Tag Archive: education

Sound Walk – What do you hear? (Kids & Nature Part 3)

An easy and effective way to connect kids with the outdoors is by taking them on a sound walk. You probably have an idea of what a sound walk is simply because of… Continue reading

Ready for Adventure: What Kids Need to Explore Nature (Kids & Nature Part 2)

You’ve now made the decision to help get your children or students more connected to nature. It’s time to get them outside and let them explore and inquire. Kids can of course simply… Continue reading

Connecting kids with nature: Our responsibility (Kids & Nature Part 1)

Playing outside is essential to the healthy growth of children. Children need to get outside, get dirty and discover the natural world around them. They need to, but they are not. In a… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 97: Learning Japanese

In Episode 97 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O’Shea talks to Adam Shaw (SakanaJin on YouTube) about studying Japanese and life in Japan. Adam studied Japanese in the U.K. for a… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 96: Finding Work in Japan

In Episode 96 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O’Shea speaks with Anthony Joh about finding work in Japan. Anthony is the editor of the GaijinPot website. GaijinPot has the biggest English-language job board… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 69: Science Brought Me To Japan

In Episode 69 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O’Shea talks to Dr. Alex Fraser. Alex is an Australian researcher who works at a university in the northern island of Hokkaido. Alex… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 68: Putting Down Roots

In Episode 68 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O’Shea talks to returning guest Brian Waters about putting down permanent roots here in Japan. Brian, an American living and working in Japan… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 66: Under the Knife

In Episode 66 of the Just Japan Podcast host Kevin O’Shea talks about having surgery in Japan. This can be a frightening experience no matter where you are let alone in a foreign… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 63: Disabled in Japan

In Episode 63, host Kevin O’Shea talks to Michael Gillan Peckitt about being disabled in Japan. Michael, a Briton who has been living and working as a univeristy professor in Osaka for several… Continue reading

Just Japan Podcast 55: Being a Pro Photographer in Japan

In Episode 55 of the Just Japan Podcast, host Kevin O’Shea speaks with professional photographer Stephen Jackson. Stephen came to Japan interested in photography, but landed his first job as an English teacher.… Continue reading