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How Become a Better Teacher in Your Free Time


A lot of people move abroad as an escape from ordinary life. They dream of greener pastures, adventure and a fresh outlook on life. As a foreign teacher, however, you have an enormous responsibility not only as an educator but as an ambassador for your country. Professional development is a vital part of any career, but especially in something so meaningful as education for a different culture and generation. Let's take a look at the top 5 ways that will help you to become a better ESL teacher.


1. Watch other teachers

Try to observe as many classes as you can. Often, you only realize that your classes are missing something after seeing another teacher in action. Make sure to ask them about their lessons and why they teach in the way they do. If you can't observe your co-workers or friends at work, there are plenty of quality Youtube videos to watch instead. Try to focus on the different areas of the classroom and how they handle it. How do they manage their time? What...

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