Elementary School Lunch (Kyuushoku) in June

Here’s June’s edition of my school lunches! I’m slowly working on the backlog! Please forgive me! If you haven’t noticed, I don’t drink the milk that’s provided with the school lunch. Luckily, my school isn’t too strict about what I have to eat. In fact, I see some other teachers mixing the milk into the coffees they bring to lunch, etc. I have a pack of furikake in my desk […]

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My October Halloween English Board

Depending on your school and how much freedom they give you, you may get your own English board. Before I started as an ALT, I remember looking at other ALTs’ English boards and thinking how cool it was. At my last school, I had zero creative control with anything, so I didn’t have an English board or an English room, or anything whatsoever, so all that preparation was for nothing. […]

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Elementary School Lunch (Kyuushoku) in April/May

Researching teaching in Japan, I heard horror stories about some of the school lunch combinations ALTs are served. Now that I’m a teacher, I decided to contribute and share some of the school lunches I eat on a daily basis. Luckily, I haven’t had any combinations that have made me question the entire system… But that’s not to say that some days are less appetizing than others! This will be […]

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