Chris Kelly's Biggest Surprise as a Teacher in China

teaching in china Feb 08, 2017

As teachers, we are always proud of our students when they are successful. Being an instructional coach for new ESL/EFL teachers is no different. I love seeing new teachers develop both their skills and confidence. Chris Kelly is a perfect example.  Just over a year ago, Chris contacted me about providing instructional coaching before he headed off to China. We had a few Skype calls and off Chris went.  It was great to hear from him after he completed his first year as a new teacher in China.  (If you are interested in learning more about instructional coaching with me, click here https://www.patricepalmer.ca/pages/coachingforeslteachers

Chris can you tell us a bit about yourself?

I am 26 year old new (1 year in) teacher from America. I hope to make international teaching my lifelong pursuit. I’m learning Chinese and how to cook. Both are going very slowly, but I will succeed! Eventually.

Where did you do your TESL/TEFL training?

My primary...

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