Jenn is a TCK (Third Culture Kid) that later, ended up overseas to AbuDhabi, Oman, and now in Luxembourg. We talk about recruiting, MakerSpaces, and discuss some of the differences in international schools. Join us for this exciting episode.
Andy joins us from Japan and shares stories of teaching and living in Japan as an LGBTQ teacher. At the ripe age of 26, Andy is in his second year of international teaching, but they started by teaching English in the JET program. The day before they and their Japanese partner had to move apartments, Andy took the time to join ITP and let other LGBTQ teachers know there is support out there for teachers like them!
Listeners can connect with Andy on Instagram @nd.mllr and check out the special Diversity Collective Website for LGBTQ by navigating to http://thediversityfair.org as mentioned in this episode.
One correction on the link for TIE (The International Educator). Navigate to https://www.tieonline.com
Kristin Montgomery shares her vast experience to explain the different kinds of schools she has worked in. Kristin has been in Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, and even Wisconsin as a teacher. Join our conversation and hear her cop story involving Berliner handcuffs. Kristin maintains a website helpful to international teachers called Growing Global Citizens.
What is it like for these microphone racers during the summer? Hear about the difference between the summer of a single guy versus a family guy as we recount our travels home.
Aaron and Tabitha are an international teaching couple that teach elementary homerooms. Join us for an enjoyable interview about starting in the USA and moving to India for three years. At the end is a remarkable cat-tastrophe story you HAVE to hear.
Kent joins as a Cohost while Matt is traveling. Join us as we interview Jim about life and teaching PE in the Middle Eastern countries of Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Yes, we laugh a lot between stories.
Tom started out teaching for the JET program in Japan. After five years, he was hired by the Ministry of Education to train teachers. Listen to what he is doing now, after 14 years of Japanese life and two Kids in the family.
When you leave North America to teach in countries around the world, you are in charge of your savings and financial future. Social Security may not be in the picture any more. Listen to our guest Eric's advice on saving early and focusing on your lifestyle overseas. Learn. Enjoy.
Living overseas on several continents, Noah shares advice and stories about living and teaching in Pakistan, China, and Honduras over the past twenty years.
This is not their first rodeo. Shannon and Brynn first went overseas to teach in 2001. It was a different experience. They were younger, inexperienced, and had only one child. This time it's different. More kids. More experience. Different financial commitments. As teachers overseas, this second country experience has some similarities and many differences.
Julia is the youngest daughter of Greg's friends and former colleagues from way back in the times of yor....2004 to 2005. Julia is our first guest TCK - Third Culture Kid - but hopefully not the last. You'll get a laugh out of her Snowbulldozer story and a glimpse into what it is like to be overseas as a child of International Teachers.
Meet Graydon. Teach. Save. Travel. Repeat. Greydon is a new Author, international teacher, biker, former contestant on Jeopardy, and world traveler. Listen to the interview about how he teaches and saves money, then travels extensively, then repeats. When you finish listening, you will certainly want to buy and read his new book Pedalling to Kailash: Cycling Adventures and Misadventures Across the Roof of the World (2020)
Scott and Tara both trained and taught in the USA before going overseas eleven years ago. They have lived, taught, and raised their three offspring in three different international schools in two different countries. Join us for the laughs, stories, and a difficult audio feed coming out of the Northern woods of Maine. We hope you learn something about overseas teaching with families and enjoy listening as much as we enjoyed talking.
Join us for this episode as Kent hijacks Matt's microphone to talk with Greg about teaching in Yemen. Kent's history is quite unique because he started teaching in the USA before going overseas, then back to the USA, and then once again overseas. Enjoy a conversation with one of the happiest, positive, international teachers in the World.
If you are more interested in Quality Schools International, here is their website. https://www.qsi.org/