By Aaron Bell on November 11, 2017
First-time teachers to Japan usually end up in one of two teaching streams. Here are some points to ponder before choosing the eikawa or ALT route.
By Aaron Bell on August 20, 2016
Try these ideas to give your lessons a boost in fun and excitement.
By Aaron Bell on June 15, 2015
A good cover letter is vital in getting you the all important job interview.
By Aaron Bell on January 14, 2015
Need a crash course in teaching children? Read on.
By Aaron Bell on September 24, 2014
Interview advice from the other side of the desk.
By Aaron Bell on September 8, 2014
Teaching children requires a special kind of patience. Having a survival kit ready can make all the difference between a smooth class and a disruptive one.
By Aaron Bell on August 30, 2014
If you don’t understand the feudal lords, shifting alliances and uncertain loyalties that make up the history of Japan, a board game can be a fun and memorable way to do so.
By Aaron Bell on August 13, 2014
Here are four ice-breaker activities that with a little imagination can repackage to suit almost any situation.
By Aaron Bell on August 7, 2014
Dealing with a grieving student in the classroom is always a challenge for the teacher. Here’s a few tips on dealing with grief in the classroom.
By Aaron Bell on July 29, 2014
Role plays are an essential tool to have in the teaching box but it pays to be aware of where you want them to go. Here are four types of role plays you can use in the classroom.