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by GrumblesMcGee
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Question for PsyGuy
Replies: 4
Views: 2224

Re: Question for PsyGuy

Thanks for the additional info. Others (e.g., PsyGuy) are better informed to delve into the details of Teach Now, etc. Not to pick on you, but you're kind of mixing terminology again with the "...looking for a license from an accredited body..." language and arguably even the bit about Teach Now giv...
by GrumblesMcGee
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Marketability and dogs
Replies: 47
Views: 16956

Regarding the "PsyGuy vs. His Nemeses" Squabble

I just want to weigh in a bit on this petty squabble. OK, calling it petty is a bit unfair, as there are people trying to weigh in and reduce someone's credibility (ostensibly) in order to prevent unknowing readers from trusting their more controversial advice. The pseudo-doxxing stuff that @Walter,...
by GrumblesMcGee
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Question for PsyGuy
Replies: 4
Views: 2224

Re: Question for PsyGuy

PsyGuy is overall more knowledgeable in certification matters, so I'd give weight to his overall - of "Robert's" situation, but I'll reduce the variables a bit for you. I'm assuming that Robert has a bachelor's degree from an accredited school (I mean, he got the iffy online master's). If that assum...
by GrumblesMcGee
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Marketability and dogs
Replies: 47
Views: 16956

Re: Marketability and dogs

Sgphilli85 wrote: > Some of your points are well taken: chilling and relaxing expectations. I > miscommunicated about the “speak your peace” part of what I was saying > though and it led to a misunderstanding. What I saw was the exact same > arguments being repeated over and over again and it was th...
by GrumblesMcGee
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: FAQ: GLOSSARY
Replies: 75
Views: 20563

Re: Reply

PsyGuy wrote: > I find my position sufficient strong to withstand debate. And your grammar, too. PsyGuy wrote: > If I was so > disposed to creating barriers, why would I create a glossary and explain > terms when asked. > Introducing them on first use is not very helpful, its a minority of > readers...
by GrumblesMcGee
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Marketability and dogs
Replies: 47
Views: 16956

Moderation

Sgphilli85 wrote: > I hope this forum is moderated so that this nonsense can get shut down. > This is ridiculous. This is my first post to this forum; what an impression > you guys give. I even asked if people could act like adults and kill the > petty arguing and it continues for pages and pages de...
by GrumblesMcGee
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: School in the Wrong
Replies: 11
Views: 3935

Re: School in the Wrong

Spawnboy99 wrote: > GrumblesMcGee wrote: > > Given your previous thread [...] > > I'm just going to lump this altogether. And I'm not sure why you're pulling > > this awkward third-person phrasing (e.g., "The teacher..." and > > "but it seems is now actively seek new employment.") If you want > > fe...
by GrumblesMcGee
Wed Jun 26, 2019 1:31 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: School in the Wrong
Replies: 11
Views: 3935

Re: School in the Wrong

@spawnboy Given your previous thread about penalties for late notification and your revelation that the school was: a) being absurdly punitive in its policies, and b) ultimately decided to non-renew you for dancing around the issue, I'm just going to lump this altogether. And I'm not sure why you're...
by GrumblesMcGee
Wed Jun 26, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Work permit rejected... help!
Replies: 20
Views: 6875

Re: Work permit rejected... help!

@straycat I hope things are working out for you. After reading the last few posts, I felt obliged to suggest another possible narrative here. This doesn't have anything to do with you pursuing more PD (by all means, do it; even if you don't need it now it'll help you long-term). Maybe the school is ...
by GrumblesMcGee
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:58 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: PGCE vs Teach Now
Replies: 13
Views: 6074

Re: Reply

PsyGuy wrote: > @GrumblesMcGee > > So skip the ABCTE program. Its not accomplishing anything that isnt > available from th MO doctoral route for an initial credential. Its cost and > resources. Not to hijack the thread (despite the fact that I'm tempted to delve into the complicated balance between ...
by GrumblesMcGee
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: FAQ: GLOSSARY
Replies: 75
Views: 20563

Re: FAQ: GLOSSARY

Heliotrope wrote: > I guess we all disagree, some even with themselves. This is really what makes the PsyGuy phenomenon so perplexing. On one hand, I tip my hat to him not only for knowing his stuff in some areas (e.g., certification), but for taking the time to help people. It's worthy of recogniti...
by GrumblesMcGee
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: PGCE vs Teach Now
Replies: 13
Views: 6074

Re: PGCE vs Teach Now

@PsyGuy

I appreciate you updating the glossary. I'm sure it will be a big help to many.

As for the U.S. state certification, I'm not sure they'll want to go through another examination process after completing the ABCTE.
by GrumblesMcGee
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: FAQ: GLOSSARY
Replies: 75
Views: 20563

Re: FAQ: GLOSSARY

Thames Pirate wrote: > Have not heard these outside of PsyGuy land, but maybe they are used more elsewhere? ... > I have never heard of anyone other than PsyGuy using DIP. The IB itself calls it the If we have "TPF" I think we need something like "PGH" (PsyGuy Hubris), although "PGH" gets a bit conf...
by GrumblesMcGee
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Are there any ex-teachers on this board?
Replies: 83
Views: 22429

Re: Are there any ex-teachers on this board?

(disclaimer: I'm a relative newcomer--a well-read and connected one when it comes to the world of IE, but a newcomer nonetheless) Everyone's right. "Tourist teacher" has been used a bit loosely. I've seen it applied to teachers who do their contract and then hop to a new country. I've seen it applie...
by GrumblesMcGee
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Work permit rejected... help!
Replies: 20
Views: 6875

Re: Work permit rejected... help!

straycat: I'm really sorry about your situation. PsyGuy knows a lot about certifications and a bit about other things. He's given you some good advice on that front. But I'll push back slightly on one thing. Work with ISS-Schrole on this, especially if you had any direct contact with someone from th...