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My Teaching English in Korea eBook is Out Now

Blogging and making videos brought a whole element to my time in Korea that I never expected. Lots of meaningful interaction with people from different corners of the world who are interested in … [Read more...]

Are the “Glory Days” of Teaching ESL in Korea Over?

Teaching ESL is a mixed bag depending on what country you target. In some countries it's a refined, streamlined endeavor where employers seek qualified and experienced teachers and the government has … [Read more...]

How You Can Make ESL a Long-Term Career

Teaching ESL abroad is becoming more and more popular by the day for a multitude of reasons.First, there is a bad economic disease circulating the globe and as much as the spin doctors try to … [Read more...]

How to Be an Excellent, Award-Winning ESL Teacher

During my time here in Korea, I've had the opportunity to meet some great teachers. One of those teachers is my friend, Candice, from South Africa. It's possible you've watched her in other videos of … [Read more...]

You Should Get a TESOL to Teach ESL in Korea

Is teaching English abroad, specifically in a country like Korea, cool? Yes, it's cool.Is it challenging and frustrating at times?  Yes, it is. Does it make you want to go back home at times? Yes, … [Read more...]

Q&A: The Importance of TESOL, CELTA, and Teacher Certifications

A follow up another Q&A topic dealing with what major is best for teaching English abroad?What Certification is best?The topic of certifications is a vast array of choices. There are … [Read more...]

Q&A: Best Major for Teaching English Abroad

I receive many questions through both my YouTube channel and Red Dragon Diaries blog. I get a bit of everything, but some of the important questions regarding teaching English abroad center around … [Read more...]

Time to Study, Time to Teach

Trying to find the time...Back in early February I began the process of becoming a certified teacher in the state of Florida through the University of West Florida's TeacherReady online … [Read more...]

Why Become a Licensed Teacher for ESL?

I still have times each week when I just stop in my tracks and literally speak the following words to myself...LIFE IS GOOD!Teaching English in Korea has been such an eye opening, fun, growing, … [Read more...]

Coming to Korea Without a Job

Samsung TownSomeone had asked me about their options for coming to Korea without first having a job.  Though I wouldn't really recommend it unless you had special circumstances, there are some … [Read more...]