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Flora Chan

Flora Chan

Professional Actress, Student, Parent

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Decision Making is Educational: Victim of Desire
April 7, 2017
We have all been a victim of our own desire. At one time or another, we’ve all suffered from wanting something so excessively that we neglect...
Decision Making is Educational: Knowing Where We Stand
March 3, 2017
As I watch my daughter grow, I also discover my parents ageing. Since I don’t always get to visit my Bostonian parents yearly, the shock of seeing my parents...
Decision Making is Educational: Maturing through Keywords
February 10, 2017
The importance of vocabulary cannot be overestimated. We could be grammatically incorrect, be phonetically imperfect, or use words in the wrong order, but the meaning...
Decision Making is Education: Scheduling the Mind-Set-Game
January 27, 2017
On the surface, the foundation of scheduling may seem to be just a set of numbers and logistics. However, the core of scheduling reflects a person’s (or company’s)...
Decision making is educational: Happy resolutions for the New Year
January 18, 2017
A new year is merely a natural phenomenon. It is the result of one complete orbit of the Earth around the Sun. The same pattern of a new year happens again...
Decision Making is Educational: Meeting THE Santa Claus
December 30, 2016
With Christmas being one of the biggest international celebrations today, we forget that it did not start out as a popular festival. Not all European and US nations...
Decision Making is Educational: Being Self-sustaining
December 9, 2016
When feedback is used in the classroom context, the term feedback usually refers to comments students receive from teachers on their work performance.
Decision Making is Educational: Finding Their Own Way Through Knotting, Threading, Pulling
December 2, 2016
Many parents and educators, and the Hong Kong popular media seem to feel that there’s an urgent need for our children to learn how to tie their shoes. 
Decision Making is Educational: Learning by Stages
November 25, 2016
Education begins by learning about the self in relation to the self. In the crib, we instinctively start with the fundamental elements called body parts. Simultaneously through...
Decision Making is Educational: “Capable of Being Ourself”
November 18, 2016
Ideally, it would feel pretty good if we could be the same person privately, personally and/or publicly.  That would imply that we have close to nothing to hide, have achieved a high level of self-understanding and self-assurance, and believe in the value of extracting positive meaning from each...
Decision Making is Educational: “Signs of Knowledge”
August 12, 2016
When parents decide that rote learning is not beneficial for their children and then determinedly follow through with this belief, by choosing not to place their children in a school...
Decision Making is Educational: Searching for Our Own Wonders – Beyond the Seventh
October 21, 2016
Director, producer, and screenwriter Ang Lee’s latest film “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” made its recent private debut at The New York Film Festival (national release in November).
Decision Making is Educational: Victim of Desire
April 7, 2017
We have all been a victim of our own desire. At one time or another, we’ve all suffered from wanting something so excessively that we neglect...
Decision Making is Educational: Knowing Where We Stand
March 3, 2017
As I watch my daughter grow, I also discover my parents ageing. Since I don’t always get to visit my Bostonian parents yearly, the shock of seeing my parents...
Decision Making is Educational: Maturing through Keywords
February 10, 2017
The importance of vocabulary cannot be overestimated. We could be grammatically incorrect, be phonetically imperfect, or use words in the wrong order, but the meaning...
Decision Making is Education: Scheduling the Mind-Set-Game
January 27, 2017
On the surface, the foundation of scheduling may seem to be just a set of numbers and logistics. However, the core of scheduling reflects a person’s (or company’s)...
Decision making is educational: Happy resolutions for the New Year
January 18, 2017
A new year is merely a natural phenomenon. It is the result of one complete orbit of the Earth around the Sun. The same pattern of a new year happens again...
Decision Making is Educational: Meeting THE Santa Claus
December 30, 2016
With Christmas being one of the biggest international celebrations today, we forget that it did not start out as a popular festival. Not all European and US nations...
Decision Making is Educational: Being Self-sustaining
December 9, 2016
When feedback is used in the classroom context, the term feedback usually refers to comments students receive from teachers on their work performance.
Decision Making is Educational: Finding Their Own Way Through Knotting, Threading, Pulling
December 2, 2016
Many parents and educators, and the Hong Kong popular media seem to feel that there’s an urgent need for our children to learn how to tie their shoes. 

About The Author

Flora Chan was born in Hong Kong and raised in Boston, USA where she pursued a dual career in television and teaching. 20 years later she immersed herself in the ways of life of colonial Hong Kong in the 1990s, beginning as host, reporter, and producer at TVB-Pearl before becoming an actress.

Flora received a Master of Education from The University of Hong Kong and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education there.

Having tasted the cultural heritage of the USA, colonial Hong Kong, and now the HKSAR, Flora sees the world through a range of intriguing lenses -- also as parent, actress, student.