Mr. Sun Returns!

A year of traveling the world comes to an end and I have to return to a normal working life at some point. Going back to my previous school, KCIS, seems like the most logical step, and, thankfully, they are happy to have me back! So it begins. School year 2017/2018. It warms my heart … Continue reading Mr. Sun Returns!

Day 4 – reading fast and slow

I've had a lot of time to read on my own the past few days. The student leaders have done such a wonderful job there really isn't much for me to do. Today's book is about 嚴長壽's vision for Taiwan. In it he discussed his values and beliefs and detailed the factors that lead to … Continue reading Day 4 – reading fast and slow

The Results Are In! Student Feedback …

One thing I picked up from my teaching practicum is gathering student feedback. I made questionnaires for the students to fill out and that helped me recognize areas to improve on. One major feedback from my very first questionnaire was a quarter of the students felt my Math lessons were too rushed. I adjusted accordingly and it … Continue reading The Results Are In! Student Feedback …

Pride Parade 2012 Vancouver – A fantastic fanfare for what is possibly the biggest rights movement of the 21st Century

When I first started the teaching program, I wondered why the profession of teaching is such a "left leaning" profession (on the political spectrum). I particularly wondered about the profession's position on LGBTQ issues. I could not reconcile the stereotypical figure of an elementary school teacher to my impression of the LGBTQ community which is/was portrayed … Continue reading Pride Parade 2012 Vancouver – A fantastic fanfare for what is possibly the biggest rights movement of the 21st Century