This site is many things to many different people. It can be a blog about living authentically. A site about American politics. A blog about Slovak women. A blog about Slovak culture or Belgian culture or western culture. At times it's a blog about the economics of every day life. It's a site about parenting. A blog about literature. A blog about psychology. There are blogs about dating, blogs about travel, blogs about money, blogs about teaching, blogs about dating Slavic girls, blogs about Palestine. It's a site for leftists. It's a site for progressives. A site for femdom lovers. A site for vagitarians. A site for language teachers. A site for people with a huge libido and a big heart. A site for go-getters. In a way also a site for entrepreneurs. Maybe it's easier to describe what the people who regularly visit have in common. The readers of this site tend to be seekers. They tend to be people who are a bit dissatisfied with life and are looking for more, not just for themselves but for humanity in general. It's a blog for people looking for peace, love, empathy, solidarity and yes, also a good dose of excitement. Whatever brought you here, know that you are welcome.
Kids drop AT LEAST 50 percent of the things they grab. It will make you want to storm out of the room never to return. You won’t. You need the money.
Kids fart during lessons. They don’t care.
We live in an essentially friendless society. Your adult students will inevitably start using your lesson as the only opportunity they have to be listened to.
About five to ten percent of your female students will develop some sort of feelings for you, unless you have the empathy of a forgotten washcloth collecting mildew behind the washing machine. Deal with it.
The people telling you how you should teach are CLUELESS about teaching
Having a degree in pedagogy probably means you suck at teaching
A focus on grammar exercises will prepare your students to take tests, but they won’t learn how to actually use the language in every day life
if you’re paid well enough you can pretend to care about pretty much anything
Being a great teacher involves letting your students teach you