Read Part 1 & 2 here. Part 3: The Decision The big day had finally arrived. It was Tuesday morning. After months of preparing, worrying, and excitement, it was time to make a decision. It was 6:30am. I knew that in the next 12 hours, my life would change, hopefully for the better. I had … Continue reading Part 3: The Decision
Part 1: The E-mail December 2, 2012 "Thank you for your interest in the Grade 5 position. The position is now closed. We wish to express our appreciation for your time and effort in submitting your application for consideration . ... Best wishes in your search." I couldn't believe. My heart sunk. This was the … Continue reading The e-mail, the job fair and the decision
It was new year's day, and I was gathered for dinner at my aunt's apartment in Seoul. One of my cousin's kid, who is in 8th grade, was sitting in the living room with a notebook in hand. It turned out that he was working on his math homework. Not for school, but for his … Continue reading Study+ study + study = Smarter students?
2012 has seemed to snuck up on me. I mean I knew that the end of the year was almost here with Christmas rolling on by, but I never seem fully ready for it. As a teacher, I naturally categorize the beginning of the year in August when the school year starts, and the end … Continue reading j o y.