What Teaching has Taught Me

I’m not going to sugarcoat things. What teaching has taught me most of all is that I don’t like teaching. Don’t get me wrong; teaching can be rewarding, fulfilling, even fun. There are moments of lightness and joy sprinkled into most lessons that, I think, are what make teaching worthwhile to many career educators. There […]

Một Năm Mười Tháng

People often ask me how long I plan to stay in Vietnam. I know that when I first arrived, in my mind I thought maybe 10 months. Ten months came and went, and by then I had signed onto a year contract at my second job here. The contract ended, I’ve done some traveling, and […]