Online Teaching Blog

The Complete Guide to Teaching Online with SayABC

Interested in teaching with SayABC? We’ve prepared everything you need to know about the company including their pay, hiring process, and teaching schedule!

The Complete Guide to Teaching Online with Open English

Everything you need to know about teaching English online with Open English including their hiring process, pay and work schedule.

How a Single Mom of 5 Went from Teacher to Lawyer and Back Again

Brett shares her experience of being a foster mother, lawyer and online teacher and why she wouldn’t trade it for the world!
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The Complete Guide to Teaching Online with Cafetalk

Want to teach English online? Our guide on teaching with Cafetalk breaks down all the essential information, from requirements and pay to the work schedule.

The Complete Guide to Teaching Online with Palfish

Want to teach online from home? Check out our guide to teaching online with Palfish, including requirements, pay and work schedule.

China’s New Policy for Online Teachers Explained

A breakdown of the new regulations for Chinese online teaching companies including what’s changed and what you’ll need to qualify as a teacher.

How to Get Hired and Teach for VIPKID in 2019

All the info you need to teach for VIPKID – see how the application process work, the requirements needed to be a teacher, and how much you can make!

A Guide to Qkids: Reviews, Hiring Process, and What You Can Make

An in depth look at teachng online for Qkids – explore what it takes to get hired, what the job is like and how much you can make!
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A Guide to Gogokid: Reviews, Payment & Getting Hired

How to get hired with Gogokid and what to expect with their interview process, payments, and teaching platform.
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Online Teaching Tips: 15 Things I Wish I Had Known

Just getting into online teaching or wondering how to improve? Here are 15 online teaching tips from a current teacher to help you out!

Teacher Review: The Pros & Cons of Teaching for Magic Ears

Teacher Jenica shares her thoughts on teaching for Magic Ears for the past 2 years – see what she loves and thinks you need to be prepared for!

VIPKid Just Turned 5 – Here’s What They Have Planned for the Future

Can you believe VIPKid is 5 years old? Current teacher Luis walks us through how they celebrated, their history, and what they have planned for the future.
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Magic Ears Props

Magic Ears recommends you use at least 2 props in your classes – here are 10 of our favorites that can be used for different ages & abilities.
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How to Teach for 51Talk in 2019: A Guide to Gettng Hired

Interested in teaching for 51Talk? Read this guide to learn how the hiring process work, how much you can make, and what other 51Talk teachers think!
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Teach for MagicEars: A Guide to Getting Hired in 2019

Want to teach for Magic Ears? Check out our guide to the requirements, interview process, schedule and how to maximize what you earn.
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Teacher Interview: What It’s Like to Teach Online with Magic Ears

Considering applying to Magic Ears? Carly shares how their application process works, what it’s like to teach for them, and how you can take on other roles to earn more money!

Review: What It’s Like to Teach Online for Hujiang

Thinking about applying to Huijing? Check out this in-depth look from two current teachers on their hiring process, requirements, and how much they pay.
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How to Teach with DaDaABC in 2019: A Guide to Getting Hired

Want to teach for DadaABC? Here’s the complete guide to getting hired in 2019, including basic requirements, how to ace the interview, and how to maximize your earnings.

Interview: How Cynthia & Niko Travel the World while Teaching Online

Online teaching provides a lot of freedom – see how Cynthia & Niko use their remote teaching positions to fund their world travels.
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How to Make Your Online Classroom Interesting for Students

Having an awesome online classroom makes it teaching online easier. Here are some tips from a current teacher to help get your classroom setup.
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Teacher Interview: Standing Out in the DaDaABC Hiring Process

Online teacher and digital nomad Jason shares his experience teaching for DadaABC including how he got hired and how he uses music to engage the students.
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The Importance of List Building for Online Teachers: Cara from Leo Listening

Your email list is often your most valuable business asset – learn how Cara grows hers.
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Nina on Teaching without Textbooks and Being a Teacher to Remember

Nina ditched traditional textbooks in favor of lesson plans and goals that are as unique as her students.
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How Jennifer from English Outside the Box Got Started and Using Referrals to Land Students

Founder of English Outside the Box, Jennifer, tells us about landing her first online student and which tactics she uses.
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Interview with Kim from “English with Kim” and Her Move Online

Thinking about moving online from the classroom? Kim did it and never looked back!
5 Places to Get Your Start Teaching Online Courses

5 Places to Get Your Start Teaching Online Courses

It’s never been easier to teach a course online – assuming you have an internet connection we’ve laid out 5 places to start teaching today.

Can You Teach English Online without a Degree?

Unsure if you can teach English online without a degree? Rest easy because it’s not only possible, it’s quite common. Here’s how to start.
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Becoming an Online Teacher: What You Need to Know

A thorough breakdown of what to expect as an online teacher including jobs, pay, and requirements.
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Get Seen: These Are the 7 Best Webcams for Online Teachers

See how using a dedicated webcam can improve your lesson, as well as some recommended models.
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Online Teaching Equipement: 5 Headsets to Make Sure You’re Heard

Headsets are becoming a must-have piece of online teaching equipment thanks to their superior sound and voice quality – here are 3 worth considering.

This VIPKid Teacher Makes $75k Teaching Online

See how Dan made more than $75,000 in 2016 by teaching with VIPKid, including how he got started and what his current schedule is like.
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Genevieve Breaks Down VIPKid’s Pay, Schedule, and Hiring Process

Thinking about applying to work at VIPKid? Genevieve is one of the 2500 teachers that loves working there – see why in this interview.
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See How Lingo Live Was Founded and Now Works with Google and Twitter

See how Lingo Live depends on experienced teachers to provide language training to companies like Google, Twitter, and Eventbrite.

Using Online Mentoring to Build Academically-Confident Students

A great look at another form of online teaching – mentoring. Here’s how to get involved.
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This Teacher Worked for iTalki Before Starting Her Own School

Lindsay is a self-employed online language teacher that not only helps students but also helps teachers get started teaching online.
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See How this Online Teacher Used YouTube to Attract Students

Jennifer is incredibly experienced and has been teaching English since 1996. She now runs English with Jennifer and Jennifer ESL on YouTube.
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How Drew Used YouTube and Advertising to Land Online Students

Drew describes how he got his start teaching, how he finds students, and how to build a brand as an online English teacher.