Aaron runs a small school in the even smaller town of Iwade, Wakayama and tries to cram as much activity into his occasional days off as possible.
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.
Try these ideas to give your lessons a boost in fun and excitement.
A good cover letter is vital in getting you the all important job interview.
Interview advice from the other side of the desk.
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.
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.
Here are four ice-breaker activities that with a little imagination can repackage to suit almost any situation.
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.
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.
Cultivating these habits will go a long way towards making you, your students and your employer happier.