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Travel Memoirs - Korea

The time had come to leave our teacher training base behind. Ten days had been spent here in the relative comfort of a hotel room surrounded by Western folk. 3,637 more words


Two Days

Two days. That’s all that’s left of my Summer holiday. It’s hard to believe that those seemingly endless weeks that stretched ahead of me at the end of June have mostly passed and that I now find myself contemplating returning to work. 722 more words


Nightmare Season

Any other teachers out there totally deprived of sleep?

Tis the season of waking up at 4 am and planning lessons in your head. The time of realistic dreams of being late, administrators yelling at you, and my personal favorite- student mutiny. 177 more words


The Breeze, Pt. II: The Question of Awnings

In Sunday’s funnies, a man encircled by boisterous children confesses to his wife, “I thought I knew all the answers, but they keep thinking up new questions,” which reminded me of one of our workshop students. 2,004 more words


Making the Impossible Possible

This is my third season to coach Cross Country, and there is still absolutely nothing like the first meet of the season. This is the first time that even the returning runners get what I have been telling them from the very beginning: 339 more words


Mindsets in the Classroom

Oh man, it has been way too long since my last post!  The school year is just a few days away, and I’m so excited for my kids to be back in the classroom.   1,054 more words