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New School

Published by Brock Salzman
This week was our first experience with our second site, Woorideul School. Although it shares the same goal, educating foreign students, …
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Orcas in Russia

Published by Youlim Kim
“Four orcas are in the far east of Russia. They get trapped between ice. People help them.” My first lesson …
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Group Blog #6 DukeEngage South Korea

Published by Peining Yang & Brandon Bui
This week, our group began teaching at Woorideul School (우리들학교), a specialized academy for North Korean refugees and Korean-Chinese who have …
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New School New Experience

Published by Valentina Saavedra
New School This week our DESK group started working at the school for North Korean refugees here in Seoul. Unlike …
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So Long, Farewell Jiguchon

Published by James Feng
Goodbyes suck. They’re hard and frankly, I’m not very good at them. I’m usually the person who waves and says …
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Thank You Jiguchon, Saranghae

Week 5: Goodbyes

Published by Melody Hong
This week was our last and final week at Jiguchon, and it was a whirlwind of emotions. Our last class …
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안녕 Jiguchon!

Published by Peining Yang
And that’s a wrap! Well, for now.   This week we completed our teaching journey at Jiguchon School. Over the …
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Hello, Sorak Mountain!

안녕, Goodbye and Hello

Published by Youlim Kim
This past week was filled with goodbyes and hellos. Goodbye Jiguchon Our time at Jiguchon had come to an end. …
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Brandon gets mobbed by six 1st graders...and we thought last week was difficult.

Week 4 Group Blog: Chorus or Chaos

Published by James Feng and Youlim Kim
None of us realized just how hard teaching could be until we started teaching first and second graders. The First …
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