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Why I Created Chinese Fridge

Many people have asked me why I decided to create Chinese Fridge — where the idea of a Chinese game for kids came from, how I created the app and what I hope to accomplish from it. The answer to all of these questions lies in my personal educational experience throughout my childhood and my desire to improve access to education for future generations.

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Chinese Games for Kids Online

Part of the reason we developed our Chinese Fridge game app for kids was because we couldn’t find many suitable, fun games for children that could effectively teach kids Chinese.

However, even though the resources are limited, we did find one guy who has some great game concepts on his website, which he built to provide Chinese lessons for his kids.game

It looks like he built the website several years ago, because the design and game play appear to be quite dated, but even so, we’re very impressed and by his dedication and passion for Chinese to build these games.

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Chinese Language Elevated in Sweden Education System

Sweden recently made the decision to significantly upgrade Chinese to a higher status in it’s schools, planning to put it on par with French, German, and Spanish as a foreign language taught in classrooms, according to the Epoch Times.

Neighboring Scandinavian countries Norway and Denmark also offer Chinese in some schools, but haven’t elevated its status in the same way Sweden has.

The aim of the new policy is to make Sweden more internationally competitive by teaching the next generation of Swedes Mandarin Chinese, Swedish Minister for Education Jan Björklund said at a Dec. 3 press conference.

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Find Chinese Fridge on Twitter

Chinese Fridge TwitterChinese Fridge is now on Twitter! Stop by our Twitter page and leave us a Tweet whenever you have time.

We hope to make the most of Twitter by using it to engage our followers and users about all issues regarding our app, and also education technology and education as a broad topic.

You’ll find that in addition to updates about our app, we like to Tweet a number of articles about education to help keep our followers better informed about the subject.

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