The Japan Experience
think teaching is more than imparting
to my students; it is sharing my experiences.
is bringing a personal side to the information.
me, teaching is helping my students gain a better
of the world, not just through the
we study, but through the
Cooking potatoes over
an open fire at a kindergarten.
Some mornings I teach
songs, or do short activities at
On other mornings, like the one pictured
above, I join in the
fun the Japanese teachers have planned.
Testing my skill on
(I am the one holding
the bars with a death grip!)
I feel foolish; it
is a skill that most Japanese children have
mastered by the 5th
grade. And no, I can't say that I
have mastered it as