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Out of the Teaching Plan and Into the Fire

It wasn’t long ago that I transitioned from English teaching in Chengdu into what I’d consider a career path with a future. This is the story of my passage.

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China Dream

The China Dream: In English

With more Chinese than ever applying to American universities, English ability is becoming crucial for the Chinese version of success. But as China strides toward globalism and modernity, what does it lose?

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Modern Chinese Youth on Filial Piety

Peter Vernezze authored a book about the philosophical views of young Chinese in modern China. Based upon essays they wrote and discussion they had, Vernezze has five important takeaways. The first: If you’re old and in China, worry.

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Performing in China: Confessions of a White Monkey

In China, the demand for dancing foreigners is high and although it might be demeaning, it pays the bills. These are the Confessions of a White Monkey.

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Teaching English in Chengdu

Chengdu, like every major city in China, is abound with teaching opportunities. In this article I’ll share some of the things I’ve learned through my experiences teaching in Chengdu.

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