Living Alongside the Coronavirus in China

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about the Coronavirus. Known as Covid-19, this virus causes respiratory symptoms and in severe cases can lead to death. Originating in Wuhan, Hubei Province, in December 2019, it has since spread to 115 countries and infected more than 114,000 people. On [...]

2020-03-11T04:11:57+00:00March 11th, 2020|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments

How to Build Up a Social Network when You’re New to Shanghai (or China)

Moving to a new place is about 50% excitement and 50% anxiousness under the best of circumstances.  When you don’t know anyone that anxiety can really take off and make it hard to enjoy a new place. This was the case for me when I moved to Shanghai - I arrived not knowing anyone other than [...]

2020-02-12T05:18:20+00:00February 12th, 2020|Articles, Life in China|0 Comments

Avoiding Controversy and Stimulating Debate in the Classroom

  Some teachers love to teach children. I dread it. A lot. I’m not saying that children are not lovely, but I have the misfortune of being a person who gets bored extremely easily. Couple that with bad knees and a bad back, and it just isn’t for me. So, I’ve spent the 14 years [...]

2020-02-06T03:35:59+00:00February 6th, 2020|Articles, Teaching|0 Comments
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