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Teaching Experience: Do you "need" it for the JET Program?

I get this question all the time. “Somebody said that they don’t accept people without teaching experience, is that true?” The long and short of that is no, otherwise I would’ve been rejected from JET. 411 more words

Living In Japan


1. Students’ feedback affects me more that it should.

Yes, it may be a good thing because it only shows that I care but it becomes a negative thing to me. 192 more words


Stepping Back

So there is this unpublished draft in my dashboard which I wrote sometime in June 2014–during the onset of my two-year fellowship with Teach for the Philippines… 353 more words


Out of idea

Sometimes, when it comes to teaching, I just lost all my ideas and creativity. Sometimes I don’t know what happened. I tried so much to design all materials as best as I can to suit my students’ needs and level. 144 more words

Today in class we were discussing the presentations that are coming up next week. We went through lists of requirements and topic choices, picked the order to present in, and talked through any concerns students may have. 140 more words

Saudi Arabia

Sophie: Practical in the dark - unusual lessons from teaching

Over the last few months, since I began my placement, I have had the opportunity to watch many, many lessons, and I have even taught part or all of some. 904 more words


Josh: Leading an hour lesson

Since I started on the project and placement at the school, I have been assisting teachers in multiple ways and also taking on a teaching assistant role by spending the majority of lessons sat with particular pupils to help them focus and engage. 767 more words