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TAPIF - Visiting the schools

Before the school year officially began, I visited each of the high schools I would be working in to introduce myself to the teachers, figure out my transportation situation and fill out all of the necessary paperwork. 619 more words

Teaching English In France

I survived!

Yes you read correctly, I survived the two most stressful weeks of my probationary year (so far).

I managed the week before the interview to get my research reflection written, presentation made and delivered and had a quite successful observation with S1. 594 more words

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Great STEM Project - Build a Suspension Bridge!

In American schools there is a huge push for STEM projects. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. As you can imagine, there are about a million projects you can do that fall into the category of STEM. 1,004 more words

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Absolutely Awful

When last we left our hero she had been hired by a school in what we locals call, “Crime Hills”. The area lived up to the name with the very first week being littered with little surprises including a fist fight in the classroom library. 954 more words

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The thing I blog about makes me too busy to blog...*sigh*

To the view dear readers I have,

I am sorry.  Things have been quite busy for me, keeping me from my blogging duties.  Although throughout all this stress, a goal of mine has been to try to keep sane by doing things I enjoy, so I’m going to take a break from necessary duties to divulge myself a bit.

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I'm letting you inside my mind:

Oh well? What do we have now for emotion. A lil bit apprehensive still. I think this won’t go away unless I am on the plane or stressing out myself for being able to un-believe what decision I made when I am already teaching in Indonesia. 308 more words

ESL Jobs Abroad

ISTE 5 - Growing as a Teacher through Online Communities

As my first year of teaching approaches, I am continually reminded of the importance of connection and relationships within the profession. Support and encouragement, as well as knowledge, can come through face-to-face connections or through virtual connections. 350 more words