Teaching ESL Online and TPR (Total Physical Response)

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Total Physical Response (TPR) was founded by James Asher who studied psychology at San Jose State University. The teaching method is based on the coordination of language and physical movement. Doctor Asher discovered TPR by witnessing interactions between children and parents throughout young adolescence. Generally, there is a significant amount of speech executed by parents that are followed by a physical response from the child. Asher was then able to make 3 assumptions about adolescent learning:

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  1. Language is learned primarily through listening.
  2. Language must engage the right side of the brain. This side of the brain deals with intuition and creativity.
  3. Learning a language must not include any stressors (Read the Tiger Mom article on how to diffuse unintended stressful situations created by parents)

This is to date the most effective teaching method for young children as it delivers both an exciting and influential learning environment for the student. According to TPR theory, comprehension and listening come first in terms of interpreting a new language for young students. The left side of the brain is generally more logical and sometimes teachers who perform a lot of speaking drills overload that hemisphere and deem to be ineffective. That is why Asher makes it mandatory to bypass the left rational side and dive straight into actions/performances that will later be reinforced by the left hemisphere specifically in the Broca’s area. To check out the actual TPR experiments performed by Dr. Asher and its revolution on the elementary education system check out www.tpr-world.com.

Furthermore, online ESL teachers should simplify the complex sentences while speaking slowly into a digestible format for the aspiring student. The more TPR used the better for every aspect and intricacy of the sentence. Since children have no concept or vernacular within the confines of another language TPR is a conducive way to teach. The main objective is to connect emotions with the word’s meaning. TPR should be applied as much as possible during teaching as it makes the lessons more exciting and engaging. If the children do not understand, the teacher can show them through body language first without any sort of additional stimulus. A lot of being a teacher for young learners is how well you can use theatrics – Think of yourself as an actor in the classroom putting on a performance for the child. Hint* If you think that you are overdoing it in terms of energy and enthusiasm – you aren’t! Be exciting and spontaneous with your TPR – The more interesting and vivid your acting is the better chance your students will internalize the material.

TPR can also implement various sounds to aid in the effectiveness of the teaching tactics. For example, teachers can use cat “meows” to symbolizes the behavior of felines.  It is equally important to be animated and energetic to peak the student’s interest in the lesson materials and engage them properly. Body language can be a contagious factor – Utilize different props to create a conducive environment for TPR.

An example of a TPR motion would be for students to “repeat” –

  1. Point to your mouth and speak slowly
  2. Cuff your ear to indicate that you would like them to repeat
  3. If they don’t understand this gesture – Use your free hand in an open “come here” motion while cuffing your ear.

They will then make these connections within the movements you make to transmute to their own language and understanding.

Children have a huge capacity to learn languages within a short period of time. The reason they are able to adapt so quickly is due to the neuroplasticity at a young age that is much more malleable to external stimuli –Thus this is the perfect age to learn a new language.

Pushing your comfort zone is a must with TPR as it is a foreign world to ESL instructors who teach older ages. I was very uncomfortable with this in the beginning as I thought it would dissuade the parents and young children. Fortunately, TPR had the opposite effect and it is a MUST for every one of my classes!

To find out more about TPR – Read James Asher’s Official Book: Learning Another Language Through Actions.

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How To Get A Job Teaching ESL Online

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Teaching ESL online may be an extremely rewarding job. It’s thrilling to observe folks who don’t speak English slowly and learn how to make use of the language to convey it via teaching. Just a couple of decades ago, in the event that you were an English as a second language teacher, you either needed to work with the school district or abroad educating kids. Teaching methods have developed a whole lot thanks to new technologies and academics now who teach ESL online in their spare time from home.

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Locating an ESL teaching position that is online is possible, however, it will take determination. First, get an academic degree of some kind. Most online language schools would rather have an academic degree when searching for candidates, but in addition, they know that lots of ESL teachers have been teaching for years, thus you could forgo the bachelor’s degree condition if you have ESL teaching expertise. It wouldn’t hurt to get ESL certification. Regardless if you have ESL teaching expertise or not, certificate validates ESL teaching skills. ESL certificate classes are offered at universities and local schools. You may also locate certificate classes online at sites like i-to-i TEFL, UNI-Prep Institute’s TEFL certification, or International TEFL and TESOL Training (ITTT) .

Next, write your curriculum vitae out and jot down your teaching experience. Write out if your teaching expertise is with all the preceding, adults, teenagers or kids. Also state if your experience is in the public, corporate sector or any translation work you’ve done as well. You also want to include your certifications, education and computer expertise. Don’t forget to prepare your computer equipment to make certain you have a reliable high-speed access to the internet, a headset, a mic plus a quality webcam. Test all of the Internet network devices to make certain they work right. Browse the internet job boards like ESL Authority,  GoodAirLanguage.comESLJobsWorld.comTeachESLOnlineAnywhere.com, or ESLcafe.com to find the best suitable job teaching ESL online. Try to find ESL classified ads which might be particular to teachers which are online.

Finally, start applying for online ESL jobs that best fit your circumstances like hours, student type, and pay. Then start sending out your resume. Also, visit ESL community groups like Teach ESL Online Anywhere in Facebook  & Dave’s ESL Cafe, ESL Job Project or ESL Teachers Board at which you can post and talk about companies looking for online ESL teachers. Also, review classified ad offering on-line ESL jobs. Browse the internet for ESL schools like Lingokids or WonderKids. When looking for teaching jobs try to find the Online ESL schools website to contact them directly. Occasionally online ESL teaching jobs are not being advertised for by the online English school but have a few positions which are open. If you find a potential online ESL school send them a copy of the curriculum vitae plus a cover letter stating your curiosity about working with them. Review online ESL job ads and online ESL schools to increase your probability of being contacted. Be consistent when putting in an application for online ESL teaching jobs. Also, you will have to do a lot of follow-up with the online ESL schools. Some of them might cancel your interview multiple times but you just have to keep following up to get to the interview stage. I hope this helps.

Happy Teaching!  Teacher Daniel

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The Times are Changing, Jobs and Careers are Changing Too! But the Knight in shinning Armor is Teaching ESL Online from Home

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By David C. Douglas

“The times are a changin’,” wrote Bob Dylan the Nobel Prize-winning poet/song writer musician back in 1964. The simple truth of these words seemingly rings truer today for nearly everything in life; be it rapid technological advancements to the altered neo-geo political landscape, to erosion of social norms and morality, even mutual respect and common courtesy has degraded and the list continues on-and-on but not least-of-all is the, too often, devastating to many, changes taking place in the job market, employability, careers and career stability.

Back in 1964, as Dylan wrote the words: “times are a-changin’” most people in the United States and much of the world could count on finding a career or job skill that would last a lifetime. Entrepreneurship and small business start-ups were generally much simpler, fewer regulatory requirements were demanded an initial start-up cost were much less while the prospects for long-term success as a result of those risk and efforts taken, though not assured, were much more likely at that time than in today’s topsy-turvy vigorously changing world.

Due to the industrialization of the third world countries in order to exploit cheaper labor markets (especially developing countries like China, México, and India) by multinationals corporations and the implementation of so-called, fictitiously named and drastically under-enforced, Free Trade Agreements many industries in Developed Nations have suffered greatly. Probably none more so than the United States which now has 93 million working-aged adults no longer in the workforce!  Many of these people lost their jobs careers because their employing company moved factories overseas while others fell victim to currency manipulation or bad trade deals overly influenced by special interests, not national interest concerns, yet others were replaced by technological advancements or increased burdensome government regulations and over taxation of their industry. While those possessing the least skills like laborers, construction workers, and landscapers, etc. had the added slap in the face as tens millions of low skilled immigrants, both legal and illegal, entered the workforce albeit much of it illegally employed off-the-books. This huge new immigrant population now sends literally hundreds of billions of dollars back to their home countries annually which furthers degrades economic vitality in the US thus further handicapping legitimate job and economic growth.

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Times are changing but for many people who lost jobs, careers businesses or been replaced due to losing or downsizing of an industry, increased automation, technological advancement or whatever reason there was no other alternative except to downsize their own personal hopes in the job market and life ambitions. The same has been true for millions of young people coming out of universities with degrees that could help to fetch them an entry-level position and eventual a good life and income. Many of this upcoming working generation have had their dreams and motivations dashed and have begun to lose hope of a good future and postponed their lives to a large extent.  The day when a 4-year university degree nearly guaranteed a job and success has long since passed.

One stable option, now for several decades, for those ejected or rejected from the job market has been the alternative life and career do-over career change to an overseas ESL Teacher. Since working as an ESL teacher in remote foreign-lands most often provides one a very livable salary with free accommodations, cheap living expenses and the added adventure of living and working in a different culture and country more often than not on the other side of the planet. ESL teacher’s especially single teachers due to low living expense usually could also save a good portion of their salaries as well.

Nevertheless, ESL teaching has not been insulated from changes. As my dear mother frequently said nothing in the world is permanent. Some of the higher paying countries for ESL teaching 20-years ago were Saudi Arabia and Japan but compensation must have peaked about that time as today’s ESL salaries in those markets has slipped in real earnings for most positions and show no signs of rising in the near future with so many native English-Speakers willing and available to travel to work overseas in this hard to find a good job environment. Additionally, older ESL teachers, 58 and over, use to not have any problems finding work in most overseas markets but this has also changed. Just 15 years ago, a person without a bachelor’s degree could easily find work in countries like China and Taiwan to name just two but this has become the exception when accomplished as both of these countries have severely tightened employee visa requirements on age, education, criminal history checks, etc.  Due to worries and increase the cost of health care insurance older ESL teachers often find they are either never offered a job or cannot acquire a work visa.

For many others out of job in countries like the United States, traveling to an overseas country to work as an ESL teacher is out of the question for a multitude of reasons such as separation from family and safety concerns to name just two.

However, times are changing and all changes are not negative or detrimental to employment and salary growth.  In regards to ESL teaching and teachers, teaching ESL online is becoming the knight in shining armor to both old and young ESL teachers as well other teachers and many native speakers new to teaching. Since it allows access to teaching over the internet from anywhere worldwide many people who once never could or would consider going overseas can now teach foreigners English from the comfort and safety of their living rooms.

The demand for online ESL teachers is growing exponentially as ESL online students and online companies ESL companies growth patterns skyrocket upward. Older ESL teachers have no worries since many online ESL companies have no maximum age limit and there is no visa requirement to worry about. Other ESL teachers who are often located in a country that didn’t pay well for personal reasons such as the lifestyle, culture, weather, life experience, women or whatever reason and those that worked second and third jobs find online ESL teaching much more convenient and more lucrative!

ESL students get the benefits of one and one attention professional designed step-by-step colorful lessons combined with the added convenience of not commuting to a remote classroom a big-time savings positive feature of online education.

The future of online teaching especially education and teaching especially online ESL teaching could not be any brighter. The times they are a-changin’!

David Douglas AKA Teacher David with 51 Talk

VIPKID is a dream come true for me! Is teaching ESL online right for you?

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Confession:  I’m a full-on VIPKID sell out.  Now on my third contract, I’m one of those online ESL teachers who obsesses about the color orange (the company’s “team” color), and talks about my online ESL students to the point that my family knows them all by name.  I’m one of the ones who participates in all of the incentives and contests, and who lost her ever-loving mind when she finally got an orange VIPKID hoodie.  I could go on to explain the way the company has turned my life on its head in an amazing way–but you will understand when you get on board, if you find that this online ESL job is right for you.

It’s not for everybody…

See, since I started working for VIPKID, I have been in contact with hundreds of online ESL teachers who are amazed that they have found such an opportunity.  They love the freedom to work from home teaching English, set their own hours, be their own boss and build an online business for themselves.  Like me, they love being in charge of their own destiny, free of any office politics or climbing ladders.  But I have also seen some online ESL teachers who have a harder time adapting.  I started paying attention to what they were saying about their experience and comparing it to my own. What I found, is that it all boils down to expectations.  Some of the teachers had expectations for VIPKID to treat them as employees, while others understood what it meant to be an independent contractor. It makes all the difference to understand the role and evaluate whether it works for you.

Teachine ESL online is different from traditional teaching jobs

It can take some time to get used to being an independent contractor.  In a sense, you are your own boss.  You will manage YOU!  In many traditional jobs, someone else manages the teachers, like maybe the principal or a supervisor.  As online ESL teachers, however, we manage ourselves.  The very best VIPKID teachers are absolute pros at self-management!  After watching other teachers, and some personal growth myself, I have identified four key traits of self-management that can make the difference between fulfillment or frustration as a VIPKID teacher:

The four key traits to happy online ESL teaching

Independence

To be a successful online teacher, independence is crucial.  A VIPKID teacher sets his or her own hours and is entirely responsible for being in class on time and prepared to teach.  Since you are working from home, there is no other person between you and your student.  For me, this idea is liberating.  For others, who like a support team, it can be frustrating.  It’s worth considering, before applying, whether you enjoy finding what you need within yourself, or whether you prefer to work for a company as an employee with a built-in support system.  

Preparedness

VIPKID teachers have to be prepared to do the job.  As solo artists, no one else will make sure anything is ready for you.  It is entirely up to you how prepared you will be, both to teach, and to handle IT glitches, discipline problems, special ed concerns and difficult concepts.  What will you do to explain that grammar piece to a non-native speaker who is waiting on the other side of the screen?  Do you need to brush up on a subject before entering the class?  Do you have backup plan for when your WiFi goes out?  Do you need some new props, tools, or materials?  It’s all up to you!   You get paid for completing the class.  But if you are unable to, even for good reason, you don’t get paid.  It’s entirely up to the teacher to make sure that class goes off without a hitch and that the material is taught well.

Resourcefulness

Online ESL teachers have to solve their own problems.  VIPKID, for example, is in China.  They are up and working during class time when their customers are awake.  By the time you finish your last class, they are in bed and cannot get to your urgent email till the next morning.  For me, this means that most often, I need to be able to solve my own problems.  I need to have the skills of scanning forums and interacting with other teachers to find solutions and answers.  I may have to “wing it” with a solution that I come up with at the moment and be confident that I am making the right call on what to do in a difficult situation. It’s a great idea to ask yourself if you like solving problems yourself or if you’d rather work in an environment structured to help in that area.

Confidence

To work remotely as an independent contractor, I’ve found that I need to be confident of myself  and my performance when I don’t get validation from the company.  Unlike a traditional employer/employee relationship, I don’t receive annual reviews, constructive criticism, or pats on the back for a job well done.  If a teacher is not prepared for this, he or she may feel isolated and invalidated.  The truth is, as independent contractors, our job is to show up and do our work.  We will hear from the company if anything needs to be changed. If all goes well, however, we can go an indefinite amount of time with no direct feedback from the company about our performance. If I’m of the mindset that I must hear from the company whether or not I am doing well, I’ll drive myself crazy.  Some introspection can help you discover as well, whether you would be able to function well in an environment that demands you get your validation from within.

Will you enjoy managing yourself?

Many of us have found that we enjoy independence, making our own calls, and not worrying about reviews, micro-managers, and office politics.  These are the payoffs for being independent, prepared, resourceful, and confident.

Find out more!

Do you have what it takes? Please watch my video review Click Here of working for VIPKID where I go in more depth about the pros and cons, and what it’s like to be an independent contractor for an online company.

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Learn from Successful Online ESL Teachers to Get the Best Online ESL Job

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Success, for an online ESL teacher, is not based on simply how much you make per year – the increases are not just material in nature. No, online ESL teachers do not buy luxury vehicles or live in high-priced penthouses, but we may most undoubtedly make enough to not only pay our bills and purchase grocery stores but also go someplace nice towards the end of the school year. Online ESL teachers wages vary considerably from one company to another, and you’ll find several outstanding opportunities teaching ESL online. But regardless of how much you’re paid or where you teach, you’ll find things that may help you get more or better online ESL teaching gigs, and also have greater success at teaching ESL online.

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Memorable online ESL teachers are frequently successful teachers also in traditional classrooms. They often get more courses or private online ESL students via word of mouth as well as recommendations from parents. Here are some comments from parents:

“The daughter of a friend’s recommendation of the teacher is really good, the content of the study in the form of singing teaching, children learn to learn in a relaxed atmosphere”

Here is another recent comment from a parent:

“The teacher is very good. The teacher is very careful, can pay attention to the pronunciation, and timely correction of Jason. The teacher makes him say complete sentences, very patient, and warm very grateful to Daniel teacher!”

So how do you become memorable? You’re memorable when you are different and unlike some other Online ESL teachers a student had before.

I became a memorable Online ESL Teacher to over 2,300 online students by:

  • Always being positive in the classroom
  • Ask the students a lot of questions about their lives
  • Singing all the time in class
  • Joking around with the students to get them to relax
  • Caring about every student that I teach
  • Always thinking of them as my kids and treating them the way I treat my own kids

Be yourself as well as let your students get acquainted with you and what makes you distinct from other online ESL teachers. Successful instructors go above and beyond their anticipated jobs. Successful online ESL teachers deliver results that could be readily seen and quantified by students and parents, rather than just through examination scores.

More than meeting goals, a successful online ESL teacher exceeds students expectations. Successful online ESL instructors teach everything with passion, even things which are less than intriguing. Passion is infectious when transmitted precisely, and enthusiastic individuals learn more. Happy Teaching!
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Teaching ESL Online from Home using Singing and Rhythm

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One successful approach to teaching online ESL to students is thru singing and rhythm. It is remarkable how easily kids collect the words and sentences and recall them for a rather long time when singing and rhythm is included into a lesson.

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Here are some comments from parents of my students I have taught in the past:

“Your style and rhythm are very suitable for my child.”

“The teaching is very good using singing to teach pronunciation.”

“This lesson is very special. I found that my child is different from before. In addition, always happy music in the classroom.”

“Teacher will use singing to guide my child to repeat. Strengthening his memory and it isn’t boring”

“The daughter of a friend’s recommendation of the teacher is really good, the content of the study in the form of singing teaching, children learn to learn in a relaxed atmosphere.”

Here are some tips for teaching vocabulary through singing to Pre-K-7 ESL students. This can be realized when teachers instruct the essential vocabulary by singing and offer visual support of this language. If that isn’t possible then just sing the vocabulary. Content area material may also be taught through singing. Choose songs which have simple lyrics and provide plenty of repetition. When teaching online ESL to students make them feel comfortable with the lyrics, their efficient filter may be lowered.

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I sing anything and everything I can in the classroom. It’s funny because I’m totally not a singer. I don’t sing outside of the classroom. But singing in the classroom makes for a relaxed teaching environment and the online ESL students are having fun. The reason why I started this was that I was bored with teaching the student words. If I was bored I’m sure the students were.

Music increases online ESL students assurance with the oral creation and makes them much more eager to participate. Constant repetition of songs may also help online ESL students understand language parts and raise their fluency and pronunciation in English. Movement adds a big dimension to learning through singing. Lots of the popular children’s songs are on YouTube, and utilizing them to introduce a tune to your ESL students is helpful. You should make sure that the songs aren’t sung too quickly. Try songs such as the Hokey Pokey and Old MacDonald Had a Farm, If You Are Happy and You Know It, and Wheels on the Bus. These are outstanding samples of the usage of motion with music. Early literacy experts focus intensely on the value of singing in the classroom to support language and literacy for all young kids.

Furthermore, you must encourage the students throughout the entire class.

Great Job!

High Five!

Way to go!

That was great!

These are just a few of the thing I say in every class.
Lastly, smile a lot, laugh, and joke around with the students. This will make it fun for the kids. The main thing is your online ESL students are learning and having fun. If they are having fun and learning your booking rates will increase and then you will be smiling. Happy Teaching!

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The Perfect Work-From-Home ESL Job for a Teacher & Mom: Teaching ESL Online

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As a former classroom teacher, current online English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher, and a full time mom to two little ones; I enjoy sharing with other parents how teaching online ESL has provided me with the perfect work/life balance. I get the opportunity to enjoy spending my days with both of my kids while also getting to spend my mornings with some of the sweetest students I have ever met. I get to share my love of teaching with the other side of the world, while also making sure my family’s needs are my priority.

When I found VIPKID last summer, I had already taken a year off of teaching to stay home with my son. I was also pregnant with my daughter, and desperate to be able to find something that would continue to allow me to be the mom that got to be completely involved in their early years of life. Going back to a brick and mortar school was not going to give me that. VIPKID sounded like a dream come true. Filling out the application was one of the best decisions I ever made for myself. I have never looked forward to going to a job in the ways I look forward to logging into my teacher’s portal each morning.

I will be completely honest; ESL is not something I had ever previously considered. I thought it would be difficult and the thought of working with people who didn’t understand what I was saying scared me. So besides the English Language Learners I’d had in the schools I had previously worked in, I didn’t have much experience in the ESL department. After getting the hang of things, I love this way more than regular classroom teaching, and wish I would have pursued ESL sooner!

If you are like me and love teaching children, but also love being able to spend time with your kids while they’re little, VIPKID is a great fit! Here are some of the many benefits I have from working at VIPKID while parenting:

-Hours: I have complete control over my schedule. Obviously we are working on China time, so my schedule does have to somewhat reflect the times in China. VIPKID offers peak times, which are the busiest times. These times are 6-10PM Monday through Friday and 9AM-10PM Saturday and Sunday Beijing time. I am in Washington State, so the hours are insanely early (2-6AM and 5PM-6AM), but I also get to work when my kids are sleeping and have my full focus on my job during these early hours. I don’t work every day, but I do keep my schedule in these peak times. I work a minimum of 8 hours a week, and build on that depending on how busy my family is that week. This is key for me. There are not many jobs out there where you can completely control your hours based on your personal life. In the first few months of working at VIPKID, I was out of town a lot, and had a death in my family. I was lucky to have a job that could be scheduled around my life. I did not have to request days off and wait for it to be approved before planning my trips. I simply just didn’t work those days. I also only teach when my husband is home, so if emergencies do happen in the night (cue screaming toddler), he is there to help.

-Planning: Minimal! VIPKID has everything planned for you and the lessons are in a PowerPoint type format. When I first started I did spend a good 15 minutes looking over the lesson for a 25-minute class. The good news is you get the hang of the format and lessons quickly, so you spend less time planning for lessons after the first month or two. No more weekends stuck at school, no big events to get ready for, and no worrying about how to meet Common Core Standards. VIPKID takes the planning work out of teaching, which allows me more time to spend with my family.

Props: When you’re teaching children who have minimal English skills, props are your best friend! VIPKID only requires a white board and a puppet, but I personally enjoy having extra props to help students understand vocabulary. If you are a parent, you probably have all of the props you need sitting in your toy box. I have used stuffed animals, cars, airplanes, food, puppets, etc. to enhance my lessons. The amount of money I have spent on props is $0, all thanks to the overfilled box of toys that hangs out in our living room.

-Pay: As someone who spent hours looking for at home job opportunities, VIPKID does a great job making sure employees are compensated for their work. Depending on experience, their base pay is $7-9 a class! Classes are between 25 and 28 minutes long, so an hour of teaching ends up being between $14 and $18 an hour. On top of that, VIPKID offers multiple incentives each month for things like showing up on time to your classes and amount of classes you teach! Most people average about $20 an hour. I worked in preschool and kindergarten classrooms, and this is more than I made there- and don’t get me started on the other work from home jobs (one I only averaged 5 dollars an hour as a transcriber!). I also am not paying for gas and childcare, so I get to keep my whole paycheck!

Do what you love: Teaching is my passion. I have been lucky to work with some amazing families and students since I started out, and it was something I missed a lot when I took a year off. Even with a language barrier, I have students who are genuinely excited to see me. If anything, I have been able to build a more personal relationship with some of these kids because I am in my home. They have met my dog, cats, turtle, taken a virtual tour of my home, and the kids have shown me parts of their lives as well. I have met relatives, pets, talked about their vacations and watched many excited moms snapping pictures of me teaching their child. I have learned about Chinese culture through them. I find myself researching current events in China, so I can know what’s going on in their lives. I spend my mornings finding solutions to difficult parts of a lesson through puppets, silly hats, and lots of repetition! I find myself singing the “Hello Song” all day long, talking excessively with my hands, and sharing challenges and celebrations with other VIPKID teachers.

Community: Technology is wonderful! Not only can I interact with children across the globe, but I can with teachers too! I have been able to follow Facebook groups and get ideas from other teachers, read stories about their lessons, ask questions and shares parts of my life with people who are all sharing this amazing opportunity with me. I have even been able to meet some other VIPKID teachers in my area for lunch, which was awesome! Even though I’m teaching alone, I have never felt alone while working for this company. Everyone is willing to help each other out, so we can be the best ESL teachers possible.

The fact that I can do all these things and be with my kids every day is enough to make me shout from the rooftops that teaching ESL online for a company like VIPKID is THE BEST! If this is something that would interest you, you can CLICK HERE to APPLY NOW! I would also love to answer any of your questions or concerns you may have about starting to teach ESL. I know I had quite a few when I was starting this process, so I love helping others make this opportunity a reality!