YuanZueiShan; What Teachers Do When You Are Taking Exams

Last week, before the long weekend, was mid-terms week. Teachers love mid-terms days because we get a schedule of tests to “invigilate”, and if you aren’t scheduled you don’t have to be at school (You don’t get paid of course, but it can’t be an absolutely perfect world right? Only an almost perfect one). With…

Hǎojiǔ bùjiàn

Suddenly it’s November and I haven’t posted in two months. Partially, because I haven’t been able to do anything of great interest or excitement lately, and partially due to lack of free time. Going into this, I didn’t realize how much mental, emotional and physical energy it would take to be a full-time teacher. Overall,…