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About Michael Klish

Michael is from the great land down under, Sydney, Australia. Korea has been a part of his life for the past 11 years. He recently moved to Busan with his wife and children Tiara and Calix and is a high school teacher at one of the biggest technology schools in Busan.

What It’s Like Teaching at a Korean High School

As a teacher who has worked exclusively in high schools during my time here in Korea, I can say with certainty that I have a lot of sympathy for every student who has to survive the 3 grueling years of high school in this country. The daily life of high school students in Korea is [...]

The Secrets to Classroom Management in South Korea

In the classroom, there are many strategies that will work for some teachers, but not for others. Here are a few tips and tricks that have helped me manage my classes effectively in South Korea. The Lesson Planning Stage Preparation for a lesson is not only important for a teacher, but extremely important for your [...]

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How To Make Your Teaching Experience in Korea a Success

There are many things that will work, and then there will be many things that will not work during your teaching experience in Korea. Here are a few things that may help you with your transition into the Korean school classroom and lifestyle. This includes introducing yourself, class rules, having a routine in the classroom, [...]

Thinking Outside the Square as a Teacher in Korea

Receiving a contract to teach in South Korea could be your ticket to one of the most amazing experiences you can imagine. At the same time, a teaching job here can present you with new challenges, both personal and professional. Whether you’ve just arrived in Korea or have been here for years, I hope this [...]