Teacher Spotlight

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To help kick-off the summer months and build excitement for the upcoming academic year, GoGlobal Jobs is bringing to you a new blog series called Teacher Spotlights, showcasing our outstanding Ambright American High School (+AP) Program teachers and their stories while they live and work in China.   This month, Dr. Ken Smith shares with […]

Inside the Classroom: 9 Educational Differences Between China and the U.S.

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The United States and China are debatably two of the most influential nations in the world, but each unique country fosters their next generations of leaders in incredibly different ways. These 9 Educational Differences Between China and the U.S. demonstrate how tradition and culture begins in the classroom.   1. Class sizes China: In middle […]

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The Difference between Chinese and Foreign Teachers

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There are countless comparisons of the Chinese education system vs. the U.S. education system, but often overlooked is the students’ opinions—specifically, what Chinese students have to say about the difference between Chinese and foreign teachers teaching in China.   “Many local American students, they think most of Chinese students…are machines, they work very hard and […]

Chinese kids in a classroom in Nanjing

Advice From an ESL Teacher Who Had No Clue What He Was Doing The First Day of Class

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After talking to students and teachers from Australia, Canada, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Italy, Ireland, and many other countries around the world, I’ve understood that your academic experience is going to be different depending on where you grow up; China is no exception. Different classrooms and different students require a range of techniques to effectively teach without […]