An American story on Independence Day

How the American Dream didn't really work out for me

I'm teaching abroad in Southeast Asia and even though I'm making half what I made in America, there are no money concerns. I'm saving money for my eventual retirement, something I could never do when I was living paycheck to paycheck.


ESL teachers as mentors and heroes

ESL teachers as linguistic imperialists and neo-colonialists

ESL teachers should be viewed as mentors and heroes, selflessly taking the time to improve the lives of our students. People like Julian Edge and Larry Smith should be ashamed of themselves. They spit in the face of every dedicated ESL teacher.


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