I had my big interview for Magic Ears, and it did not go as anticipated. My internet crapped out halfway through my demo lesson, and I failed because of this. Soooo....my first recommendation before doing your interview is to make sure you are hardwired...get an ethernet cable. I never needed one for VIPKID, so I … Continue reading Magic Ears: The Interview
In one of my very first posts, I mentioned the wide variety of odd jobs I have worked trying to make ends meet and pay off bills. Finally, I am publishing the list of gigs I have personally done from home, all through the wonderful, awe inspiring power of the internetz. This isn't just some … Continue reading Work from Home Online…without selling your soul for pennies to marketing surveys or spamming all your friends on social media.
As many veteran teachers have noticed, VIPKID is not the lucrative side job it once was. I am almost done with contract #3, and currently am only getting booked about 3/45 slots each month. VIPKID is still great for some people, but it seems I am on the unspoken list of teachers getting phased out. … Continue reading Magic Ears: Making the Jump
When it comes to my VIPKID classroom, I am a minimalist. I have found that the longer I teach, the more efficient I get with consolidating my prop usage and cutting the classroom clutter. I also teach mostly L3 and up, so it is not as much pressure to be a nonstop dog and pony … Continue reading How do I set up my VIPKID classroom? Part 2: PROPS