Pacing Guide and Vocabulary Tips for Teaching Online

When I first started teaching online I was unsure how to pace my lessons and I did not have enough ideas for teaching vocabulary. So if you are new, this pacing guide and the vocabulary tips will help you improve. Pacing Tips Pacing can be difficult when teaching...

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Online Classroom Setup Advice

When I first started teaching from home I had no idea what my online classroom setup should be, so I am happy to give you advice about it! There are three main aspects you need to consider: the office space, the desk, and the background. So let's get started with...

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Online English Teaching Jobs

In 2016 I quit teaching in a brick and mortar school and I didn't have a plan B. I started searching for ESL jobs online and I found a company called VIPKid. I applied and got hired, and this was my first online English teaching job. At the time, I thought this would...

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Inspiring Journal Prompts for Black History Month

It's Black History Month and as a social studies teacher you probably have so much other content to cover that you are scrambling to incorporate something related to this important month. Your students might be worn out from MAP tests, ACCESS for ELLs or maybe they...

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VIPKid No Bookings

I started teaching online in June 2016. The first school I applied to was VIPKid. I actually quit VIPKid in June 2017, then I reapplied in November 2018 (see why I quit VIPKid on my YouTube channel). The first time I applied, I didn't have a problem with low bookings....

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Teacher Weight Loss

How do you deal with weight loss as a teacher? Although we walk around a lot while teaching, we are often drained after working 12-14 hour days. Currently, I work from home and when I find it harder to workout now. However, that is due to the fact that I am building...

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Two 10 Minute Breakfast Options for Teaching Online

Ever find yourself rushing around before teaching in the morning? I sure do! After two years of teaching online, I finally found some healthy breakfast options that don't take too long to cook. It's important to have something like this before teaching online because...

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