Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Philippines – From Tropical Paradise to Tropical Depression

When Disaster Strikes Near, But Not at You  By Kailie Nagrath I have been getting a lot of inquires from friends and family members who have been hearing about the devastating super typhoon Yolanda.  “I am perfectly fine and safe,” I … Continue reading

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Self Promotion is Good Practice

So it’s that time of year again when international educators start to think about the possibility of moving on to a new adventure. Contracts will be coming out soon if they haven’t been offered already, and many of us will … Continue reading

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Connected Educators, Connected Education

Are you a connected educator? I am. Or I thought I was. Who knew there was a real, formal club out there? Welcome to connectededucators.org, a site where you can become more connected and engaged with online content and the … Continue reading

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We Have a Sub Today! (P-A-R-T-Y!)

  We don’t need no education We don’t need no thought control No dark sarcasm in the classroom Teachers, leave them kids alone Hey, teacher leave them kids alone! Lyrics from “Another Brick in the Wall part 2” – Pink … Continue reading

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Gearing up for Parent Teacher Conferences in the Expat Classroom

“Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.” Marcelene Cox Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/parenthood.html#x4eg8khIErga18FI.99 “Raising you kids was the … Continue reading

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Project Based Learning

So this week I’d like to talk about project based learning…….this is not a new concept in teaching I know, but one that seems to be at the forefront of every professional conversation that I’ve been having lately. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Professional Underdevelopment (and its Inverse)

Scenario #1: 4 o’clock in the afternoon. People shuffle in with the countenance of weary commuters. There is not a piece of food or drink in sight. Some people have furtively packed student papers they will review. Another has folded … Continue reading

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