Michelle Bishop

E1 Teacher

Home:

California, USA

Education: 

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Summer Zhang 

E1 Co Teacher

Home:

Wuxi, Jiangsu, China

Education: 

B.A. in English Language Teaching, Hunan University of Technology

B.A. in Human Resource Management, Soochow University

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How do you define good education?

A good education is the soul of communication; it helps students to make find confidence in learning, and make progress in their academics.

What is the most important thing you want to pass along to your students?

In my opinion, the most important thing I want to pass along to my students is to teach them the methods of learning.

What is your favorite memory or experience in ISW?

My favorite memory is the graduation ceremony with my first class of students.

What is something unique you want others to know about yourself? 

I love all the lovely things.

Eureka Sun

E1 Co Teacher

Home:

Wuxi, Jiangsu, China

Education: 

B.A. in English, Nanjin Xiaozhuang University

Teaching English as Foreign Language (TEFL) certified.

Teacher Qualification Certificate

Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) Grade 3

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What do you consider “excellent education”?

Education is a gift that none can take away. It’s the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

 

What is the most important thing you want to pass along to your students?

Don’t be afraid to try new things in life. Always be ready for new challenges and make a difference through the little things.

 

What is you favorite memory or experience in ISW?

The cooperative and engaging working environment.

 

What is something unique you want others to know about yourself?

I like collecting fridge magnets.

Sheree Magno

E2 Teacher

Home:

Manila, Philippines

Education: 

B.S. in Industrial Engineering, Mapua institute of Technology

Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) Certified, Adrite Englishworld Inc.

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Evelyn Ding

E1 Co Teacher

Home:

Wuxi, Jiangsu, China

Education: 

B.A. in Tourism, Nanjing Normal University

Teacher Qualification Certificate

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What do you consider “excellent education”?

Excellent education is not only teaching kids knowledge but also teaching them about life.

What is the most important thing you want to pass along to your students?

I hope they can learn happily, get along with each other happily.

What is your favorite memory or experience in ISW?

We celebrate everyone’s birthday and baby showers. We are full of love.

What is something unique you want others to know about yourself?

I like sports.

Jinha Yu

ECC Teacher (Parent Volunteer)

Home:

Incheon, Korea

Education: 

B.A. in Chinese Literature, Nankai University

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Sarah Mckee

E3 Teacher

Home:

Portsmouth, Virginia, USA

Education: 

B.S. in Education K-5th grade, Asbury College

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What do you consider “excellent education”?

An interactive experience between students and teachers with mutual learning for all parties involved.  Students having fun with their learning, not simply sitting in a chair listening to a teacher talk.

What is the most important thing you want to pass along to your students?

I want to impart a genuine love of learning to my students.  I also want to help them to realize how enjoyable it is to learn something new and how many doors will open for you as you learn.

What is your favorite memory or experience in ISW?

Spring break 2013:  We went to Zhang Jia Jie and climbed up Tianmen Shan, which has 999 steps.  I was ready to give up and go back down, but the other 6 people with me wouldn’t let me give up.  One reached the top, and came back down to walk with me the rest of the way to the top.

What is something unique you want others to know about yourself?

I was on a tumbling team in college and learned how to do the splits, handstands, various trampoline tricks, and a plethora of stunts.

 

Joyce Zhao

E3 Co Teacher

Home:

Xiangtan, Hunan, China

Education: 

B.A. in Education and Psychology, Jiangnan University

Teacher Qualification Certificate

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What do you consider “excellent education”?

“Excellent education” makes students stay humble, know how to respect others and even other species as well. And it leads students to think about and find the real meaning of life.

What is the most important thing you want to pass along to your students?

Loving learning is way more important than getting good grades.

What is your favorite memory or experience in ISW?

Every year, we have a special day of “International Day”.  All the teachers, students and parents, who come from different countries or areas, get together and show different cultures. So much fun!

What is something unique you want others to know about yourself?

I like running, which helps me keep healthy. I like writing diaries, which helps me keep thinking and reflecting.

Suim Choi

ECC Co Teacher

Home:

Seoul, Korea

Education: 

B.A. in Early Childhood Education; Soongsil University Graduate School

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How do you define good education?

A good education happens when there is good partnership between teacher, parents, and student. This will enable the student to build good character.

What is the most important thing you want to pass along to your students?

I would like to give our ECC students warmth and peace like their own mothers could give.

What is your favorite memory or experience in ISW?

Cooperative, yet warm leadership impressed me in ISW.

What is something unique you want others to know about yourself?

I would like my conversations to be earnest and honest.  That is why I like share openly about myself.  This can be my strength and weakness. I am always ready to talk openly with whoever that needs me.