found it through an international jobs website,
www.tieonline.com. (Also linked
from the ECS website.)
is the most fascinating place in the world at this moment in time.
What are the most gratifying aspects of your job?
able to work with the next generation of Chinese scientists and helping
them develop a scientific and environmental mindset.
What has been/was your biggest challenge as a first-year
my comfort level in terms of discipline—which
battles to fight and which battles to let go of.
How did your time at GCC prepare you for the teaching field?
me a better heart and mind for my students - I see them as people first
was instilled at GCC
What advice would you give to a current pre-service teacher in
order to better prepare for his or her future classroom?
as much as you can.
be modest in an interview—and
put your summers to good use. Find a teaching internship, learn a new
language, etc. Summer is a great resource few people are fortunate
enough to have. Use it!
What are the challenges and rewards of teaching in another
Learning the nuances of the students’ learning styles and their prior
knowledge. For example, dyslexia doesn't exist in China because of their
pictogram writing system.
What are the challenges and rewards of living in another
the chance to learn another language. It’s hard work but so rewarding.
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