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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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Speed Transitioning

We’ve just completed our first PD day of the year. As a staff- new and returning- we’ve now been together for 30 days. DAYS. A good friend of mine in the US has been teaching with the same person- her … 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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What is my Personal, Plausible Future in Education?

This post was originally posted on: http://expatteacherman.com/ “It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell“ Buddha I … 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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Enriching Opportunities in International Education

Being an international educator yields tremendous professional opportunities that can enrich your teaching.  Living and working in the U.S., professional development opportunities were limited to whatever the school sponsored at the school.  Many teachers received additional professional development by working … Continue reading

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International Recruitment Fairs: the Pros and Cons

As you know, over the next few months a number of leading recruitment agencies will host fairs throughout the world, which are designed to produce direct contact and hiring decisions for hundreds of international schools and thousands of candidates. For … Continue reading

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Inspiration

I’ve been incredibly inspired lately by a number of different things, and it has opened up my eyes yet again to one of life’s undeniable truths……..which is that inspiration is all around us, in every moment of every day, just … Continue reading

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Teachers teaching Teachers

Less than two weeks ago we rolled out our new “SIPS” initiative in the Middle School, as part of our attempt to take advantage of the incredible amount of educational expertise that we currently have on staff. We set up … Continue reading

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