As I fell asleep last night I heard your song Gae-gool-i-gae-gool-i-gae-gool-i You and your friends A thousand voices strong Gae-gool-i-gae-gool-i-gae-gool-i I woke up a bit later You sang all night long Gae-gool-i-gae-gool-i-gae-gool-i So, this afternoon I hopped on my bike I wanted to say hello But I couldn’t find you Where do you go? Do […]
English Science Calculus Class Just An excuse. Love is the subject — About the poem: I know now that teaching is just an excuse to hang out with cool people. It’s a precious opportunity to love them and be loved. Realizing that love is a teacher’s top priority makes things richer, clearer. It’s similar to how […]
To all those celebrating the Korean holiday… enjoy the celebrations honoring family, ancestors, harvest, and thanksgiving!
I’m a teacher, but I’m not a perfect teacher. But, oh how I love my students! This week I had the privilege of teaching students from Korea, Columbia, Japan, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia and Brazil. It’s pretty hard to juggle cultures, personalities, grammar rules, school policies, and my perceptions and skills. So, I drop the ball. […]
Change your lesson plan. Renumber your objectives for the day and make number one: Love your students. I’ve taught English to students in the US, Korea and Saudi Arabia. One thing’s for sure. You can’t always teach your students what you want to teach them. Or what you think you’re supposed to teach them. You […]