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Jo's Korean and Other Crazy Adventures Jo is coming back to teach in China for a second year that is sure to be filled with new crazy adventures!


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Small Improvements count

SOUTH KOREA | Friday, 22 Jun 2007 | Views [1940] | Comments [1]

What a week! This past week I have been giving conversation tests to each student one-on-one. I am testing their knowledge of the lessons we have covered thus far. I was very happy to see that they have improved since the first time I interviewed them ... Read more >

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Today's Rant - Rote Learning is a Crock of Shit

SOUTH KOREA | Wednesday, 13 Jun 2007 | Views [4339] | Comments [1]

Rote learning is a learning technique which avoids understanding the inner complexities and inferences of the subject that is being learned and instead focuses on memorizing the material so that it can be recalled by the learner exactly the way ... Read more >

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Teacher's Day and Sweet potato cake

SOUTH KOREA | Saturday, 19 May 2007 | Views [2935] | Comments [1]

Another interesting week to say the least. Tuesday was Teacher's Day here in Korea. Apparently, about half of the public schools in Seoul were closed for the day. Not sure if that was to give the teachers a break, or to prevent parents from giving ... Read more >

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