Preschool teacher needed in west Tokyo

Posting this here so I can point more people to it. West Tokyo Preschool is a small English-language preschool in Fuchu, near the American School in Japan. In sort of an emergency for the place, the teacher who was doing a solid job for the past year or two suddenly decided that she would be […]

It is the cheating

So the moral panic du jour is mobile-phone-enabled cheating by kids sitting the entrance exams at major universities. One test-taker posted various questions to Yahoo’s “Chiebukuro” Q-and-A website. Now it’s come to light that someone “helping” him with an English question was just feeding his Japanese text through an online translation tool. He copied that […]