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6 ways to stay motivated in the classroom

Today’s article is written for the Reach To Teach Teach Abroad Blog Carnival, a monthly series that focuses on providing helpful tips and advice to ESL teachers around the globe. I’ll be posting a new ESL related article on my blog … Continue reading

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Cultures colliding

A few weeks ago I had such a great experience having dinner at a Saudi Arabian friend’s house.  There’s a group of Saudi Arabian guys in my neighborhood who all study at university’s nearby.  I run into them quite often, … Continue reading

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Encountering Special Needs in the English Classroom

Today’s article is written for the Reach To Teach Teach Abroad Blog Carnival, a monthly series that focuses on providing helpful tips and advice to ESL teachers around the globe. I’ll be posting a new ESL related article on my blog … Continue reading

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EPIK trip to Andong and Yeongju

Fall arrived beautifully here in Korea.  I finally got the opportunity to go on one of the two trips offered every year by the office of education for my province.  Everything was paid for, and we got two days off … Continue reading

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Halloween in Korea! (again)

This year has gone by so fast.  It feels like I just wrote a post about last year’s Halloween.  I was really excited about my costume idea, and I’d been planning it for about a year. I wanted to do … Continue reading

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Jeju Island Highlights: Sanbangsa (Sanbang Temple)

On my tour of the southwest side of Jeju island, we stopped by the beautiful Sanbang temple.  It’s nestled in the side of a mountain with an amazing view of the ocean.  The whole mountain is the result of volcanic … Continue reading

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U-do Island

U-do is a short ferry ride from Jeju, and is definitely not to be missed.  The island is named after the Chinese word for “cow” which is “woo” (pronounced like “ew”) because the island resembles a cow. I’d heard so … Continue reading

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