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What I Wish My (International School) Teacher Knew About Me

Posted by on Apr 14, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

What I Wish My (International School) Teacher Knew About Me

This article is reprinted with the permission of the author, Jane Barron. Jane is a Youth Intercultural Transition Specialist at Globally Grounded, an Educator (www.globallygrounded.com) with 24 years experience in local and international schools, a parent of two TCKs and grew up as a Domestic TCK. As a domestically mobile child, I have been this student. As a Mum to two globally mobile kids, I parent this student. As a teacher in both international and local schools, I have taught this student. As an intercultural transition specialist, I come alongside this student, their family and the...

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Preparing for First Grade in English

Posted by on Dec 11, 2013 in Blog | 1 comment

Flossie Epley has been with TEAM since 1981. She is founder and director of School Support Services (SSS) at Christian Academy in Japan (CAJ). For thirty years SSS has been offering consultancy, resources, and programs to home schoolers and schools affiliated with CAJ in Japan. Flossie and her husband Russ have two adult children and one grandchild. Hannah attends yochien. It’s a great way to get to know neighborhood children. Through the yochien the whole family connects with the community. It is a good situation for now, but her parents want to make a switch at first grade to offer Hannah...

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Multilingualism as a Bridge of Opportunity

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Flossie Epley has been with TEAM since 1981. She is founder and director of School Support Services (SSS) at Christian Academy in Japan (CAJ). For thirty years SSS has been offering consultancy, resources, and programs to home schoolers and schools affiliated with CAJ in Japan. Flossie and her husband Russ have two adult children and one grandchild. ShinHae Kim thinks about academic subjects in English. She develops most of her friendships in Japanese, and she worships in Korean. Kim elaborates, “Many people think that languages are organized in cabinet form, taking out necessary details...

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