On May 2, 2017, Kingsville Public School (KPS) and the Primary School affiliated to Chinese Agricultural University (NDFX) held a Skype meeting on the theme of Chinese culture. Students and teachers from NDFX showed their KPS friends how to paper-cut the Chinese character “囍,” which means double happiness in Chinese. Teachers, students and principals from KPS actively participated in their online interaction with NDFX.
On June 15, 2017, the sister school held another Skype meeting for their students to exchange information about their garden project. KPS students introduced their garden to NDFX students and vice versa.The students deiced to share about what they are planting in their garden and how in their future Skype meeting.
At the Skype meeting on May 3, 2018, NDFX students shared with KPS students what they are planting in their roof garden and how using pictures and videos. In addition, KPS’s principal, Mr. James Cowper introduced Ontario’s special education program to teachers, students and principals at NDFX.
2018年5月3号，加拿大金斯维尔小学和北京农大附小进行了一次视频交流会。农大附小的同学通过视频和照片向加拿大的朋友们他们的顶楼种植园里面的植物，还有包括他们是如果种植这些植物的。校长Mr. Cowper 也向中方的老师和学生介绍了安大略省的特殊教育项目
On October 4th, 2019, Vice Principal Baolong Ding from the Primary School Affiliated to China Agricultural University as well as Dr. Luxin Yang, Mr. Shuai Fu and Ms. Zongzong from Beijing Foreign Studies University visited Kingsville Public School after attending the 6th Annual Reciprocal Learning International Conference at the University of Windsor. This on-site visit was organized by Principal James Cowper from Kingsville Public School (KPS) with the support of teachers and students from KPS, Reciprocal Learning Team and GECDSB. The delegation observed different classes at KPS, visited a local winery, and tried out local food.
On November 20th, 2019, Ben, a Grade 8 student from Kingsville Public School (KPS) and his Aunt Mrs. Toni Taves, visited the Primary School Affiliated to China Agricultural University (NDFX). Ben’s visit was organized by Principal Zhao and Mrs. Mei Chen who visited KPS in October 2018, as well as VP Ding who visited KPS in October 2019, with the help of Mr. Shuai Fu - Dr. Luxin Yang’s graduate assistant from Beijing Foreign Studies University. Students and teachers at NDFX warmly welcomed Ben and Mrs. Taves into their calligraphy, math, and English classes where the participated in a range of activities such as Chinese calligraphy writing and Chinese paper cutting. Outside of school, Ben and Mrs. Taves tried out Beijing local delicacies. Ben is now a cultural ambassador between KPS and NDFX. His visit to KPS has contributed to the growth of the friendship “tree” between KPS and NDFX under the support and strong leadership of Principal James Cowper (KPS), Principal Zhao (NDFX) and VP Ding (NDFX).