Tag Archives: English Teaching Assistant

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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Who is teaching who? – FEP teaching tales

This past Friday was the last day of FEP (Fulbright English Program), the two week summer camp where students from all over Korean could do an English immersion program and us ETAs could have the opportunity to have some teaching practice. There was a lot of preparation that went into this. We had only two […]

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Fulbright: Paperwork & Preparation

So it has been a few weeks since I received my initial email informing me of my acceptance for the Fulbright to be an ETA (English Teaching Assistant) in South Korea. I have been feeling like I have been on cloud nine with some major senioritis kicking in, but reality has recently creeping back in, […]

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Korea, Here I Come! – Fulbright

I know I haven’t updated this in a long time, as senior year has eaten up ever spare moment, but I am thrilled to announce that today I was notified of my acceptance to the Fulbright ETA in South Korea! It seems this is the beginning of another year-long adventure abroad!

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