Topic: Online Teaching (39 articles)

Interviews

Sophie dePons: Education has to be Revived With New Trends

I always think of myself as having 2 lives. One in the past, when I was in France where I was born and grew up, and one now, in Florida where I live. The two are completely different. In France, I studied ...

March 14, 2013, by

Interviews

Nina Hanáková: Learning doesn’t belong to schools with desks and coursebooks

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 write down and ...

October 1, 2012, by

Interviews

Sylvia Guinan: Online teaching should not be just for adults or business people

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 write down and ...

September 26, 2012, by

Interviews

Dave Nicholls: Technology has changed my working life in a massive way

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 write ...

September 11, 2012, by

News

Free Online Teaching Directory: Tutors Shouldn’t Pay For Listings

When I announced two months ago that we opened a directory for online tutors the response from teachers and tutors was very positive. Up to now many people have registered their online teaching websites and receive traffic from us every day….

August 22, 2012, by

Hacks & Tutorials

10 Steps To Your Online Teaching Website

We all see dozens of websites every day. There are many great ones and even more not so great ones. Especially when it comes to online teaching websites I found that many online teachers are needlessly complicating and cluttering their…

July 4, 2012, by

Online Teaching

How To Teach Anything Online: The Perfect Occupation For Creatives?

Many people these days complain about not being able to find jobs and blame it on the economic crisis. Everyone would like to work in an advertising agency or design that next Mac super product. But there’s only so many…

December 9, 2011, by

Online Teaching

5 Quick Ways To Find Students For Your Online Tutoring Business

When I started teaching online, I signed up on a few  marketplace platforms that promised to connect tutors and students. Like many other tutors, I soon found out that simply being listed was not enough. It was not even close…

October 17, 2011, by

Online Teaching

The Quest For The Perfect Whiteboard

Allegedly, the blackboard or chalkboard was invented by the Scotsman James Pillans (1778–1864) who according to his book Physical and Classical Geography (1854) taught Geography with it in Edinburgh. Since 1801 George Baron is supposed to have used a blackboard in his maths…

September 26, 2011, by

Online Teaching

3 Reasons Why Guerrilla Education Is The Way Of The Future

Let’s start with some nice and crunchy numbers: From 2009 to 2010 we saw a growth of one million students in online education in the US according to the Sloan Consortium Report. It is the biggest growth measured so far…

June 17, 2011, by

Online Teaching

Watching Youtube Videos Without The Distractions [TEACHER’S TOOLBOX]

Whether we love YouTube for its endless amount of funny cat videos or hate it for its often vile and hostile comment-sections, we all use it. If you are a teacher you know that a successful lesson is based on…

June 10, 2011, by

Online Business

How To Grow Your Online (Teaching) Business Without Becoming a Self-Promoter

Leaving the Sinking Ship I’ve heard many times from my colleagues that they feel society doesn’t give enough respect to their teaching efforts and that this is reflected in their salaries and in the way schools are organized. Classes are…

June 8, 2011, by