Posts tagged ‘Teaching’

5 Myths About Working in Early Childhood Education

Singing songs, eating snack, playing with toys, and taking naps. Why wouldn’t everyone want a career in early childhood care? You play around all day and…

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The Biggest Failure From My Twenties: Becoming a High School Teacher

Some people just know what they’re meant to do. Ask them in their first year of college and they’ll outline their 15-year plan, with each of…

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Think Outside the Cubicle: Your Guide to Post-Graduation Travel and Teaching Gigs

Got the globe-trotting gene? Explore some of the teaching and travel opportunities for recent grads and post-grad life can be a big adventure!

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How to Win Fame And (A Modest) Fortune Teaching English in Japan

Standing noodle bars in train stations. Crowded urban centers with flashing neon lights and nightlife that lasts well until the next morning. High-tech vending machines that…

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This Is Not a Normal Job: My Two Years with Teach For America

What are you dreading the most about joining the workforce? If it’s the idea of having someone constantly watch over you or the threat of not…

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Bridging the Achievement Gap: What It’s Like to Teach For America

In the immortal words of Alice Cooper, “School’s out for summer / school’s out forever.” But if the idea of joining the real world is creeping…

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Just a Small-Town Boy: Life in Rural Japan as a JET Teacher

If you’ve never been to Japan, it’s easy to cobble together an image based on what you’ve seen in movies—skyscrapers, multi-colored neon lights, scramble crossings where…

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The Peace Corps Convinced Me Not to Become a Teacher (But Here’s What I Did Learn)

Some of the most valuable lessons we learn in our twenties are when we prove ourselves wrong. You might discover that you really do have a…

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The Future’s Bright with a Fulbright: Chat with Ramsay Leimenstoll

If you’ve had the chance to study or live overseas, you’ve already discovered some of the incredible benefits—increased self-reliance, open-mindedness, amazing friendships, and maybe even a…

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I Got a Job! Vickie Chan, Adjunct Professor at Long Beach City College

It’s no secret that parents often influence their children to choose a particular career path. Depending on the parents in question, they may achieve this by…

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