Snail Investigation: An Educational Project in Rural China

Snail Investigation: An Educational Project in Rural China

RCEF teacher Sun Huimiao discovers her student's curiosity about snails and turns it into an interdisciplinary learning project.

Left-Behind Children & Elderly

Left-Behind Children & Elderly

A service learning project with 120 third and fourth grade students in two village schools.

Hands-On Learning

Hands-On Learning

RCEF students collaborate to build a coop for chickens they learned to raise from chicks as part of a project to learn more about their rural environment.

Sweet (Potato) Home

Sweet (Potato) Home

RCEF students dig up sweet potatoes during an interdisciplinary project to learn about the culture and history of this common local crop.

Yellow River Blues

Yellow River Blues

RCEF students take a field trip to the Yellow River to investigate pollution of water sources in their environment.

Beneath the Parasol Trees

Beneath the Parasol Trees

Teachers share their reflections on the last day of RCEF's 2010 Winter Teacher Conference.

Project Updates

  • Sat, August 30
    Ever since entering the internet age, there has never been a time in our history that so many people have access to media and reading materials. However, this is often passive reading lacking reflection and the content and information from the internet or other media changes so quickly....
  • Mon, August 11
    During winter break, three outstanding RCEF Rural Education Innovators (REIs): Ms. Sun Huimiao, Ms. Sun Huiguo and Ms. Yao Caimei designed, organized, and led a five day “Winter Camp” at The Community Education Centre in Houjiazhuang Village, Yongji County, Shanxi Province targeted...

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  • Fri, July 18

    In July, RCEF organized a summer camp in Cha Ba Township, Sichuan Province. The camp served primary school students whom RCEF Rural Education Innovators work with on reading curriculum throughout the school year. For the summer camp, RCEF invited facilitators from Hua Dan to lead theater and drama class, and share their experiences with RCEF Rural Education...

  • Thu, February 27
    RCEF was invited to present our work to the fellows of Teach for China, an organization that recruits college graduates to teach for two years in under-resourced Chinese schools. Teach for China wanted RCEF to share how we work with local village teachers and the kind of innovative teaching that comes out of these partnerships. We showed videos of some of...

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