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Teacher Recruitment

A common and defining characteristic associated with international schools is that of transience. The ephemeral nature of many our community members’ tenures in international schools necessitates the ongoing management of change processes. The positive features of this constant change are the … Continue reading

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A Human Curriculum

I’ve never been at the beginning of something before. I have never started a trend or discovered a band. Don’t get me wrong, I’m into what’s in, but I’ve always lived overseas and often when I hear about it or … Continue reading

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Summer Break for International Educators

For most teachers, summer break is a time for relaxation, catching up on good books, traveling, and unwinding from a long school year.  For an international school teacher, this time is spent doing these things, but it could also be … Continue reading

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Having Children Overseas

Jamie and I began our international school teaching careers just a year after we married.  Children was certainly in our future, but the unknowns of having children abroad was unsettling at first.  What would the healthcare be like? How will … Continue reading

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5 Tricks of the Trade for Substitute Teachers

By Kailie Nagrath As an intern my primary role is to be the ‘go-to’ substitute teacher for classes in grade levels from Preschool to grade 4. They didn’t Teach this in College So far, I have subbed for all grade … Continue reading

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Winter Break: International Teaching Style

One of the most amazing things about international teaching is the ability to travel. Most families budget specifically just for travel. When Jamie and I moved overseas, we saved about $5000 a year by not having to pay for gasoline. … Continue reading

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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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Teaching Overseas — The Adventure Begins!

This afternoon I walked off one of the most anticipated flights of my entire life. From the time I first entered college I dreamed of what this exact moment would feel like and there is no doubt it exceeded all … Continue reading

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TEDxHongKong Thoughts

The following post is cross posted from Expat Teacher Man “There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.” Aristotle I  attended TEDxHongKongED  event to “exchange ideas, discuss thoughts and ask questions.” I listened to some influential people speak about … Continue reading

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Why I Teach

“Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives.” -Andy Rooney “I have come to believe that a great … Continue reading

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