Documents are the most important aspect when it comes to legally teaching abroad. These ensure that you have the credentials to teach English as a second language,… Read more “Documents and Course Work Needed to Teach in Thailand”
Teaching abroad isn’t going to be like what you expected. There will be ups and downs. You’ll feel as if you’re failing all the time. What you think is best for your kids is sometimes impossible to carry out due to the culture.
The one way I’ve been able to release some of the built up stress is writing to my grandparents. They don’t always have access to their emails or Facebook, so the old fashioned letter writing works best. It’s something which needs to come back. There’s more personality to it, and a greater sense of connection.
Here is one of the many letters I have sent back home about how it it’s actually like teaching in Thailand.
You don’t realize how much you miss something or how much it was a part of you until you taste it once again after several months. Okay,… Read more “Cure-All Answer: Tea”
Last week, I had to think of a quick activity to do with my kids for 21st Century class. We’ve played hangman, red light / green light,… Read more “21st Century Learning”
Teaching… it’s a love / hate relationship. Some days you’re amazed you’re kids are understanding so much material. Then the next day, it all comes crashing down… Read more “Teaching Abroad… Love / Hate Relationship”
Education is taken seriously in Thailand. They push their students further each year. Children begin learning English at a young age now, and some schools have programs… Read more “Getting Ready to Teach (Visiting School and Documentation)”
Everyone thinks of flying across the world, but what about actually doing it? How long does it take? How is the flight? Can I stand that distance… Read more “Flight to Thailand”
Last weekend of in-class certification courses!
The second weekend of classes went well. We continued to learn about various methods of activities, what makes a good teacher, lesson planning, and classroom management. All… Read more “Becoming an ESL Teacher Abroad: 2nd Weekend of Classes”
I’m still new to this whole blog thing. It’s going to take a bit so please bare with me and I think we’ll all get through this… Read more “Becoming an ESL Teacher Abroad: 1st Weekend of Classes”