Tag Archives: Education

Teacher Tales: Vignettes of Teaching Middle School in Korea

From almost the beginning of school, I have been posting statues on Facebook and Instagram about life at school accompanied with #TeacherTales. This is an year’s worth accumulation of my “Teacher Tales” which has created memorable vignettes of my life teaching at middle school, in South Korea and all the ups and downs in-between. 

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Fulbright Spring Conference on Jeju Island

We had our Fall Conference in the historic city of Gyeongju and this past weekend Fulbright had its Spring Conference hosted on Jeju Island, often referred to the “Hawaii of Korea” (although the palm trees are actually imported). It was a very long weekend. We arrived in Jeju Friday afternoon. From Gwangju there’s a small […]

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A Day in the Life of a Native English Teacher in Korea

It has been over a month now! I can’t believe it! I have already fallen into the routine of teaching in South Korea. The average day is as follows: 7:00 am – Wake up and get ready for the day.  I was worried before coming to Korea about my outfits, as Korea is known for […]

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Schools, Teacher Training & The Korean Education System

School Visit The other day we all spit up into groups and visited schools (elementary, middle, and high) of former ETAs and had the opportunity to see them teaching in action. Everyone had already been split into whether or not they wish to teach in an elementary school or secondary school. Apparently, I had selected […]

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