3 Tips for Teaching Abroad as a Westerner.
Before I left the U.S. for Thailand, the pictures I saw of students seemed familiar—little munchkins in uniforms, lined up with backpacks to salute the flag in the morning. Same same, right? But my first day in a Thai classroom clued me in to just how different this educational experience would be for me.
For one, the chaos and frenzy was overwhelming. Nobody had supplies of their own—pencils, erasers, chairs, even desks were shared. As I tried to assist the class, kids were constantly getting