Category Archives: Education

Missed Appointment

One of the sweetest students in class 5 invited me out to lunch about three weeks ago.  Not feeling well, I declined but promised that we’d go the next week.  Then today after class, he ran after me and said, … Continue reading

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Some Apologies From A student From Class 7 Beihuan Middle School

Class 7 is usually my best, most well-behaved class.  I love going to that class every week and we always have such a great time together.  But last week they were loud, disrespectful, and rude.  It was quite a shock … Continue reading

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Haiku

In class this week, I’ve been teaching the students about haikus.  I assumed that this would be easy since they wouldn’t have to do any rhyming, but I was wrong.  They understood what syllables were but had a difficult time … Continue reading

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Teacher Win

One of my favorite things about being a teacher is having ultimate power.  Students are not as afraid of me as they are of other teachers because I don’t have a lot of power over them (no tests or homework, … Continue reading

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Dinner With Kelly

One of my students invited me over to her house to have dinner with her family.  We started with some tasty dinner, post-dinner card games, and then we listened to American pop music.  The students who were there were neighbors … Continue reading

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Kickball

Every week, I teach extra “English Corner” classes to Grade 1 and 2 after school.  These classes are for the kids who really want to improve their oral English and they usually have the best English in their classes. I … Continue reading

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How To: Obtain Goods Without Paying For Them

In my Oral English class, students are not given grades, homework, or tests.  This is school policy, not mine.  This can be seen as a plus, since that means much less work for me.  But then again, there is little … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Indecent Assaults

One of my female students really wants to study in America when she gets to high school.  Her English is poor and my Chinese was not fluent enough to be able to understand 100% of what she was telling me.  … Continue reading

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Soccer, The Beihuan Middle School Way

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Valentine’s Cont’d

Here are a few more awesome Valentine’s Day cards that my students wrote.   Sometimes my students really amaze me. (To all the teachers in the world) Happy Valentine’s Day!  As students, we all thanks for you.  The world will becomes … Continue reading

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