By reading current teaching research and articles, you stay up to date on the most modern methods, receive new and innovative ideas, and hold an edge over your peers. In essence, your ability to synthesize the ideas of others with your own makes you stronger, and makes the education you give your students competitive in a modern world.
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The Japan-America Society of the State of Washington has created a 45-minute PowerPoint presentation for JETs to use free of charge! It highlights the differences between American and Japanese schools . . .
Jessica Wang (Mimata Town, Miyazaki prefecture; 2012-2014) taught at two elementary schools, 5-6 classes a day, and saw her students on a regular basis. Those shown in the video are . . .
National AJET produces two amazing classroom resources for JETs. Planet Eigo is a fully bilingual teaching resource of comprehensive lesson plans, activities and helpful tips on effective instruction. Foxy Phonics . . .
日本語 This article describes the two faces of teaching: teaching a subject, and how to be a teacher. In it, they explore how to measure teaching ability, and it includes . . .
Lesson Title: Directions Grammar Point(s): Multiple Example: Do you know somewhere I can study English? Grade level: High School – Beginner Level Materials: Handouts (if necessary) at the bottom of . . .