Nov. 17th – In my last class of the day, I killed a bee. I had just started my lesson and a bee was flying around the classroom and I ignored it at first but then students started getting distracted by trying to “shoo” it out the window and then I became distracted because my students … More “You were rude I think”
Sept 5th – 20th: How I first felt about teaching: Overwhelmed. I knew I would have a lot of students (I heard possibly even 1000 kids/week) but it didn’t seem that daunting until I actually started teaching. There’s so many things I want to do with and for my kids (i.e. buy them notebooks, get crafty, reward them, … More On Teaching: First Feelings
Sept 19th – Okay, I am officially the worst blogger ever. Big apologies for the incredibly late blog writing posts!!! August flew by with a packed month of orientation, then moving/adjusting to my new city, and lesson planning and teaching has kept me very busy as well! Knowing myself, I know I’ll never catch up if … More Life in 衡阳 (Hengyang)
August 7th – It’s 4:40am on Sunday in Beijing. I left for the PDX airport around 4:30am on Friday for my 6am flight. Even though it was only two hours, I had a row all to myself! Yes, I laid down the whole time and tried to sleep. Landed in San José for my 5 hour … More Welcome to Beijing!
Huān Yíng (“Welcome” in Chinese) to the PocoAdventure blog! Stay tuned for posts coming soon…