Creating Safe Spaces and Keeping Things in Good Order During the Coronavirus Pandemic

When the news is all doom and gloom—as it has been since the outbreak of the coronavirus— it’s important to stay positive and optimistic. Focus on the positive so that you have the energy and resolve needed to weather this s... Read More

Parents and Host Family Share Appreciation and Correspond Letters During COVID-19

Mike (Chengyuan) Ma is currently a junior at Christian Brothers High School in Sacramento, CA. When he initially enrolled CBHS, Mike was opted out of Cambridge Network’s residential program. But after a series of shifting arran... Read More

Zhajiangmian (炸醬面) Jajangmyeon (자장면) Black Bean Noodles Recipe | Cooking Corner

Zhajiangmian in Chinese or Jajangmyeon in Korean is a popular Chinese-Korean noodle dish. Both dishes involve tossing noodles with a thick meat sauce usually based on soybean paste in Zhajiangmian and fermented black bean paste in... Read More

How to Talk to Your Kids and Students about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As news of coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to dominate the media, they are increasingly becoming a part of our daily conversations. As much as we try to shield our children from alarming headlines, the reality is that they will c... Read More

Communicating Healthy Habits To Students During Cold and Flu Season | Dear Angela

Dear Angela, I have some general concerns about keeping my student and our family healthy during the cold and flu season. With the recent coronavirus situation, I want to maintain a healthy environment in our home as well as help ... Read More

How Host Families Help International Students Succeed Academically

When my husband and I hosted our first student, a darling Japanese girl named Minori, we knew communication was going to be a challenge when she would answer questions like, “Would you like cereal or toast for breakfast?” with... Read More