How to Teach Hiragana: The Ultimate Lesson Guide with Resource Recommendations


How can you keep your students smiling during a hiragana lesson?

The nurturing teacher inside of you wants to spare them the pain and frustration that so many of us have felt when studying hiragana

Like me, for example.…

How to Build the Perfect Japanese AP Study Guide Lesson


It may not be as valuable as a full-ride scholarship, but it definitely packs a bang for the buck.

It may not be as prestigious as a major award, but it can definitely make you look good.

The AP Japanese …

Looking for a Flexible Source of Income? Teach Japanese Online!


Work. It can be your best friend or your worst nightmare.

Some jobs offer you the opportunity to see the world and do fulfilling work.

Other jobs offer the dehumanizing experience of cleaning up after filthy, filthy humans and their …

Looking for the Best Japanese Teaching Resources Online? We’ve Got 8


Filling up your lesson plans with enough great Japanese material to last you through the school can seem an insurmountable task, especially if you do not yet have years of teaching experience under your belt.

How will you teach Japanese

Looking for Fresh New Japanese Teaching Books? We’ve Got 6 Right Here


Going it alone is scary.

If you decide to go alone at rewiring your house, you can expect a few singe marks and hospital visits.

If you go on a road trip with nothing but the sometimes questionable Google Maps …

4 Authentic Materials for Japanese Class Every Teacher Needs

Authentic Materials for Japanese Class

Keeping your students engaged can be just as challenging as explaining the most difficult Japanese grammar rules.

After all, there’s a lot out there that could distract them.

Between studying, hanging out with friends and mastering flossing, students have …

4 Simple and Fun Japanese Games for All Ages

4 simply fun japanese games for all ages

Whether you’re teaching young children or seniors, games are a fantastic tool to get students engaged and excited about learning.

From students with zero Japanese skills to those who are nearing fluency, there’s something out there for everyone.

We’ve …