Tag: teaching abroad

10 Best Educational Quotes

Educational quotes are in abundance when it comes to teaching and shaping young minds. It’s serious business and something that has been around throughout history. We have dived into the history books to pull out 10 of the most inspiring educational quotes.

Cultural Challenges

Cultural challenges will happen whilst you’re abroad, you will get lost, something in your apartment will break, or someone will laugh at you for pronouncing something wrong in another language.

Reach to Teach Interview with Lauren Tininenko

Our latest Reach to Teach Interview was with the always positive Lauen Tininenko. We caught up with her after just three months of her being away in China to see how her experience has been so far.

Flexibility in the ESL classroom

Having flexibility in the ESL classroom is essential as things can often change or be altered at the last minute. Staying ahead of this by being flexible is what makes a great teacher.

What to Wear in the Classroom

What to wear in the classroom can be a difficult decision. Traveling to a new country can be harrowing enough without thinking of what clothes to pack. There are many factors into picking which clothes to bring—climate, grade, school, location; how do you decide what clothes to pack with such limited space?

ESL Drilling Ideas

Language drilling ideas are not always easy to come by, especially finding ones that are new and innovative. It is common practice when teaching a different language to give a sentence pattern or grammatical practice and ask the students to practice said sentence structure with a partner in a dialog.

Planning a Trip Well

Planning a trip well is essential for any teacher that gets granted a long national holiday such as Chinese New Year or paid vacation time. The first week of winter camp is complete. Five more days and I’ll be screaming out, FREEDOM!

Classroom Management for Adult Students

Classroom management for adult students can be a tricky road to walk. One of the benefits of teaching adults is that you don’t have to constantly deal with discipline and class management the way you do with kids.