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Rocketships and Airplanes

Posted in School with tags on April 19, 2010 by Gina

I guess some things really are the same all over the world. Last Friday at school was apparently Science Day, where the kids got to take the last period off (when they are usually cleaning the school) to fly the airplanes and rocketships they had built.

Here are some cute pictures of kids being kids.

Science Day in Daegu, South Korea

Science Day in Daegu, South Korea

Science Day in Daegu, South Korea


Advanced vs. Low 8th Graders

Posted in School with tags on April 7, 2010 by Joel

The assignment was to create a playbill for your favorite play, movie or story.

Advanced Kids

Click below for the other drawing. You won’t be disappointed. (Kind of NSFW, if things drawn in crayon can be NSFW).

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Another year older

Posted in School with tags , , on April 7, 2010 by Gina

All too soon my birthday has arrived here in Korea, before we’ve had the chance to really settle in.  I was  not quite looking forward to it, as it was on a Tuesday, I had my most classes to teach, and I wouldn’t have the company of my family and friends back home to celebrate. But the teachers and students at my school really made it a wonderful day.

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The sun will come outtt…..

Posted in School, Teaching with tags , , , on March 26, 2010 by Gina

…today! Finally, after several days of gloom and doom the sun is shining and it’s Election Day!  Glad I choose today to bring my camera and take pictures of the school, as it’s bound to be an entertaining day. As I approach the school I see students with signs campaigning for their favorite candidates.

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Posted in Teaching with tags , , , on March 23, 2010 by Gina

**So I know we’ve been kind of slacking on the blog posts. We vow to write more and make this blog super cool. Starting….NOW.**

We are just starting our third week of classes and things had been running fairly smothly until now. My grade 1 and 2 (7th and 8th) classes are split up between high and low levels. The high level has 30+ kids, and the low levels have about 7. I see the high level classes every week, but the low level only every other week. Last week I taught low grade 2 for the first time and even though most knew very limited English, they were still well-behaved for the most part and tried to listen. This week I had my first grade 1 low classes, and that is a whole different world.

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