The demand for English teachers in foreign countries is growing, and will continue to do so as globalization grows to impact national economies. Kyle Strong took advantage of this trend to work at Seoul, South Korea’s famous Lex Kim English School as an English instructor. Fresh from his graduation with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Art History from Northwestern University, Kyle Strong learned first-hand about the challenges and rewards of studying a foreign language. The following year, Kyle Strong worked at Paedea, a teaching and instructional development company that seeks to give students the kind of education that will make them effective in the new, global environment of ideas. As an instructor and researcher, Kyle Strong stayed as an Instructor, and also developed materials for Paedea.The study of a foreign language carries many intellectual and social benefits. Kyle Strong can attest to this personally. In addition to his native English, he speaks Korean, French, and Italian. Foreign language study in high school has been shown to positively influence grades in all subject areas, and lead to higher SAT scores. Kyle Strong believes that foreign language study also improves and even accelerates the cognitive and intellectual development of the brain.Kyle Strong enjoys music and plays several instruments: the oboe, clarinet, saxophone, and the flute. His favorite authors include James Joyce, Gertrude Stein, and Edith Wharton.
Jul 2009 - Aug 2010
Instructor and Member of R&D Team
Sep 2004 - Jun 2008
Studied abroad at the University of Bologna, Italy, for one year. Received all A's for that year. Dean's List for 8 out of 9 quarters.