Tag Archives: Fulbright

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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Gyeongju Conference

This past weekend was spent at the Fall Fulbright Conference hosted in Gyeongju city. The city was the old capital of the ancient Silla Dynasty, and is a very historically important city. In between lectures, group discussions, and more conference stuff, we were able to get out a little and tour a little of the […]

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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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