4S1F36 Make People Understand That They are Heard and Understood

Teaching is a tool to help make this world a better place for everyone and today I am very lucky to have Mr. Barry Mernin on the show this episode. Mr. Mernin is a lifelong elementary educator. Before teaching overseas, Mr. Mernin spent 12 years teaching in the US. Now, at the time of this episode, Mr. Mernin has spent the past fifteen years teaching in Singapore, Japan, Jordan and Hong Kong. He is currently a teaching administrator at Hokkaido International School- Niseko, Japan.

Mr. Mernin’s professional mission statement is: “ I will provide a wholesome and upbeat environment for any and all students to succeed. I will teach students to learn to be content. I will demand that students care for the world around them as well as themselves. I will remember what it is like to be a child.”

Mr. Mernin has a master’s degree in Mathematics and has attended summer workshops with Columbia University’s Teachers College Reading and Writing Project, directed by Lucy Calkins. Mr. Mernin has also obtained a leadership certificate from the Principal’s Training Center for International Educators. This interview touched me and I see why Mr. Mernin is really a professional educator who values lifelong learning and is constantly enhancing his craft.

ABOUT GUEST:

Name: Barry Mernin

Home nation: USA

Current location: Niseko, Japan

Mr. Mernin’s personal were he writes about teaching and living overseas:

Expat Teacher Man : https://expatteacherman.com

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Hokkaido International School: http://home.his.ac.jp/niseko/

Hokkaido International School

NISEKO12 Aza Fujimi

Niseko-cho, Abuta-gun

Japan 048-1501

How To Contact Us

Email: his.niseko@his.ac.jp

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