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Teaching in a Distant Classroom: Crossing Borders for Global Transformation
Thousands of North American Christians teach overseas every year. International teaching experiences can be tremendously rewarding. But often teachers are not fully prepared for the challenges of crosscultural life, and many are jolted and disillusioned by the realities of the overseas classroom. Veteran educators Mike Romanowski and Teri McCarthy provide an essential guid...more
Paperback, 223 pages
Published November 18th 2009 by IVP Books
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This book was a pleasant surprise that I ended up liking far more than I expected. The authors have both taught in a variety of countries around the world. One of the things I appreciated from the get-go was their commitment to high quality teaching that serves the nationals of the country they are working in. He challenges the "hidden agenda" approach of just using teaching as an entry to evangelism. While they tell many stories of witness, it seems these arise invariably from the quality of te...more