You can also find schools who might be hiring online instructors right here on GetEducated. Over the years we've heard from a number of resourceful job-hunters who use the GetEducated.com online degree directory to find schools that offer online degrees in the subject areas they want to teach. Then they target those universities in their online job search. We think that’s a pretty clever and creative way to target your online teaching freelance job search.
One of the main benefits of online tutoring is the convenience it affords you in scheduling sessions. If not for the flexibility of online learning, most would probably go the traditional route and hire an in-person tutor. We looked for services with one-on-one instruction, scheduled sessions, on-demand sessions, offline help, and 24/7 availability. Those with the most choices scored the highest.
What It Is: Transcription essentially involves you listening to audio files and typing out what you hear. Easy enough, right? Companies usually hire transcriptionists without much experience, so some job postings might only require you to have a computer and keyboard to get started. Transcription jobs can vary from transcribing a college lecture to a doctor's medical dictation, while most companies allow you to make your own schedule.
Ask your course creators if the system has special tools and functions. Is there a way to simultaneously poll all of the students to gauge their understanding of a topic? Can students type thoughts or questions into a chat or discussion while another student is speaking and save time on the additional verbal back and forth? You don’t want to discover special capabilities halfway through a course!
With online learning, it may be more difficult to get to know students’ learning styles on an individual basis (this guide to online teaching from NEA can help). Try to include a variety of assignments and course materials to make sure every student has an opportunity to learn in the way that’s best for them. This is another area where knowing your LMS can help you track class performance on different types of assignments and gain a better understanding of how students are learning the material. Keep in mind that some demonstrations involving a whole classroom of people cannot be done when students are all in different places, but you do have the opportunity to include videos and tutorials that may not have been used in the classroom.
I am Ph. D in organic chemistry from University of Houston and currently I am faculty at Houston Community College (HCC) and Lone Star College. I also teach chemistry for MCAT and PCAT exams. I have 10 years teaching experience in chemistry, physics and Math and I really enjoy to teach and I would be happy to help student to understand their course deeply.
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Unfortunately I’d be lying if I told you we didn’t see technical errors from time to time at Skooli. However, the few technical errors we do encounter are easily addressed. By ensuring your browser is up to date and you’ve given the right permissions to access your microphone and camera, you’ll be up and running in most online classrooms no problem. At Skooli, we find that Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are the easiest browsers to use, while Safari, Edge, and Internet Explorer are a little trickier to navigate.
But if you use any other sites, then you should be prepared to know how to protect yourself. Listings can be ripe with scams and savvy scammers know how much people desire to work from home. They impersonate potential bosses, recruiters, and hiring managers in order to scam job seekers out of personal financial information—and in the worst-case scenario, their life savings. If you’re not using FlexJobs for your job search, or you’re supplementing with other sites, use these tips to keep yourself safe on other job boards.
“My students write passion blogs, go on Instagram sensory walks, engage in both synchronous and asynchronous discussions about literature, annotate digitally online, and create multimedia digital portfolios to share with the world! I feel fortunate to teach at a time when there is so much information right at our fingertips and so many new approaches to teaching.”
What It Is: Many companies pay online testers to make sure websites are intuitive and easy to navigate. "You basically follow the instructions you're given to check out the website," says Anna Thurman, founder of RealWaysToEarnMoneyOnline.com, a site that has reviewed more than 500 online work opportunities. "It usually only takes about 15 minutes per test." Thurman recommends registering with 10 to 12 different companies since the opportunities to test these sites are doled out first come, first served. "There are people who make $100 to $200 a month by staying on top of those tests," Thurman says.
You don't need to possess prior teaching experience, a degree in education, or even a college degree, but taking an accredited TEFL certification course is key because it will provide you with a recognized qualification and the skills required for you to get a great job and to succeed as a teacher. Here are some great resources to learn more about your options.
Teaching is not for the money, it’s not for the vacations; it’s for the students. We are preparing the new generation to go out in the world and be well-rounded citizens. It is rewarding in a way that is not always recognized. You see the reward in your students, while you go unnoticed and that is okay because it’s not about you, it’s about the students. Yeats says it best: "Education is Not the Filling of a Pail, but the Lighting of a Fire.” We need to light the fires in our students, because without that what do they have?
...of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Using the knowledge and skills gained through my education I have had the opportunity to do research at the VA Hospital on prostate cancer, present at and attend symposiums, and participate in the research and design of signaling protein antibody markers, to name a few things. I have a passion for the sciences and truly enjoy sharing that passion and helping others understand the world around them. I...
If your child has already been approved for special education services in their school, a dedicated tutor from the company can work with both you and the school to support your student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP). It also offers tutoring designed to help children (and their parents) who are homeschooled – the tutors can either work with your current curriculum or provide you with complete lesson plans tailored to your child.