Don’t just sit at your desk. Summer is a relaxing break, but it’s also a chance to level-up your ALT skills.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on August 17, 2017
Hello, can you hear me? I’m in Japan dreaming about who I could be — if I had the most stress-free phone plan in all the land. Adele lyrics aside, here are some of the best plans for foreigners looking for quick, easy and relatively cheap data services.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on August 16, 2017
Generally, ALT lessons follow a certain structure, so learning the basic lesson plan should make your life easier when preparing for classes — in advance or on-the-fly.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on August 4, 2017
A new “silent” manga contest is looking for the next great talent — and an editor to guide them.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on August 3, 2017
How does that phrase go? Only in Japan.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on August 1, 2017
Each public school in Japan has its own unique routines with students and expectations of teachers. If you’re new to teaching in a Japanese school, learning these idiosyncrasies on the first day can make the rest of the term a breeze.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on July 20, 2017
Don’t forget those indoor shoes! An ALT’s first steps into their new school are some of the most important. Here’s how to make a great first impression.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on July 5, 2017
Only have one day to spare in Tokyo? Experience the city like a local with this immersive itinerary for Suginami Ward — and prepare to forget everything you thought you knew about Japan.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on June 30, 2017
Get your classes interested in their new English teacher on the first day to overcome nervousness and create a fresh spark for the term.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on June 21, 2017
In Japan, all roads lead to Nihonbashi — so what to do when you get there? Here are eight unconventional ideas to get you started.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on June 13, 2017
Before heading to a classroom, you’ll get some coaching on being an ALT in Japan — use the time develop good habits and show your adaptability.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on June 7, 2017
Make the most of a day in Tokyo’s “Electric Town” with this whirlwind itinerary of geeky shrines, electronics shopping, arcades, maid cafés and extreme ramen.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on June 5, 2017
This picturesque ryokan in the mountains of Nagano looks like something from a fantasy travel magazine. Good news: It’s real and the owner wants you to come and discover it.