OK – so you’ve spent 50K plus (actually – you spent 10K and borrowed 40K) to get a BA. You wrote a great resume and a heartfelt cover letter, you scrubbed those embarrassing photos from your social media feed and you set up a LinkedIn profile – adult style. email@example.com is no longer the e-mail
MƒA teachers from different schools, grade levels and experiences participate in a design challenge where they use miscellaneous items to create a visual representation of an outstanding teacher. (Photos courtesy of Math for America) When mathematician John Ewing started lobbying state governments to adopt a new model for keeping top teachers in the classroom, he
You may have never heard of Taiwan. Probably, if you are moving here, many people you talk to have never heard of Taiwan. They will most likely think you are mistaken, and actually talking about Thailand (just in case you are mistaken, you’re not talking about Thailand). So, if you know nothing else, here’s a
One of the most important class days is the first. The first day can excite students about the class, calm their fears, and set their expectations for the semester. The first day is an opportunity for the teacher to get to know and begin to evaluate students and to express expectations for the semester. Be
Standing noodle bars in train stations. Crowded urban centers with flashing neon lights and nightlife that lasts well until the next morning. High-tech vending machines that sell everything you can think of—and more. These were a few of the images I had of life in Japan before I moved there. Once I arrived, many of
Must-Have Travel Gear A backpack specifically designed for traveling. Forget your fancy suitcases, cute (and matching) luggage, and random assortment of difficult-to-carry bags; instead, invest in a nice, high-quality, and relatively large and light backpack (yes, a backpack—one you can easily pop onto your back and carry with you through crowded airports, train stations, subways,
What we teachers are looking for are ways to generate conversation and communication in class-and hopefully beyond. Getting learners to say something-anything at all-in a conversation class is great, but it must be built on. One way to achieve this is by sensitising students to the conversational tactics they use naturally when talking in their
A quick Internet research reveals there are more than 900,000 results for TEFL and TESOL course providers. How can you know which one is the best? Does expensive always equal high quality? This is our guide on how to choose the right TEFL/TESOL course. #1 Research Moving abroad is not something you should take lightly.
THE FOLLOWING 10 places are among the best in the world for finding work, making a living, and having a great time teaching English abroad.
THE FOLLOWING 10 places are among the best in the world for finding work, making a living, and having a great time teaching English abroad. 12. Vietnam Vietnam continues to open up, and the cost of living remains low, so it’s a natural choice for ESL teachers. Most of the jobs are to be found in
Ah, holidays. A time most people prefer to celebrate the simple way: hopefully a few days off work to kick back, get sloshed, and spend some time with friends or family. But – with countless holidays, festivals, and various other celebrations taking place all over the world, there’s bound to be a few people who