And how ALTs can help turn things around.
By Liam Carrigan 7 min read
Every year, most English teachers in Japan face an uncertain time. Will they or won't they keep their job for another year? Today, we look at how to limit that uncertainty.
Despite your best laid plans, sometimes you just need to improvise in your English lessons. For those times, here’s some inspiration.
Teaching at a university or college is the dream job in Japan, right? Well, the reality might be a little different than the expectation.
The number of foreign and multiracial students in Japan has increased a great deal since I first came to Japan. What can we, as teachers, do to aid inclusion?
Your English accent is a part of your teacher DNA so make it a part of your lessons, too.
Bureaucrats everywhere aren't always that easy to deal with, but here are three handy tips to help you do just that where you teach in Japan.
How can we deliver engaging, informative lessons that students will retain, when neither they — nor you — want to be in a sweltering classroom with no AC?
Japan's gifting culture is impressive, but it can create some confusion for those unfamiliar with the concept.
Sometimes, simple steps can make a big difference — like these ideas for helping ALTs and dispatch companies in Japan reach more mutually beneficial relationships.
While most people first start looking for English teaching jobs in Japan that cater to adults and older teens, teaching young children has its benefits, too.
When teaching in Japanese classrooms, inspiration for ways to help can sometimes come from the most unlikely sources — and don’t always involve your English lessons.