hebook ) ,he rl i f ei n S a nF r a nc i s c oa ndhowa l l ofi ts ome howbr oug ht he rt ot hi shous e ,Br a ma s ol e ,i nT us c a ny .S he de s c r i be sal i f ea ndl i f e s t y l ei nI t a l yt ha t ,whi l ei t ha si t sdr a wba c k s ,i sa l la boutt a k i ngt i met o e nj oyt hes i mpl et hi ng si nl i f el i k eg oodf ood, c ul t ur e ,f r i e ndsa nd f a mi l y .It hi nkt ha tde e p downwea l l wa ntal i f el i k et hi s . I f i r s tr e a dt hi sbookwhe nI wa sl i v i ngi nS e r e g no, as ma l l t owni nnor t he r nI t a l y , a nde v e nt houg hI wa si nt henor t h,Inot i c e dt ha tt hee v e ni ng s unl i g htonmyba l c onywa sj us tl i k et heT us c a n s unl i g hts hede s c r i be si nt hebook .T hema r k e t t ha tIwe ntt oonS a t ur da y swa sv e r ymuc hl i k e t hema r k e ti nCor t onat ha ts hev i s i t sr e g ul a r l y .I t hi nkt ha tbe c a us eoft hi s ,a sIr e a dt hr oug ht he bookt he n, a ndnowwhe nI r e a dt hebooka g a i n, i ti ss oe a s yt opi c t ur ei nmymi ndt hepl a c e st ha t s hede s c r i be s .T hi sa ndt heme mor i e soft ha t y e a ri nS e r e g no, t ha tna t ur a l l yc omet omi nd, a sI r e a dt hr oug ht hepa g e s ,a r et her e a s onswhyI l ov et hebooks omuc h. “ Unde rt hef i gt r e ewhe r et woc a t sc ur l ,we ’ r e c ool .I ’ v ec ount e d:t hedov ec ooss i x t yt i me spe r mi nut e . T heE t r us c a nwa l l a bov et hehous eda t e s f r om t hee i g ht hc e nt ur yB. C.Wec a nt a l k ,we ha v et het i me . ”

On t he one ha nd,i tr e v e a l st he r e a l i t i e sof s oc i e t ybutont heot he r ,i ts a t i r e i s e sc ommon s oc i a lnor ms .E s pe c i a l l y ,t hr oug ht he he r oi ne E l i z a be t h Be nne t ’ s be a ut i f ul l ye x pr e s s e da nd wi t t ys pe e c h. Ihopey ouwi l lr e a dt hi sma s t e r pi e c ea ndbe dr a wnt oa l l ofAus t e n’ swor k s . Beha ppyr e a di ng ! !

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T heL i br a r y J i l l i a nChun, Y e a r11, J e oj i , i nt r oduc e st he l i br a r y-t hehe a r t a nds oul ofl e a r ni ng a tNL CSJ e j u. T heg l a s sdoor ss l i deope n. T ot he r i g htt he r ei sr e c e p on,i nf r ont a not he rpa i rofg l a s sdoor st ha t ope nsupt ot hepa t hwa y st ot he boa r di ng hous e s .T wo pa t hs s t r e t c hi ngone i t he rs i deoft he door sl e a dupt ot hec l a s s r ooms a nd t he c a f e t e r i a .T he e nr e s c hools e r v e dupi nanut s he l l . L a s t l y , t oy ourl e, t he r ei sat owe r i ngg l a s swa l l ,a ndbe hi ndi twe l lbe hi ndi t ,t he r ei swha tt hi s s c hool i sa bout : L e a r ni ng . T he3floor e dl i br a r yi ss i t ua t e da t t hev e r yc or eoft hes c hool bui l di ng .L og i c a l l y ,i ti sa ne ffic i e nt us a g eofs pa c e .S y mbol i c a l l y ,i t s i ng ul a r l ye mbodi e st hehe i g ht e ne de mpha s i sf ort hes c hool ’ s l ov eofk nowl e dg e .I fwet a k ea bi r d’ se y ev i e woft hes c hool ,t he g l a s s pa ne l e dl i br a r ype ne t r a t e s t hev e r yhe a r toft hes c hool l i k ea g l ie r yi c ec ube dr oppe di na s wi r l i ngfiz z ydr i nk .Among s ta l l t hebus t l ea ndr umpust ha tdomi na t e sat y pi c a ls c hoolda y ,t he c a l m qui e t ude of t he l i br a r y ma i nt a i nst hes e ns eofba l a nc e . Al t houg ha l la c a de mi c de pa r t me nt s unde r we nt s i g ni fic a nt c ha ng e sov e rt hepa s ty e a r ,i ti s unde ni a bl et ha tt hel i br a r ywa s byf a ra ndl a r g et he‘ de pa r t me nt ’ t ha tc ha ng e dmos tbot hv i s i bl y a ndi nt a ng i bl y .T hes t ude nt ssl l v i v i dl yr e me mbe rt hev e r yfir s t we e k sofs c hool ,whe nnobook s ha dy e ta r r i v e d,a ndt hel i br a r y wa sf ul lofr owsofs he l v e s ,s k e l e t a li nt he i rv a c a nc y ,l i k ede f or e s t e dwoodl a nd. Now, e v e r y t hi ng i sdi ffe r e nt .

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On t he fir s tfloor ,t he fir s t t hi ng st ha tc a t c ht hee y e sa r e t he t hi ns he l v e sl i ne d wi t h book s .T he s e book s a r e c hos e nt os ui tt het he mea nd a t mos phe r eoft hes c hool -f or i ns t a nc e , t hee nt r a nc es he l v e s we r ef ul l ofDi c k e nswhe nt he bi c e nt e nni a la nni v e r s a r y of t he a ut hor ’ sbi r t h wa sc e l e br a t e d.Dur i ng t he r e c e nt a nbul l y i ngwe e k ,book s ons c hool l i v e sa ndbul l y i ngwe r edi s pl a y e d. I ns i de ,t he r ea r e c ouc he s ,de s k s , de ns e l ypa c k e d books hel ves f ul lofg e ne r a l ficon; t he f r e s h ne ws pa pe r s a r e l a i d down c r i s pl y .T he new est headl i nes bl a r e out f r om t hepa g e f ort hes t ude nt s t os k i m. T he r e a r e s t ude nt s a s y ounga se l e v e ny e a r s ol d, r e a di ng E ng l i s h c omi c book s or c ha ng qui e t l y .S ome me st hev oi c e s g e tl oude r ,a nda noc c a s i ona l ‘ s hhh’ r i ng sout , a ndt henoi s e s ubs i de sonc emor e . Al t houg honl yafli g htofs t a i r s s e pa r a t e st hefir s ta nds e c ond floor ,t hea t mos phe r es l i g ht l y s hisa ss t ude nt sa s c e ndt he s t a i r s . S t ude nt sr e s e a r c hi nde pe nde nt l yon t henume r ous c omput e r s ,r oa mt he book s he l v e s( fil l e dwi t ha l ls or t sof g e ne r a lnonficon)f ort he r i g htr e s our c e ,orpor eov e r t he i rhome wor kf oc us s i ngl i k e i n no ot he rs pa c ei nt he s c hool .

He r e , t he r e i s mor e c onc e nt r aon;book sa r eope n one v e r yde s k ,ma nys t ude nt s do notl i t he i rhe a dsf r om t he i rwor kf ormi nut e sa ta me .Voi c e ss ol yt r i c k l ei n hus he d di s c us s i ons . Att he s i de ,t he r ea r eme e ngr ooms r e s e r v e df orpr e s sme e ng sor fo rm al c onf er e nc es .

I ti s e v e nqui e t e r on t he t hi r d floor .F or t he e x c l us i v e us a g e ofS i x t hF or me r sonl y , t he t hi r d floor c ont a i ns us e f ul t e x t book s , s e ni ornonficon,a nda c a de mi ca dul tfic on t ha t s uppl e me nt s I B c our s e wor k .I fav oi c ei se v e r r a i s e d,i ti si nhe a t e da c a de mi c di s c us s i on.T he r ei st hes ound of pe n s c r a t c hi ngpa pe r , of


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Now t ha tt he ya r ea l lor g a ni s e d a nd puti nt or i g htpl a c e s ,i t ’ s a bouti mpr ov i ngt hea c c e s s i bi l i t yofbook sf ors t ude nt s .T hel i br a r yc on nue st oi mpr ov ei ni t s ownwa y s . T hebook sne e dt obe or g a ni s e dt ofitt hes c hoolc ur r i c ul um,t he yne e dt o be e a s i e rt ofinda nde a s i e r t or e f e r e nc e . ”

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i ti s a l s o a pl a c e ofe ndl e s s c ha ng e . . . t he r e i s a l wa y s a cv i t y be hi nd t he s c e ne s . T he r e i s a n uns e e n,me c ul ousme c ha ni s m of book k e e pi ng .T hi s s e e mst oe x i s te ffor t l e s s l y , buti t i sma na g e da nds us t a i ne dbyt he e ffor t soft hec ommie ds t a ff. “ Whe nI fir s tc a met ot hes c hool , t hea bs e nc eofbook ss ur pr i s e d

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t he r ewe r es e v e r a lha r ds hi psweha d t og ot hr oug h. Oneofourt e a mma t e s a l mos tg a v e up a nd s a i dt ha ts he woul ds i mpl ywa l kba c kdown.T he r e s tofusha dt o pe r s ua dehe rt o c on nue a nd a e r30 mi nut e sof c r y i nga nds i g hi ng , wes t a r t e dwa l k i ng upa g a i n. T hefir s tda ywa squi t eas hoc kf ort he f ourofusbe c a us ewedi dnote x pe c t s omuc hwa l k i nga ndc l i mbi ng . Be f or e wec r a wl e di nt oours l e e pi ngba g s , we we r es uffe r i ngf r om a na c hi ngpa i ni n ourt hi g hsa ndf e e t . T hes e c ondda ywa ss ur pr i s i ng l ymuc h e a s i e rt ha nt hefir s t .Wewe r er e a dy t o wa l ka nd we r ea l lv e r y ha ppy . Howe v e r ,j us ta st heda ybe f or e ,our e ne r g ys t a r t e dt odr opa r ound5pm, a nd we e nde d up we a r i ng he a d t or c he si nt heda r k ,t hi s mewi t h r a i nc oa t sona swe l l .Wewa l k e da nd wa l k e d, butourc a mpi nga r e as e e me d l i k ei twoul dne v e ra ppe a r . Andt he nI t r i ppe d,hurngmyk ne e .S udde nl y ,I bur s ti nt ot e a r s , f e e l i nghope l e s sa nd powe r l e s s . He a v yr a i ndr opswe r e f a l l i ng on myr a i nc oa t ,myg l a s s e s r eg e nga l lf og g y ,a ndmyha nds we we r ef r e e z i ngi nt he c ol dt hi na i r , ba r e l yhol di ngmysc k .Is a tont he g r ound,j us tl i k et ha t ,f ora bout10 mi nut e sa nd t houg htde e pl ya bout why I wa s he r ea nd wha tt hi s mount a i nme a ntt ome . Atfir s t ,Is i mpl ys t a r t e dt hi sj our ne y be c a us eIwa nt e dt og e tmyS i l v e rI A c e rfic a t e .Howe v e r ,s oonIr e a l i s e d t ha ta l r e a dy i nt hos e 2 da y s ,J i r i mount a i nha dg i v e nmemor et ha tI ’ d e v e re x pe c t e d.Il e a r ne dt hepr oc e s s of e ndur a nc e , l e a de r s hi p, c oope r aon,a nd a boutt a k i ngr i s k s . Andi tdi dn’ ts e e mr i g htt oe ndmy j our ne yt he r ea ndt he n.Iwa nt e dt o ma x i mi s emyl e a r ni ngf r om t hi sg r e a t mount a i n.S oIs t oodupa g a i na nd k e ptwa l k i ng ,c l e nc hi ngmysc kha r d whe ne v e rIwa nt e dt os t op.F i na l l y , ound our c a mpi ng s i t ea nd wef

dr a g g e dourhe a v ybodi e si nt oour s l e e pi ngba g sa g a i n. T het hi r dda ywa st hemos te x c ingof t het hr e eda y s .I twa st heda ywe r e a c he dt hepe a k ,a bov et hec l ouds . T hel a s tpa t hwa yt owa r dst hepe a k wa sha r s ha nddi ffic ul t .Mos toft he pa t hs we r er oc k s ,s o we ha dt o l i t e r a l l y‘ c l i mb’ t hemount a i n. Andfina l l y , wes t oodupa tt hehi g he s t poi ntofourj our ne y . Att ha tmome ntI f e l ts opr oudofmy s e l fa nd,wi t ht he whol es c e ne r yl a i di nf r ontofus ,i t ma de me a l mos t c r y .I t wa s ma g ni fic e nt .S i mpl yma g ni fic e nt .No ot he r wor d woul d de s c r i be t ha t mome nta nybe e r .Ont het opofJ i r i mount a i n,If e l tt hemos tde l i c i ous t a s t eofa c c ompl i s hme nt . Howe v e r ,mount a i ns a r e not j us t a boutc l i mbi ngup,buta l s oc l i mbi ng ba c kdowna g a i n. S o, wi t hal i g hts i g h, we s t a r t e d wa l k i ng down a g a i n. T ha nk f ul l y ,t hewa yba c kdownwa s e nj oy a bl ebe c a us ewes pe ntour me l a ug hi nga boutt hef unnyme mor i e s weha doft hepa s t3da y s .Andwhi l e wewe r ewa l k i ngba c k ,Ir e me mbe r e d t he pr e v i ousni g ht ’ sda r kt houg ht s , whe nIa l mos tqui tt hej our ne y .Ia l s o r e me mbe r e dhow If e l twhe nIfir s t s a wt hemount a i n.NowIs ur e l yk ne w wha tJ i r imount a i nme a ntt ome ,a nd wha ti tha sg i v e nt ome .Il e a r ne d s ome t hi ngt ha tIc oul dne v e rl e a r ni n a ny c l a s s r oom: c onc e nt r aon, wor k i ng a sa t e a m, c onfide nc e , l e a de r s hi p, t a k i ng r i s k s , be c omi ng s t r ong wi l l e d,e ndur a nc e ,t a k i ngc a r e ofot he r s ,a nd a l s ot a k i ng c a r e of our s e l f . y

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Ha nna hL e ea ndJ ul i a Ki m, bot hY e a r7, Ge omuni nv e s t i g a t e t hedi f f e r e nc ebe t we e n Kor e a ns c hool sa nd NL CSJ e j u. F i r s tofa l l ,unl i k e mos tKor e a n publ i cs c hool s ,NL CSJ e j ui sba s e d onag r a di ngs y s t e m whe r et he r ei s none e df ors e v e r ec ompe on. T he Kor e a n s y s t e m us e s t he c ompa r av eg r a di ngs y s t e m,whi c h c a us e sa s i g ni fic a nt a mount of s t r e s sa ndbur de nt os t ude nt s . Al s o, NL CSJ e j upr ov i de ss t ude nt swi t ha l ot of e qua l oppor t unie sf or pa rc i paon,i r r e s pe cv e oft he pupi l s ’ g r a de s . He r e ,a l ls t ude nt sa r ec a l l e dont o e x pr e s st he i ropi ni ons . On t he ot he rha nd,r a t he runf or t una t e l y , c ha nc e sf ori nv ol v e me nti nKor e a n s c hool sa r eo e ng r a nt e donl yt o t hes t ude nt swi t ht hehi g he s te x a m s c or e s .

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T he s e c ond di ffe r e nc e be t we e n Kor e a ns c hool sa ndNL CSJ e j ui si n r e s our c e sa ndc l a s ss t y l e s . I nKor e a n a c a de mi e s , t hec ur r i c ul um i she a v i l y ba s e dont e x t book sa ndone s i de d l e c t ur e s . T hi s i s hi g hl y di s a dv a nt a g e ous a si tl i mi t st he pos s i bl ev a r i e t yofk nowl e dg ea nd oppr e s s e s l e a r ne r s ’ e duc aona l de s i r e s .

I not he rwor ds ,e v e ni fonef i ndsa c e r t a i nc our s ec ha l l e ng i ng ,heor s he c a ns t i l li mpr e s st e a c he r si n ot he rs ubj e c ta r e a s .I nc ont r a s t , l e a r ne r si n Kor e a ns c hool sof t e n onl y ha v e one t ut or who i s r e s pons i bl e f or t he e nt i r e c ur r i c ul um, whi c hi ne v i t a bl yr e s ul t s i nal a c kofpr of i c i e nc ya nds ubj e c t e x pe r t i s e .

S t ude nt s i n NL CS J e j u a r e e nc our a g e dt ol e a r ni ng r e a t e r de pt h,t hr oug hadi v e r s er a ng eof a cv ie s .Wi t h a wi de rr a ng e of s ubj e c t sa nda ne qua l di s t r i bu onof t henumbe rofa r t sc l a s s e s , s t ude nt s a r ee nc our a g e dt ofindt he i ri nne r t a l e nt sa nda pt ude s .

L a s tbutnotl e a s t ,i nNL CSJ e j u,t he s t ude nt sa r ec ons t a nt l yr e mi nde d t os pe a k ,whi c hhe l pst hes t ude nt s t o be c ome a c c us t ome dt o us i ng E ng l i s h.

Ha v i ngawi dev a r i e t yoft e a c he r s a l s oha sas i g ni fic a nte ffe c tont he s t ude nt sofNL CSJ e j u.NL CSJ e j uha s t e a c he r sf r om a wi de v a r i e t y of fie l ds ,e a c hpr of e s s i ona l i s e di none a r e a . S uc hk nowl e dg eg i v e sahi g he r c ha nc ef ort he l e a r ne r st oe a r n k nowl e dg ei nde pt h. Al s o,a se a c ht e a c he rc a ng i v ea di ffe r e nti mpr e s s i ons t o di ffe r e nt pupi l s ,s t ude nt sc a ng e ta be e r i mpr e s s i on of t he s e e duc a t or s .

T hef a c tt ha tt hi ss c hoola c t i v e l y pr omot e s E ng l i s h out s i de of c l a s s r oom i sama s s i v ea dv a nt a g e c ompa r e dt o pupi l si n Kor e a n publ i cs c hool s .Whe r e a st he ya r e mor el i k e l yt ous eE ng l i s honl yi n E ng l i s hl e s s ons , NL CSJ e j upupi l sa r e r e qui r e dt os pe a ka nd wr i t ei n E ng l i s hi na l lc l a s s e s .T hi se nr i c he s t he i rde pt hofl a ng ua g ei nav a r i e t y of s ubj e c t s , whi c h c a n ma k e l e a r ne r sde v e l opv i t a lE ng l i s hs k i l l s onada i l yba s i s .


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US AT r i p Ourt r i ps t a r t e di nWa s hi ng t ona tt he S upr e meCour twhe r ewel i s t e ne dt o at a l kg i v e nbyana r r a t or ,whowa sa hi s t or yt e a c he r . S het ol dusa boutt he hi s t or yoft hec our t , i nt e r e s t i ngf a c t s , t r i a l sa ndc ur r e nte v e nt st ha twe r e hi g hl yi nf or ma t i v ea nd f a s c i na t i ng . Oneoft hef a c t st ha tI l e a r ntwa st ha t y oudon’ tne e dapr of e s s i ona l de g r e e t obe c omeaS upr e meCour tj udg e . Al t houg hI t hi nkt ha tt hi sr e a l l yope ns upoppor t uni t i e st ope opl ef r om a l l ba c k g r ounds ,I ’ m nots ur et ha ti t ha ppe nsi nr e a l i t y .I twa sa nnoy i ng t ha ty ouc oul dn’ tt a k ephot osi ns i de t hec our ti t s e l fbe c a us et hema r bl e bui l di ng ,a ndg r a ndi os eha l l wa y ,wa s v e r ybe a ut i f ul . Wet he nhe a de dt owa r dst heWor l d Ba nkwhe r ewewe r epr i v i l e g e dt o t ouri ns i dea nd l i s t e nt o al e c t ur e g i v e nbyt heof f i c e r .S het a ug htus a boutt hehi s t or ya ndf unc t i onsof t heor g a ni s a t i on.S hebr oa de ne dour s c ope of k nowl e dg e of t he i nt e r na t i ona lor g a ni s a t i on a nd i t s r e l a t i ons hi p wi t h ot he r f or e i g n pol i c i e s .I twa si nt e r e s t i ngt ol e a r n t ha tt heWor l dBa nkdoe smor et ha n j us tl e ndc ount r i e smone y .T he ya l s o de l i v e r t e c hni que s a nd t he i r e x pe r t i s e on how t o de v e l op c ount r i e s . T hene x tda ywev i s i t e dawi der a ng e of mus e ums i n Wa s hi ng t on.T he Ne ws e um i l l us t r a t e dt hehi s t or yof j our na l i s mt hr oug hma nyi nt e r e s t i ng e x hi bi t i ons :a c t ua lne ws pa pe r sf r om t hepa s t ; c hunk sof t heBe r l i nWa l l ; a n a c t ua l j e e pt ha twe ntonaha z a r dous j our ne yi nI r a q. T he Na t i ona l Ar t Ga l l e r y wa s s t unni ng ,wi t hma g ni f i c e ntbui l di ng s , ma s t e r pi e c e si nc l udi ng s c ul pt ur e s , phot os , f ur ni t ur e , phot os a nd pa i nt i ng sf r om a r t i s t ss uc ha sMone t a ndVa nGog h. T heS pa c eMus e umdi s pl a y e dg r a phi c mode l sa nda c t ua la i r c r a f t ,s uc ha s t heWr i g htBr ot he r s ’ f i r s ta i r c r a f t . T he S mi t hs oni a n Mus e um c ont a i ne d di v e r s emode l sofs pe c i e sa ndt he i r e v ol ut i on. Oneoft hebe s tt hi ng swa s t heS pa c eI c eCr e a mi nt heg i f ts hop. I twa sdr i e d, s oy ouc a ne a ti ti ns pa c e buti twa snotc ol dors qui s hya ndi t di dn’ tme l t . Ma r yL e el ov e di t !

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T ha tni g ht ,we wa t c he dt he U. S . Ca pi t olP ol i t i c a lCome dy ,whi c hwa s di r e c t l yr e l a t e dt ot heupc omi ngU. S . E l e c t i on.T houg he v e r ys i ng l ej ok e mi g ht not ha v e be e nc ompl e t e l y c ompr e he ns i bl e ,i twa sag r e a twa y f or us t oe ng r os s our s e l v e si nt o Ame r i c a nc ul t ur ea nde nt e r t a i nme nt .

Al t houg hs t a y i ngi nt hehos t e l wa sa t t i me s ,‘ a wf ul ’ ,i nt hewor dsofChr i s Ki m,i twa sa l s of un.Hea dde d,‘ We s a ngourNa t i ona lAnt he m whi l ewe we r es i ng i ng i nt he s howe r ,wi t h ot he rna t i ona l i t i e sa r oundus .T he y we r el a ug hi nga ndi the l pe dk e e pus e nt e r t a i ne d. ’

We we r ev e r yl uc k yt ov i s i tt he Oba ma Pr e s i de nt i a l Ca mpa i g n He a dqua r t e r s ,whe r e we obs e r v e d t hec a mpa i g npr oc e s s .S uc hav i s i t wa sma dee v e nmor er a r ea si twa s t he we e k be f or et he US e l e c t i on whe n we v i s i t e d. S ome of t he v ol unt e e r swe r ev e r yy ounga ndwe he l pe dt he mc a nv a spol i t i c a lv i e ws . Y e bi nL e es a i doft hev i s i t : ‘ T he r ewa s al i s t of pe opl e ,not ne c e s s a r i l y s uppor t e r s , a ndweha dt ophonea nd t e l lt he m who we we r e .L oa dsof t he mwe r equi t er udebutt he r es ome Kor e a n pe opl e , who we r e qui t e s ur pr i s e dwhe nwet a l k e dKor e a n! ’

L uc k i l y ,t hewe a t he ri mpr ov e da nd F i f t hAv e nuenow g r e e t e duswi t ha wa r m br e e z ea nds uns hi ne . Att he E mpi r eS t a t eBui l di ng , i twa sa ma z i ng t os e eNe wY or kCi t ys ur r oundi ngus . F ort her e s toft heda y ,wes pe ntour t i mei nT i me sS qua r e ,F i f t hAv e nue , a nd Br oa dwa y s oa k i ng up t he a t mos phe r e a nd s hoppi ng f or s ouv e ni r s .

I nNe wY or k ,t hes udde na r r i v a lof Hur r i c a neS a ndyme a ntourpl a nne d s c he dul e ha d t o be qui c k l y r e a r r a ng e d. Wa l k i ng a l ong F i f t h Av e nuei nt her a i na ndwi nd,wef e l t v e r ya dv e nt ur ous a nd e x pl or a t i v e . T houg h mos toft he s hops we r e c l os e d, weha dt her a r ee x pe r i e nc eof Ne wY or kCi t yi nt hemi ddl eofa hur r i c a ne . F a c i ng di s c onne c t e d publ i ct r a ns por t a t i on a nd c l os e d monume nt s ,wee nde dups t a y i ngi n our hos t e lf or a f e w da y s .T he hi g hl i g ht mus t ha v e be e n “ Mr . Ha r de e ’ sQui zS how”whe r es t ude nt s c oul d wor k t og e t he ra nd ha v e une x pe c t e df una swe l l .

Chr i sKi mr e me mbe r st hi sa st hebe s t t i meont het r i p:‘ T i me sS qua r ewa s myf a v or i t emome nt .I fy out hi nkof Ne wY or k , T i me sS qua r ei soneoft he s y mbol s .Iy e a r ne dt ov i s i tNe wY or k c i t yf ors uc hal ongt i me . ’ Y ouJ oungY i l ov e dt hef ood:‘ Wea t es t e a ka nd ba r be que dr i bs i nt he mi ddl e of T i me sS qua r e .T he por t i ons we r e humung ous .T he r i bswe r e bi g g e r t ha nt hes i z eofMa r y ’ she a d! ’ Al t houg ht het r i pc oul dha v ebe e n s poi l e dbyt hehur r i c a ne , i nt hee ndi t a dde dt ot hea dv e nt ur e .Whe t he ri t wa sf ood, ormus e ums , ort hehos t e l , we ’ v ea l lr e t ur ne d wi t h me mor i e s t ha twi l l bewi t husf oral ongt i me .

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“Ius e dt ohav eal i f e . T he nI s t ar t e dc he at i ngo ni twi t hI B, andmeandl i f eg o tadi v o r c e . ” T he I Bi s , no doubt ,a v e r yc ha l l e ng i ng pr og r a mme .I tr e qui r e ss t ude nt st oe x c e l ,not onl y i n a c a de mi c s t udi e s , but a l s o i n nona c a de mi cf i e l ds . E a c hpa r toft hec or eoft he I nt e r na t i ona lBa c c a l a ur e a t e Di pl oma Pr og r a m ( I BDP) ,T he or yofKnowl e dg e( T OK) ,Cr e a t i v i t y , Ac t i on,a nd S e r v i c e( CAS ) ,a nd t heE x t e nde d E s s a y( E E ) ,dr i v e sust ode v e l opnona c a de mi c s k i l l st ha twea r eus ua l l ynotc onf i de nti nwhe n s t a r t i ng t he pr og r a mme .E a c h oft he f our di f f e r e nts ubpr og r a mme sr e qui r e sust odoal ot of wor k ,i nc l udi ng bot ha c a de mi c a l l ya nd phy s i c a l l yde ma ndi nga c t i v i t i e s . F i r s t l y ,t hes i xs ubj e c t sc ons t a nt l yr e mi ndusof a c a de mi ci mpor t a nc e .Mos toft hes c hool hour s a r es pe nt on l e a r ni ng ne w t hi ng si nt he c l a s s r oom.T he n,a tt hee ndoft hes c hoolda y , we a r el e f t wi t hat r e me ndous a mount of home wor kt ha twene e dt of i ni s hbe f or et hedue da t e .Obv i ous l y ,t hi si snor ma lf ora nyot he r s c hool .Howe v e r ,t hei mpor t a ntt hi ngi st ha t t he r ea r e6s ubj e c t si nt heI B, a l l a mount i ngt o2 y e a r soft heDi pl omaa ndaf i na lI Bg r a de .T hi s me a nst ha tI Bs t ude nt sne e dt og i v ee v e r ypi e c e ofhome wor kt he i rf ul le f f or tbe c a us ei twi l l a f f e c tt he f i na lI B Gr a de f ore a c h oft he 6 s ubj e c t s .

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“T hi si sI B, yo umayp i c k2o f t hef o l l o wi ng: Go o dGr a d e s . E no ug hSl e e p . ASo c i alL i f e . ” S e c o n d l y ,t h ec o r eo ft h eI BDPma k e su s p r a c t i c et i me ma n a g e me n t ,a n di ta l s o ma k e s u s t h i n k i n d e p e n d e n t l y a n d d i f f e r e n t l y .T h eC ASP r o g r a mmema k e su s c o n s t a n t l yma n a g eo u rt i mea n dc h a l l e n g e o u r s e l v e sb e c a u s ei fwef a i l t od os o , i twi l l me a nt h ef a i l u r eo ft h eC ASp r o g r a mme a n dt h eI B. Ho wi two r k si st h a twen e e dt o p l a na n di n i t i a t ea c t i v i t i e st h a tr e l a t et o C r e a t i v i t y ,Ac t i o no rS e r v i c e ,a n dwen e e d t od oe v e r yo n eo ft h et h r e ec a t e g o r i e s , e v e nt h o u g h wea r en o tc o n f i d e n twi t h s o meo f t h e m. F o re x a mp l e , I a mn o tav e r y c r e a t i v ep e r s o n ,b u tIs t i l lh a v et od o s o me t h i n gc r e a t i v et h a tI ’ mi n t e r e s t e di n , s u c ha sP h o t o j o u r n a l i s m. T OKc h a l l e n g e so u rwa yo ft h i n k i n g .T h i s p r o g r a mme i s p a r t i c u l a r l y a n n o y i n g b e c a u s ei tc h a l l e n g e so u rv i e wsa b o u tt h e wo r l db yq u e s t i o n i n gt h i n g st h a twet a k e f o rg r a n t e d .T h eT OKt e a c h e rh i ms e l fh a s o f f i c i a l l yd e c l a r e dt h a tT OK wi l lb ea n a n n o y i n gs u b j e c t a n dwi l l c o n s t a n t l yb o t h e r u sf o rt h e2y e a r so f I B. L a s t l y ,t h eE E ma k e su sp r a c t i c et i me ma n a g e me n ta n dh o w t oe x p r e s so u r t h o u g h t sp r o f e s s i o n a l l y .I tr e q u i r e su st o p r o d u c ea4 , 0 0 0wo r de s s a yo nat o p i cwe c h o o s e , r o o t e di no n eo ft h e6s u b j e c t swe a r et a k i n g . Wh e nwewe r ei nY 1 1 , wed i da p r a c t i c eE Eo f2 , 0 0 0wo r d s ,b u te v e nt h a t wa sd i f f i c u l twi t hs oma n yo t h e rt h i n g st o j u g g l e . S oa4 , 0 0 0wo r de s s a ywi t hc o n t e n t s p a g e ,i n t r o d u c t i o n ,b o d y p a r a g r a p h s , c o n c l u s i o n ,e v a l u a t i o n ,a n db i b l i o g r a p h yi s a na r d u o u st a s k ,b u ti t ’ swo r t ht h ee f f o r t b e c a u s ey o ul e a r nt oa r t i c l u a t ey o u ri d e a s . T h eI BDPi sv e r yd e ma n d i n go f i t ’ ss t u d e n t s . Ho we v e r , a smu c ha si ti sd i f f i c u l t , y o uwi l l b eg e t t i n gt h emo s to u to fa na ma z i n g , i n t e r n a t i o n a le d u c a t i o n .Ma y b e Iwo n ’ t n e e dt h a td i v o r c el a wy e ra f t e ra l l .

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Cho,f ort hi se x hi bi t i on,e x pl or e d a nd e x pe r i me nt e d wi t ht e x t ur e s a ndc ol our sofg l a z e . T hes ol i d, f i r m a ndda r kc ol our e dr oc k sr e pr e s e nt t hehe a v y ,v ol c a ni cba s a l tJ e j ui s bui l tona ndt hec ha r a c t e r i s t i c sofa v ol a t i l ei s l a nd.Ont hes ur f a c et he pi e c e sc a n be i de nt i f i e da st he l a nds c a pe st ha tCho g r e w up i n dur i ng he rc hi l dhood,howe v e r , l ookc l os e ra tt hes c ul pt ur e sa nd t hel a y e r swi t hi ni ts ug g e s ti de a s be y ond wha ti sf i r s tpr e s e nt e d. T he s el a y e r sa nd t he t e x t ur e d pa t t e r nsont hes ur f a c eoft hewor k i l l us t r a t et hehi s t or ya ndt hea g e s of t he I s l a nd. Cho i nduc e s e x pl or a t i onoft hi shi s t or yt hr oug h e a c hl a y e ra ndv e r t i c a l / hor i z ont a l pa t t e r n c onc e a l e d wi t hi n t he s c ul pt ur e s .

Asaf i ni s hi ngt ouc ht ohe rwor k s , Cho a c hi e v e s a s t oni s hi ng l y be a ut i f ule f f e c t swi t has k i l l f ula nd i nnov a t i v ea ppr oa c ht og l a z i ng . E a c hg l a z ei sa ppl i e d wi t ha me a s ur e d,c ons i de r e da ppr oa c h. Whi l s ts moot ha nd c ont i nuous g l a z e s s y mbol i s e t he na t ur a l l a nds c a pe s .T heha r s ha nds t r i k i ng t e x t ur e sa r ei nt e nde dt oc onv e y t hee v i de nc eoft i mea ndt hede e p, s ome t i me s da r k , hi s t or y of i ndi v i dua lpe opl ea ndoft hei s l a nd i t s e l f .T he c ont r a s tbe t we e nt he ha r s ht e x t ur e sa ndt hes moot hl y g l a z e de x t e r i or se l i c i t st hei de aof t he mul t i di me ns i ona l i t y ofJ e j u a nd de mons t r a t e st he dy na mi c na t ur a l e nv i r onme nt s t ha t s ur r oundt hei s l a nd. As a whol e ,t he s e pi e c e sa r e de s i g ne dt or e f l e c tont hena t ur a l be a ut yoft hee nv i r onme nt st ha t c ompr i s et hei s l a nda ndt oe x pos e i de a s ofhi s t or ya nd c hi l dhood me mor i e s ,r e v e a l i ng a s e ns e of be l ong i ng i nac ommuni t ya nd a r ous i ng s e nt i me nt s f r om i ndi s c e r ni bl et i me spa s t .


Ne wT ea c her s L i naKi m, Mul c ha ta nd L i nds a yL e e , Ge omun, i nt e r v i e we ds omeof t hene wNL CSJ e j u t e a c he r st of i ndout al i t t l emor ea bout t he m. I tha sbeenqui t eal ong me s i nc eourne wt ea c her sa r r i v eda t NL CSJ ej ui nS ept emberoft hi s y ea r . Our ne w t ea c her s ha v e br oug htwi t ht hem al otoft hei r ownbel ong i ng st ous ef ort hei r l i v esi nJ ej u,notonl yc l ot hes , book sa ndl a pt ops ,buta l s o,t he y ha v ebr oug htt hei rk nowl edg e.

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Wha tdi dy ouno c ea bout Kor ea ns t udent s ?

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Kor e a ns t ude nt sa r ev e r y pol i t e a nd a r e a l wa y s g r e e ngusi nt heha l l wa y s ,e v e n s t ude nt sI don’ tk now.

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How di d y ou g a i n k nowl edg ewheny ouwer e oura g e? I a l wa y st r i e dt oc ha l l e ng e my s e l f , I wa nt e dt o t r y ne wt hi ng sbe c a us et he r ei ss o muc ht oe x pl or e . Mi s sJ ohns on

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S t udy i ngwa sapa r tofmy e nt e r t a i nme nt .Ie nj oy e d s t udy i nga ndwi de ni ngmyr a ng e oft houg ht s . Mr . L i m( Kor e an)

Mi s sJ ohns on( S pani s h)

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J e j uha st a ug htmet ol ook f orwha ti st he r ea ndnot f orwha ti s n’ t . Wec a n’ tg e tma ny oft hes i mpl et hi ng st ha twet ook f org r a nt e da thomebutt he r ea r e ma ny ne w a nd i nt e r e sng a l t e r nav e she r et ha twea r esl l l e a r ni nga bout . Mr . Co x( Bi ol ogy )

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Wha ta r et hewa y sy ouus e t og e tk nowl edg eort obe k nowl edg ea bl e? Y ouha v et og e touta ndj us t e x pe r i e nc e t hi ng s , r e g a r dl e s s of whe t he r we ’ r e t a l k i nga boutl e a r ni nga bouta c ount r yoras por torj us tpe opl e . Andofc our s et he r ea r ebook s ! Mr s . Pr i t c har d

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Me di t aoni st hebe s twa y t og a i nk nowl e dg e .Be f or e y out r yt oobt a i nk nowl e dg e , y ou s houl d fir s te mpt yy ourmi nd f r oma nyde s i r e , a nx i e t y , g r e e dor t e ns i on. Mr . L i m


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Wha ts ubj ec tdoy out ea c h a ndwha tme t hodsdi dy ou c ome up wi t ht og i v el ot sof k nowl edg et oKor ea ns t udent s ?

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Is uppos e I hope t o e nc our a g es t ude nt st ol ov e l i t e r a t ur e wr ie n i n E ng l i s h be c a us ei fs t ude nt sl ov et hi s , t he n t he i ra bi l i t yt or e a da ndwr i t ewe l l wi l li mpr ov e ,s oIo e nt a l ka bout l i t e r a t ur e t o t r y a nd ma k e s t ude nt sr e a d.Iha v et oc ha ng e t hewa yIt e a c hbe c a us ene a r l y e v e r y onehe r es pe a k sE ng l i s ha sa s e c ondl a ng ua g es oI ’ ma da p ng myl e s s onsa ndwor k i nga tbe i ng c l e a r e r a nd s l owi ng my i ns t r uconsdown.

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Ic a nj us ta boutma na g e ‘ he l l o, ’‘ e x c us e me , ’a nd ‘ t ha nky ou. ’I ’ mr e l y i ngon my a dop v e pa r e nt st o he l p me . T he nma y beIc a ng ot ot hes hop a ndbuyt ha tba t hpl ugI ne e d! Mr . Co x

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Do y ou ha v ea nyhel pf ul k nowl edg et ha ty ouwa nt t og i v et os t udent s ? J us tt oa s kque sonsa bout l i f ei ng e ne r a le v e ni fy ou f e e ls i l l y .Al s os t ude nt sne e dt o l e a r nt ha t‘ wha tg oe sa r ound c ome sa r ound’ . Mr s . Pr i t c har d

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AsAs s i s t a ntHous eMi s t r e s s of J e oj i hous e ,Ir e a l l y r e c omme ndy oug e tl ot sofs l e e p, ma na g ey our mea ndha v et he c our a g et obei nv ol v e di ne v e r y a cv i t yt ha ti nt e r e s t sy ou. Mi s sJ ohns on

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Ha v e y ou g a i ned a ny k nowl edg ef r om Kor ea n s t udent s ? Wha t a dv i c e di d Kor ea ns t udent sg i v ey ou?

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S omeofmys t ude nt sc l a i m t oha v e‘ a dopt e d’mea nd a r et r y i ngt ot e a c hmeKor e a n. S o f a rI ha v ea bout10wor dsa ndc a n c ountt o20! Mr . Co x

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T heKor e a ns t ude nt she r e ha v e t a ug ht me a bout Kor e a nc ul t ur ea ndt r a dions . Mi s sJ ohns on

I ’ m t e a c hi ng Kor e a n l a ng ua g e i n t he S e ni or S c hool .T o be hone s t ,s t ude nt s he r ea r ec ompl e t e l ydi ffe r e ntf r om s t ude nt si na nor di na r ys c hool .I n mypr e v i ouss c hool , e v e r y onewa s s l e e pi nga ndnotl i s t e ni ngt ome buthe r e ,i nNL CSJ e j u,t he ydon’ t wa ntt omi s sa ny t hi ngI s a y . S oI ’ m t r y i ngt ous emor ema t e r i a l ss uc h a spr e s e nt aonsa ndv i de oc l i pst o de l i v e rk nowl e dg ei n a mor e i nt e r e sngwa y .Al s ot he ye nj oy wor k i ngi ng r oups .T he r e f or e ,I ’ m pus hi ngs t ude nt st os pe a kouta nd s ha r et he i r opi ni ons t o ot he r s r a t he rt ha n j us tl i s t e ni ng t o t e a c he r s . Mr . L i m T her ea r e ma ny wa y s of bui l di ng e x t ens i v e k nowl edg e. E v er y oneha st hei rowndi ffer ent me t hodsofg a i ni ng k nowl edg e. F ori ns t a nc e,Mr .Coxr ea dsbook s a nd Mr .L i m medi t a t est og a i n k nowl edg e. Our ne w t ea c her s ha v es ug g es t eds omewa y st obe k nowl edg ea bl e.F i nd y ourown wa ya ndbes ma r t !

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T hemomentMr s . Mona g ha n f oundoutwha therc ha l l eng e woul dbe. Goodf a c e!

E l l yJ unga ndAs hl e y P a r kbot hGe omun, S e wonKi ma ndJ une S ong , bot hMul c ha t t e l l usa boutt he T e a c he rCha l l e ng e . E v e r y body l e a r ns e v e r y da y .E v e n r e a di ngas t r e e ts i g nc a nbel e a r ni ng . Buthow ma nyofusk nowshow t o l e a r n pr ope r l y ? Al ll e a r ne r si nt he wor l dc a n be s e pa r a t e di nt ot hr e e g r oups : v oc a l , a udi t ora ndk i ne s t he c . Howe v e r , NL CSJ e j ut e a c he r ss a yt he r e a r e onl yt wo t y pe s of l e a r ne r s : l e a r ne r swhoe nj oyt hepr oc e s sa nd l e a r ne r swhodr e a di t .Atfir s t ,i tmus t ha v es e e me dl i k ea l l s t ude nt si nNL CS J e j udr e a de dl e a r ni ng .T hewa yt ha t NL CSs t ude nt sl e a r ni ss odi ffe r e nt ; we j us twe r e n’ tus e dt oi t .Butt he nt he t e a c he r sc a met oourr e s c ue . T ot e a c ht hi sme t hodofl e a r ni ng ,t he t e a c he r sa s kt he s t ude nt st og i v e t he ma na s s e s s me ntorc ha l l e ng et ha t t he yc a nwor konf ort wowe e k s( t ha t s e e msl i k eal ong me ,be c a us ewe

a l wa y sg e tawe e kt odooura s s e s s me nt s . Wha tc a nwedo?L i f ei sa l wa y s unf a i r ! )T het e a c he rwi l l pr e s e ntt he i r findi ng st ot hes t ude nt s ,s os t ude nt s c a ns e ewha tt he y ’ v ebe e ndoi ngf or t wowe e k s . T e a c he r smus tbeont he i r g ua r d, be c a us et hes t ude nt sa r ek e e n t oc omme ntont he i rt e a c he r s ’ wor k .

Mrs Monaghan Br a v eMr s . Mona g ha nwa st hefir s tt o t a k et hec ha l l e ng e .He rt a s kwa st o e x pl a i nt het he or ybe hi ndNe wt on’ s Cr a dl e .It hi nkIne e dt ome n ont ha t Mr s .Mona g ha ni sa nE ng l i s he x pe r t ; s hes a i dt ha the rphy s i c st e a c he rha d t ol dhe rt ha ts hewoul dne v e r‘ g e t ’ phy s i c s .S oe v e nt houg hs hedi dn’ t i nt e ndi t ,pi c k i ngupaphy s i c sc ha l l e ng ewa sahug er i s kf orhe r . S hene e de dt ol e a r ne v e r y t hi ng , f r om ba s i c mome nt um t oc ompl i c a t e d e l a sc c ol l i s i on.S he us e dl ot s of me t hods t ol e a r n by he a r t wha t Ne wt on’ sCr a dl ei s .S hes a i dt ha ts he we nts t r a i g htdownt ot hel i br a r ya nd l ook e d up s ome book s on t he

s ubj e c t .Andg ue s swha t ?S hewe nt offi nc ompl e t e l yt hewr ongdi r e c on.Howe v e r ,ourc our a g e ousMr s . Mona g ha n di dn’ tg i v e up. S he s oug htoutMr .Ga r dne ra nd he f oundhe rt her i g htbook swi t ht he r i g hti nf or maoni nt he m. “ I twa si ns pe c t i onwe e kwhe nIg ot my c ha l l e ng e , ” Mr s . Mona g ha n poi nt e d out .“ Iha dt of i ni s h my ma r k i nga ndmyT e a c he rCha l l e ng e . I twa sha r dwor k , butI di dn’ twa ntt o di s a ppoi ntmys t ude nt s .If i ni s he d mypr e s e nt a t i oni nt i me ,butIg ot v e r yg r umpywi t hmyf a mi l y . ”S he s a i dt ha ts hea l s ol e a r ne dt of e e l s y mpa t he t i ct owa r dss t ude nt sa nd t ha ts he r e a l l ye nj oy e df i ndi ng s ome t hi ngouta ndbe i ngc l e v e r . S he di dn’ tf or g e tt og i v ewi s ewor dsof a dv i c et ot hes t ude nt sa swe l l : “ T i me ma na g e me nti st hemos ti mpor t a nt t hi ngwhe ny oua r edoi ngabi gpi e c e ofwor k .And a l s or e me mbe rt o me e tt hede a dl i ne s ,be c a us el e a r ne r swhodon’ tl e a r nt ome e tde a dl i ne sa r et hewor s tl e a r ne r sofa l l

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Ac onfide nta nde l e g a nta r tt e a c he r a l s o ha dt he c our a g et oa c c e pta c ha l l e ng e .He rna mei sMr s .Ke r ra nd s he pi c k e d up a n e c onomi c s a s s i g nme nt , whi c hdi s a ppoi nt e dhe ra l ot .He rc ha l l e ng ewa s" E x pl or ea nd e x pl a i nt hemo v aonofAda mS mi t h t owr i t et heWe a l t hofNaons ? "a nd pe r s ona l l y we t hi nk t ha t t hi s c ha l l e ng ewa se v e nha r de rt ha nMr s . Mona g ha n' sonebe c a us ei tdoe s n' t j us tfini s h whe ny ou' v ef ound out wha tt he‘ We a l t hofNaons ’ i sa bout . Y ou ne e dt o" e x pl or ea nd e x pl a i n" wha tt he a ut hor ’ smo v aon wa s . Sl l ,Mr s .Ke r rwe nts t r a i g htt owor k . " Be c a us eIa ms ool d, "s her e ma r k e d. " Ine v e rus e dac omput e rwhe nIwa s y oura g e .T hefir s te v e rc omput e rI s a wt ook up a whol e floorofa hos pi t a la ndi tk e pta l lt her e c or dsof t he hos pi t a l pae nt s . I t wa s a ma z i ng . " I tmus tha v ebe e nv e r yha r dwor kf or he rt ous eane ws y s t e m ofg a i ni ng k nowl e dg e ,t hei nt e r ne tt o do he r c ha l l e ng e .Wi k i pe di ai s n' the rf a v our i t e . Goog l ei s n' tonhe rs i de . He ronl y a l l i e swe r ehe ri nt e r e s ti nbi og r a phi e s a ndhe rownba nkofk nowl e dg et ha t s hel e a r nta bout20y e a r sa g oa nd, mos ti mpor t a nt l y , t hel i br a r y . S o, whe ns hepr e s e nt e dt her e s ul t sof he rc ha l l e ng e , i twa smor ea bouthow t oa c c e ptc ha l l e ng e sa ndhowt ode a l wi t ht he mt ha nt hea c t ua lc ha l l e ng e i t s e l f .I nhe ra s s e mbl ys heg a v ev i t a l a dv i c et ot hes t ude nt s :" Admi ty our i g nor a nc e ,be c onfide nt ,a s kque s ons ,g e ta ns we r s ,wor r yal il e ,a nd e v e r y t hi ngwi l l befine , "s hes a i d.

Mr .Wa t e r s oni sne x t .Heha st he c ha l l e ng eofps y c hoa na l y s i nghi ms e l f ,a ndwehopet ha tot he rt e a c he r swi l lha v et hec our a g et os t e pup i nf r ontoft hewhol es c hoola nd a c c e ptt he i rc ha l l e ng e . T hes t ude nt s whol i s t e ne dt ot hea s s e mbl i e sf r om bot hMr sMona g ha na ndMr sKe r r ha v et ol dust ha ti ti ns pi r e dt he mt o l e a r ni nabe t t e rwa ya ndt oc r a v ef or de e pe runde r s t a ndi ng . Oneoft he m, whowa nt e dt or e ma i na nony mous , t ol dust ha ts heha dl e a r ntf r omt he i r a s s e mbl i e st ha ta dul t sa l s oha v ea ha r dt i mel e a r ni ng ,j us tl i k ec hi l dr e n do, a ndt ha ts hewoul dt r yha r de rt o e x t e ndhe rk nowl e dg ej us tl i k et he t e a c he r sha ddone . Anol dpr ov e r bs a y st ha tk nowl e dg e i sl i k eag a r de n,a ndwhe ni t ' snot c ul t i v a t e d,i tc a nnotbeha r v e s t e d. J us tl i k et ha t , l e a r ni ngi sa l wa y sc ons t a nta ndi sa l wa y sa c hi e v a bl e .T r y l e a r ni nga ndy ouwi l lf i ndt ha ty ou a r ei nat ot a l l ydi f f e r e ntwor l dt ot he oney ouwe r ei nbe f or e .

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T hi st he or ya l s og a v et heba s i cmode l f orhow t o ma k et he fir s ta t omi c bomb,a l t houg hE i ns t e i ndi dn’ tme a n f ori tt obeus e dt hi swa y . Anot he rpe r s on t ha tma ny pe opl e ma yt hi nk ofa sk nowl e dg e a bl ei s L e ona r dodaVi nc i .Hewa sa na rs t , s c ul pt or ,mus i c i a n,a na t omi s ta nd i nv e nt or .P e opl et hi nkof L e ona r doda Vi nc ia sag r e a tg e ni usbe c a us ehe a c t ua l l ydi dma nyt hi ng st ha twe r e us e f ula swe l la sa rsc ;hi sl i f ewa s di v i de di nt o2-hi sa rscl i f ea ndhi s s c i e n ficl i f e .

Hi sa rscl i f ei sv e r ywe l l k nown. Hi s mos tf a mouspa i n ng , t heMonaL i s a , i spr i c e l e s s ,me a ni ngi ti ss opr e c i ous t ha ti tc a nnotbes ol d. T hei nt e r e sng pa r toft hi spi c t ur ei st ha tMonaL i s a ’ s ef or msat r a pe z oi ds ha pe .T hi s Onepe r s onwhoi sf a mousf orbe i ng pos nt st ot hef a c tt ha tL e ona r doda k nowl e dg e a bl ei s Al be r tE i ns t e i n. poi nc i us e d s c i e nc ee v e n i n hi s E i ns t e i n’ sI Q wa s160.Buthei s n’ t Vi p a i n n g s . r e me mbe r e d f or j us t t ha t : he e x pl a i ne d whyt he s k yi sbl ue ;he e ona r do daVi nc iwa sde fini t e l ya de v e l ope dt he t he or y ofr e l av i t y . L k nowl e dg e a bl epe r s onwhoha da n

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Ant i Bul l y i ngWeek GL OOMY ,F RUS T RAT E D,S AD… WHE NDO Y OUE XPE RI E NCET HE S EF E E L I NGS ?WHE N Y OUHAVEF AI L E DANE XAM?WHE NY OU MI S SHOME ?HOW ABOUTWHE NY OU AREBE I NGBUL L I E D?WEWOUL DL I KET O T E L LY OUABOUTANT I BUL L Y I NGWE E KAT NL CSJ E J UANDHOW I TRE L AT E ST OT HI S T E RM’ ST HE ME‘ KNOWL E DGE ABL E ’ .

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Ac c or di ng t ot he di c t i ona r y‘ Bul l y i ng’ s i mpl yme a nsapr obl e mi nwhi c hpe opl e us et he i rpowe rt ohur torf r i g ht e nwe a k e r pe opl e .AtNL CSJ e j u,wea r ede t e r mi ne d t os t opbul l y i ng , s oweha das pe c i a l we e k t ohe l pusl e a r nwha tbul l y i ngi sa ndhow t os t opi t . I na nt ibul l y i ngwe e k ,wel e a r nta bout bul l y i ngi ndi f f e r e nts ubj e c t s ;f ore x a mpl e dur i ng da nc e we us e d ourbodi e st o r e pr e s e ntwor dsr e l a t e dt obul l y i ng .By doi ngt ha ta c t i v i t y ,s t ude nt sl e a r ne dhow ourbodyl a ng ua g er e f l e c t sourf e e l i ng s . Al s oi nma t hs ,s t ude nt sma deag r a phof s t a t i s t i c sofhow ma ny s t ude nt sha v e c ommi t t e ds ui c i debe c a us eofbul l y i ng . Wea l s os i g ne dapl e dg ea ndpl a c e dour ha nd pr i nt st og e t he ra samur a l ,a sa pe r ma ne ntr e mi nde rofourpr omi s e ,a sa s c hool , t os t opbul l y i ng .

Whati sbul l yi ng? I ns oc i a lc ommuni t i e s ,t he r ea r ea l wa y sa f e wout c a s t s .T hi smi g htbebe c a us et he y ha v e n’ tl e a r ne di mpor t a nts oc i a l s k i l l sbut ma k i ngs ur et ha twei nc l udee v e r y bodyi s at a s kf ora l lofs oc i e t y .T hi si sapa r tof s oc i a l k nowl e dg e . Asar e pr e s e nt a t i v eoft hes t ude nt s ,we i nt e r v i e we dJ i hy unBa ngi nY e a r12.S he ha s n’ ts e e na ny bul l y i ng i n NL CS ,but be l i e v e st ha ti nKor e a npubl i cs c hooli t c e r t a i nl yha ppe nsc ommonl y .I na ddi t i on, t he me di a r e por t sa l a r mi ng s t or i e s e v e r y da ya boutwha ti sha ppe ni ng .I n mos tKor e a ns c hool st he r ei sar e l a t i v e g r a di ngs y s t e mwhi c hr a nk susf r omt opt o t hebot t om.T hi si sama j ort r i g g e rt ha t l e a dst oma x i mums t r e s sa ndt hebr e a k i ng downof f r i e nds hi ps . J i hy unl a s t l ys a i dt ha t bul l y i ng s houl d be e r a di c a t e d be c a us e c e r t a i ns t ude nt sc ont i nuet obev i c t i msor f e a rt ha toneda yt he i rf r i e ndsma ybe t r a y t he ma nd bul l yt he m.S he t hi nk st ha t t he r ei s n’ tas pe c i f i cg r oupofs t ude nt s whoa r ebul l i e d.I nf a c t ,bul l i e sc a nt a r g e t a l l s t ude nt s .

Whathavewel e arnt? T opr e v e ntbul l y i ngwes houl d:f i r s tRe s pe c ta ndt r e a te a c h ot he re qua l l y .F ore x a mpl e ,wes houl d’ tonl yg e tonwi t h popul a ra nda t t r a c t i v epe opl ebuta l s ot r yt og e tonwi t h ot he r sa swe l l .I fy ouwe r et heonl yl e f toutone ,howwoul d y ouf e e l ? Cont r oly oure mot i ons .T r ynott obeups e tbys ma l la c t i ons t ha tpe opl eof t e ndo.I fi tr e a l l yhur t sy ouorma t t e r st oy ou, j us tg oqui e t l ya ndt e l l t he m.T he ywi l l c ha ng et he i rbe ha v i or a nds t i l lbeg oodf r i e ndswi t hy ou.Mor e ov e r ,i fs ome onei s a ng r ya ty oul i s t e nt owhyt he ya r ea ng r ywi t hy oua ndt a l kt o t he mt os ol v ei t . T he ywi l l a l wa y sha v ear e a s onwhyt he ya r e a ng r ywi t hy ou.E x pl a i nt ot he m whyy oudi dt ha ta c t i ona nd l e tt he mk now t ha ty oua r es or r yt ha ti tma det he mf e e l a ng r y . Us ey ourc ommons e ns e .T hi sme t hodmi g htne e ds ome pr a c t i c ebutt hi si sav e r ys e ns i bl ea ndus e f ulwa yt oha v e g oodr e l a t i ons hi psi nl i f e . Whe npe opl ea r ei nav i br a ntmood, y ouc a nbeupbe a ta nde x c i t e dt oo,butbea wa r eofwhe n pe opl ea r oundy oua r ef e e l i ngl owors a d. Ant ibul l y i ngwe e ki n NL CSJ e j u wa sas uc c e s s f ule v e nt . S t ude nt sl e a r ne dhows e r i ousa ndpa i nf ul bul l y i ngi sa ndt ook t he i rpl e dg et ha tt he ywi l lnotbul l ya ny mor e .T he ya l s og ot , a ndwe a r ,abl uewr i s t ba ndt ha ts a y s‘ NL CSJ e j uAg a i ns t Bul l y i ng . ’ L e t ’ sus eours oc i a lk nowl e dg ewi s e l ya ndhe l pma k eNL CS J e j ua ne x a mpl ef orot he rs c hool s .

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