It’s not your fault!

  I recently started teaching a brand new Kindergarten 1 class. Its my first such (regular) class in around 18 months, and I have to say parts of it have been challenging. Children crying and being upset doesn’t really affect me anymore, that is to be...

A word about those exhausting EFL work schedules

    This week, I covered classes at another language centre, far away from my home. I was expecting that the longer classes (2 x 2 hour classes without any break in the middle) would exhaust me. However, I was pleasantly surprised. The difference, this time,...

Why I love cover teaching

  For around a year now, I’ve been full-time cover teaching Kindergarten and Primary English, and I’ve really been enjoying it. Originally, I decided to do cover teaching, in order to free up my time so that I could create my own Kindergarten English course. For...

Teaching EFL STEAM lessons

  One of the language schools I’ve worked for ran a STEAM program this summer. Actually, since there was no Technology, Engineering, Arts or Math, it would more accurately have been called a ‘Science’ or an ’S’ program, but marketing would never have...