Tag Archives: Education

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VLOG: The End of School

The end of the semester has come and I already miss the interactions I have with my students. What teacher has impacted you the most and why? Note: This video…

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Teaching in Korea: Questions and Answers

Recently I put it out to the interwebs that if anyone had a question about teaching in Korea, I’d be happy to field their question. Here’s what came in: Hi…

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Teaching in Korea – My Midterm Exams

A vlog on how I conducted my midterm exams this semester. What’s been your most memorable testing experience?

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Op-Ed: This Should Not Shock You

Recently CNN published an article stating that we should be shocked when reading the Slave Narratives (part of a collection of works compiled during the Great Depression focusing on American…

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Does Pimsleur Work?

If you’ve tried learning languages over the years, chances are you’ve come across ads for the Pimsleur Method. The company boasts that anyone can learn a language using their system…

VLOG: End of the Semester – What Do You Miss?

The end of the semester is here and with it, I must say good-bye to a number of students. Some of which I will see in passing, but after two…

Viewer Question: How Much Money Do You Make?

Recently, YouTube user dufrhd5 dropped me a message asking for clarification on what University Professors make in Korea. Since that question is a bit narrow, I expanded its scope to…

Viewer Question: Tips for Living in Korea

Another great question came this week from Olivia: Hi Steve, My question for you is when you first get to Korea how quickly did you adjust to your new life…

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Viewer Question: Future Teaching Plans

Ben asked on the last podcast why I teach in Korea, if I had ever thought about teaching in Japan, and if I plan to stay at the uni. I…

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Today we begin a new unit in class. Ok, let me rephrase that… we begin the text with Unit One. Probably my biggest issue with many of the Korean curricula…