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What State Should I Teach In? I am Not Quite Sure Yet

What State Should I Teach In? I am Not Quite Sure Yet

Tweet Where to teach? In November I will finish my teaching certification through the Teacher Ready program in the state of Florida. However, I am currently living in Texas where I will be doing my student teaching. And I am really open to where I will wind up teaching in the end with three distinct […]

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Alaskan Show: Flying Wild Alaska

Tweet I have been called obsessed about Alaska lately, and maybe that is a fair description. With that being said, I just finished up the Discovery Channel series Flying Wild Alaska. And I loved it. I’ve been looking into living and teaching in the bush of Alaska where the villages do not have roads connecting […]

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Great Information on Teaching in Alaska

Tweet So I have been doing a lot of research on teaching in Alaska and luckily there is some really good info. There are a lot of good blogs out there of people who have moved out to Alaska to teach. So it is sort of easy to see what life is like in the […]

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Some Thoughts on Alaska and Moving There

Tweet I have been doing a lot of research on teaching in Alaska, and even though I am a year away from moving anywhere to teach I am very interested in moving to Alaska. It seems there are three types of schools there. First of all, there are the big five districts. These seem to […]

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Next Teaching Adventure: Alaska?

Tweet Wow it has been over a year since I last posted to my blog. The time has really flown by. I have been back in the US since then working on becoming a certified teacher. I am enjoying the process so far, but I am only half way through with the program. I chose […]

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Teaching in South Korea: Job Types

Tweet There are different types of ESL teaching jobs in South Korea. They each have pros and cons, so let’s take a look at each of them. Private Academies (Hagwons) Private English academies are everywhere in South Korea. This is easily the most common job on the peninsula for expats. There are many different types […]

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It’s Term Test Time

Tweet So last week the kids were taking their term test to see who will advance to the next level. This is always a stressful time for the kids. They have a lot of pressure on them to level up by their parents and from themselves. But this semester they had the added pressure of […]

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Changes in Visa Requirements for Teaching in Korea

Tweet In the past few months Korean immigration has changed a few requirements for getting a visa to teach in Korea. How has this effect job hunters? It has made the process much longer. In late 2009 I was getting all of my documents in order to get a job teaching in Korea. The entire […]

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Why I Teach

Tweet Lately I have been a little frustrated.  I think it stems from a combination of things.  I am 9 weeks away from going home to see my family and friends.  I didn’t get my vacation at work and got a lame excuse when I asked for it.  Then after not getting my vacation, I […]

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A Day in the Life

Tweet Twice a year when the kids here are on summer or winter break, they come to my school even more. We call these ‘intensive’ periods, and this week is the last of the summer intensives. Normally a student will come to my school for 3 periods which total 2 hours and 20 minutes. During […]

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