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Tips for Managing Disruptive Behavior in English Classes

Have students who just make a mess of your lessons? Here’s how you can modify or change the bad behavior.

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Teaching at International Schools in Japan: How I Added the IB Certificate to My Resume

Here’s what I learned from earning certification in a global education program and how it boosted my professional development.

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Tips for New English Teachers and ALTs in Japan

Here's what to expect and how to approach your fellow teachers and your students, to be part of the school community in no time.

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5 Positive Classroom Discipline Tips for Teaching in Japan

A patient approach to classroom management for English teachers.

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6 Jobs in Japan that Will Put a ‘Spring’ in Your Step

From solar panels to cloud services and storyboards to test questions, we’ve covered air and ground for you in this month’s cool jobs list!

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Beating the Graduation Blues in 2021

Kids won’t get the graduation ceremony they deserve this year. What can we, as teachers, do to help them finish school on a high?

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6 Types of Eikaiwa Students and How to Handle Them

Tips and tricks for English conversation teachers to keep their confidence in the classroom.

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Japan Ranked Best Study Abroad Destination in Asia

Yeah, we know, studying in Japan is awesome.

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A Day in the Life of a Frustrated Eikaiwa Teacher

I'm (not) fine, thank you. And you?

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How Will Japan’s New “Equal Pay” Law Affect ALTs?

This April, many Assistant Language Teachers will have a very different contract. Here are the pros and cons.

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Types of ALT That Teach English in Japan

Which one are you?

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How to Get an English Teaching Job in Japan

Getting a job in Japan doesn't have to be a complicated process.

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