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Arriving in Korea During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on Thu, Apr 23, 2020 @ 01:48 PM

Going to a new country can be intimidating. There’re so many things to prepare before departure, and the added pandemic made things even more difficult. High death tolls back in the States, flights being cancelled, supplies difficult to come by. I was very stressed before coming to Korea. I was wondering if I would still be able to make it considering all that was going on in the world. I hope this article will answer some questions about what it was like arriving in Korea. The honest answer is it was perfectly fine.

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Tags: teaching in Korea, things to do in Korea, applying to teach English, teaching at Chungdahm, growing with Chungdahm, pandemic, COVID-19

I’m Lucky to Live in Korea During the COVID19 Pandemic

Posted on Tue, Apr 21, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

While in late February, the world may have looked down on Korea for being the first country outside of China to face a covid-19 outbreak, it didn’t take long for the world to see how the Korean government and people have handled dealing with this pandemic. Now, many world leaders from powerful countries around the world turn to South Korea for knowledge and supplies to overcome the outbreaks being faced in their homelands. My family no longer expresses concern for me being in Seoul, and much like I’ve heard from colleagues and fellow expats, they now advise me to stay in Korea. While I can go down a rather impressive list of reasons why I feel I am in the best country to live in during this pandemic, I will condense my list down to my top three main reasons. 

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Tags: teaching in Korea, things to do in Korea, teaching at Chungdahm, growing with Chungdahm, online learning, pandemic, COVID-19

Teaching Chungdahm's Online Classes during COVID19

Posted on Mon, Apr 20, 2020 @ 02:08 PM

Now, with the covid19 pandemic, many education systems and institutes around the world have turned to online classes. This has brought up some anxiety amongst teachers everywhere. While some teachers are barely starting their online classes, Chungdahm academies began online classes ahead of the rest. So, I’ve been teaching through Zoom meetings since March 6th. Since it has been a little over a month that I’ve been teaching online, I want to share my top four reasons why I am currently satisfied with teaching Chungdahm April classes online - while still commenting on how this experience compares to offline classes. 

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Tags: teaching in Korea, teaching at Chungdahm, technology, growing with Chungdahm, online learning, pandemic, COVID-19

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