"I've just returned from three years abroad, teaching a variety of subjects in South Korea. I began as a conversational English teacher working through EPIK (English Programs in Korea). I was posted at Gangneung Boys Middle School and taught over 600 students a week. The conditions were difficult but it was an excellent learning experience for me as an educator -- I learned that small classroom or one-on-one instruction is the best way to help students master the material. The next two years I sp"