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Beyond Air Conditioners: A Pro's Guide to Keeping Cool this Summer
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Beyond Air Conditioners: A Pro's Guide to Keeping Cool this Summer

With a hot and humid summer already in full swing, it’s time to take some cool precautions. GaijinPot looks at “Cool Japan” from the air conditioner to other, more esoteric, devices.

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2018 Top Jobs in Japan Week 33
Building Bridges as an ALT with Your School’s Board of Education
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Building Bridges as an ALT with Your School’s Board of Education

Bureaucrats everywhere aren't always that easy to deal with, but here are three handy tips to help you do just that where you teach in Japan.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Climbing Mt. Fuji
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A Beginner’s Guide to Climbing Mt. Fuji

In honor of this year’s Mountain Day, how about taking on Japan’s most iconic peak?

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Black Flag: How to Avoid Working for a Shady Japanese Company
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Black Flag: How to Avoid Working for a Shady Japanese Company

It's important to draw the line between working hard and being deviously overworked by a company that may want to bend the rules by manipulating new or junior employees. Here are some tips.

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Wet Hot Japanese Summer: Keeping Cool in the Classroom
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Wet Hot Japanese Summer: Keeping Cool in the Classroom

How can we deliver engaging, informative lessons that students will retain, when neither they — nor you — want to be in a sweltering classroom with no AC?