Teachers Share their Experiences While Living Abroad!

A ChungDahm Teacher Reflects On Her Three Years In Korea

Posted on Thu, Mar 16, 2017 @ 03:49 PM

Since 2011, I have been teaching in Korea at ChungDahm's GangDong branch and have enjoyed everything about it. One of reasons why I ended up staying in Korea for so long is because of the people I've met. I have built relationships that will last me a lifetime, so when my colleague Erin Stuebben told me she was leaving I was really saddened. As she was packing for her move, I asked her if she could answer some questions for me  She was great about it and on her last working day on Friday at 5AM in the morning, I got her email response. I was really touched that she did this for me.  Below are her thoughts and experiences, from the beginning to end, of her time working for ChungDahm and living in Korea:

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Tags: Teachers, working in korea, cultural experience, teaching at Chungdahm, memories, teach english, moving home, teaching job

How New ChungDahm Teachers Can Take Advantage of Veterans

Posted on Wed, Aug 17, 2016 @ 04:31 PM

Learning a new skill, like teaching, and moving to a new county can be rather intimidating! Once you complete your training week at Chungdahm Learning, you are shipped off to a whole new life and job. All of a sudden you are on your own and expected to teach a class full of eager and excited young learners. However, new teachers don’t realize that there are plenty of veteran teachers at their branch, who have already gone through everything they are experiencing and possibly have three to six years of teaching knowledge. These teachers at CDL are known as Veteran teachers and if you are lucky they might be ready to help you out and be more than happy to share their wisdom and expertise.

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Tags: Teachers, co-worker, working in korea, teaching at Chungdahm, teaching,, chungdahm learning, growing with Chungdahm, veteran

3 Types of Classes You Will teach at ChungDahm Learning

Posted on Wed, Jul 08, 2015 @ 02:02 PM

Chungdahm Learning offers many different courses, and every semester students take a various combination of classes that are focused on achieving, applying and learning new and old skills. The most prominent classes are called C2, VI, and A2. There is an array of other courses such as C1, IBT, Masters, A3 and many more, but the latter are studied by most elementary and middle school students and the type of material you will engage in while teaching at ChungDahm
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Tags: Teachers, teaching in Korea, teaching at Chungdahm, chungdahm, smart classroom, 3.0 smart student

The Amazing Race with CDI: 20 Teams, 100 Tasks, 4 Hours.

Posted on Fri, Jun 27, 2014 @ 02:11 PM

The annual CDI Amazing Race was Sunday, 22 June. Twenty teams competed from all over Seoul and its surrounding satellite cities. Each team had to complete as many tasks as possible out of 100 tasks within 4 hours. With teams sprinting like crazy and having a whole lot of fun, Chungdahm Main Branch came in first, completing 67 tasks, with Daechi and Bundang coming in a close second and third.

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Tags: Amazing race, Teachers, Faculty, Teams, Bonding, seoul, events in Korea, what to do in korea, Activities to do in Korea, teaching at Chungdahm

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