The Teacher’s Room Makes Me Crazy

As an introvert, I hate the layout of the teacher’s room. No matter where you go in Japan (and many parts of Asia) though, you will find that open work spaces are the standard. As an introvert, I have so many problems with the spaces I work in but thankfully I am leaving soon, so now I can air […]

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Gone with the Cherry Blossoms

It’s my last day of Spring Break and I’m sad to see it go. I got a lot done and I’m excited for the new school year to start because I know some of my teachers will have moved around and I will have new students at elementary school and my elementary school students will […]

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Attending a Japanese Wedding

So when I first came to Japan, I was a high school student and I found a summer language program with AFS Intercultural Programs that allowed me to stay with a host family. I was placed in a city in Fukuoka Prefecture called Kurume and loved every minute of it. As an only child, it […]

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Confidence in and out of the Classroom

So recently I have been stressed. I stopped cooking dinner for a while, always getting something on the way home, and the ice cavern that is now my apartment has made anything away from an electric blanket impossible. When my house is messy, my brain doesn’t work right. I had a few last assignments due […]

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Confidence in and out of the Classroom

So recently I have been stressed. I stopped cooking dinner for a while, always getting something on the way home, and the ice cavern that is now my apartment has made anything away from an electric blanket impossible. When my house is messy, my brain doesn’t work right. I had a few last assignments due […]

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