Topic: Online Teaching (79 articles)

Guest Posts

How to Create Your Own Mission Statement as an Online Teacher

If you are already reading this article or felt a tingle of recognition or awareness upon spotting the blog title, then you already know that teaching is not a job, it’s a mission. You’ll be doing it every day for…

September 17, 2015, by

Guest Posts

Creativity And New Technologies In The Foreign Language Classroom: A Practical Case

“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel” – Socrates In his book Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative Sir Ken Robinson defines creativity as “the process of developing original ideas that have…

August 4, 2015, by

Online Teaching

Calling All Independent Teachers (Vol.2): A Clean and Well-Lighted Community Space

About two years ago I wrote a post with the title “A Call to All Independent Teachers“. It was to announce the free online teachers and tutors directory here on LearnOutLive. The idea behind this directory was to create a…

May 29, 2014, by

Interviews

Diane Gantenhammer: I am fortunate to say that my dream has come true.

The following interview is part of an interview series in which we feature education professionals from a variety of different fields in order to highlight individual efforts and creative solutions to education in the 21st century. If you want to participate simply…

May 12, 2014, by

Interviews

Adéla Obermajerová: I teach people how to learn best by themselves

The following interview is part of an interview series in which we feature education professionals from a variety of different fields in order to highlight individual efforts and creative solutions to education in the 21st century. If you want to participate simply…

March 19, 2014, by

Interviews

Rachel Boyce: Technology has enabled me to interact with my students like never before

The following interview is part of an interview series in which we feature education professionals from a variety of different fields in order to highlight individual efforts and creative solutions to education in the 21st century. If you want to participate simply…

February 4, 2014, by

Guest Posts

How to Advertise as an Independent Tutor

After LearnOutLive’s recent article on the pitfalls of being an online teacher highlighted just a small part of the challenges faced by teachers who choose to go for unconventional methods, I started thinking about independent teaching. Being a tutor, a teacher and…

October 29, 2013, by

Online Business

3 Reasons Why Online Teachers Fail

Online teaching is still a mystery to many people. How does it work? What are the requirements? Does it pay the bills? Where to start? There are many websites that promise online teachers a quick and effortless start. I’ve found,…

October 11, 2013, by

Hacks & Tutorials

How To Create Doodle Videos For Language Teaching

Did you know that Doodle Videos can be a great way to teach languages? We don’t learn a language only by reading, or only by listening. Learning a language is a multi-sensory process. Looking at a text or listening alone is…

September 19, 2013, by

Interviews

Sophie dePons: Education has to be Revived With New Trends

The following interview is part of an interview series in which we feature education professionals from a variety of different fields in order to highlight individual efforts and creative solutions to education in the 21st century. If you want to participate simply…

March 14, 2013, by

Language Learning

How To Build Up A Thriving Personal Learning Network In 2013

1) Don’t even try The reason I say this is because I think that network building is natural, especially on the internet. You don’t have to pluck up the courage to make important phone calls, force yourself to join elitist…

January 9, 2013, by

News

Online Learning as a Coping Strategy In Times Of Conflict

We usually tend to think of learning as a means to an end, i.e. learning medicine to become a doctor, etc. But in some areas of the world, learning has a very different function in addition to that. One of…

November 20, 2012, by