Category Archives: School

Winter Camp

The public school year schedule in Korea is the opposite of the United States. The school year begins in March. The first semester runs its course, and they take a short summer break at the end of July and into … Continue reading

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Holiday Observance

Every teacher has to get observed. I know this. I’ve even had some experience with it in the US. After all, during student teaching I had a university supervisor who observed me several times throughout the semester. I also invited … Continue reading

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My Middle School: A Visual Tour

I realized this past week that I have yet to feature my school in pictures, and I get plenty of questions about what my school looks like. So I spent this past week capturing the broad strokes. Now you can … Continue reading

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Displays of Skill and Feats of Strength

This week at Kangsin Middle School was very unique in that we had not one, but TWO, special events. First, the school talent show was on Tuesday. Now, you’re probably thinking: “Hmm, talent show. Maybe an hour or two event … Continue reading

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School Life

As the bus barreled down the increasingly populated city streets of Seoul, delivering us to our co-teachers, we anxiously engaged in hopeful conversations. This yet faceless person would affect our lives more than any other person in Korea, or so … Continue reading

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