Tag Archives: K through 12

Celebration with a Dash of Breaking and Entering


Casey’s story is continued here. Honoring the glorious 60th National Day with song and dance was winding down and the obligatory speeches were beginning.  My co-teacher and I had grown weary of sitting in front of what we thought was the entire … Continue reading

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Getting Educated – A glimpse of the worst school in China


Continued from here. It was the right room alright. I stood outside of a locked door, behind which my schedule told me I should have begun class ten minutes earlier. I had no choice but to wait there where my … Continue reading

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Teaching in the countryside: Why teachers can’t wait to leave


Last week we looked at my first hand experience in a rural college, and we explored the current state of rural schools and a few of the underlying problems. Today we’ll be looking at why there are few great teachers … Continue reading

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