Why they are so much more rewarding than kids
If anyone was coming to Thailand to teach I would recommend they teach adults as it will be a much more rewarding experience for them. You will also have lower stress levels and enjoy talking about a range of topics with students who, on the whole, want to be there.
From gaining work experience to opportunities to travel
Most countries have lots to offer but one of the best places to teach English abroad is definitely Thailand. Here are plenty of reasons why.
Who do you teach and how much can you make?
If you have some free time and want to top up your income, then look into online teaching. It certainly is a viable option for many teachers here in Thailand.
Postbox letter from Brent
In New Zealand the problem of students using cellphones doesn't really exist.
Is communicating with students using apps and social media a good idea?
I think the social media connections have been more helpful than harmful, and I'll likely continue the practice with classes to come.
Every picture tells a story
To help with adjusting to life as a classroom teacher, here are 10 great memes to expose some classroom realities.
The blatant discrimination in TEFL job ads
Although it is rarely mentioned in job ads, most if not all Asian recruiters on the lookout for teachers are after whities. And let’s make no mistake about it: the prize specimens are Caucasian white, not some locals having overindulged in skin-whitening products.
Consider the 'perks' of a teaching job as well
I have come to realize that there are many other important factors that you should consider when applying for teaching jobs, some of which are just as important as the salary.
My first six months at a Thai government school
Over a typical week I see four hundred or more students, across Mathayom levels one to six, aged twelve to eighteen. Class sizes range from twenty to thirty students.
What do these standardized tests actually prove?
Is there a better way to determine what a student knows, or how he/she could perform in whatever environment for which the score is required?