Posts tagged Online Teaching

Guest Posts

How To Improve Your Social Media Game If You Teach Online

Imagine a brand new suitcase with a broken handle. You can’t throw it away because it’s new, but can you use it? There’s a saying in Russian about “a suitcase without a handle — heavy to carry, but hard to throw away,” which refers to something we can neither let go nor keep. Does managing…

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 an instructor is in every human’s hardware just as much as being a learner is…

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, however, that making yourself independent from the beginning — if harder at first — pays…

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 not enough. We need to listen, speak, read, write and observe in order to acquire…

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Interviews

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Education Is Ripe For Disruption Education is changing worldwide. Technology has had its toll on the way we learn and teach. Policy-makers often fail to live up to their promises,but besides state-run schools and universities many new varieties of learning have sprung ...
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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. When I told some friends and family about our online teaching directory where anyone can…

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 websites, whereas a more user-centric approach can do real wonders in increasing student engagement and…

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 to enough. Students didn’t magically appear out of nowhere. I had to find students for…