One of the things that I was most worried about coming to China was what the classroom environment would be like. I had in my head, a picture of rigorous course loads that required hours upon hours of work, done in a silent classroom where only the professor was allowed to speak. My first classroom experience was quick to do away with all presumptions about the Chinese classroom. The teachers so far have promoted a very interactive environment that, in my mind, furthers the learning experience. Many teachers…