different types of kimchi, some of which do not have cabbage). Some form of kimchi appears at every meal, so its a very important side dish. In fact, kimchi is such a staple that pizza is served with pickles here. Every fall, families get together to make kimchi for the winter months, so today's volunteering was a reflection of this cultural tradition.
The kimchi making day was hosted by a particular company and was actually filmed by several different broadcasting companies, which was rather unfortunate. However, the students enjoyed the trip (and sneaking bites of fresh kimchi), and it seemed many students grew closer to each other, which is something that is needed at our school.
As a secondary English and foreign language educator, Katherine has spent the past 5 years teaching in South Korea. She is an enthusiastic educator who believes in the potential of every student, and strives to make an interactive, engaging learning environment to promote inquiry and learning.
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