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    1. Introductory Forum

      All new members must first post one post in this forum introducing themselves.  Once this post is approved by a moderator, you will have full access to the site.  The International Educator is totally free of charge and no fees or advertisements are allowed.

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  2. Overseas Teaching

    1. Teaching Tips, Technology, Resources, Lesson Plans, Methodology and Grammar Forum

      Do you need inspiration? Do you have a great teaching idea or a question about certifications and teacher qualifications?  Discuss here.

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    2. Hyperdocs

      Place your Hyperdocs in this area. Be sure to tell us a little about the Hyperdoc.

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    3. International Schools Forum

      Topics related to working as a teacher around the world – jobs, salaries, employers, etc.

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    4. Living Overseas – Life Abroad

      Discuss non-work related topics related to living abroad – food, culture, news, customs, current events, etc.

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    5. International School Reviews

      Posts in this area will not be live until they are vetted by an administrator. Once you make a post, an admin will contact you for proof of working at the school.  We want to ensure that all reviews are real and accurate and proof of working at the school is required.

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    6. General and Off Topic Discussion Forum

      Discuss anything and everything that doesn’t belong in another forum here.

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    7. Education News

      This is a place to discuss educational news, school news, etc.

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  3. Finding a Job Discussion

    1. Job Postings

      Post information about possible positions available in international schools.

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    2. Agencies and Employment Fair Discussion

      Post information about international search agencies, job fair, etc.

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    3. Resume Tips, Personal Statements Advice, etc

      Do you need help making your resume amazing?  Do you need to shine up your personal statement?  This forum will help you with that information as well as other areas of getting ready for an interview.

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    4. Certification, Degrees, Certificates

      Lets talk about getting certified, degrees and other certificates.

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  5. Country Information

    1. Thailand

      Thailand, or better know by many as the Land of Smiles, is one of the most common destinations for international educators.  Thailand is beautiful and safe and there are an abundance of jobs for teachers.  There are also many place to visit and some of the most amazing sites on Earth!

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    • Hello everyone, Currently I am trying to gather more information about IT practices that educators use in their classrooms. To be more specific, I am interested in IT practices difference among European countries. It would be very helpful if you can fill in a quick survey on this topic: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SVJG3QB Thank you for your help.
    • Is anyone else loving Google Jamboard? Google Jamboard is a tool that can be used to support learning in fully online and/or a personalized pedagogical approach. One could model this for teachers by having them use Jamboard at your first staff meeting of the new year. Just asking them something simple like, "add  your name to the first slide to show you are present at the meeting."  At the end of the meeting, you could ask them to list one thing they learned at the meeting on another slide. For students, I would use this with my ELA class and instead of having a drawing board, I would have them read and highlight excerpts from mentor texts online together. After they highlight those areas, I would ask them to fill in a slide called 3 Maybes and a But! which states a theory about the text. I could also have them add events to a slide that showcases a storyboard arch. This tool could be use to promote digital citizenship by ensure that all texts we use are attributed properly and that students add their names to their own ideas so that others can see whose thought that was about a point in the text. I could see this tool transforming our school in many ways. During online learning, we needed more ways to have students be interactive with each other but not just on video. Jamboard accomplishes this but it also lets students and teachers share their creativity with each other. Everyone is also co-creating a document that helps other members of the group. For example, in the Jamboard about a Story Map, some students may see a theory playing out in a different way but as students co-create in live online environment, their ideas and thoughts are challenged. As we all know, we need to try to follow ISTE Standards. So which ISTE Standards might be met by this? For Educators: Designer Educators design authentic, learner-driven activities and environments that recognize and accommodate learner variability. Educators: 5a Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs. 5b Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning. 5c Explore and apply instructional design principles to create innovative digital learning environments that engage and support learning. In conclusion, Jamboard can be fun and a great way for students to be actively engaged in your classroom. Give it a try at: jamboard.google.com If you have a Google for Educators account, be sure your Google Admin activates this on your domain!
    • I am Abhijit CSU from Andhra Pradesh India. I am working as an Assistant Professor of Management in a Technological College. I have been in teaching for 27 years and I am a motivator and soft skills trainer in the organization. I am keen in the exchange of teaching experiences in the International Educators. I do hope that my experiences and those of others in teaching are of immense use for the both the parties. Thanking you, Yours sincerely, Abhijit.
    • If she is not certified, she will have problems getting jobs in international schools k-12. It is possible in a college or an ESL job. Some international schools will hire a traveling spouse to do work depending on their qualifications. I'd suggest you reach out to a few of the agencies like Search Associates and put a profile up there.
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