Category: School

Shodou

Last time I was at this school, I was invited to take part in a mass shodou – Japanese calligraphy – session in the gym, along with the fifth and sixth...

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Isogashii desu

Isogashii means “busy” in Japanese, and it’s what I have been since getting back! Work has ramped up, although not in a bad way. The 5th and 6th grade teachers have...

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Owari

Owari means “finish” or “end”. It’s what the Japanese teacher says in class when I say “ok, it’s time to finish for today”, and it’s what I’m saying now, since I...

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Yoshi-kun says “no”

Am sitting in the staff room on the computer, having finished classes for the day. I have slowly befriended Yoshi-kun, the most autistic of the autistic kids in the himawari class,...

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