How to Stop Being Camera Shy

So many entrepreneurs want to do live videos, do Instagram stories, or create videos on YouTube, but they fear being judged by the public. This is a legitimate fear, but there are three myths that I want to debunk to help you stop being camera shy. Myth 1 About Being...

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Is Memberpress a Good WordPress Plugin

I learned about Memberpress from a course by Mike Dillard. I knew nothing about online course creation, but when I quit my job as a public school teacher in 2016 I knew almost a month into it that I would want to create a course. Obviously, I think memberpress is a...

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How to Gain 1K Followers on Instagram

I started my Instagram account @teachernikki in the summer of 2016and I had 0 followers because I didn't tell anyone I was creating a new account.instagram.com/teachernikkiNow that I am at 6K followers, I want to share with you how I got my first 1K.I...

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Three Books For Teacherpreneurs

As an entrepreneur you are busy. As a teacherpreneur you are probably even busier. So I am recommending a short list of valuable books for all my teacherpreneur friends to help you in your business. Two of the books I am recommending might not be on your...

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Advice from Carl Paoli on Language Learning

If you are subscribed to my YouTube channel you have probably noticed that I started an interview series. The first two interviews were with educators who shared advice about teaching ESL online. However, this third interview was intended for students, but...

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English Learners Are The Most Appreciative Students

I have now been teaching ESL for 9 years (including my volunteer time), and what has stuck with me from the beginning is that we are not just teaching, we are providing a lifelong skill that could turn someone's life around for the better. Teaching English as a second...

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How to Teach Newcomer English Learners

When I first started teaching English as a Second Language I had 3 years of experience in teaching Spanish as a foreign language under my belt. I understood the basics of language learning, but teaching students who just arrived in the USA with little to no English was something new. I had to learn teaching strategies for newcomers very quickly on the spot.

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Total Physical Response

Babies don't learn from memorizing lists; why should children and adults? -James Asher, Speech at Cambridge University (TPR World) What is it? Total Physical response is a language teaching strategy developed by James Asher. He observed how babies learn language and...

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