Super Photo Corner – Winter Festival Art Expo

It's cold once again.  My power bill is low, my layers are many, and my classes keep getting canceled. It must be time for the winter festival. I had a wonderful time last year and can hardly wait to enjoy this year's festivities. Festival Week begins with hallways lined with students' artwork.  This year, I … Continue reading Super Photo Corner – Winter Festival Art Expo

My Students Say the Darndest Things II

The best blessing of working in a high school is the daily interactions with my students.  Many can hold great conversations.  Other times, hilarity and absurdity reign supreme. Note:  I don't give my students English names, but I changed their names for the sake of anonymity (and because it's fun). Two students work on a … Continue reading My Students Say the Darndest Things II

New Schedule, Same Constant Change

Life always changes.  Nothing is permanent. However, in Korea, that flux feels just a bit faster. This semester I’ve slowly adjusted to a new schedule - my walk-in-the-park 16-class load expanded to 20.  However, despite initial growing pains, I’ve found several positives in this new work routine. Initially, I taught 8 classes in the first … Continue reading New Schedule, Same Constant Change