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Alexandra Mercer, student at American College of Education

Alexandra Mercer

Alexandra Mercer has been teaching for six years and has led classrooms abroad in Korea, Japan, Thailand and Morocco. She’s also taught private students and small groups online. She continues to be active in the global English education community, and loves writing about her experiences and everything she has learned along the way.

Alexandra graduated with a B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Delaware. She graduated with her M.Ed. in Teaching English Learners from ACE and is now back at ACE working toward her Ed.D. in Leadership.

Posts by Alexandra

  • School-Life Balance

    Maintaining Your Motivation as a Grad Student During Quarantine

  • Tips From the Classroom

    To Help English Learners Succeed, Go Beyond Teaching the Language

  • Tips From the Classroom

    Talking to Students About Failure: Be a Reality Check or Soften the Blow?

  • Tips From the Classroom

    Be an Advocate for Student Writing in the Digital Age

  • Professional Growth

    The Marketable Soft Skills You Gain Through Online Learning

  • Tips From the Classroom

    How To Earn Money Teaching During the Summer

  • Tips From the Classroom

    5 Questions I Wish I Asked as a Pre-Service Teacher

  • Tips From the Classroom

    The Importance of Cultural Awareness in Teaching

  • Tips From the Classroom

    What Teaching Abroad Taught Me About Working with Others

  • Tips From the Classroom

    How to Tackle New Challenges for Each New School Year

  • School-Life Balance

    Teach on the Beach: How to Take Professional Development on Vacation

  • Tips From the Classroom

    5 Simple Ways to Help Your English Language Learners

  • Tips From the Classroom

    How Teaching Abroad Shaped My Classroom Strategies

  • Tips From the Classroom

    Teacher Training: How My Global Teaching Experience Enriched My Education at ACE