Your English accent is a part of your teacher DNA so make it a part of your lessons, too.
By Liam Carrigan 6 min read
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.
What’s the point in having all that free time as an ALT if you can’t make good use of it?
What it's like working in these ungodly hot schools — explained in 10 gifs.
As an assistant language teacher, sometimes it’s who you are here rather than where you come from that matters most to your students
As an ALT, you can expect to face some tough challenges in the classroom. Here’s how I overcame two of the worst.
If “Teaching English in Japanese High Schools” were a movie, these six characters would get the lead roles.