With the new Chinese regulations on online tutoring, many online teachers have been left scrambling to find new online jobs. At the moment, it's pretty risky to apply to another China-based company, so what are the alternatives? I'm going to give you a list of some online ESL companies not based in China. Some of... Continue Reading →
China Regulations Surprise The announcement came as a shock to myself and other teachers. It happened without warning. I was preparing for the next day’s lessons at about 11:00 pm on August 4th when I saw a popup on my screen. I leaned in to read the message. It said that the GOGOKID curriculum offered... Continue Reading →
Greetings are an essential part of every culture and daily conversations. On your visit to Tanzania or the East African region, you'll want to be familiar with some common greetings.
Online English teachers are in high demand, especially nowadays. China has the greatest demand and their online institutions are willing to pay well. Online teaching is fun and rewarding. There are several great benefits to teaching English online, but here are the top 4 in my opinion. 1. FREEDOM!!! I believe freedom is the top... Continue Reading →
If you enjoy working with kids 12 and under and are looking for a fun online gig with flexible scheduling, VIPKID might be the English teaching platform for you. Will VIPKID require me to speak Chinese? Not at all. You'll use TPR (body language and gestures) and props to help your students understand what you're... Continue Reading →
Becoming a new bank customer is one of the easiest ways to make extra cash. Banks often offer sign-up bonuses to new customers as a way to market themselves. This is not a pyramid scheme. This is simply opening a bank account. Chime (affiliate) is offering a nice chunk of change to new customers. Between... Continue Reading →
It's sad that there are people out there who take advantage of others who are simply looking for an online teaching position. For this reason, it's important to know the red flags associated with TEFL scams so you don't fall victim to online predators pretending to be recruiters. These red flags can apply to any... Continue Reading →
The famous Tingatinga Art Cooperative is located in the Oyster Bay area of Dar es Salaam. There, you will find artists painting and displaying their beautiful works of art. Some artists also offer painting lessons or photography sessions. I recently visited the Tingatinga Art Cooperative. I managed to get some video footage and photos before... Continue Reading →