A Student-Devouring Monster

Guest Article by Sara Townsend Scripps College The skin on my cheeks droops past my chin, gray in color, lizard-like in texture.  My hair stands up in all directions, an electrified purple.  The clothes on my body literally crawl.  My blood-shot eyes swell from their sockets, roving and dark with covetousness.   Monster Sara with … Continue reading A Student-Devouring Monster

I Love the Smell of English in the Morning

Guest Article by Owen Cortner New Mexico State University   “Ewww, smelly.” These were the first words uttered by Adam, a Standard 4 student from SK Cherok Paloh (SKCP), upon entering the gates of the farm of Dato’ Sri’ Muhammad Safian bin Ismail in Kampung Cherok Paloh. Located 30 kilometers south of Kuantan, Pahang, the … Continue reading I Love the Smell of English in the Morning

Guest Article: Teacher is an Angry Bird: Teaching Primary school in Malaysia

by Nazeeha Jawahir University of Kentucky Siti, Najwa, Anis, and Manisah live just a few hundred meters from the ocean, but they do not know how to swim. Like many students from my school, SK Seberang Takir, they had never even stepped foot inside a swimming pool before.  My time as an ETA has been … Continue reading Guest Article: Teacher is an Angry Bird: Teaching Primary school in Malaysia